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Harpoon Brewery recognized for its green initiatives

Harpoon Brewery recognized for its green initiatives

Thatcher Michelsen April 30, 2012 0

Mayor Menino gave the 2012 Boston Green Business Award to the brewery for its work to reduce waste, responsibly use chemicals and improve operational efficiency

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U.K. student designs one-of-a-kind green vacuum

U.K. student designs one-of-a-kind green vacuum

Thatcher Michelsen April 27, 2012 0

Jake Tyler's eco-friendly cleaner has earned him global recognition.

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LED street lights a bright idea for communities

LED street lights a bright idea for communities

Thatcher Michelsen April 26, 2012 0

Studies have shown that as much as 40 percent of municipality's total energy costs come from streetlights

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Carnegie Mellon researchers take a close look at the efficiency of AC vs. DC power

Carnegie Mellon researchers take a close look at the efficiency of AC vs. DC power

Thatcher Michelsen April 25, 2012 0

Traditionally, AC technology has been the main way to produce and utilize electric power, but research shows it may not be best

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VCU teams up with leading energy provider to find green solutions

VCU teams up with leading energy provider to find green solutions

Thatcher Michelsen April 23, 2012 0

The two will work together to determine the effectiveness of using micro-grids to manage energy consumption

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Hair-care company celebrates Earth Day with historical wind project

Hair-care company celebrates Earth Day with historical wind project

Thatcher Michelsen April 20, 2012 0

Zotos International announced its completion of the largest wind project by a U.S. manufacturing company ever

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Number of green travelers is growing, hotels taking advantage

Number of green travelers is growing, hotels taking advantage

Thatcher Michelsen April 19, 2012 0

The popularity of green travel is expanding rapidly, but with hotels using the trend as a marketing tool, it's not always easy to find truly eco-friendly lodging

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Solar energy bill could help California’s most vulnerable communities

Solar energy bill could help California’s most vulnerable communities

Thatcher Michelsen April 18, 2012 0

Not only could the bill open new job opportunities in struggling communities, it could also clean up neighborhoods that are suffering from pollution

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Study: 72 percent job seekers prefer green employers

Study: 72 percent job seekers prefer green employers

Thatcher Michelsen April 17, 2012 0

Not enough companies are actively trying to be eco-friendly, the report indicates

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Chicago signs on with Oregon-based bike sharing program

Chicago signs on with Oregon-based bike sharing program

Thatcher Michelsen April 16, 2012 0

The ultimate green form of transportation doesn't require any gasoline or alternative fuel sources

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