A global initiative called below50 that aims to scale up the development and use of low-carbon fuels launched today with 20-plus organizations and global brands including Audi, DuPont, DSM, Joule, LanzaTech, Novozymes and Yale University.
Americans don’t recycle as much as the EPA thinks and are sending more than twice as much waste to landfills, according to a study on solid waste disposal rates. Yale University researchers looked at the records for more than 1,200 landfills and published their findings in the journal Nature Climate … Read more »
The EPA has launched an online Green Sports Resource Directory that it says can help teams, venues and leagues save money and reduce carbon pollution, and improve waste management, water and energy conservation, and other sustainability efforts. Additionally, the new directory contains information that can help teams gain recognition for … Read more »
UL Environment has launched UL 2803, its revised EcoLogo third-party environmental standard for printing services. The revised standard combines two former EcoLogo standards – Lithographic Printing Services (CCD 041) and Digital Printing Services (CCD 141) – and includes new criteria aimed at reducing risk to human and environmental health. The … Read more »
Green tea plants, sunflowers, coffee, fruit and peppers may replace potentially hazardous chemicals normally used in a host of products including textiles and clothing, scientists say. Extracts from these plants could play a new role in the sustainable manufacturing of the most widely used family of nanoparticles, according to an … Read more »
Brown and Yale Universities researchers say they have found a cheaper, more sustainable way to use CO2 to make acrylate, an important commodity chemical used to make materials from polyester fabrics to diapers. Chemical companies churn out billions of tons of acrylate each year, usually by heating propylene, a compound … Read more »