The time it takes to nab environmental permits for infrastructure projects could soon be reduced to less than two years. A draft memo from the White House – which, when finalized, would help implement President Trump’s executive order from August to speed the permitting process – has been sent to more than a dozen federal agencies to approve
CamelTrain’s new portable, all-membrane water purification system was designed as a global water treatment solution that is ideal for disaster relief, gray water purification, medical and missionary programs, and the military, the company says. Ultra- and nanofiltration membranes produce water free of
The Coca-Cola Company recently launched a new initiative to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can it sells globally by 2030. The ambitious plan, called World Without Waste, will focus on the full packaging lifecycle from initial design to repurposing and recycling. “We believe in the circular … Read more »
Absolut is calling attention to its supply chain transparency and sustainability efforts in a video ad campaign released this week. With the tagline “the vodka with nothing to hide,” the Swedish company’s video about the local production process features completely naked — and strategically blurred out — employees and farmers. … Read more »
Wednesday’s article about the new, double-walled paper cups from Dunkin’ Donuts elbowed its way to number four on our list of most-read articles from the past sixty days – and it has only been posted for 48 hours. With readership of that article already topping the hundreds of other articles that have been posted for as long as two months, something clearly
Reducing food waste increases food security, spurs economic growth, and creates local jobs, ReFED says. This means there is significant financial and reputational value for restaurants and foodservice providers in reducing food waste. Action guides can help restaurants and others in the food industry to
Building owners or facility managers of warehouses or office buildings who struggle with removing soil and stains from hard surfaces have a new, environmentally responsible option to check out. Cortec Corporation says its EcoAir BioClean Spray is predominantly derived from coco oil and corn syrup – renewable resources and natural components … Read more »
While economies of scale used to be a significant demotivator for smaller companies when it came to the affordability and practicality of procuring renewable energy, recent technological and industry advancements in the renewable energy landscape have effectively lowered the barrier to entry for smaller businesses. Here’s how.
The state of Colorado ranks 9th among US states in terms of renewable energy deployment, and electricity generated from renewable means reached 20% in 2016, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). While wind power accounts for the largest contribution to energy production, solar continues to grow – and conditions seem primed for the continued growth of the renewable sector.
Dunkin’ Donuts plans to begin phasing out polystyrene foam cups beginning this spring, hoping to have completely eliminated polystyrene cups from its global supply chain by 2020. While the majority of Dunkin’ Donuts’ international markets are currently using paper cups, the company will work to replace foam cups with a new, double-walled