We like to see life cycle assessment being used in everyday situations, especially when it comes to helping businesses reduce their environmental impacts (and even if it means looking at rather archaic looking graphs like the one
BBC News reports that the Publicly Available Specification 2050 - PAS 2050 - a newly created audit scheme to help companies measure the carbon footprint of their goods, was launched in the UK by BSI British Standards. The effort aims to provide
Nanotech has some seriously cool potential for products that help us live greener lives. However, we know that how these products are made is just as important to the environment as what they help us to accomplish.
An increasing number of voices in the past two weeks are reminding people that though many nations are facing some serious financial problems at the moment, collectively we’re facing a problem with longer lasting and greater existential consequences
You may not know their name, but there is a high chance that you have their products in your home if you've ever purchased a pillow from Bed, Bath and Beyond, Sears, Ikea, Bloomingdale's, Costco, Wal-mart, Target or
We've seen that with Google Earth you kind of hold the world in the palm of your hand. TreeHugger has posted on some really cool things the software can do, such as illustrate deforestation and our renewable energy potential. But there is more to it
Green IT companies are saying, "Economy Eschonomy" because everyone seems to be catching on that the way to save money is cleaning up their act in the IT department and saving loads of money on energy. We knew saving energy =
On of the primary pieces of advice dolled out to us when it comes to goal setting is to visualize the end result. We have to know what we're working towards if we are to design and implement a strong path. The same goes for a sustainable future.
While the environmental movement can claim some genuine successes, the methods used so far are ultimately limiting the scope of the type of change that it can, and must, create if we are going to leave our children a planet that is capable
Well thats up to a jury of your peers (or a peanut gallery, if you prefer) to decide. The new site SideTaker.com allows roommates, coworkers, neighbors, siblings, and those in relationships of any kind to air out their differences in front of a global
Redemtech has released a case study that shows businesses can gain serious savings by reusing the IT equipment they already have laying around. This may be a big "duh" statement to greenies, but finally bigger businesses are taking note that with
Smart Home systems are great ways to reduce your energy costs by giving you real time information about your home's energy use and making it easy to conserve. But so far, a full home integration is pretty pricey. What if you just want to make your
ZigBee, so far, is the main standard by which smart grids are designed and smart meter companies design home automation products. Now, ZigBee has let loose new versions of their specifications, which includes a PRO version. But that doesn't necessarily