Tag Archive | "8. News"

Green Building Activity Booms in 2009

Wednesday, December 2, 2009


Green Building has experienced significant growth in 2009. This news summary highlights the notable findings from the 2009 Green Building Market and Impact Report published by GreenerBuildings.com.

Creatively Increasing Sales: The Online Lay Away Plan

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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Eco-friendly retailer, Nau, launched a lay away plan as a means to expand their online sales. While this may not exemplify a sustainable practice, it is an innovative way to reach new markets and remain competitive.

Weekly Sustainability Facts (Abbreviated Edition)

Friday, August 14, 2009


It's short!

Weekly Sustainability Facts (Those Darn Kids Edition)

Friday, August 7, 2009


Kids these days! What do they know? What with their RSS feeds, carbon credits, nanotechnologies

Does the Word “Green” Come in Shades of Gray?

Monday, August 3, 2009


Check out this Triple Pundit article about the problems with the words

Weekly Sustainability Facts (The Past and the Future Edition)

Friday, July 31, 2009


Before we begin this week’s edition of WSF, I must apologize for being gone last Friday and missing the chance to direct you semi-snidely to some interesting green business links. I suppose in light of that absence I should change the name of this feature to Sometimes-Weekly-but-Don’t-Freak-Out-If-I-Miss-an-Episode Sustainability Facts, but SWDFOIIMESF just doesn’t have the […]

Senate Sits on Cap and Trade Bill

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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Republicans are outraged and environmentalists are underwhelmed by the narrowly passed Waxman- Markey bill, more commonly known as the "cap-and-trade" bill. The bill is meant to enhance domestic use of renewable energy, end American dependency on foreign oil, and create jobs - all seemingly positive things for our economy yet there is ton of controversy surrounding the bill.

Yet Another Biofuel Solution: Carbon Dioxide and Water

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Joule Biotechnologies promises a new, possibly feasible solution to the current fossil fuel crisis.

Wal-Mart (Yes, that Wal-Mart) Creates Sustainability Index

Thursday, July 16, 2009


Wal-Mart is set to unveil its new Sustainability Index?like a Nutrition Facts label for green products?today.

UK Gormless* About Renewable Energy Future

Tuesday, July 14, 2009


Over at BusinessGreen, James Murray looks at the questions raised by the recent UK renewable energy strategy.