Monthly Archives: April 2012

Apr
24
2012
BCLC, Green Plus, Launch Environmental Help Desk for Business

The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), Green Plus, Launch Environmental Help Desk for Business April 24, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the Institute for Sustainable Development’s Green Plus™ program announced an online help deskto assist U.S. small and medium-sized …

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Apr
13
2012
2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized

2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized On April 12, the Institute for Sustainable Development honored the 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners at the Research Triangle Park Foundation. The Green Plus Awards were created to recognize small and medium-sized U.S. employers that are sustainability innovators in their fields …

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Apr
10
2012
Are mushrooms the new plastic?

Ecovative Design pioneered a new technology to create a Styrofoam substitute using mushroom material. The material is produced in optimal growing conditions for mushrooms, where mycelium (the mushrooms) digests agricultural byproducts that cannot be used for food, making a strong, binding structure.  Essentially, the mushroom materials acts like a glue. Because it …

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Apr
9
2012
New software eliminates unnecessary printing, saving money and trees

    Launched in 2006, GreenPrint functions by acting as a faux printer, inserting itself between the internet browser and the actual printer.  When a user prints a document, it is first sent to this virtual printer.  GreenPrint scrutinizes the document and eliminates any unnecessary pages, then sends the document to …

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Apr
7
2012
New Clean Energy Economic Development Hub for Chambers of Commerce

 Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy has launched a new clean energy information hub for Chambers of Commerce Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy (CICE), which helps local chambers of commerce and their member businesses navigate the clean energy space and participate in clean energy incentive programs and opportunities, has launched …

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Apr
6
2012
Environmental Help Desk for Businesses

The Environmental Help Desk for Business is a free resource to help America’s small and medium-sized businesses understand Green supply requirements Green business certifications Environmental innovations that can save businesses money while reducing their impact on the environment The Environmental Help Desk for Business is a partnership of the U.S. …

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Apr
5
2012
Diesel gas additive results in lower emissions and better air quality

Sylvatex, a San Francisco-based fuel technology company, has created a fuel additive that will reduce the mount of harmful particulates emitted from diesel gas.   The additive is made of affordable, renewable, non-toxic, and locally sourced forms of biomass.  It will not reduce the quality of the diesel fuel or …

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