The clothing industry has a big impact on the environment. Synthetic materials take a long time to decompose once they end up in landfills. For example, nylon takes 30 to [...]
In case you live in a bubble and don’t know that California is in the third year of one of its worst droughts, driving through many towns in the sta ...
Tom’s of Maine is working to make its products more sustainable. There are several examples among the company’s many products, but two of them ...
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed in 1976 and never updated, regulates the chemicals used in consumer products. And there are many chemicals, over 80,000 of them, in consumer [...]
In the midst of a drought, every bit of water conservation helps. Moshe Alamaro, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher, just might hold the key to reducing evaporation of reservoir [...]
Hotels account for 15 percent of the total water use in commercial and institutional facilities in the U.S., according to the EPA. Restrooms, laundry operations, landscaping and kitchens comprise the [...]
The Swedish clothing retailer H&M began a partnership last year with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to improve the companyâ€™s water stewardship. The partnership, part of WWFâ€™s Water Stewardship initiative, will [...]
Sprint will use hydrogen fuel cell technology as backup power to rooftop network sites. Rooftop cell sites are almost 25 percent of Sprintâ€™s network locations for which fuel cell technology [...]
A People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) video shows rabbits having their fur ripped off and screaming in pain. The video, a result of an undercover investigation, is [...]
There is a growing economic value to sustainable investing: it has grown by over 22 percent in the last two years to $3.74 trillion in total managed assets, according to [...]