July, 2022

Use These Cleantech Marketing Tactics To Identify Your Ideal Customer

Michael Grossman

Why Cleantech Marketing Can't Be Overlooked In Today's Market. We've already discussed the influx of investment dollars into the cleantech sector over the last couple of years.

5 Ways To Educate Yourself About Climate Change

The Environmental Blog

Asian girl watering green plant in dry land, Crack dried soil in drought and ,Climate change from global warming. With the sharp rise in human population and increased economic activities, the climate has had its fair share of woes.

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Textile recycling, across the pond

GreenBiz

Regulation, consumer demand and shareholders are pushing for more recycled textiles

Market Assessment RFP Priority Due Date: August 5, 2022

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is soliciting proposals from contractors interested in providing an assessment and analysis of the market opportunities of the Northwest region with emphasis on Washington State strengths, potential impact of technologies, processes and services that facilitate the decarbonization of the built environment.

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.

Plastic recycling does work says recycling industry group

Envirotec Magazine

The Recycling Association’s chief executive Simon Ellin has warned that the people behind the Big Plastic Count (an event co-organised by Greenpeace) were “irresponsible” for recent comments saying plastic recycling doesn’t work and for sowing seeds of doubt in the public mind.

Sustainable Food Management Checklist: Getting Started Guide for the Office Cafeteria

Green Business Bureau

The features of a sustainable food management system. Sustainable food management is a systematic approach that concentrates on reducing wasted food, supporting local communities and employees, and mitigating the environmental impact of operations over the complete life cycle of food items.

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4 Easy Ways to Make Your Commercial Property More Eco-Friendly

The Environmental Blog

Most commercial property owners would like to lower their energy bills. Beyond this, emissions are harmful to the environment, and businesses have the power to make an impact by reducing their carbon footprints.

Why AI is vital in the race to meet the SDGs

GreenBiz

Artificial intelligence can accelerate progress of the Sustainable Development Goals and help us get back on track to reaching them by 2030, but the devil's in the ethics details

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Market Research for Clean Technology/ Energy Workforce Need

CleanTech Alliance

RFP Priority Due Date: August 19, 2022 The CleanTech Alliance is soliciting proposals from experienced individuals or firms (“Proposer” or “Proposers”) interested in providing a detailed workforce needs survey of clean technology, energy, and research partners across Washington state. Click here for more info. Alliance News opportunity RFP workforce event

UK’s biggest CCU plant opens

Envirotec Magazine

Presented as a key milestone in the UK’s race to meet its net zero targets, a new Carbon Capture and Usage (CCU) plant has been opened in Northwich, Cheshire by Tata Chemicals Europe. Liquid CO2 storage at the new CCU facility.

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.

5 Tips for Apartment Renters to Reduce Energy Usage

U.S. Green Technology

One of the benefits of apartment living is that these spaces are typically more energy-efficient than houses. However, cutting utility costs frees up more disposable income to enjoy the city you call home.

Sustainable Fashion Guide: 8 Tips to Kick-Start Your Sustainable Fashion Brand Company

Green Business Bureau

Build a resilient fashion brand company using sustainable fashion. Sustainable fashion has come to save the fashion industry. Today, the fashion industry is widely regarded as the second most polluting industry in the world, releasing 1.2 billion tons of carbon dioxide annually.

5 Important Reasons to Recycle Your Lightbulbs

The Environmental Blog

Most people understand the importance of recycling. Reusing and repurposing materials decreases the need for new manufacturing, which, in turn, reduces emissions and waste. However, not everyone realizes that lightbulbs need proper recycling, too.

How AI can help the finance sector advance toward climate solutions

GreenBiz

In a keynote conversation at GreenFin 22 last week, Andrew Zolli discusses how artificial intelligence can help the financial sector accelerate progress on climate solutions

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Washington Workforce Energy Convening Event Recap

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance and Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy convened last month to develop solutions to help build the diverse, highly skilled workforce for Washington State’s clean energy workforce.

Wildlife charity calls on public to help count butterflies

Envirotec Magazine

Painted Lady butterfly (vanessa cardui) feeding on a thistle flower (Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire). Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is urging the whole nation to help Britain’s butterflies by taking part in the Big Butterfly Count.

Blink Charging to Increase EV Charging for Florida Law Enforcement and Public Safety Agencies

Green Living Guy

Thousands of local governments and subsidiaries can directly contract with Blink for electric fleet charging solutions through a preferred vendor agreement. Miami Beach, FL – July 19, 2022 – Blink Charging Co.

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Water Conservation Guide for Business: 20 Tips To Reduce Water Usage

Green Business Bureau

Water Conservation Guide for Business: 20 Tips to Reduce Water Usage. If you own or manage a company, you should consider how you and your employees conserve water, for which you need to follow a water conservation guide.

Extreme rainfall will be worse and more frequent than we thought, according to new studies

Grist

Joshua Studholme was finishing his doctoral program in physics and math at Lomonosov Moscow State University when his thesis advisor told him a story about Queen Victoria, the monarch who ruled the British Empire for the better part of the 19th century.

It’s high time for the cannabis industry to embrace sustainability

GreenBiz

Cannabis companies are getting a free pass despite their many social and environmental challenges

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- July 27

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, July 27, 2022 Energy assistance report workshops scheduled Commerce has scheduled three public workshops to inform the development of its first biennial report on energy assistance under RCW 19.405.120(6). Environmental justice organizations, utilities, low-income advocates, climate advocates, and members of the public are encouraged to attend these upcoming workshops and participate in […].

UK aviation sets sights on net zero by 2040

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Tea N Bickie Photography / Shutterstock.com. A new “Jet Zero Strategy” seemingly commits UK domestic aviation to achieving net zero emissions by 2040, and for all airports in England to be zero-emission by the same year.

Tesla Increases Budget for the Next Two Years, Investing More into New Factories

Green Living Guy

Tesla has changed its investment plan, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to this, Tesla wants to invest between six and eight billion dollars annually until 2024. In addition, the Superchargers in the USA are to be opened to third-party brands.

ESG Reporting Frameworks, Standards, and Requirements

Green Business Bureau

Pressure mounts as investors look for ESG compliance. ESG compliance lays out the standards and responsibilities of an organization, to meet the environmental, social , and governance (ESG) needs appropriate to a business, which is communicated with ESG reporting.

First of Amazon’s Rivian electric delivery vehicles hit the road

Charged

In 2019, Amazon ordered 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. It was an impressive vote of confidence in the startup EV-maker, and it remains one of the largest orders for commercial vehicles in the US market.

3 smartphone apps helping reduce food waste around the globe

GreenBiz

About a third of the world’s food is wasted or lost — but new apps to buy, redistribute and share surplus food can help

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- July 8

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, July 8, 2022 Commerce files final set of CETA rules Commerce submitted its permanent rule order (CR-103) with the Office of the Code Reviser on June 17. This marks the end of the agency’s rulemaking on Washington state’s 100% clean electricity law, the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA). The rules ensure […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Is biochar suitable as a construction material?

Envirotec Magazine

Biochar is a porous material made from the pyrolysis of wood and other plant material. Diksha Pandey writes. Biochar performs well on humidity control. It might help avoid interiors becoming too dry, reducing indoor air pollution, attractive in countries like India.

We Need Better Battery Solutions to Transition to EVs

Green Living Guy

The benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) have grown more evident in recent years, from greater fuel economy to significantly reduced transportation emissions. Although the future of these cars is bright, improvements are necessary for a broader transition to electric transport.

Waste Management Checklist: 26 Tips For Minimizing Waste

Green Business Bureau

Achieve zero waste with our waste management checklist. The ultimate goal of this waste management checklist is to achieve zero waste. By zero waste, we mean the conservation of all resources utilizing responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials.

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A lethal tick-borne disease is spreading in the US, driven by climate change

Grist

In early May, a woman in her 90s was hospitalized in Connecticut with a strange assortment of symptoms: confusion, nausea, chest pain, chills, and fever. Two weeks later, on May 17, she died. The culprit was a blacklegged tick, a minuscule arachnid about the size of a sesame seed when fully grown.

Materials startup raises $46 million to replace cement

GreenBiz

Breakthrough Energy and homebuilder Lennar's investment arm co-lead $64 million Series A round for low-carbon cement producer Terra CO2 Technology

Alternative Fuel Corridor designations facilitate charging network build-out in all 50 states

Charged

The DOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced the latest round of Alternative Fuel Corridor designations.

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Plankton will store more carbon as Earth’s climate warms

Envirotec Magazine

The North Atlantic with regions of phytoplankton visible (image credit: Stuart Rankin , CC BY-NC 2.0 license). The amount of carbon stored by microscopic plankton will increase in the coming century, predict researchers at the University of Bristol and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

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Cadillac Goes CELESTIQ Electric Car

Green Living Guy

An inspired vision of design, technology and bespoke craftsmanship previews flagship sedan 2022-07-22 Today, Cadillac unveiled the CELESTIQ show car. For it’s a vision of innovation and purpose that previews the brand’s future handcrafted and all-electric flagship sedan.