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End of Summer Sale!

Chelsea Green - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 07:00 am

We’re having our end of summer sale to make room for our forthcoming fall releases! We’re offering four chances to save big—up to 75% off—on some of our new and bestselling books, as well as old favorites. We have some amazing deals on select titles: Deep discounts at 50% Off Deeper discounts at 75% Off […]

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Categories: Sustainability

How microgrid subscriptions can strengthen the New York grid

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 04:00 am

Central Hudson Gas & Electric's two-year plan includes building microgrids and increasing community solar. 

How microgrid subscriptions can strengthen the New York grid
Categories: Green Business

Meet Michael Meehan, GRI's new CEO

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 02:01 am

More than 5,000 businesses already use the reporting framework, but Michael Meehan wants transparency to become second nature.

Meet Michael Meehan, GRI's new CEO
Categories: Green Business

How to keep up with the evolving recycling system

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 02:01 am

There's a dirty undercurrent to single-stream recycling. Here's how companies and consumers can help clean it up.

How to keep up with the evolving recycling system
Categories: Green Business

Conflict minerals reports are filed, but what do they say?

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 02:01 am

Ernst & Young tallies up the information presented to the SEC, but is there enough data to demystify?

Conflict minerals reports are filed, but what do they say?
Categories: Green Business

New Jersey creates the nation's first Energy Resilience Bank

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 02:01 am

The state-run bank will use Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds to help finance increasing the number of distributed energy resources.

New Jersey creates the nation's first Energy Resilience Bank
Categories: Green Business

Author Wendell Berry speaks out for local farming and the land

Green Business News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 - 02:01 am

In an interview with Yale Environment 360, the acclaimed writer talks about his Kentucky farm, his activism and why he's hopeful for the future.

Author Wendell Berry speaks out for local farming and the land
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An Exploration of the Magical World of Mushrooms

Chelsea Green - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 12:59 pm

What would it take to grow mushrooms in space? How can mushroom cultivation reduce our dependence on herbicides? Is it possible to use mushrooms to clean up oil spills? For more than twenty years, mycologist Tradd Cotter has been investigating the fascinating world of mushrooms and researching the answers to questions just like these. In his […]

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Categories: Sustainability

Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:11 am

Interest in recycling is looping back around. Here's $100 million to make that happen.

Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling
Categories: Green Business

Kellogg's sets crunch time goals for climate

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:01 am

All suppliers will be required to reduce, measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015.

Kellogg's sets crunch time goals for climate
Categories: Green Business

The Solutions Project's green superheroes use science and stardom

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:01 am

Josh Fox, Marko Krapels, Mark Jacobson and Mark Ruffalo join forces to boost renewables. Backed by science and full of popular appeal, it's a smash.

The Solutions Project's green superheroes use science and stardom
Categories: Green Business

How good water stewardship becomes a 'license to grow'

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:01 am

Many businesses miss the connection between the water strategy within their own walls and stewardship outside them. Here's how to tweak that thinking.

How good water stewardship becomes a 'license to grow'
Categories: Green Business

Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:01 am

The company wants to do a massive retrofit of the 1 billion residential windows that perform below energy efficiency standards.

Andersen Windows opens up on sustainability vision
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'Industry 4.0' and the next wave of embedded machines

Green Business News - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 - 02:01 am

Connecting industrial equipment to the Internet of Things isn't just cool. It's a way to make automation more efficient.

'Industry 4.0' and the next wave of embedded machines
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Chelsea Green Author Receives National Medal of Arts Award

Chelsea Green - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 09:00 am

In a recent ceremony at the White House, president Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Arts to novelist, poet, essayist, and Chelsea Green author Julia Alvarez. Currently a writer-in-residence at Middlebury College, Alvarez is a highly successful author in multiple different genres, including poetry (Homecoming, The Other Side/El Otro Lado), novels (How the Garcia […]

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Categories: Sustainability

What responsible company? Almost half of consumers can't name one

Green Business News - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 02:01 am

Meaningful strategies and better engagement with the public can provide business with a great opportunity for corporate sustainability leadership.

What responsible company? Almost half of consumers can't name one
Categories: Green Business

Los Angeles plans pilot of Siemens eHighway

Green Business News - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 02:01 am

The concept is to be tested in 2015 near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which produce most of the air pollution in the most polluted region in the country.

Categories: Green Business

How reclaimed wood brings durable, weathered beauty indoors

Green Business News - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 02:01 am

Full of character and more durable than virgin material, reclaimed and recycled woods also help hotels and other buildings achieve LEED status.

How reclaimed wood brings durable, weathered beauty indoors
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Do sustainable buildings really cost more?

Green Business News - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 02:01 am

New research by BREEAM reveals the true cost of green building measures such as insulation, rainwater harvesting and solar panels — and lists "quick wins."

Do sustainable buildings really cost more?
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Airbus pollution control entrusted to bees

Green Business News - Fri, Aug 15, 2014 - 02:01 am

Honey analyses provided by an independent lab show that pollution levels from Hamburg Airbus facilities are lower than in the city center. 

Airbus pollution control entrusted to bees
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