Posts tagged: Sustainability

Net-zero Egg Barn with Solar Energy Opens in Alberta

High-tech egg farm will test a variety of technologies to cut carbon footprint By: Kyle Bakx The Brant Hutterite Colony in southern Alberta is trying to do something that has never been done before — it aims to produce roughly 13,000 eggs a day while creating no net greenhouse gas emissions. The colony of 105 people recently cut the ribbon on Canada’s […]

Boeing, United Arab Emirates Partners Look to Harvest Biofuel from Desert Plants

ABU DHABI, Jan. 22, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and research partners in the United Arab Emirates have made breakthroughs in sustainable aviation biofuel development, finding that desert plants fed by seawater will produce biofuel more efficiently than other well-known feedstocks. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), affiliated with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology […]

10 Ways Green Technology Advancements Are Saving Energy

10 Ways Green Technology Advancements Are Saving Energy (via Dude, Sustainable!) It seems that virtually every product on the shelf is touting green benefits and materials. However, few products and technologies actually list their energy and carbon benefits. Here are 10 ways that green technology advancements are helping reduce… Tweet

Tips to Stay Eco-Friendly and Chic for Christmas

Sadly, in recent years, Christmas has shifted away from its (already controversial roots) into a consumerism centered holiday. So what can you do, if you want to have a green, eco-friendly celebration, but still cherish the warm Christmas spirit? Here’s what you should do: Find the Right Tree The Christmas tree is at the heart […]

Impressive Solar Panel Facade on LA School

Just now completed, the ‘green dot amino leadership’ charter high school by american firm brooks and scarpa architects is an innovative and sustainable building that also encourages kids to learn. located in a south los angeles neighborhood, directly under the flight path to LAX and adjacent to the busy 105 century freeway, the site already […]