DOE/EPA ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
On June 26th, the House of Representatives voted on the Waxman-Markey Bill to address climate change. It passed narrowly with 219 aye and 212 nay votes. The American Clean Energy Security Act (as it is otherwise known), sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Ed Markey (D-MA), aims to cut emissions below the 2005 level by 80% in 2050.
A new DOE rule that multinozzle showerheads have a combined flow rate of 2.5 gpm is a problem for luxury bath installers.
So why didn't National Vampire Awareness Day catch on? The promising holiday - dedicated to energy conservation, not blood suckers - lasted just one year, on October 30, 2008.
November 15 is America Recycles Day. Find fun facts, activities and more about recycling. And make sure you recycle every day.
Matthew Damon and his business partner have taken their home energy efficiency start-up - Penobscot Home Performance - and created a thriving green business in Maine.
Why do we know so much about the supply chain and so little about the removal chain? TrashTrack focuses on how pervasive technologies can expose the challenges of waste management and sustainability.
Opening day for Major League Baseball has come and gone, but the Seattle Mariners stepped up to the plate before the season started to announce the launch of the Green Sports Alliance.
The USPS has a set of 16 Go Green forever stamps with tips designed to encourage people to live a more sustainable life. This is the latest Postal Service effort to green up their act and curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Let’s take the opportunities that recent natural disasters present and redefine our exceptionalism. Let’s build a sustainable future that can withstand uncertainties.
"When I started, I was sure I would save the college at least my salary," Almashy said. "After I was in the position for a little while, I realized I could save the college the equivalent of my salary every week, at least for the first few years."
Ain't afraid of no ghosts? Consider phantom power drains, the appliances we leave plugged in while we're not using them. Cable boxes alone cost Americans over $3 billion a year in energy bills but don't freak out -- there's something you can do.
For years, opponents of the Indian Point nuclear power plant have faced a tough question: where does the replacement power come from if the plant is shuttered? It’s a fair question even from the perspective of a renewable energy advocate.
For years inventors have looked towards biomimicry, the study of nature to solve human problems, to design a wide range of products. Now the science is being embraced by the clean energy industry.
In which our resident home brew hobbyist and clean water advocate argues that craft beers strengthen communities and explores some characteristics (most of which also apply to the good food movement) of the better beer movement, particularly as it concerns local production and consumption.
Earth-friendly gifts can include upcycling and regifting, as well as non-consumables like service and donations. Here's some ideas for green, meaningful gifts.