The Great Green Wall of America – POLITICO Magazine

President Donald Trump has given us many details about his wall. “A great wall.” “A big, beautiful, open gate.” “Impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful.” “There could be some fencing.” And we all know who is paying for it: Mexico, whose president continues to insist, “Mexico, of course, will not pay.” The wall has galvanized Trump’s […]

Green Building and Sustainability – EP Magazine

Green Building and Sustainability Increased awareness of not only the value, but the necessity of adopting green building initiatives in new builds and retro fits is critical. By Jack Laken Jan 23, 2017 Our climate is changing. A shift in the number of wildfires, tsunamis, earthquakes, droughts, and heavy rainfalls has been attributed to climate […]

Eco-friendly magazine won't be killing trees anymore | New York Post – New York Post

Rodale’s Organic Life won’t be contributing to the compost heap any longer. The eco-friendly lifestyle magazine said Friday its February/March issue will be its last in print as it switches to an all-digital format. The suspension of print after only 12 issues of the bimonthly title is a blow to Rodale Chief Executive Maria Rodale, […]

How Roofs Can Play A Key Role In Sustainable Architecture – Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

December 22, 2016– As the green and sustainable building trend moves into the mainstream, we can begin to evaluate the impact and roles that different parts of the building’s envelope play on overall sustainability and contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. The result has been healthier, more productive buildings that last longer, consume far less […]

Tiny houses—or at least very small ones—are coming to metro Atlanta – Atlanta Magazine

A study expected by mid-January marks the first step toward zoning changes that would allow smaller houses in the city of Atlanta December 2016Michele Cohen Marill Photograph by AdriÀ Fruitos Far from the hipster vibe of the Atlanta BeltLine and the construction cranes of Westside, a kudzu-covered lot in the Frog Hollow neighborhood of East […]

Massachusetts School's Solar Canopy Completed – EP Magazine

Massachusetts School’s Solar Canopy Completed Solect Energy owns and operates the array and sells the power back to Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School at a reduced, fixed rate for the duration of the agreement. The company reports the project was completed and commissioned at zero cost to the school. Dec 21, 2016 Upper […]

Patagonia Is Releasing a Beer That Will Give You an Eco-Friendly Buzz – Money Magazine

The craft brew is made from a sustainable type of wheatgrass. + READ ARTICLE The Patagonia company is known for creating sustainable, albeit expensive (see: Patagucci), outdoor gear. Today, the California-based eco-friendly clothing company is adding beer to its existing line of sustainable food and beverage products. The American pale ale, which clocks in at […]

Envergent begins construction on RTP green fuel facility in Canada – Biofuels International Magazine

Envergent Technologies, a joint venture of Honeywell UOP and Ensyn Corp., has begun construction on a renewable fuels facility in Quebec, Canada. The project, located at Port Cartier, will incorporate Envergent’s proprietary RTP technology and will convert forest residues from local sources into liquid green fuel for institutional and industrial heating. The product also acts as a renewable refinery feedstock for […]

Singapore is getting way greener thanks to this architectural firm – The Real Deal Magazine

Singapore is getting way greener thanks to this architectural firm WOHA wants to fill the city with tropical vertical ecosystems July 31, 2016 05:15PM Parkroyal on Pickering tower in Singapore From the New York site: Construction goes around the clock in the dense nation state of Singapore. But increasingly, the wealthy island is turning away […]