According to recent national survey commissioned by Smead, 77% of office workers said buying paper office products made from trees grown and harvested in a sustainable manner was important to them.
Siemens Transportation Systems Inc. (STS), part of the Siemens Mobility Division, approved the installation of a 1 megawatt (MW) solar energy system at its Sacramento light rail manufacturing facility to be completed by mid- to late-October 2008.
Energy efficiency improvements in the U.S. electric power sector could reduce the need for new electric generation by an additional 7 to 11 percent more than currently projected over the next two decades if key barriers can be addressed, according to a preliminary analysis of potential energy savings released today.
Customers looking to make a green choice have a new energy option in Dayton Power and Light's (DP+L) Green Pricing program. By participating in this program, customers can support the continued development of renewable electric energy resources, such as wind, solar and landfill gas.
Joint venture partners SkyPower Corp., a Lehman Brothers Company, and SunEdison Canada announced today the official groundbreaking of First Light, North America's largest solar photovoltaic energy park to date, located on approximately 300 acres of land in Lennox + Addington County, Ontario.
Vistage International, a business coaching organization for chief executives, today released its Earth Day report on the corporate benefits of going green.
As Earth Day approaches, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) encourages home owners everywhere to take simple steps to reduce energy use - and to think green when they buy a new home.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Acting Air and Radiation Division Director Cheryl Newton this morning recognized the Fort Wayne Community School District, Fort Wayne, Ind., for its work using a $50,000 EPA Clean School Bus grant to reduce harmful diesel emissions from its school bus fleet.
Call it a gift for the earth just in time for Earth Day. Last year, 30 percent more green roofs were installed in North America -- and that means more beautiful rooftops, cleaner air, cooler cities, reduced energy consumption, less untreated stormwater running into our rivers and streams, and more green spaces for people, plants and animals.
The international non-profit educational group, Green Plants for Green Buildings (GPGB) is announcing a month long challenge to begin on Earth Day, "Give Plants a Chance."
DTE Energy's GreenCurrents renewable energy program, which marks its one-year anniversary on Earth Day, has enjoyed an extremely successful first year of operation and achieved several milestones along the way, a company official said today.
With warm weather just around the corner, Owens Corning, wants to remind homeowners this Earth Day that insulation isn't just for keeping homes warm in winter. Insulation also keeps homes cooler in summer by keeping heat outside and conditioned air inside.
As a leader in providing the world with sustainable solutions, DuPont today recognized businesses from around the world in announcing the winners of the 20th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.
Forgive us, Kermit, but it finally seems that it IS easy being green. According to a new national survey examining America's feelings for the color, green is enjoying not only a resurgence, but has been recycled with a positive image makeover.
Baxa Corporation is committed to manufacturing operations that minimize the opportunity for environmental harm and support sustainable resources.