The greenest restaurant in America has come up in Omaha. Christened the Grey Plume, the new green restaurant in the Midtown Crossing Development in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, has already grabbed headlines for recycling and waste reduction.
The eco-friendly Barracuda LP HDD from the Seagate stables has added an extra green to its outlook. Presented with low power storage capabilities, the new HDD comes across as top-of-the line eco-friendly 3.5-inch desktop drives.
Oakland-based Platinum Dirt has something new for the road jacket lovers. What makes their new line of road-ready leather jackets different is that it is made from the reclaimed automobile upholstery. This exquisite “VIN” collection comes stamped with the seal of the original manufacturer somewhere on the jacket’s chest or shoulder, and the vehicle identification number of the automobile from ...
The Los Angeles County is going ahead with the largest plastic bag ban ever to be implemented in the US. The ban in the LA County indicates that it will be enforced among a population of 1.1 million people, which is not a small number.
The green movement in Singapore has received a boost – an eco label from the SEC (Singapore Environment Council) has become a recognized and sought after certification around the world. The label has become so popular that the non-profit SEC is planning to upgrade it and broaden its scope and reach.
Malls and supermarkets in the Philippines will observe ‘Reusable Bag Day’ on Wednesdays from now on. They will not be giving free plastic bags to their customers, and they will also not be charging them a fee for preferring plastic bags. Plastic bags will absolutely not be available on Wednesdays.
Toyota Motor Corporation, along with Toyota Chemical Engineering, Sumitomo Metal Mining, and Primearth EV Energy, is working to recycle nickel in used hybrid-vehicle nickel-metal-hydride batteries for use in new nickel-metal-hydride batteries.
The trade-show at the National Funeral Directors Association convention in New Orleans being held this week features green burial options such as recycled newspaper coffins, sea-salt urns, and the like. Passages International, a company from Albuquerque introduced biodegradable container in which the body or cremated remains are placed and it will break down quickly without doing harm to the earth ...
Walmart, in partnership with manufacturer Worldwise, will be selling pet products made from discarded, recyclable materials. The program intends to create a full circle system. It will collect old plastic bottles, clothes hangers, plastic bags and corrugated cardboard and makes new products from these materials.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made amendments in its guidelines for eco-friendly moves in businesses. According to the chairman of the organization, Jon Leibowitz, the guidelines are revised with an objective to avoid dilemma between the various companies which incorporate ‘green’ movements and their customers. In most of the recent cases, what companies think green and what consumers really ...