10 May '11, 12pm

Piles of opportunity buried in waste

Addressing the enormous environmental challenges that we face, waste management has become a growing field that offers entrepreneurial opportunities, room for innovations and investment prospects. Today, more and more venture investors are looking into waste management and value reclamation. Waste and recycling solutions were the main topic at SDForum's Green and Clean Evening Series on May 3 in Menlo Park, Calif. Hosted by Orrick and moderated by Greg Heibel, partner and member of the Emerging Companies Group at Orrick, a panel of experts discussed current technological innovations in waste management, emerging waste mitigation business, socially responsible investment projects and collaboration with public service providers. Panelist included Julie Rapoport from CalStar Products , Nick Drobac from The Clean Oceans Project , Randy Hawks from Claremont Creek Ventures , Ann...

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EU Trial Project to Compensate Fishermen for Ca...

triplepundit.com 10 May '11, 9am

In addition to providing a second source of income for fishermen — much needed in a time of ever-diminishing fish stocks —...

This : Zero Waste Sewing #Share

craftingagreenworld.com 10 May '11, 7am

Currently the industry wastes about 15% of fabric used in garment construction. Zero-waste designers must truly innovate b...

Businesses accused of "dodging" waste obligatio...

businessgreen.com 09 May '11, 1am

The failure to properly enforce waste regulations coupled with complicated waste policies that vary from council to counci...

Waste Management Takes Two Big Steps in the Composting Business

Waste Management Takes Two Big Steps in the Com...

greenbiz.com 06 May '11, 12pm

Waste Management Inc. , the firm striving to turn the traditional model of garbage handling on its head, is expanding its ...

StopWaste Expands to Trim Supply Chain Packaging Waste Nationwide

StopWaste Expands to Trim Supply Chain Packagin...

greenbiz.com 06 May '11, 1pm

OAKLAND, CA — Use Reusables has helped more than 200 companies in the San Francisco Bay Area adopt reusable boxes and othe...

Fact of the Day: Americans generate more than 8...

earth911.com 18 May '11, 7am

The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the vie...

Q&A: Sustainability in the Spice Business

Q&A: Sustainability in the Spice Business

triplepundit.com 09 May '11, 9am

SK: And how did you get into your current line of work? CP: I came back from the Peace Corps and did sustainability consul...

Energy Saving Trust Small Business Loans

energysavingtrust.org.uk 09 May '11, 8am

The scheme is aimed at Scottish businesses that fall within the EC definition of Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME), ...

More than Half of U.S. Energy Goes to Waste – B...

cleantechnica.com 17 May '11, 12pm

estimate that the U.S. loses more than half the energy it generates. That doesn’t include heating and cooling loss from bu...

Why we're pushing P&G and General Mills to cut packaging waste

Why we're pushing P&G and General Mills to cut ...

greenbiz.com 03 May '11, 8pm

We are a throwaway society. The U.S. solid waste recycling rate hovers at a dismal 34 percent. Product packaging is the la...