New Jersey Town Doubles Recycling Rates in One Week with the RecycleBank Program
RecycleBank, a rewards program that motivates people to recycle, announced today that Cherry Hill, NJ has become the 27th municipality in the US to deploy the RecycleBank program.
HP Expands Renewable Energy Use in its Global Operations
HP today announced relationships with two renewable energy providers, SunPower Corp in the United States and Airtricity in Ireland, as part of the company's strategy to reduce its global carbon footprint.
APX to Create Registry for Gold Standard Foundation
APX, Inc, a global leader in registration and tracking of emission and renewable energy credits for the fast-growing environmental "cap-and-trade" marketplace, has been selected to develop and manage a greenhouse gas emissions offset registry for the Switzerland-based Gold Standard Foundation.
Environmental Monitoring Goes High-Tech in Switzerland
How can we prepare for the natural hazards that will result from environmental change? How can we predict the effect of climate change on the Alps and other regions of Switzerland? How can we assess whether the use of natural resources is sustainable? By bringing the way we measure and model the environment firmly into the 21st century.
New Generation of Clothing Hangers to Cut Invisible Waste Stream
Billions of hangers are thrown away by retail clothing, dry-cleaning, and hospitality locations every year, yet this large waste stream goes largely unnoticed.
245 Million Chances to Recycle on America Recycles Day
245 million tons - that's the amount of garbage Americans consign to landfills every year.
Great Potential to Improve Collection, Recycling of Europe's Electronic Waste, Says UN Report
Only about 25% of Europe's medium sized household appliances and 40% of larger appliances are collected for salvage and recycling, leaving "substantial room for improvement," according to a study for the European Commission by a United Nations University-led consortium.
The Lexus Environmental Challenge Winners Announced
From California to New York, middle and high school students rose to the challenge with their entries in the Lexus Environmental Challenge, a program designed by Lexus and Scholastic to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment.
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