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Waste: an environmental justice issue we should be talking about

GreenBiz

Waste: an environmental justice issue we should be talking about. Deonna Anderson. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30. Remember when Flint, Michigan garnered international attention because water in the city was making people sick ? Well, there are communities like that around the country and the world.

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Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

GreenTechMedia

After years of slow headway, building design and industry professionals say sharp reductions in the climate impact of concrete are possible now.

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How to Fund a Green Business

U.S. Green Technology

With the climate crisis getting worse, it’s clear that companies need to start making more active efforts to be more sustainable. Fortunately, the country is starting to keep up.

Reasons Why More Brands Are Moving Towards Sustainable Packaging

The Environmental Blog

We’re all increasingly aware of the dramatic consequences of climate change and how humanity’s actions are directly having a visible, tangible effect on the health of our world.

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021

GreenBiz

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021. Meg Wilcox. Mon, 01/04/2021 - 01:15. For companies with sustainable packaging goals, 2025 is fast approaching. That’s the year when many have pledged to become zero waste, or to use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging.

Freedom Cove: an off-grid floating homestead at one with nature

Inhabitat - Innovation

Off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia, floats a forested, eco-fairyland

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Benefits of Providing Biodegradable Cups

The Environmental Blog

Many restaurants and coffee shops around the world will sell packaged drinks that people can take with them. In the past, many companies would provide customers with Styrofoam cups that were affordable and were designed to maintain an ideal temperature.

The year ahead for water: The Roaring '20s and creative destruction

GreenBiz

The year ahead for water: The Roaring '20s and creative destruction. Will Sarni. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:00. A recent issue of the Economist featured an article titled " The Plague Year: The Year When Everything Changed " (subscription required). Few will be surprised by this title.

The River House shows off a green renovation in Ireland

Inhabitat - Innovation

Located in the beautiful County Kilkenny of Ireland, the River House contains a unique mixture of Portuguese design and sustainable elements

Mike Giannulis Talks about How Technology Benefits Your Business

U.S. Green Technology

Technology Staying on the top in today’s business arena does not translate. To being the biggest brand or selling loads of products. What is more essential is the choice of the right technology to make your processes advanced and customer friendly.

10 Solar and Storage Trends for 2021

GreenTechMedia

Barry Cinnamon is CEO of California's Cinnamon Energy Systems. Dave Barry said it best when summarizing 2020: “This was a year of nonstop awfulness, a year when we kept saying it couldn’t possibly get worse, and it always did.

Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies

GreenBiz

Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 00:30. One of the big things I'm thinking about to kick off 2021 is how electric vehicles will be entwined with a U.S. recovery.

Sustainable interior design trends for 2021

Inhabitat - Innovation

Inhabitat rounded up some of the most sustainable interior design trends predicted for 2021 so you can stay ahead of the curve

How to reduce your environmental impact when camping

U.S. Green Technology

Reduce traveling One of the most obvious ways to reduce your carbon footprint when camping is to choose a destination closer to home so you’ll use less fuel.

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Nuclear Enters 2021 With Buoyant Global Outlook for Small Modular Reactors

GreenTechMedia

The nuclear industry is heading into 2021 with increased optimism around small modular reactors (SMRs) after a series of policy initiatives worldwide in recent weeks. The U.S., and Canada, three major nuclear markets, all signaled growing support for SMRs in the closing weeks of 2020.

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021

GreenBiz

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021. Mike De Socio. Mon, 01/04/2021 - 02:00. Last year, a number of automakers announced or advanced ambitious plans to electrify heavy-duty big rigs, semi-trucks, box trucks, delivery vans and more.

Scientists discover 503 new species in 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

London's Natural History Museum has finished its annual tally of new species and found its scientists discovered 503 species in 2020, despite the pandemic

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An Easier Way to Sell Your Clothes: Flyp Review

U.S. Green Technology

For those of us looking to sell our clothes, we’re often disheartened by the lengthy, multi-step process to do so. If you’re looking to be sustainable with recycling used clothing, the process can seem too long and difficult.

California’s Big 2021 Grid Reliability Decision: Expand Supply or Manage Demand?

GreenTechMedia

California is facing a major decision under a tight deadline — whether it should push for large-scale power plants and batteries to prevent a repeat of its August 2020 rolling blackouts this coming summer, or turn to behind-the-meter resources like batteries and demand response.

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4 alternative protein trends to watch in 2021

GreenBiz

4 alternative protein trends to watch in 2021. Jesse Klein. Mon, 01/04/2021 - 01:30. It is highly probable your children will be vegans eating a Christmas ham Dec. 25, 2050.

Rolloe is a bike wheel that filters outdoor air while you cycle

Inhabitat - Innovation

While ‘rolling’ through the streets of London, designer Kristen Tapping came up with the idea for Rolloe, a bicycle wheel that filters outdoor air pollution

Outdoor Solar Shades – Perfect For Saving You Money

U.S. Green Technology

Tune in with the best companies for your outdoor solar shades. Chances are high that you will start saving great on electricity bills. You have seen multiple people using outdoor shades these days and you thought why.

2021 Policy Update Panel – The Road Ahead

CleanTech Alliance

A pragmatic policy outlook for 2021

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

GreenBiz

Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable. Daniel Goldman. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 01:30. The world is changing, and it’s changing fast.

Researchers discover new species of endangered blue whale

Inhabitat - Innovation

Researchers have discovered a new blue whale species, according to a paper recently published in Endangered Species Research. The researchers behind the paper recorded a novel blue whale song and verified it in the western Indian Ocean

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Today’s wind turbine blades could become tomorrow’s bridges

Grist

On December 16, three 40 foot-long wind turbine blades were delivered via truck from a wind farm in Belfast to the Cork Institute of Technology in southern Ireland.

State of New York announces transit and school bus electrification initiatives

Charged

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in the state. The plans include $16.4 million in incentives for transit buses, and $2.5 million for school buses. Under the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP), $16.4

What 8 indoor ag companies plan for 2021

GreenBiz

What 8 indoor ag companies plan for 2021. Jesse Klein. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30.

The Great American Rail-Trail to offer bike access from coast to coast

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new biking trail will span from sea to cycling sea

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PPP & EIDL Loans: What You Need to Know!

CleanTech Alliance

Congress renewed the PPP loan program on December 27th, and during the week of January 11th the program will reboot specifically for community financial institutions, followed by second-drawers on the 13th, and finally opening to all sometime in March. PPP loans have been a lifeline for many businesses, and we want the CleanTech Community to […]. Public Policy Uncategorized

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Bifacial modules on flat roofs provide a quick and easy ROI

Solar Power World

Ignoring their price (especially during this period of is-it or is-it-not exempt from import tariffs), using bifacial solar panels on flat roofs makes sense in nearly every application.

What 8 indoor farming companies plan for 2021

GreenBiz

What 8 indoor farming companies plan for 2021. Jesse Klein. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 01:30.

CRAs Playscraper stacks 8 tennis courts into a 300-foot-tall skyscraper

Inhabitat - Innovation

Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) and Italo Rota have unveiled designs for the Playscraper, a Jenga-like skyscraper that stacks together eight tennis courts for a total of 60,000 square feet of playing space

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, January 5, 2021 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their electricity […]. Industry News Public Policy utc utc clean energy bulletin weekly bulletin