Fri.Jan 21, 2022

A Beginner’s Guide To Organic Recycling

U.S. Green Technology

The word ‘recycle’ is no longer a stranger to everyone. Particularly now that society is becoming more aware and mindful of the environment and how the continuous production of waste affects it.

5 Online Tools That Can Help You Lead A More Sustainable Life

The Environmental Blog

With problems like global warming and pollution becoming a bigger threat with every passing day, sustainability is the need of the hour.

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Embracing a wetter future, the Dutch turn to floating homes

GreenBiz

These communities are inspiring more ambitious projects in flood-prone nations as far-flung as French Polynesia and the Maldives

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The Maintenance Needs Of Biodiesel

The Environmental Blog

Have you ever heard the term “biodiesel?” A renewable, biodegradable alternative fuel, biodiesel, unlike the regular one, is made from a combination of modified vegetable oils and diesel fuel.

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.

What is wishcycling? Two waste experts explain

GreenBiz

The gist: Just because you wish to recycle something doesn't mean that you can

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CH4nge is in the air? Comparing laser and FID for landfill emissions monitoring

Envirotec Magazine

Laser technology overcomes many of the limitations of better established landfill gas measurement methods such as FID, as QED Environmental explains (pictured: The Geotech SEM5000).

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Pristine groundwater seeps support native algae on Hawai‘i’s coasts

Envirotec Magazine

Native marine macroalgae, also known as limu, or as seaweed, thrive in environments created by natural groundwater seeps, specifically benefiting from the combined effects of enhanced nutrients despite lowered salinity levels, according to a review published recently by a team of University of Hawai‘i at M?noa noa researchers.

Episode 300: Larry Fink's CEO missive; no small potatoes

GreenBiz

Plus, five trends to watch in climate-aligned finance

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Guidance document helps understand regulations for Packaging Export Recovery Notes (PERNs) for plastics

Envirotec Magazine

Baled plastic bottles (image credit: Burke Museum , CC BY-NC 2.0 license). The Recycling Association has produced guidance on the issuance of Packaging Export Recovery Notes (PERNs) for plastics. This document helps members interpret the regulations for the 2022 accreditation year.

Sustainable Waste Management: Five Quick Tips To Reduce Your Waste

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Waste Management. Through our partnership with Green Office Academy, we’ve created a list of five quick and useful tips on how to reduce your waste. These tips are generally oriented around office life, perfect for integration with budding workplace sustainability initiatives!

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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.

Floating house concept earns students place in global disaster preparedness competition

Envirotec Magazine

A team of students from Coventry University have developed a concept for a house that can float whenever a flood approaches and shelter people for at least six weeks during catastrophic weather.

Should the world ban solar geoengineering? 60 experts say yes.

Grist

Last weekend, an underwater volcanic eruption covered the island nation of Tonga in ash. It sent tsunami waves surging across the entire West Coast. And it also released a cloud of sulfur dioxide, a chemical that, in large enough quantities, reflects the sun’s rays and cools the planet.

DuPont ICS to introduce new laminate adhesive system for electronics

Charged

DuPont Interconnect Solutions (ICS) plans to introduce its Pyralux HP laminate adhesive system for high-performance electronics at the upcoming Institute for Printed Circuits (IPC) APEX Exposition in San Diego.

Motoring without subsidies: EVs jump-start China's stalling auto market

Eco-Business

Latest data show that a full-year EV sales boom has helped to prop up China’s sluggish car market. Analysts believe that even without state subsidies, EV deliveries in China will continue to climb

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Three reasons why MISO and SPP must jointly plan the transmission system

Renewable Energy World

At the January 11 policy meeting , SPP staff explained their rationale to skip an economic planning cycle in favor of reliability planning studies due to the potential for misalignment of planning assessments in 2025.

Asia and the Middle East to be biggest financial losers from energy transition: report

Eco-Business

The world is set to take a financial hit as it transitions away from polluting fossil fuels in a bid to limit global warming. Poorer and oil-dependent countries in particular are likely to feel the pinch

Over 450 Climate Scientists Say Advertising Industry Must End ‘Complicity’ in Climate Crisis

DeSmogBlog

On Wednesday, a group of more than 450 scientists called on advertising agencies to cut off their fossil fuel clients and to end their ties with an ongoing misinformation campaign that has time and again killed progress on addressing the climate crisis.

Tesla to buy nickel from Talon Metals mine in Minnesota

Charged

Talon Nickel, a US subsidiary of Canada-based Talon Metals (TSX: TLO), has secured an agreement with Tesla to supply nickel concentrate from its Tamarack Nickel Project, a joint venture with mining giant Rio Tinto, in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Sunpower will replace faulty connectors on C&I solar arrays

Renewable Energy World

Sunpower said it may have to spend as much as $31 million to replace faulty connectors on an unspecified number of commercial and industrial (CIS) solar arrays. Analyst firm Roth Capital Partners estimated that as many as 1,000 sites representing around 9 MW of installed capacity could be affected.

Marcus Whitney, Jumpstart Nova: Investing in Black healthcare innovators

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 21 — For years, Marcus Whitney has been the only Black healthcare venture capital partner in Nashville, a city awash in. The post Marcus Whitney, Jumpstart Nova: Investing in Black healthcare innovators appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Agents of Impact Investing in Health

TÜV SÜD to assess wind turbines for the Korean market

Alternative Energy Mag

TÜV SÜD can now offer design examination of wind turbine generators (WTGs) to be placed on the market in South Korea. The international testing and certification company has recently been approved by the Korean Energy Agency (KEA) for this task.

The Brief: The Week in impact investing: Abundance

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! The Week in Impact Investing: Abundance ?? Abundance agenda. Deploying clean energy faster. Building more affordable homes. Developing ??sustainable. sustainable. The post The Brief: The Week in impact investing: Abundance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

Urban Forest is set to be the greenest residential building

Inhabitant

Urban Forest designed by Koichi Takada Architects and developed by Aria Property Group received approval to be built in South Brisbane, Australia. The 20-storey building will house 194 apartments, all trimmed out with luscious vertical garden balconies

'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

Business Green

Scrapping £1bn ECO levy could see tens of thousands of jobs lost across the energy efficiency sector, Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) warns.

KROHNE’s PipePatrol Health Check Program Improves Overall Pipeline Operations

Alternative Energy Mag

Evaluating and Guiding Pipeline Operators in the compliance requirements, selection, integration and management of leak detection technologies and methodologies

19th century Harlem house restored to be energy efficient

Inhabitant

A 19th-century house, owners interested in passive house design and an architectural firm came together with a resulting blend of original elements married to modern innovations in a big-city row house

UK airports awarded funding to help deliver 'quicker, quieter, and greener' flightpaths

Business Green

Funding forms part of government's plan to redesign UK airspace to enable more efficient routes that can help curb aviation emissions. UK airports have today been given a £3.7m

Coral in the Mediterranean threatened by heatwaves

Inhabitant

A new study has found that heatwaves associated with climate change are threatening coral populations in the Mediterranean. The study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society Biology, established that corals could be wiped out unless action is taken soon

Global Briefing: Rio Tinto loses lithium mining license in Serbia

Business Green

Plus EU beats renewables target, Shell faces CCS concerns, New Zealand's first electric ferry and all the top green business news from around the world this week. Rio Tinto lithium mining license revoked in Serbia.

Tonga faces environmental damage after massive eruption

Inhabitant

The world’s most powerful eruption in more than 30 years has left the Pacific Island nation of Tonga an ashy mess. The January 15 eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha?apai, apai, a massive underwater volcano, has left unknown environmental consequences in its wake

IT Specialist (Information Security) at The Office of Water

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

IT Specialist (Information Security) | The Office of Water | Washington, DC. Duties. At the entry level of this position, you will: Participate in routine information security assignments, and provide information and assistance on information security programs to a Region or Program Office. Implement and provide guidance on information security programs for a Program Office.

Canton Avenue harkens back to the Silk Road of China

Inhabitant

The Canton Avenue by MOK Design for the Westin Pazhou Hotel in Guangzhou is a walk back in time, revisiting the days when the hotel was a stop on the historic Silk Road of China

VARIOUS POSITIONS AT CLEAN POWER ALLIANCE

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

VARIOUS POSITIONS | CLEAN POWER ALLIANCE. Click the positions below for more information and to apply: . Accounting Manager – Learn more and Apply. Analyst, Customer Care – Learn more and Apply. Load Forecasting and Analytics Manager – Learn more and Apply. Program Manager, Community Solar – Learn more and Apply. Director, Human Resources – Learn more and Apply. Senior Manager, Power Origination – Learn more and Apply.

Olympic champion Chris Boardman to head government's Active Travel body

Business Green

The government has today launched the Active Travel England agency, and promised £5.5m in new funding for cycling and active travel schemes. The UK's new cycling and walking body has appointed former Olympic champion Chris Boardman as its interim national commissioner.

Coral in the Mediterranean threatened by heatwaves

AGreenLiving

A new study has found that heatwaves associated with climate change are threatening coral populations in the Mediterranean. The study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society Biology , established that corals could be wiped out unless action is taken soon.