Eco Business


Our Mission to Reduce Food Waste

Source: blog.generalmills.com Published: November 21, 2016 By Jerry Lynch You may have noticed that General Mills has been talking a lot about food waste lately. As a global food company, it’s imperative to take thoughtful action to combat food waste and we are...

How AB InBev Beat its Eco-Cooler Goal Two Years Early

Source: environmentalleader.com Published: May 13, 2016 By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle Anheuser-Busch InBev beat its 2017 eco-cooler goal two years early, according to the company’s most recent sustainability report. The achievement moved AB InBev from its 2012 baseline...

Greening Industry, Saving Water in North Africa

Source: makingitmagazine.net Published: February 17, 2016 Igor Volodin introduces a programme demonstrating the benefits of adopting best available techniques, cleaner production technology, and appropriate environmental management and accounting practices Green...

Ford and Jose Cuervo Partner to Make Bioplastic from Agave

Source: triplepundit.com Published: July 26, 2016 Image credit: Ford Gina-Marie Cheeseman Why would an American car company and a Mexican tequila company ever team up? In the case of Ford Motor Co. and Jose Cuervo: to make bioplastics from an agave byproduct. Ford...

5 Companies Leading the Charge in Using Ocean Plastic in Their Products

Source: ecowatch.com Published: June 4, 2016 By Sierra Club Scientists estimate that more than 5 million pieces of plastic are floating in the world’s oceans. From flip-flops to microbeads, this pollution poses a serious risk for marine animals, which often mistake...

Zero Waste Buying Co-Op

Source: eurekarecycling.org Published: May 3, 2017 Every spring and fall, Eureka Recycling coordinates a buying cooperative that allows individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Twin Cities area to purchase recycled paper and compostable products at a reduced...

Small-Scale Biomass Gasification Plant Progressing in California

Source: biomassmagazine.com Published: May 26, 2016 By Anna Simet A 2-MW biomass gasification plant in North Fork, California, will break ground later this year, according to Phoenix Energy CEO Gregory Stengl. The project is the result of a public-private partnership...

The Living Machine Laboratory

Source: abava.com Published: February 21, 2017 Eric Arneson At Antonia Bava Landscape Architects we have had the privilege of designing and overseeing ongoing maintenance for the landscaping within the Living Machine at the LEED Platinum SFPUC Administrative Office...

Dunkin’ Donuts Helps Pittsburgh Electric Car Owners Recharge

Source: nextpittsburgh.com Published: September 13, 2016 A car pulls up to a charging station outside Dunkin’ Donuts. Image courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts. Amanda Waltz Electric car owners in the region can quickly charge their cars on the go thanks to a...