The Colorado Health Foundation’s new headquarters in Denver is the first in the US to receive both the LEED v4 Gold Certification and WELL Gold Certification for design and construction, according to Saunders Construction. The three-story building features a “health-positive” design and development standards that aim to improve the health … Read more »
US Foods has expanded its fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks, adding 50 to its Houston warehouse and fueling them at Freedom CNG’s North Houston station. The Houston fleet will help protect the company from rising fuel costs. Freedom says its fuel price has never changed since it opened its … Read more »
A new carbon capture process to make fuel at an industrial plant brings the cost down to between $94 and $232 per ton compared to previous estimates of $600 per ton. The technology could help drive a market for low-carbon synthetic fuels. Led by Harvard professor of applied physics David … Read more »
Big tech companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Facebook have been challenged by Governor Jerry Brown and UN Climate Chief Patricia Espinosa to start reporting environmental data by the time of a major conference this September. A majority (55%) of companies worldwide (by market cap) now report environmental data, according … Read more »
The UK dairy industry has reduced GHG emissions associated with milk production by 24%, improved water efficiency by nearly 24% and boosted energy efficiency by 18%, according to Dairy UK’s Dairy Roadmap. Overall, UK dairy farmers seem to be serious about environmental responsibility, with 70% of them currently taking action to … Read more »
Global sports and entertainment company AEG and its National Hockey League franchise the LA Kings are working with BluEco Technology Group on deploying efficient ice technology at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Called BluEco Liquid Crystalline Turbex (LCT), the proprietary technology is a molecular level environmental airflow management system that … Read more »
In-depth: The new, environmentally sustainable Bentley Arena at Bentley University has received LEED platinum certification, an honor which highlights the university’s “continued rise as an innovative, nationally-recognized business university,” the school claims. The article also includes the arena’s sustainable elements, partners, and a look at other sustainable stadiums.
Anheuser-Busch has placed an order for as many as 800 hydrogen-electric powered semi-trucks, with plans to integrate them into its dedicated fleet beginning in 2020. The zero-emission trucks, from Nikola Motor Company, will be able to travel between 500 and 1,200 miles and be refilled within 20 minutes, reducing idle time, … Read more »
Good Clean Love, a manufacturer of intimacy products distributed in retail locations including CVS, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Whole Foods, is seeking carbon neutrality for its flagship Almost Naked product. The company is working with Carbon Credit Capital (CCC) to measure the emissions generated by the manufacture and distribution of the product and donate funds for every lubricant bottle purchased to a project that reduces greenhouse gases by an amount equivalent to that bottle’s carbon footprint.