Sun.Aug 09, 2020

Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

CleanTechnica

Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it's already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to "net zero.". Clean Power Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency Solar Energy Wind Energy Apple Conservation International Kenya Lisa Jackson The Conservation Fund Tim Cook World Wildlife Fund

rePurpose

GreenBiz

rePurpose. saracefalu2. Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:59. rePurpose Global is a movement of conscious consumers & businesses going Plastic Neutral by financing the removal of ocean-bound plastic worldwide. We are here to reinvent the wheel of the world’s resource economy - one where our duty to protect the planet is ethically shared among manufacturers, consumers, and recycler. Sponsor Website.

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Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

CleanTechnica

The clean energy revolution could pick up the pace if an innovative deal called "solar-for-coal swap" catches on. Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Interviews Solar Energy Wind Energy Colorado DMEA DOE Electricity Energy energy innovation Guzman Energy Mike O'Boyle Renewable Energy Tri-State united states US

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How this Pandemic is Reshaping the Recycling Industry

Green Living Guy

The current world pandemic will not leave any soon and nothing will be the same as it was before. We must learn to live with this virus, at least until a vaccine is developed and approved. But until then, many countries have imposed lockdown measures to stop its spread. People Continue Reading. The post How this Pandemic is Reshaping the Recycling Industry appeared first on Green Living Guy. green living plastic pollution recycle recycling

An Autonomous Vehicle Is A New Medium

CleanTechnica

“You can have many views of what a computer is. My particular view is that a computer is a new medium. (…) A computer will be in the future more looked at in this way — as a delivery vehicle for software.” — Steve Jobs in. Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles robotaxis

Pushing up the veggies: human composting, coming to an end-of-life facility near you soon

Low Impact

Natural organic reduction, a technique for turning human remains into “soft, beautiful soil” is being billed by its American developers, Recompose , as the greenest of green funerary practices. A licence was granted in March 2019 by Washington State and the company hopes to open for business in 2021. According to their website: “a form of natural organic reduction has been practiced for decades by farmers as a way of recycling livestock back to the earth.

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Investing In Jamaica’s Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Resilience Could Double Agricultural Production

Forbes Green Tech

Jamaica’s 154,000 smallholder farmers are the backbone of the agriculture sector and are vital to the Caribbean country’s sustainable development. As the most vulnerable group to climate change, investing in their climate resilience would improve productivity, food security and the economy. Food & Drink /food-drink Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick business

Tesla Insurance 101

CleanTechnica

Want to know more about Tesla Insurance. Cars Clean Transport CleanTechnica Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Tesla autopilot Tesla Full Self-Driving Tesla insurance

Renewable Energy Growth Continues At A Blistering Pace

R-Squared Energy

This article is the fifth in a series on the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2020. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. Previous articles covered overall energy consumption , petroleum supply and demand, natural gas , and coal. Today, I want to cover the production and consumption of renewable energy. Renewable energy continued its blistering growth pace in 2019, globally increasing by 12.2% over 2018.

Reusable coffee cups are back, says Starbucks

Business Green

Company says that following 'rigorous testing' it is satisfied it can safely re-introduce reusable cup service across its EMEA branches as coronavirus lockdowns ease. Starbucks has confirmed it will accept reusable coffee cups at its outlets across Europe, as coronavirus lockdowns ease across the continent.

UN report: Urgent action needed to tackle chemicals outlook on pollution as global production is set to double by 2030

Green Living Guy

Size of the global chemical industry exceeded US$5 trillion in 2017 and projected to double by 2030. The benefits of action to decrease impacts of chemicals estimated in high tens of billions of United States dollars annually. International treaties and voluntary instruments have reduced the risks of some chemicals and Continue Reading.

Trek ventures into bike grips made from fishing nets

Business Green

Partnership with recycling firm Plastix will see maritime plastic waste repurposed into mountain bike grips. Bikemaker Trek has become the latest outdoor brand to take steps to boost its green credentials, with the launch of a new range of mountain bike grips made from old fishing nets and ropes. Trek bicycle brand Bontrager worked with Plastix, a recycling company that specialises in turning maritime plastic waste into new products, to develop the new grips.

Online Event - Sustain, Scale, Impact: Building a Sustainable Business Model

Green Market Oracle

These free online events from the the Idea Center at Miami Dade College will take place on August 13th at 5 PM EDT, August 27th 12 PM EDT, September 9th at 4 PM EDT. These sessions are intended for those behind early stage projects, startups and organizations that aims to address social or environmental issues. This is a learning opportunity from a community of social entrepreneurs who are on a journey to make a difference.

Developing country climate plans deserve our respect

Business Green

A number of developing countries are coming forward with ambitious decarbonisation plans, but as Ed King explains, their significance is often too easily ignored. Last month Jamaica submitted a new climate plan to the UN - it garnered little global coverage or praise. Jamaica is a small economy and whatever the government in Kingston decides, it rarely moves global markets or makes global media. But it was significant.

rePurpose

AGreenLiving

rePurpose saracefalu2 Sun, 08/09/2020 – 14:59 rePurpose Global is a movement of conscious consumers & businesses going Plastic Neutral by financing the removal of ocean-bound plastic worldwide. We are here to reinvent the wheel of the world’s resource economy – one where our duty to protect the planet is ethically shared among manufacturers, consumers, and recycler Sponsor Website [link]. More: rePurpose.

'M F *': Meatless Farm targets lockdown flexitarians with playful advertising campaign

Business Green

Advertising campaign from Leeds-based plant-based food company aims to convert Brits who have cut down meat during lockdown to embrace a meat-free lifestyle. Plant-based food brand Meatless Farm has launched a "light-hearted" advertising campaign targeted at encouraging "lockdown meat-reducers" to curb their meat consumption further. The £1.5m