INNOVATION

American Food Manufacturing Summit Makes Plans for Virtual Event in 2021

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

Using an Old Design Technique to Help Combat Rising Temperatures in the Pacific Northwest

As temperatures continue to rise worldwide, architects are becoming increasingly aware of the designs necessary to ensure that buildings can remain cool inside.

Microsoft Pledges to be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft just pledged to be carbon negative by 2030, stating that they will use their recent clean energy purchases to power all of their global operations within the next decade

END-USERS

Chicago’s Proposed Ban on “Single-Use Foodware” and What That Means for Sustainability

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

What Green Certifications are Right for the Food and Restaurant Industry?

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

How to Source Sustainable Seafood in Restaurants

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

EVENTS

American Food Manufacturing Summit Makes Plans for Virtual Event in 2021

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: The Future of Green Buildings

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

REVIEW: Farming for the Future: Ecosystem Market Summer Series

The Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership hosted the first two webinars of a series last week.

ENERGY

Using an Old Design Technique to Help Combat Rising Temperatures in the Pacific Northwest

As temperatures continue to rise worldwide, architects are becoming increasingly aware of the designs necessary to ensure that buildings can remain cool inside.

WASTE

The Future of Food: Four Plastic Packaging Alternatives

Each year, the United States alone generates millions of tons of plastic food containers and packaging, yet only a small percentage is recycled or burned for energy.

GWA CORNER

Top Asset Manager BlackRock CEO

CEO Laurence ‘Larry’ Fink of BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset management company, wrote to CEOs on January 14, stating that the socioeconomic effects of physical climate risk c

TRANSPORTATION

Everything you need to know about insuring an electric vehicle

Robert Anderson invented the first electric car in 1832, but only in recent decades have electric cars become major contenders in the automobile industry.

Kia Wants to Replace Public Transportation With Micro-EV’s

Kia Motors is considering the future of public transportation by pushing for micro electric vehicles.

New Research Finds Hydrogen on Demand One Step Closer

Scientists have developed a way to produce Hydrogen power on demand. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences…

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Climate Change

Chicago’s Proposed Ban on “Single-Use Foodware” and What That Means for Sustainability

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

What Green Certifications are Right for the Food and Restaurant Industry?

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

American Food Manufacturing Summit Makes Plans for Virtual Event in 2021

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

How to Source Sustainable Seafood in Restaurants

Now that it is once again the season of farmer’s markets, I’ve been buying more local produce than I do when it’s cold out. Farmer’s markets often feature produce and prepared foods from multiple nearby states, but you can also find produce grown within the city.

Organics Quiz

Concern about the safety and value of the food we eat is motivating more and more shoppers to fill their grocery carts with food labeled “organic.” According to USDA statistics, annual spending on organic food and drinks has jumped from about $1 billion to $28 billion in the past 20 years. But how is organic defined, and is it always the healthiest choice?

Using an Old Design Technique to Help Combat Rising Temperatures in the Pacific Northwest

As temperatures continue to rise worldwide, architects are becoming increasingly aware of the designs necessary to ensure that buildings can remain cool inside.

Microsoft Pledges to be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft just pledged to be carbon negative by 2030, stating that they will use their recent clean energy purchases to power all of their global operations within the next decade

Chicago Restaurants Where Sustainability is on the Menu

The transition towards running a more sustainable restaurant can be intimidating, but three of Chicago’s most eco-friendly establishments provide a blueprint for success. Regardless of your business’ disposable income to begin this journey, the stories behind these restaurants present a vision for easy decarbonization.

Five Innovative Ways that Companies are Curbing Food Waste

Brought into the field by Israeli startup, Wasteless, dynamic pricing is a way that grocery stores can reduce food waste and increase revenue.