Posts tagged: United States Environmental Protection Agency

Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas for Solar Power

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer     DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid vehicle. The […]

New York’s Compost Innovation?

Here’s an idea that will keep New York’s organic waste out of landfills, while creating revenue…all while giving New Yorkers more green space! Courtesy: http://todaysgreenminute.com/episode71.htm Tweet

Oak Ridge first EPA green power community in Southeast

KNOXVILLE—The Tennessee Valley Authority has been recognized as a Top 10 utility leader in green power program sales, and Oak Ridge has been designated the first Green Power Community in the Southeast by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. TVA was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. In the first NREL Top 10 ranking […]

“Drift Catchers” Protect Organic Food

Organic farmers get angry when the chemicals they try so hard to avoid end up drifting over from neighboring farms…. But now a weapon no bigger than a vacuum cleaner will help them fight back. Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com Tweet

Apple to Honor Earth Day 2014 at Retail Stores, Main Campus

Apple will be celebrating Earth Day 2014 next Tuesday, April 22 throughout its various retail locations and at its main campus, reports 9to5Mac.   The company will color its logos in green for the occasion, as employees will wear special shirts with an event planned at Apple’s headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, California. […]