Dumpster diving; 2009's fastest growing industry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith Dumpster diving is more than likely going to be the fastest growing industry of 2009 There are many people out there that go dumpster diving on a regular basis and many get most of their food even that way, let alone other items for their homes and even their home offices.

How Livestock Ranching Has Changed Over the Years

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Livestock ranching has been one of the most quickly growing industries in the last hundred years. From the rise in how much meat a person can afford to eat in… The post How Livestock Ranching Has Changed Over the Years appeared first on Ecofriend.

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Greener aviation: will they help save the planet or are they just pretty concepts?

Green Living Guy

Putting aside the effect of the pandemic and the decrease in flights, air travel has been one of the biggest and fastest-growing industries. Its popularity and constant use has made it one of the most significant contributors to carbon emissions. Almost 2.4%

How To Avoid Soy-based Deforestation Impacts in Your Diet

AGreenLiving

Soy-growing industrial farms carry a heavy environmental footprint, and a … The post How To Avoid Soy-based Deforestation Impacts in Your Diet appeared first on Earth 911.

Why Global Delivery and Logistics Fleets Are Electrifying Now

AGreenLiving

The report provides a comprehensive look at both the key opportunities and challenges facing this rapidly growing industry.

How CBD companies can be more sustainable

Green Prophet

Regenerative agriculture, like the proposed Hydropolis in Egypt, is one way to green the CBD and hemp industry. Why else would you get into such a niche (but growing) industry? One of the best parts of working in the CBD industry is the sustainable attributes of the hemp plant.

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SolarEdge and Tesla team up to tackle distributed PV storage

Green Prophet

Tesla’s collaboration with SolarEdge unites leading organizations in two rapidly-growing industries—solar energy and energy storage—to bring homeowners a more cost-effective and integrated energy generation, storage, and consumption solution,” said J.B. Tesla’s industry leading battery storage technology makes it a natural fit for this.

2015 85

Why Sustainable Palm Oil is Possible

Cool Green Science

But growing demand for this common ingredient is putting tropical rainforests—and our global climate—at risk. Transforming an entire industry won’t be easy—it’s extremely complex. With smart collaboration, groups with different perspectives can find common ground and turn a rapidly growing industry into a successful model for sustainable development. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune.

2015 65

How a Southern Californian Community Organized to Push for Rooftop Solar Jobs

Sierra Club Compass

What if your community was given the opportunity to embark on a path to a sustainable future with good jobs in one the fastest growing industries in the nation? At a time of economic uncertainty in our nation, where too many Americans are unemployed and desperately seeking work, jobs that can provide a sustainable income can now increasingly be found in the renewable energy industry.

2013 79

Environmental Popcorn II : Green Documentaries

Environmental News Network

After being asked to lease his property for natural gas drilling, Filmmaker Josh Fox goes decides to investigate the safety and secrets behind the fast growing industry of fracking. Food, Inc takes a critical look at food production industry, which has changed drastically since the 1950’s. Most people watch movies to be entertained or for escapism, but film can also serve another purpose.

Can CBD Gummies Help With Sleep?

Green Prophet

And, while THC and marijuana are still illegal on a federal level, Hemp (and therefore, CBD) has been removed from the national list of controlled substances as of last year’s farm bill and is now legal to grow and cultivate; though some states still enforce their own laws regarding the plant. With this new legislation has come a budding industry with a predicted value of somewhere around $22 billion in the next decade or so. CBD helps with sleep.

2019 43

Organic beer is the smarter choice

Green Life Smart Life

Organic beer is part of a growing industry and with it are some really great organic wines. When I think of Beer, I think of a nice glass of Newport Storm or maybe a blueberry beer from Coddingtons. With an older brother who brews his own and another who likes to consume it, I was taught to appreciate beer and to stay away from bud light! Although I prefer wine with my meals, on a summer night nothing is as good as a Hefeweizen with a slice of lemon.

2010 51

GRID Alternatives Lighting Up California Communities During Earth Week

Green (Living) Review

GRID Alternatives’ “barn raising” solar installation model also provides job trainees and other volunteers with hands-on experience installing systems, helping prepare them for work in one of the fastest growing industries in the state. Our model doesn’t just reduce pollution, it also reduces energy bills for families that need the savings most while helping workers find jobs in the energy industry of the future.”

EPA Issues Blow to State Department's Review of Keystone XL

Sierra Club Compass

The State Department's job now is to listen to the EPA and include a more "careful" analysis of just how important Keystone is to expanding this polluting industry, and include a full accounting of the pollution that would come with this growing industry. By Lena Moffitt, Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign Representative.

2013 69

Will Dark-sky Ecotourism Spread to the Mideast?

Green Prophet

But with the growing problem of light pollution , dark skies are becoming harder to find. So dark sky ecotourism is a growing industry. No city has yet declared itself, “the city of dark”, but a growing number of places have been set aside as dark-sky preserves and they are attracting dark-sky tourists. Israel’s Negev Desert, Jordan’s Mount Nebo, Medaba and Wadi Rum are a few dark sky destinations for stargazing.

2012 82

Why Energy Management in the Home Will Be Mainstream

Green Life Smart Life

While advancements in power delivery are absolutely necessary to ensure the grid is able to evolve with the growing demands in supply and meter data management along with energy storage are rapidly expanding industries, there are several good reasons why the general population will need to be on board with this transformation.

2009 55

Hashish Field Wars Between Soldiers and Lebanon’s Locals

Green Prophet

Why grow apples in Lebanon when hashish and cannabis is hundreds of times more lucrative? Back then, government-run eradication programs coupled with international development projects which incentivize farmers to profitably grow legal crops was supposed to bring Lebanon’s cannabis business down. The 2006 war rendered government run eradication programs and as a result cannabis growing has been on the rise again. A sustainable, industrial hemp alternative?

"What is the relevant uncertainty for climate change policy?"

Environmental Economics

  Africa and Vietnam exceed growth expectations, with a lot of solar power to be sure, but not enough to counteract their growing industrialization.  Tyler Cowen on May 3: A number of people have climbed onto Twitter and outlined (correctly) how increased uncertainty about the impact of climate change increases the value of doing something about it. 

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Global study hails growth for small wind sector

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) UK manufacturing industry casts aside economic gloom to become world's largest exporter A global study released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), flagged up significant international growth in demand for small wind technology. Even amidst the downturn, economies of scale are beginning to take shape in the industry and growth projections are the strongest in the industry’s 80-year history”.

2009 100

Reliable Steel to Build Phototronic Living Homes Using Sustainable Materials by GigaCrete

Green (Living) Review

Constructed using sustainable building materials from GigaCrete, this all-in-one structure allows individuals and families to comfortably live and grow inside. Both companies believe that eventually everyone will grow food inside their homes. With the industrial food machine the way it is now, there has never been a better time to move to our sustainable living homes.” Reliable Steel Builders has reached a licensing agreement with Phototron Holdings, Inc.

We need to talk about the environmental impact of marijuana

AGreenLiving

With the marijuana industry expanding to new audiences, what do eco-conscious people need to know about this plant and its demands on the environment? From water usage to pollution , growing cannabis may have a larger footprint than you’d think. Water use Like most plants, marijuana needs water to grow, perhaps even more so than other crops. For example, during the growing season in California, each plant needs nearly 22 liters of water a day.

Interview with Andrew Sell, Founder of Hipcycle

Green Prophet

When I came across upcycling and realized that it was not just a bunch of individuals reusing stuff, but rather a nascent, quickly growing industry, I was intrigued. One of the biggest pleasures in growing Hipcycle has been getting to know my Product Partners. New York City (especially Brooklyn); Boulder, Colorado; and Portland, Oregon are dynamic parts of the growing upcycling industry.

2011 72

How ESG issues can become even more relevant in times of market crisis

AGreenLiving

Ingram is also a member of the CFA Institute’s ESG working group responsible for defining an industry standard, along with representatives from the International Monetary Fund, BlackRock, the Principles for Responsible Investment and other prominent players in the responsible investment arena.

2020 36

Ecopreneurists Wanted

Green Life Smart Life

With continued success in the marketplace of environmentally conscious consumers, ‘g’ Green Design Center offers the opportunity to capitalize on a growing industry. We’ve heard the spiel before - the economy is in a recession and business has slowed to almost a halt. What’s an entrepreneur looking for a new business idea to do? Look for new opportunities in the green marketspace, for starters.

2009 40

‘WHEEL OF MISFORTUNE’ HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS OF BIOFUEL

Green (Living) Review

The “wheel is misfortune” is a twisted take on the wheel of fortune game show, with each segment of the wheel documenting the problems with biofuel, as follows: Rainforest Destroyed; Less Space to Grow Food; Massive Carbon Emissions; Orangutans Endangered; and Land Taken From People. Demand for palm oil as a biofuel is now one of the main drivers of deforestation in Indonesia and so Lush have been working with Biofuelwatch to find out how we can stop the burgeoning biofuel industry.

Europe’s wood pellet market is worsening environmental racism in the American South

AGreenLiving

The corporation, which manufactures wood pellets as a purportedly renewable alternative to coal, did what most industries do in prospective communities — they promised jobs, economic development, and minimal impacts. Collectively, the region’s wood pellet industry exports more than 7.4