Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Websites help shoppers go green


  • USA Today

Websites such as Yerdle and Oroeco are helping consumers find secondhand products and identify other ways to reduce their carbon footprint. "What's great is that many actions that improve climate also… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

AWEA counters critics' claims on "hidden cost" of wind energy


  • CleanTechnica

American Wind Energy Association calculations show that conventional power plants have far more "hidden costs" than wind energy. In a blog post, AWEA reported that a typical household in Texas will pa… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Radio ad questions Iowa candidate's support for biofuels


  • Hill, The

A Republican candidate for an Iowa seat in the Senate may not be as supportive of renewable fuels as she seems, according to a radio ad from Americans United for Change. Joni Ernst, who is running for… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Sainsbury's to power a store solely with its own trash


  • ExtremeTech

A Sainsbury's store in England will be the first worldwide to start shipping its food waste daily to a facility that will convert the trash into the electricity needed to power the store. Once the ope… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Canadian company lands deal to build 3 anaerobic digesters in the U.S.


  • Edmonton Journal (Alberta), The

Himark Biogas, a Canada-based company, has struck a deal with NEO Energy to build three anaerobic digesters in the U.S. to turn food waste into electricity and fertilizer. The digesters will be constr… Read More