In Austin, people can give back to Mother Earth on Earth Day in a direct way, by shopping and dining at businesses participating in a special giveback program. This Earth Day, be ready with the list.
Did you know that the Philadelphia Eagles are completely green-powered? Or that the Dallas Cowboys run the field when it comes to composting? Now the EPA has collected all these sustainable sports stories, raising raising the bar (admittedly it was low) on green practices for stadiums and sports leagues.
Soon it will be easier than ever to get rid of your used bicycle tire tubes responsibly via a new recycling network in which upcycler Alchemy Goods has partnered with bike maker Trek and outdoors retailer REI.
B Corps, or benefit corporations, have arrived in the state of New York.
Earlier this month, the legislature passed, and Gov. Cuomo signed, a bill (S.79-A) approving this new type of corporate structure in which companies promise to have a positive impact on the environment and watch out for the rights of workers and communities.
State officials then immediately registered 13 companies as B Corps on Feb 10, the same day the law was enacted.
By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now
Consider golfing in a downturn: On the one hand, golfers might find the club a great place to forget their troubles. On the other hand, country clubs are sure to be tightening their beltways, just like everyone else.