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Archive: Business & Innovation

30 Jun 2014

China’s Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops

by HE GUANGWEI
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26 Jun 2014

On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas

by RACHEL CERNANSKY
An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. READ MORE

12 Jun 2014

Can Waterless Dyeing Processes Clean Up the Clothing Industry?

by LYDIA HEIDA
One of the world’s most polluting industries is the textile-dyeing sector, which in China and other Asian nations releases trillions of liters of chemically tainted wastewater. But new waterless dyeing technologies, if adopted on a large scale, could sharply cut pollution from the clothing industry. READ MORE

09 Jun 2014

How A Small College Launched Divestment from Fossil Fuels

by DIANE TOOMEY
Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission. READ MORE

03 Jun 2014

New Desalination Technologies Spur Growth in Recyling Water

by CHERYL KATZ
Desalination has long been associated with one process — turning seawater into drinking water. But a host of new technologies are being developed that not only are improving traditional desalination but opening up new frontiers in reusing everything from agricultural water to industrial effluent. READ MORE

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e360 digest

23 Jul 2014: "Inglorious" Produce Campaign Is Major Success for French Grocer

02 Jul 2014: Roughly $80 Billion Wasted on Power for Networked Devices, Report Says

26 Jun 2014: Major U.S. Retailers to Limit Pesticides That May Be Harmful to Bees

24 Jun 2014: Concentrated Solar Power Could Compete with Natural Gas, Study Says

12 Jun 2014: U.S. Breweries Cut Water Use Amid Widespread Drought Conditions

11 Jun 2014: Group Will Pay Farmers To Create Temporary Migratory Bird Habitat

09 Jun 2014: Interview: The Small College That Launched Fossil Fuel Divestment

05 Jun 2014: Coating for Roof Tiles Could Help Clear Smog-Causing Air Pollutants

03 Jun 2014: Developing Countries Lead Global Surge in Renewable Energy Capacity

02 Jun 2014: New U.S. Coal Plant Rules Could Lead to a Steep Drop in Emissions


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