Sat.Dec 07, 2019 - Fri.Dec 13, 2019

One for the road: Ford and McDonald's to turn coffee waste into car parts

GreenBiz

Bioplastic car parts will reduce weight and lower petrol use to cut CO2 emissions. Circular Economy Transportation & Mobility

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Fast Fashion: the second biggest polluter on Earth

Envirotec Magazine

Akmez Nabeerasool is a Senior Project Manager at Arvia Technology, a provider of advanced tertiary water and wastewater treatment systems. Below he discusses the issue of water pollution in the fashion industry. The fashion industry is reliant on water.

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Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America: Nuclear Or Logging?

Jim Conca

The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. The safest job in America is the commercial nuclear industry, with less than 1 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. This huge difference results from a hyper-awareness of safety in the nuclear industry

University Of Arizona To Transition To 100% Renewable Electricity By 2022

CleanTechnica

The University of Arizona has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Tucson Electric Power that will provide 100% of the school's electricity from wind and solar resources in about a year from now.

Residential Solar Hits New Peak in US with Record Q3 Installations

GreenTechMedia

The U.S. residential solar industry pulled off an all-time record for installations in the third quarter, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association.

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6 inexpensive things cities can do to become more sustainable

GreenBiz

Comprehensive plans are great, but small, low-budget changes can make a big difference, too. Buildings Cities Climate Strategy Waste

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‘Van’Tastic for the Climate

The Environmental Blog

It is becoming increasingly apparent that we need to act now to prevent the damaging effects of climate change. Governments worldwide are looking at strategies to help reduce or offset their carbon emissions, with the UK pledging to be carbon neutral by 2050.

JFK Airport Gets NYC’s Largest Solar Energy Project — Progress Toward Paris Climate Commitment

CleanTechnica

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that New York City’s single-largest solar energy project, an installation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, has been awarded to SunPower and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group.

3 Environmentally Friendly Actions You Can Take at Home

The Environmental Blog

We can all be a little bit more environmentally friendly at home. While there’s also much that companies can be encouraged to do, there’s a good argument that it all begins with the home life. Royalty free photo.

How to Extend the Life of Renewable Technology

U.S. Green Technology

One of the most important reasons to choose renewable energy over incumbent technologies is because renewables take the long view. They meet our most immediate needs without jeopardizing the next generation’s livable future.

Ark tiny home blends off-grid capability with elevated design

Inhabitat - Innovation

These days, designing an off-grid tiny home doesn't have to mean forgoing attractive design

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New Era: Fully Electric Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Goes Into Production

CleanTechnica

Mercedes-Benz's Dusseldorf plant has celebrated the start of production of the fully electric eSprinter and ushered in a new era in Dusseldorf.

5 Changes You Can Make to Help Save Our Planet

The Environmental Blog

The conversation about saving our planet has become very important over the last few years. As we learn more about climate change and what is causing it, more people begin to reduce the amount of damage they are causing.

Waste 151

5 Tips to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

U.S. Green Technology

How to be More Energy Efficient at Home You have just received your monthly utilities bill and it is higher than the month before. Even though you have paid these bills without any hassle, you really do not like paying high energy cost unnecessarily, especially if you can cut the cost by as much as.

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How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource

GreenBiz

The company's global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration. Circular Economy Corporate Strategy Plastic Waste Purpose and People

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Tesla Scores 77% of US Electric Auto Sales in November — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

Some people wonder why we cover Tesla so much. I'm going to use this opportunity to quickly explain it. First of all, we are a cleantech news & analysis site. Our focus is cleantech and the reasons for it.

Experimental, net-positive energy development in India is a prototype for future sustainable housing

Inhabitat - Innovation

Designed to house up to 500 residents, the sustainable housing complex will be studied for years to come in order to create a future model of sustainable living

Why Flexible Gas Generation Must Be Part of Deep Decarbonization

GreenTechMedia

Thanks to generous feed-in tariffs and other incentives, Germany’s wind and solar installations have soared over the past two decades to the point that renewables could cover half of the country’s electricity demand.

Episode 200: Biomimicry maven talks Project Positive, Walmart exec chats up Project Gigaton

GreenBiz

Featuring interviews with Biomimicry 3.8's s co-founder Janine Benyus, and Walmart sustainability specialist Zack Freeze. Plus, Dow's global sustainability director Haley Lowry is passionate about reducing plastic waste. Corporate Strategy Plastic Waste Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Tesla Model 3 = 21% of Small + Midsize Premium Car Sales in USA — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 continues to dominate the US premium-class car market.

P+365 is turning abandoned festival tents into wearable merchandise

Inhabitat - Innovation

When Tuo Lei came across an image of thousands of discarded tents strewn across festival grounds and destined for landfill, the designer saw potential

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Low-energy desalination technology starts field tests in Palestine

Envirotec Magazine

New desalination system shows energy savings of 33-66% compared to existing systems, at recovery of 80%, says group, with recovery of up to 90% seemingly achievable.

Social media: the new capital markets activism

GreenBiz

Increasingly, consumers and social media users are voicing their concerns — and companies are listening. Retail Social Responsibility Thinking in Systems

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From Range Anxiety To Gas Station Anxiety?

CleanTechnica

One of CleanTechnica's first rate, well written, most fascinating articles this year was one by Maarten Vinkhuyzen, who wrote, "A perfect storm is brewing above the automotive industry. Three hardly grasped phenomena are working together.

Climate Neutral Certification labels products with minimized carbon footprints

Inhabitat - Innovation

The proposed Climate Neutral Certification would consist of four elements that businesses need to meet in order to earn the esteemed Climate Neutral label

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Oil & Gas Leaks Crocodile Tears Over Nuclear Waste Storage

Jim Conca

The obvious path forward for spent nuclear fuel is to put it all into dry cask storage at a single centralized storage facility. Two companies, Holtec and Waste Control Specialists, are vying for such a site but some local Oil & Gas companies are pushing back with fear

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Engie, University of Iowa say 'I do' to 50-year, $1 billion+ partnership

GreenBiz

It's the largest public-private partnership in the Hawkeye State's history. Energy & Climate Power Points public-private partnerships

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2 Tesla Powerwalls + Solar Power + Tesla Model 3 = True Energy Freedom

CleanTechnica

Fully Charged just released another very informative video about sustainable living. They make many videos about electric vehicles and this one includes an EV, a Tesla Model 3, but it’s more about how Tesla’s Powerwalls operate when paired with a rooftop solar system.

Earth-friendly holiday gift ideas for your entire family

Inhabitat - Innovation

Wondering what to give everyone on your list — parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins? Here are this year’s green gift recommendations from Inhabitat

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Sustainable Countries to Visit in 2020

The Environmental Blog

Every so often, it’s good for the soul to get away from the grindstone for a few days (or weeks) and see what another part of the world has to offer.

It's not too late to address blind spots in the environmental movement

GreenBiz

People of color, who are often the most impacted by the climate crisis, must be part of the environmental movement and the transition to a clean economy. Books Careers Equity & Inclusion Jobs & Careers GreenBiz Reads

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom To Be 80% Powered By Solar Carport

CleanTechnica

Borrego Solar Systems and sPower worked with the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom this year to manifest the first theme park on the West Coast powered by solar energy. In this case, the solar will account for 80% of the park’s energy usage.

Koala-sniffing detection dog, Bear, helps save koalas from Australian bushfires

Inhabitat - Innovation

Learn more about Bear, a good boy who is an expert in detecting and saving koalas after bushfires

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DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Page

CleanTech Alliance

Source: DOE The SBIR and STTR programs are U. Government programs, intended to help certain small businesses conduct R&D. At DOE, funding takes the form of grants. Projects must have the potential for commercialization and meet specific DOE mission-specific R&D needs. The SBIR/STTR Programs Office works collaboratively with 13 program offices throughout the DOE. […]. Opportunities