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EPA Wants BP To Finance Lake Michigan Cleanup

bp_whiting_refinery.jpgInsisting that they cannot stop BP from dumping more toxic waste into Lake Michigan, federal officials are trying to persuade the oil company to finance other projects to help clean up the lake, The Chicago Tribune reports.

The move is a response…

Brita, Nalgene Take Advantage Of Bottled Water Backlash

filter_for_good.jpgBrita and Nalgene Outdoor Products are teaming up to help reduce bottled water waste by getting people to take a pledge to stop drinking bottled water. The companies have launched a website, FilterForGood.com, where consumers can pledge to switch to a reusable water bottle filled with home-filtered water – and purchase Nalgene and Brita products…

Bosch Says Dishwashers Most Energy Efficient In Country

bosch2.jpgBosch has introduced a new line-up of Evolution and Integra dishwashers which the company says are the quietest most energy efficient models in the country: the Evolution SHE98 and Integra SHX98.

Both models exceed the minimum federal energy standard by 147 percent with a yearly usage of 190 kWh…

Coke Energy Use Up 10%, Improves Water Efficiency 3%

coke5.jpgThe Coca-Cola Company has released its 2006 Environmental Performance report (PDF). The report includes data gathered from 775 facilities around the world, representing 94 percent of the Coca-Cola system’s sales volume in 2006.

In 2006…

Anheuser-Busch Publishes EHS report

anheuser1.jpgAnheuser-Busch has released its 2006 Environmental, Health and Safety report. In 2006, the nation’s largest brewer says that it generated enough renewable fuel to heat more than 25,000 homes and recycled more than 27 billion cans.

In addition, the company says…

Equistar Will Spend $125 Million To Address Environmental Violations

equistar.jpgEquistar Chemicals LP, headquartered in Houston, Texas, will spend more than $125 million on pollution controls and cleanup to address air, water and hazardous waste violations at seven petrochemical plants in…

Anheuser Buys Stake In Icelandic ‘Carbon Neutral’ Bottled-Water

anheuser.jpgAnheuser-Busch has taken a 20 percent equity stake in the environmentally conscious maker of Icelandic Glacial spring water and plans to sell the water nationwide in 2008, Reuters reports. The brand is already sold in some outlets of Target, Whole Foods, and Wild Oats Markets.

Icelandic Glacial’s selling point is that the company is certified as “carbon neutral” by The…

EPEAT Sales Have Led To Big Energy Savings

gec.jpgThe Green Electronics Council has released a report (PDF) measuring the environmental benefits from the sales of EPEAT registered “green� computers.

According to the Environmental Benefits Calculator, the first six months of sales for EPEAT registered green computers when compared with traditional computers produces the following environmental benefits…

Ford, McDonald’s, IBM, Abbott, Time Inc. To Share Sustainability Strategies

corporateclimateresponse.jpgWith new sustainability initiatives being launched daily, U.S. companies are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their climate change credentials. Corporate Climate Response, a newly announced conference, is pulling together corporate sustainability leaders to talk about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to responding to global warming.

Big names like Ford, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Time Inc…

REI’s Prototype Store Enters Second Phase Of Construction

rei2.jpgREI says that its Boulder, Colorado prototype store has reached the second phase in its expansion and renovation. Upon completion, the 42,000 square foot store will serve as a “working laboratory to analyze new retail concepts and the performance of green building features,” according to REI.

The lighting…

Sustainable Packaging Trend Keeps Growing

tide.jpgCEOs of leading corporations are embracing the concept of sustainable packaging – not just increasing recycled or renewable content in packages but also redesigning the packaging to minimize the environmental impact of making the goods and transporting them, The Enquirer reports.

Recent research…

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