16 Jul '11, 12pm

Energy Efficiency From the Baseball Stadium to Washington's Birthplace

Energy Efficiency From the Baseball Stadium to Washington's Birthplace

First up this week, plastic waste is piling up in America's landfills, but there's a solution: bioplastics. Correspondent Dan Goldstein tells us how these products are made, who's helping to put them in wide use among consumers and how they can help both the environment and the economy. Dan also shows us why some people are concerned about both the production and disposal of bioplastics, and what the industry is doing about it. Next, baseball fans have a lot of fun and consume a lot of food at major league games, but they also produce a lot of trash. Correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan reveals the Seattle Mariners' novel solution to this problem and the surprising results it achieved. And what's hot at the beach this year? How about a solar-powered bikini. The two-piece suit comes with a 5 Volt USB port to charge a cell phone, an mp3 player or a camera. And coming soon for ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/07/15/energy-efficiency...

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