Eco Business


Building Greener Ships, to Keep the Sea from Rising

Source: nytimes.com Published: December 8, 2015 A ship in Qingdao, China. The country’s imports and exports have declined, which could temporarily drop emissions.Credit…European Pressphoto Agency By Henry Fountain SAN DIEGO — With its cavernous cargo holds and...

Glasgow’s First Zero Waste Micro Cafe Opens – in a Tardis

Source: eveningtimes.co.uk Published: February 10, 2016 Glasgow’s first zero waste micro cafe opens – in a Tardis By Stacey Mullen Glasgow’s iconic Tardis police box is operating as the city’s first zero waste micro cafe. Brew Box Coffee was...

BIG Completes First Home for Mountain-Shaped Resort in Taiwan

Source: dezeen.com Published: November 5, 2015 Olivia Mull The first holiday home has been built at the BIG-designed Hualien Residences, a mountain-shaped resort development in Taiwan (+ slideshow). Photograph by BIG The 1,000-square-metre house is the first building...

EPA Honors Disneyland For Reducing Waste

Source: ocregister.com Published: April 28, 2015 By Joseph Pimentel Walking around Disneyland’s Circle D Corral ranch, Jared Blumenfeld was in awe. A regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Blumenfeld went inside the behind-the-scenes barn...

Restaurants Give Back to The Land Through ReSoil Sacramento

Source: sacbee.com Published: January 3, 2015 Scott Thompson, program director for ReSoil Sacramento, transports scraps collected from Selland’s Market Cafe. Co-founder David Baker says ReSoil recently passed the 60,850-pound mark for its “pre-consumer waste” pickup....

Beijing Introduces Recycling Banks That Pay Subway Credits for Bottles

Source: theguardian.com Published: July 4, 2012 Jonathan Watts Recycling firm hopes to improve profits by bypassing informal network of bottle collectors Beijing’s vast army of plastic-bottle scavengers will get an automated rival later this month, when the city...