U.S. Green Building Council Helps Companies Reach for Zero Waste

December 7, 2017

Diversion has long been a priority at Etsy, from the days when employees biked their compost to a farm near the company’s Brooklyn, N.Y., headquarters and tracked most its waste using a software created in-house. But Etsy’s sustainability efforts have […]

Making Money from Waste

November 21, 2017

Justin Dupré-Harbord explains 22 teasers offering an insight into its research into successful business models for turning wastes into money. Recently, some crazy scientists in Bristol, UK have discovered how to charge their smartphones with their own pee. By using […]

Waste Management Launches Green Broward Initiative

November 10, 2017

The initiative will engage and educate the community on sustainability efforts and to help Broward County to Think Green and Think Broward. Waste Management Inc. of Florida has launched Green Broward, a local initiative to engage and educate the community […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Custer Outfits Kent County, Mich., Recycling and Education Center with an Innovative Technology Solution

December 5, 2017

Via: Waste360

The education programs and tours at the Kent County, Mich., Recycling and Education Center, a regional single stream recycling facility that accepts and processes recyclables from various counties, are more than a learning tool; they’re an experience. This is partially […]

Social Security, Social Services

Personal info of 31 million people leaked by popular virtual keyboard Ai.type

December 5, 2017

Via: TNW

Data belonging to 31 million users of the popular smartphone virtual keyboard, Ai.type, has leaked online after the developer failed to properly secure the app’s database. Ai.type is a freemium virtual keyboard that runs on iOS and Android, with the […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utility of the Year: Southern California Edison

December 4, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

California, the Golden State, is also the golden child of the renewable energy and climate change revolution. The state carved out ambitious renewables and climate goals in the past decade, and set in motion proceedings aimed at accommodating the growing […]