Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

It's time to clean up the oceans, says sailboat racer

1/27/2015

  • Guardian (London), The

Round-the-world yachtsmen have a unique insight into the volume of trash in the oceans, says Olympic medalist and Volvo Ocean Race competitor Ian Walker. Walker has encountered logs, bottles, fishing … Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Wind industry needs native workers, U.K. energy secretary says

1/27/2015

  • ReNews.biz (U.K.)

The U.K. should encourage citizens to pursue training in the wind sector so that those individuals can fill jobs, rather than seeking employees from other countries, said U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Dave… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Bond investors worry over Brazil's sugar industry

1/26/2015

  • Bloomberg

Brazil's sugar industry experienced two defaults in less than a year, and these worry bond investors because "bond prices indicate high chances of default," said Carlos Gribel, head of fixed income at… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

Consultant helps businesses recycle more, save money

1/21/2015

  • FastCoExist

Rubicon Global is a startup buying waste from large companies and then finding ways to keep that waste out of landfills. "We want to take advantage of our buying power to help them reduce cost. Recycl… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Algenol makes first step into Indian market

1/21/2015

  • News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.) (tiered subscription model), The

Algenol has opened an algae-production platform in India, its first in that country. The facility is near a Reliance Industries refinery. "The project is designed to demonstrate how robust the Algenol… Read More