This Oktoberfest, meet a startup that can turn brewery waste into biodegradable plastic:

This Oktoberfest, meet a startup that can turn brewery waste into biodegradable plastic:

sierraclub.org 26 Sep '17, 2pm

When Christopher M. Thomas got acquainted with Jackie Wood, an events coordinator at the Empire Farm Brewery , it seemed like a perfect match. Thomas was a post-doctoral researcher at the State University of New York, experimenting with a process of converting food-industry leftovers into biodegradable plastic. He wanted some used grain, and Wood’s employer had plenty of that. A Syracuse-based beer company, Empire had recently expanded to become a farm brewery in order to cultivate barley, herbs, and hops to craft a greater variety of artisanal libations—all of which produce piles of spent grain. Brewers’ spent grain (BSG in industrial ter...

WWF welcomes the 2017 class of conservation leaders

worldwildlife.org 26 Sep '17, 6pm

Train Fellowships are named after the late Russell E. Train, founder and chairman emeritus of WWF-US, who was profoundly committed to buildin...

The Blacklist's Megan Boone has a new target: climate change - Grist

grist.org 26 Sep '17, 2pm
The Blacklist's Megan Boone has a new target: climate change - Grist

Megan Boone doesn’t scare easily. Cast as a rookie FBI profiler alongside James Spader’s career criminal on NBC’s The Blacklist , the relativ...

This Pathway is the Best Opportunity for Corporate Utility-scale Solar PV Procurement

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Sep '17, 2pm
This Pathway is the Best Opportunity for Corporate Utility-scale Solar PV Procurement

Corporate procurement of utility-scale solar PV is on the rise, but there’s opportunity for corporations to leverage recent market developmen...

Beach audit reveals which brands are worst offenders for plastic waste

treehugger.com 26 Sep '17, 11am
Beach audit reveals which brands are worst offenders for plastic waste

Knowing where trash comes from is the first step in figuring out better, more sustainable solutions. Freedom Island is a beautiful stretch of...

Energy

Mixed Reviews for EU Energy Efficiency Label for Heating Systems

Mixed Reviews for EU Energy Efficiency Label for Heating Systems

renewableenergymagazine.com 26 Sep '17, 5pm

The regulation required all new space and water heating solutions, products or packages, with a capacity of up to 70KW to have an energy effi...

Wind could provide 30% of Europe's power by 2030, WindEurope claims

Wind could provide 30% of Europe's power by 2030, WindEurope claims

windpowermonthly.com 26 Sep '17, 11am

Wind could provide up to 30% of the continent's power demands by 2030, according to projections released by WindEurope in its Scenarios for 2...

Read @fuelinggood's new blog post on how #E85 fueled his recent vacation. More here:

ethanolrfa.org 26 Sep '17, 12pm

For those that have not experienced 85-octane gasoline in the Rocky Mountain Region, it also affects E15. Specifically, E15 is only 86 octane...

Transportation

GM to Introduce at Least 10 New Energy Vehicles in China by 2020

electriccarsreport.com 26 Sep '17, 4pm
GM to Introduce at Least 10 New Energy Vehicles in China by 2020

General Motors will introduce at least 10 new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China by 2020, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra said at a p...

Fashion

Beech Architects convert 125-year-old windmill into a modern guesthouse

inhabitat.com 26 Sep '17, 4pm
Beech Architects convert 125-year-old windmill into a modern guesthouse

The architects added insulation panels to the exterior walls and topped the entire structure with a wooden observation pod. The flexible timb...

How Renewable Energy Can Accelerate the Microgrid Revolution

triplepundit.com 26 Sep '17, 9am

Article is spot on, and right on time. I live in central Florida, and Irma was bad. I am a hu...

Under construction: USGBC CEO shares an evolving blueprint

greenbiz.com 26 Sep '17, 10am

Anyone looking to accelerate the construction of green, healthy buildings is up against consi...

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