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Two German companies have developed a process for turning agricultural waste of all types into packaging: this week’s Waste Biz run-down.
Chicago start-up Herb-N-Juice brings the food truck concept to the juice bar, but does so with zero emissions and responsible waste handling.
Wind energy jobs not only contribute to the growth of clean energy; they also support the conservation of water.
Though not growing as quickly as other renewable energy technologies, geothermal power just had its best year of growth since the 2007-08 downturn.
By 2017, Chinese solar panel production will double its annual production of PV to 51,000 megawatts, or almost 70% of global output.
Solar power can support gender equality & opportunity in developing countries where women are marginalized – here are examples from Bangladesh.
The Dell Learning Lab, a portable, solar-powered computer lab, can train students in technology even if they’re nowhere near an electric grid.
A new type of solar-powered, waterless toilet that creates biochar from human waste could be a game-changing sanitation solution, providing a self-contained safe and sanitary toilet facility and producing a valuable agricultural resource.
Cryptocurrency, sometimes referred to as digital currency or alternative currency, has been making waves in the news lately, mostly due to the rapid rise in value of Bitcoin. But there are other cryptocurrencies out there that are less well-known, including
Israel, a country perhaps best known for its religious heritage and rich history, has quietly been taking steps toward a sustainable future. The country is not large, with an expected population of just 11 million residents by 2030 (from 8 million nowadays), but it faces some extreme challenges in terms of sustainability.
The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use.
SolarCity announced on October 1st that it is going to install more than 5,000 solar panels on 14 schools across the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD), already one of the ‘greenest’ school districts in the country.