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What sets Nike, Nestle apart in their sustainability strategies?

What sets Nike, Nestle apart in their sustainability strategies? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Deloitte survey tells why these companies -- along with Unilever, Ricoh and others -- have an edge over the rest of the pack.
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Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging | TriplePundit

Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an enormous ocean island of our trash, sitting between Japan and California. Up until now, nobody's know what to do with all that waste.
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How airlines are fighting carbon trading

How airlines are fighting carbon trading | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When you lose in one forum, just shop for another. That's what litigants often do, and airlines are following suit as the EU attempts to impose an emissions trading scheme on them.
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Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced in 2016

Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced in 2016 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A look at how host cities compete for the gold in green -- and how Rio is gunning to overtake London for the sustainability gold.
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A Modern LED Design Even Edison Would Appreciate

A Modern LED Design Even Edison Would Appreciate | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new design for the LED harkens back to the shape of the incandescent bulb we all know and love.
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Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems

Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon.
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U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects

U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects, President Barack Obama announced late Monday that a large wind farm and a solar-power plant both planned on federal land in Arizona will get expedited reviews so they can begin construction quickly.
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How to Go Green with Silv: Greening your Workout with Olympic Inspiration - EcoPlum!

How to Go Green with Silv: Greening your Workout with Olympic Inspiration - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The couch seems like the perfect place to cheer on Team USA during the Olympics. But this activity will not win you a gold medal in the health department.
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Recent Extreme Heatwaves Were Caused by Climate Change - Even Moderate Heat Has Doubled

Recent Extreme Heatwaves Were Caused by Climate Change - Even Moderate Heat Has Doubled | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The European heatwave of 2003, the Russian heatwave of 2010, last year's record-breaking drought and heat in Texas? All climate change.
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Plastic Bag Ban Could Save Lives

Plastic Bag Ban Could Save Lives | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mamaroneck, New York recently joined the ranks of fellow Westchester County city, Rye, in passing a ban of disposable shopping bags.
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Half Of All U.S. Counties Now Considered Disaster Areas

Half Of All U.S. Counties Now Considered Disaster Areas | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
ST. LOUIS -- Nearly 220 counties in a dozen drought-stricken states were added Wednesday to the U.S.
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City to Use Converted Trailer to Teach Kids About Recycling - DNAinfo.com New York

City to Use Converted Trailer to Teach Kids About Recycling - DNAinfo.com New York | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The "Recyclarium" will be wheeled around to different city schools.
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Ford Launches New C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car

Ford Launches New C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ford's new C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid EV could expose the company to conservative anti-EV attacks.
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New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs

New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new type of wind turbine is poised to leap onto the wind power scene, this time without blades, twice as efficient and half the price of conventional wind turbines.
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08/07/2012: EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Support Environmental Innovation, Protect Health

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Wind Power Production Record Set in Colorado

Wind Power Production Record Set in Colorado | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Xcel Energy achieved the record in the pre-dawn hours in April, when wind power accounted for 57% of electricity flowing through its transmission lines.
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More and More of the Earth Is Getting Hotter and Hotter

More and More of the Earth Is Getting Hotter and Hotter | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new scientific paper says that more and more of the earth is being affected by extreme heat in the summer.
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Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League

Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In recent years, several food businesses like Costco, Shaw's, Walmart, and Safeway have been knuckling down on sustainable seafood programs and product lab...
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Green moving is not just about the environment

Green moving is not just about the environment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Brian Fox recently moved from one house to another in Irvine, California, and joined a growing number of consumers going "green" in the relocation process.
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Tokelau Will Be World's First 100% Solar-Powered Nation

Tokelau Will Be World's First 100% Solar-Powered Nation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Tokelau may not yet be a fully self-governing country, but it may well become the world's first nation to get all of its electricity from solar power.
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Will Good Eggs Become the Airbnb of Local Food? | TriplePundit

Will Good Eggs Become the Airbnb of Local Food? | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Good Eggs, a San Francisco-based startup aiming “to bring people and food closer together,” launched a pilot this week.
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Bhutan Aims to Be First Country With 100% Organic Agriculture

Bhutan Aims to Be First Country With 100% Organic Agriculture | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Bhutan is taking a step towards creating a more ecological sustainable world by attempting to make the transition to only using organic agricultural methods.
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English Supermarkets To Start Charging For Plastic Bags?

English Supermarkets To Start Charging For Plastic Bags? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Environmental groups in England are demanding that shoppers pay for their single-use plastic bags.
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Will.i.am, Coca-Cola using recycled materials for high-end gear

Will.i.am, Coca-Cola using recycled materials for high-end gear | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Should headphones made out of recycled trash ever cost $349? It depends on how cool they are.
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