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How To 'Green' Your Business

Brett Caine | Posted 06.22.2011 | Business
Brett Caine

Sustainability is essential to helping today's companies achieve many of their major business priorities, including attracting and retaining great talent and reducing capital expenses.

Green News Report: April 5, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking:...

Daley Scrambling To Privatize Recycling Before His Term Is Up

Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

One of the broad themes of the Daley administration has been a belief in private industry to handle typically government-run services. Selling control...

Green News Report: March 31, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama's '...

Ask Customers to Use Less of Your Product: The Big Heresy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Xerox and Waste Management are doing something mostly unheard of: they're working with customers to use less of their traditional product or service. That's a big shift in business as usual.

POOP Founder on World Toilet Day

Deanna Neil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deanna Neil

While poop can be funny, ecologically sound waste management and basic sanitation are no joke.

A Rapture of Humus

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Day after the election and, wow, there it was, a story in my local paper that cried out that the world was changing in a sensible direction. I simply ...

Spill Waste Buried in Local Landfills But Not in Mississippi

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

New Orleans residents may be unaware that gulf spill waste is being stashed less than ten miles away in Avondale.

Finding Parallels Between New York City and Mokattam, a Garbage Village in Cairo

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Mao

My experience has shown to me that even in a developed region like New York City, you will find traces of extreme economic inequality, just like in Cairo.

We Need Garbage Equity and Improved Regulation of Toxins

Gavin Kearney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Kearney

Communities of color and low-income communities throughout the U.S. are disproportionately burdened by waste facilities.

Shoddy Disposal Work Mars Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — A leaky truck filled with oil-stained sand and absorbent boom soaked in crude pulls away from the beach, leaving tar balls ...

Green is Garbage

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

In recent published reports, the University of New Hampshire has found a new way to generate energy. The university's EcoLine project, four years in t...

Are Software Salesmen Dirty?

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

A recent lawsuit rocked the software industry. Waste Management sued SAP for the "complete failure" of an ERP implementation, seeking $100 million in ...

Biggest Accounting Scandals Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Got a creative impulse? Accounting may be the profession for you! As you'll see from the below collection of massive book-cooking frauds, there may...

Weekly Mulch: Green products, green energy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Ed. note: This week's Mulch is pint-sized and will run on Monday rather than Friday. We'll be back to our re...

La Danse and Undercover Boss: The Hierarchy of Labor

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Trish Kinney

As a young woman, I owned a dance studio and took work as a professional choreographer for musicals and operas. My father lured me into the world of ...

Reuse or Recycle? Try Freecycling

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Merritt

Unfortunately, there is more to sustainable living than just recycling. Recycling is good, but it is even better not to use disposable goods if possible.

So. Cal. Chronicles - Redemption For $28.69

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

It was the last day of my husband's staycation (nope, we didn't go anywhere), and we realized that one of the errands we overlooked (party animals that we are) was taking the recycling to a center.

America's Greenest Colleges: Did Your School Make the Grade?

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

While the good folks at U.S. News and World Report ascribe certain measurements of prestige to their college rankings, we rated schools based on what matters most to us.

The Garbage Nightmare

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bernie Bulkin

We have to minimize, recycle, reuse and think of waste as food. We have to stop thinking about cradle to grave and start thinking about cradle to cradle.

The Cooler is Me

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I have incredible destructive power within my grasp, and I have to use it judiciously. This recovery that's in the wind is a delicate thing and I'm not one of those guys who's looking for ways to kill it.

Environmental Progress in Middle East May Hinge on Financial Gains

Brian Pellot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Pellot

Cairo is like many Middle Eastern cities in that it lacks an effective system for pre-disposal recycling. As a result, the Zabaleen separate an estimated 4,000 tons of trash each day into organic and inorganic matter.

Greening Hollywood: Green Geeks 2.0

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paige Donner

Feel like getting social while going green(er)? Launched earlier this summer is Greenopolis, a social networking site that functions like the others,...