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5 Green Home Improvement Ideas You Can Implement

U.S. Green Technology

(Image) Are you looking for home improvements ideas that not only upgrade the look and feel of your home but also add value and make your home greener? Many homeowners are moving towards sustainable and eco-friendly homes as these improvements are beneficial in multiple ways.

Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton

GreenBiz

Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/29/2021 - 00:01. Green construction startup Nexii first caught my attention back in the spring when the Canadian company announced a partnership with actor and Pennsylvania native Michael Keaton.

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These entrepreneurs want consumers to reuse wine bottles

GreenBiz

Although the approaches used by Good Goods and Gotham Project are different, both companies play up the importance of digital technology and sturdier glass

Why Will High Carbon Emitting Buildings Be Worth Less Over Time

The Environmental Blog

Earlier the value of a building depended on its location and the features it offered. However, as sustainable construction is gaining importance, many cities are now set to change the rules of the game in commercial real estate.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

China To Build The First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor – Of Course

Jim Conca

China has 49 nuclear reactors in operation, 17 under construction, and another 100 planned by 2035. China has also established the first national institute dedicated to nuclear. So, of course, they’ve started building their first small modular reactor, the Linglong One.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, July 27, 2021 Energy assistance reporting template and “how to” webinar recording available All electric utilities are required to provide an assessment of energy assistance programs to Commerce by February 1, 2022 as part of compliance with RCW 19.405.120(4). An outline of the requirements for the reporting template is now available […].

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Things Your Business Can Do to Go Green

The Environmental Blog

Solar Panel City – Free photo on Pixabay. As the planet ages, research is showing that humans need to do everything possible to help preserve the natural resources around the world.

America’s Aging Infrastructure Gets C-Minus On Its Report Card

Jim Conca

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave us a C- on our infrastructure report card with Aviation (D+), Bridges (C), Dams (D), Drinking Water (C-), Hazardous Waste (D+), Inland Waterways (D+), Public Parks (D+), Ports (B-), Rail (B), Roads (D), Transit (D-), Wastewater (D+) and Energy (C-).

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, July 27, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]. Public Policy commerce rulemaking utc weekly bulletin workshop notice

IoT, Sensors, & Smart Waste Management: The Urban City Avatar We Need

U.S. Green Technology

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about a smart city? If you’re like most people, chances are you’re already imagining a glitzy city skyline filled with a zillion high-rise apartments, wide roads, and luxury cars.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

It’s time to redefine sustainability

GreenBiz

It’s time to redefine sustainability. Esteban Guerrero. Tue, 07/27/2021 - 02:15. It’s time we should be able to explain sustainability to a 5-year-old — in five words or less. There really aren’t many simple definitions of sustainability.

Top 8 Sustainable Fishing Practices: Small Business Sustainability Guide

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Fishing. Today’s common fishing practices are unsustainable and with the number of seafood eaters growing across the world, our seafood supply is readily depleting. This can leave a lasting impact on the health of our oceans as well as communities who rely on fishing for stability.

4 Simple Tips to Create Eco-Friendly Workplaces

Green Living Guy

When we think about being eco-friendly, we often think in terms of our homes because we seem to have more control over what products we use there.

New Mexico’s community solar program

Renewable Energy World

Originally published at ILSR.org. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act ( SB 489 ) in 2019, which introduced the idea of a community solar program, and also mandated that New Mexico move to 50% renewable energy by 2030.

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The Many Benefits of Smart Green Waste Removal

U.S. Green Technology

If you have a garden at home or large plots of greenery at your workplace, you know that gardening and landscaping can require a lot of cutting, pruning and fertilizing so that plants can grow strong and healthy.

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Net zero’s big challenge for small business

GreenBiz

While the big guys have their consultants and advisers — not to mention Wall Street-caliber budgets — smaller firms are mostly left to their own scrappy devices

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Wendella Tours & Cruises: Public Ferry Transit Making Waves For Green Business

Green Business Bureau

Family-owned and operated since 1935, Wendella Tours & Cruises provides public ferry transit, tours and cruises across the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Boarding the Chicago Water Taxi means removing thousands of automobiles from the roads and taking earth-heating emissions along with them.

Here Is a Beginners Guide to the Simple Life

Green Living Guy

Many people claim to long for the simple life while pursuing anything but. It is less about hypocrisy and more about role models. They know all about the daily grind but have no idea what the simple life looks like when done right. They are all too aware of what the life of poverty and […].

9-11 responders with the greatest exposure to toxic dust have a higher likelihood of liver disease

Envirotec Magazine

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How to Host a Sustainable Office Party

U.S. Green Technology

Organizing an office party might not seem like the best way to spend your free time, but if you take into account all the benefits that come from this move, you’ll realize that this is definitely an idea worth considering.

Inside the Olympics' circularity strategy

GreenBiz

Beyond sustainability lip-service or cute small-scale projects, the organizers recognize the power of the platform and seem to be using it to the best of their ability

Form Energy Unveils Its Iron-Air Battery

GreenTechMedia

Back in 2016, Mateo Jaramillo left Tesla, where he was leading the stationary energy storage business, and started looking for a new challenge to tackle. He took on long-duration energy storage -- not long duration like 8 hours or 12 hours, but days or weeks or more.

When Should You Replace Your Kitchen Faucet?

Green Living Guy

From washing dishes to cleaning veggies & fruits, kitchen faucets wear out like all other fixtures in your home. Here are 5 signs you may need a new one. Your kitchen faucet is one of the most overused and hardworking appliances in your home.

Major milestone reached for international grass-roots waste management platform

Envirotec Magazine

One of the projects, AACEAM Ambiental, collects plastics from the Amazon rivers and other natural areas, and sorts and recycles it. All aboard with AACEAM Ambiental.

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Top 7 Tips to Increase Instagram Travel Business Followers

U.S. Green Technology

Instagram has now become one of the popular social media platforms for growing a business. On Instagram people can make visual connections and explore the contents they are interested in. It is having over 500 million users worldwide; these numbers are enough to explain the popularity of Instagram.

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric

GreenBiz

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 02:00. . Addressing industrial emissions and harmful particulate matter, such as those produced by steel mills, continues to be a difficult challenge. .

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The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

By Michael Castellarin and Michael Andrisani. It is a time of change and growth for the power and energy sector. One of the most important and challenging questions facing the world is how it can transition towards a more sustainable future with respect to energy generation and consumption.

The Most Sustainable High-Altitude Structure in the Country Features S-5! Snow Retention

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Sponsored content: Connected safety’s role in oil & gas sustainability

Envirotec Magazine

In recent years, connected technology has grown in popularity in the consumer space, from tracking a delivery on our phones to monitoring our heart rate on our wrists.

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Explore Effective Ways How Instagram Is Leveraging Big Data; Artificial Intelligence in 2021

U.S. Green Technology

Social media marketing seems to be all about effectively dealing with data or information. Your focus should be on evaluating consumer data, assessing conversion rates, and even planning the most valuable content depending on your findings. We understand that the same rule applies to Instagram.

My ESG learning journey

GreenBiz

One man's journey through the ESG landscape

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Renewables became second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020, per EIA

Renewable Energy World

In 2020, renewables generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration , coming in second to natural gas at 1,617 billion kWh.

Battery innovations take centre stage at HIMSS

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Medical battery manufacturer Ultralife Corporation is redefining portable power for the global healthcare IT industry at this year's HIMSS exhibition at the Venetian-Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas from August 9-13, 2021.

Five companies produce almost all EV battery cells for the US market

Charged

Five companies ( AESC , LG Chem , Panasonic , Samsung and SK Innovation ) produced almost all the battery cells used in plug-in vehicles for the US market over the past decade. Total capacity produced was 75,933 MWh.

7 Sustainable Gardening Tips

U.S. Green Technology

Spending some time in your garden is a great way to relax and bring some color to your lawn. When done right, it will allow you to improve the planet, lowering your environmental footprint. Here are some simple ways you can become more sustainable in the garden.