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SunPower Corp. to Save California Schools $5.6 million in 2012

SunPower Corp. to Save California Schools $5.6 million in 2012

At the California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) annual conference in Sacramento, SunPower Corp. announced that SunPower solar power systems installed at 92 of California’s K-12 public schools have delivered an estimated total…

Ford Aims to Cut Waste-to-Landfill 40 Percent per Vehicle by 2016 through New Five-Year Global Waste Reduction Plan

Ford Aims to Cut Waste-to-Landfill 40 Percent per Vehicle by 2016 through New Five-Year Global Waste Reduction Plan

From PRNewswire and Ford Motor Company: Ford’s new five-year global waste reduction strategy calls for a 40 percent per vehicle reduction in the amount of waste sent to landfill between…

Black is the New Green – A Column from The Nature Conservancy

Black is the New Green – A Column from The Nature Conservancy

- Call him Ishmael. A student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ishmael is studying ways for people to live in greater harmony with nature. He grew up loving the outdoors,…

Researchers Look To New Process To Harvest Solar Energy

Researchers Look To New Process To Harvest Solar Energy

As Reported by Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Since the seventh century B.C., mankind has looked to the power of the sun to provide an energy source.…

Adirondack Park Study Shows Bird Communities Impacted By Exurban Residences Up To 200 Meters Away

Adirondack Park Study Shows Bird Communities Impacted By Exurban Residences Up To 200 Meters Away

Wildlife Conservation Society Some species keeping their distance, while others cozy up to human neighbors As part of the study, scientists sampled the presence of 20 species of birds both…

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day Wednesday February 27th

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day Wednesday February 27th

As Reported by April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online February 27 is International Polar Bear Day, sponsored and led by Polar Bear International (PBI). PBI is an advocacy…

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day in Pictures with the Environmental Defense Fund (slideshows)

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day in Pictures with the Environmental Defense Fund (slideshows)

In celebration of International Polar Bear Day today, (February 27th), the Environmental Defense Fund has produced a series of amazing photo slideshows. Check them out at SLIDESHOW – International Polar…

Auburn University’s Innovative Sustain-A-Bowl Encourages Sustainable Living in Residence Halls

Auburn University’s Innovative Sustain-A-Bowl Encourages Sustainable Living in Residence Halls

Special to The Green Register Throughout the month of February, residents and Residence Life staff in 30 Auburn University residence halls are participating in the annual Sustain-A-Bowl competition, which challenges each hall…

EWG Study: Unwanted Toxic Chemicals in Nation’s Drinking Water

EWG Study: Unwanted Toxic Chemicals in Nation’s Drinking Water

News from the Environmental Working Group: A new Environmental Working Group analysis of 2011 water quality tests by 201 large U.S. municipal water systems that serve more than 100 million people in…

Dirt Plays Important Part In Making Clean Water

Dirt Plays Important Part In Making Clean Water

As Reported by Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Rivers, lakes, and oceans may play a large role in the water cycle, but many people don’t realize that…

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