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Sustainability initiatives help ensure waste is reused. The plant also now generates $2 million annually in recycling revenue.
November 30, 2011, 9:57 AM PST | By Heather Clancy
Stanford professors opened two courses to the world in the fall 2011 semester, to great interest. Now the effort is being expanded, and will include courses on launching startups.
November 29, 2011, 1:38 PM PST | By Joe McKendrick
When it comes to climate change beliefs — and opinions about government involvement — Democrats and Republicans might be closer than you think on some issues.
November 29, 2011, 5:33 AM PST | By Heather Clancy
Does 10,000 hours of practice make one the master of any chosen pursuit? The theory finally gets put to the test.
November 28, 2011, 6:44 PM PST | By Joe McKendrick
The Good Housekeeping consumer seal has been extended in six categories to consider environmental criteria such as toxicity, recycled content and energy consumption.
November 28, 2011, 3:27 PM PST | By Heather Clancy
Research finds that even consumers who don’t consider themselves particularly ‘green’ would welcome better product eco-labeling.
November 28, 2011, 4:29 AM PST | By Heather Clancy
Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntsville, N.C., is converting from natural gas to biomass thanks to funding from GM’s Chevrolet division.
November 25, 2011, 4:56 AM PST | By Heather Clancy
One tenet of successful corporate social responsibility programs is getting employees AND top management involved. Two reports provide tips on how businesses can get staff more engaged.
November 24, 2011, 4:00 AM PST | By Heather Clancy
How a relatively simple best practice helped build one of the world’s most successful companies.
November 23, 2011, 8:02 AM PST | By Joe McKendrick
WaterSense-labeled irrigation controllers will be able to receive local weather data, cutting down on unnecessary watering.
November 23, 2011, 5:17 AM PST | By Heather Clancy