Facebook Campus Expansion Banks on Green Plan

August 27, 2012 / No Comments

Facebook is adopting eco-friendly measures in the expansion of its new Menlo Park campus. The extension is designed by Prizker-Prize winning architect Frank Gehry, who is famous for his shiny, titanium-clad icons of blobitecture.  The planned design will include a massive park-like, tree-and-grass-lined green roof featuring park benches and a walking trail. Facebook has also moved a proposal to the authorities ...

Green Cart Deli is a ‘Green’ Eatery in Itself; Announces Locations via Facebook & Twitter

October 25, 2010 / 1 Comment

Green Cart Deli, the recently opened mobile cart restaurant, not only provides exotic meals but also exhibits a line up of excellent ‘green’ features that make it different. The eatery opened by Brad Kossover uses a solar powered cart and serves food on renewable, recyclable, biodegradable or compostable materials only.

Frito-Lay Abandons Biodegradable SunChips Bags, Owing to Noise

October 5, 2010 / 2 Comments

Frito-Lay had, some time back, introduced a biodegradable bag made from plant material for its product SunChips few months ago. Now, the company has decided to sack this noisy bag. The noise of the bag is attributed to its unusual molecular structure which makes the bag more rigid. Packages of six flavors of the snack carry this bag. Frito-Lay is replacing ...

(Lil) Green Patch: Virtual Gardens Could Help Real Rainforests

April 28, 2009 / No Comments

The Nature Conservancy gets a portion of the ad revenue generated by the game, (Lil) Green Patch" on Facebook. The more it is played, the more rainforest gets saved. Who would have thunk? Social media is one of the new fertile grounds for fundraising. It can work, especially if users don't know they are giving. In other words, advertisers are just ...