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'Green' Kashmir

'Green' Kashmir

Literally? No. Figuratively? Absolutely. Kashmir is the creation of brothers, Alex and Stavros Vasiliadis. Native to Philadelphia, these two have been creating green, eco-friendly, and health conscious venues since 1992.
Coca-Cola Reveals New Plant-Based Bottle

Coca-Cola Reveals New Plant-Based Bottle

“Soda bottle”—the image you might first think of is a bottle of Coke. But the word “plant” probably conjures up far different thoughts, about trees, maybe a factory, or perhaps even your countertop flower pot,

Green Asphalt

Green Asphalt

The U.S. pavement industry is slowly starting down a more environmentally friendly road — and quite literally. Several companies have begun to switch over to green asphalt production in order to keep our country cooler. The newly adopted process keeps emissions down, though it is not as new an idea as many may think. And no, it’s not actually green, either.

Pennsylvania Exploring Underground Carbon Storage

Pennsylvania Exploring Underground Carbon Storage

Carbon dioxide is the most prevalent of the greenhouse gases. A by-product of coal plants, CO2 rises up into the atmosphere and traps heat from escaping our planet, thus contributing to global warming. The state of Pennsylvania is the third largest contributor to global warming in the U.S., and alone accounts for 1 percent of the world’s annual CO2 emissions.

Mainestream Polluter

Mainestream Polluter

Recent studies have determined that the state of Maine has been one of the worst contributors to global warming—not just nationally, but globally. Data taken from 1960 to 2005 indicate that Maine topped 114 of 184 countries in greenhouse gas production. International environmental group Greenpeace concluded that although Maine ranked just 30th among U.S.

GREEN Car Manufacturing

GREEN Car Manufacturing

Did you know the transportation sector contributes more carbon dioxide than any other sector? With the focus on “green” this and “green” that, you’d think that this area would benefit the most from new technologies.

The NBA: Where Green Week Happens

The NBA: Where Green Week Happens

This past April, the NBA announced its first NBA Green Week during the week of April 2-10th. In partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council, Green Week

Are You “Efficient” At Spelling?

Are You “Efficient” At Spelling?

The word “efficient” made it into the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., the Associated Press reported. The national contest wraps up May 28.

Can you spell “energy efficiency?”

Energy Secretary Urges White Roofs

Energy Secretary Urges White Roofs

LONDON – While speaking to climate experts and thought leaders in London yesterday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recommended painting roofs and paved surfaces white to cut heat absorption and carbon emissions, the Times newspaper reported.

Do a good deed for the animal community, go shopping!

Do a good deed for the animal community, go shopping!

I’m sure we all spend at least part of our workdays in the same manner; surfing around online on different websites, trying to pass the time. Well, don’t let anyone tell you that it isn’t productive because I found a goldmine of wonderful when I stumbled upon the Animal Rescue Site .

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