DOE/EPA ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
A new DOE rule that multinozzle showerheads have a combined flow rate of 2.5 gpm is a problem for luxury bath installers.
I have a pretty good arrangement with my roommate: he likes to cook and I like to eat what he cooks. So how come every time I eat his food I cringe?
Clam and scallop shells show detrimental effects from increasing levels of carbon dioxide, and even when grown under current levels. Carbon dioxide will have major impacts on shellfish.
An overview of the 7,000 events planned in 188 countries for 350.org's 10/10/10 events (inspired by author/activist Bill McKibben).
So why didn’t National Vampire Awareness Day catch on? The promising holiday - dedicated to energy conservation, not blood suckers - lasted once, on October 30, 2008.
Ecocentric returns to the Brooklyn Grange, the world's largest rooftop farm, to take in the view and catch up with co-founder Gwen Schantz. Check out the interview to hear her thoughts about roofs, urban ag and future plans.
Professional sports teams continue to implement sustainability plans for their stadiums. Last week, the Philadelphia Eagles unveiled an ambitious plan to use renewable energy at Lincoln Financial Field.
HOME, a new documentary from French filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand, narrated by Glenn Close, is a tremendous illustration of nature at its finest and humanity’s impact on it at its most destructive. The film is showing for free at the East Village Cinema starting tomorrow.
Matthew Damon and his business partner have taken their home energy efficiency start-up - Penobscot Home Performance - and created a thriving green business in Maine.
Our friends at Meatless Monday are at it again...getting some fantastic coverage in the news, that is. The movement is spreading throughout the country and even Oprah, Michael Pollan and Chef Kathy Freston are enthusiastically showing their support for Meatless Monday.
The United Nations Environment Program has a new report stating that cutting black carbon and ozone will reduce warming in the first half of this century, having immediate benefits for public health.
Recently, I met a group of 20 or so curious people for a tour of the Yonker’s Wastewater Treatment Plant to find out where things go once you flush the toilet.
Opening day for Major League Baseball has come and gone, but the Seattle Mariners stepped up to the plate before the season started to announce the launch of the Green Sports Alliance.
A mentor for many in the renewable energy world, Jane Weissman, who directs the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, is widely celebrated for her commitment to clean energy development and education.
Stone Barns Center is an 80-acre farm tucked away in the rolling hills of Westchester County, New York and lies at the heart of a new food revolution.