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Did London Live Up to Its Claim of Being the 'Greenest Olympics Ever'?

The 2012 London Olympic organizers aimed it to be the "greenest Olympics ever," according to CNN.


EARTH: Carbon and the city

In 2010, the world reached a milestone: The number of people living in urban areas reached 50 percent.


Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru Join Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced that American Honda Motor Company, Hyundai America Technical Center, Nissan North America and Subaru of America have become members of SP.


Stock values rise when companies disclose "green" information, UC Davis study finds

A UC Davis study finds that it pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon reduction strategies see stock values rise.


New Bio-Plastic, Compostable Sushi Trays Give Sushi Chefs Sustainable Presentation Options

Excellent Packaging & Supply, an innovator and wholesale distributor of sustainable, biodegradable, and nature-based packaging for foodservice and other applications, has added Ingeo biopolymer-based sushi trays to its line of nature-based foodservice products.


2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities Now Available from EPA

For the first time, comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) data reported directly from large facilities and suppliers across the country are now easily accessible to the public through EPA’s GHG Reporting Program.


Battery Industry Presses Ahead with Voluntary Recycling Program

Presidents of Duracell, Energizer, Kodak, Panasonic and Rayovac, the five major battery producing companies, met in San Francisco on 13 December 2011 to review progress and reaffirm their commitment to the successful launch of an industry led, voluntary primary battery collection and recycling program in 2013.


U.S. EPA approves new water quality standards for Chicago River System

The US Environmental Protection Agency has approved the State of Illinois' new and revised water quality standards for five segments of the Chicago and Calumet Rivers.



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