Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Solar-energy sector is picking up steam

8/28/2014

  • SmithsonianMag.com

America's solar-energy industry is building momentum, with this year's capacity standing at more than twice the level of a year earlier. Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

N.J. town committee sets wind, solar ordinances

8/28/2014

  • New Jersey Hills Media Group

The Township Committee of Tewksbury, N.J., introduced wind and solar project ordinances to encourage wind and solar power use without violating the Tewksbury Master Plan and Development Regulations Or… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Nearby corn futures are trading at contract lows

8/29/2014

  • EthanolProducer.com

Nearby corn futures are trading at contract lows this month, benefiting ethanol and other corn users, writes Jason Sagebiel, director of renewable fuels for INTL FCStone. New crop carryout is likely t… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

N.C. city considers charging residents for trash output

8/27/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Charlotte, N.C., is about to seek proposals for its recycling contract, and among the options is a private company's plan to charge residents per bag of solid waste. Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Italian scientists produce bioplastic from agricultural waste

8/26/2014

  • Quartz

Scientists from the Italian Institute of Technology have extracted cellulose from rice hulls, cocoa pod husks and parsley and spinach stems using a solution of trifluoroacetic acid. The researchers to… Read More