10.14.10

Brands: Stonyfield Farm’s new corn-based packaging

What happens when a company’s green innovation threatens to compromise one of its core principles? Stonyfield Farm, the organic yogurt company, has been a leader in responsible practices for years and is deeply committed to organic farming. But while its…

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10.11.10

The Naked Table Project

Because it’s where we live, we spend a lot of time considering the contradictions of a modern Vermont- all the qualities that people expect (rural, artisanal, a quirky blend of traditional and progressive, local, green…) and the ones…

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10.06.10

Sun Chips: Green, yes. But noisy!

Kermit said it best. It’s not easy being green. Forward-thinking companies can blaze a green trail, knowing that, in most cases, a “better” product is better business. But, ultimately, the marketplace will decide if an idea’s time has…

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10.05.10

The Roving Green Roof

In May, we did a post on the rise of “Guerilla Gardening.” As we noted then, more than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but increasingly urbanization doesn’t necessarily mean a complete break from…

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10.01.10

Your Balcony As Your Wind/Solar Farm

In July, we did a post on a new high-rise, London’s Strata SE1, which has been touted as the world’s first skyscraper to have electricity-generating wind turbines built into its core design. The building stands 42 stories…

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09.30.10

Wireless Recharging

With the Nissan LEAF and the Tesla Roadster grabbing headlines, it’s easy to miss some of the other cool innovations in the world of the “plug-in cars.” The one that has this place buzzing…

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