Green Utilities: An Electric Idea

Entrepreneurs and environmentalists alike have been scratching their heads for years, trying to think up ways to help the planet that are economically viable...

37 Company Coalition Raises $64,425 To Support Pollinators

Iowa City, IA—In conjunction with 36 industry partners, National Co+op Grocers (NCG), based here, made a donation of $64,425 to The Xerces Society for...

Climate Talks Held, Under the Radar

The 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16, for short) was held recently in Cancun, Mexico....

Sustainable Schools Make for a Greener Future

To prepare for a future economy likely to be driven by environmental jobs and innovation, today’s children will need a green-centric education. Children will...

PBS KIDS, Whole Foods Market Partner for Back to School

Arlington, VA—Whole Foods Market has teamed up with PBS KIDS, based here, to provide a line of eco-friendly PBS KIDS-branded school supplies for the...

Fracking Chemicals May Pose Threat to Health

San Francisco, CA—The widespread practice of industrial fracking, a drilling process used to enhance oil and natural gas production, may seem like a far...

Home, Green Home

Advice for how retailers can help shoppers navigate teh eco-friendly products market. Some say green is the new black, with reusable bags and water containers...

“Greenwashing” Gets an FTC Clean Up

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been mighty busy lately. WholeFoods reports in this issue about their legal square-offs against companies like POM Wonderful...

Palm Oil Production Threatens Biodiversity

Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil, which is used in endless food, health and beauty, and biofuel products. However, palm oil...

Teaching Green to Kids: A Plan for America’s Schools

If sustainability is ever going to take hold as an economic and social force, it may have to become a part of the educational...

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