Whole Foods Market will be the first retailer in the nation to have a tiered rating system for the household cleaning products it sells. The color-coded Eco-Scale Rating System will rank products – red, orange, yellow or…
We spotted this great video about some enterprising NYCers trying to cultivate urban farms. [Source: Petrina TV] Nourishing NYC East Harlem nourishingnyc.org Brooklyn Grange Farm Queens brooklyngrangefarm.com Bobo Greenwich Village bobonyc.com People’s Garden NYC City Hall, Manhattan peoplesgardennyc.org
It’s been more than a century since large industrial ships relied on wind power to cross the seas. German manufacturer SkySails is hoping to convince more shipping companies to rediscover the power of wind. It’s towing kite…
During one of our trips to Taiwan last year, a few of us were lucky enough to explore some of the country's rural beauty, including a bike ride with the Rabobank Pro Team around Sun Moon Lake. It's Taiwan's largest lake and one of its most alluring attractions, and it now also boasts an award-winning green-roofed visitor center.
Last summer, Vermont's own Magic Hat installed technology that converts brewery waste into natural gas that can power the brewery itself. The technology has also help the brewery shave $2 off the cost of each barrel brewed. Great beer doing good things.