Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Packaging is new frontier for corporate CSR


  • Packaging Digest

Packaging is emerging as a key frontier in corporate sustainability efforts, touching on everything from green marketing to cost- and waste-reduction campaigns, experts say. "This trend is notable in … Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Report: U.S. offshore wind energy led by Mass., R.I.


  • (New Bedford, Mass.) (tiered subscription model)

Massachusetts and Rhode Island are leading U.S. efforts to develop offshore wind energy, according to a National Wildlife Federation report. "Both states have shown considerable leadership to date in … Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Ill. ethanol plant celebrates 10 years


  • Daily News (Robinson, Ill.)

The Lincolnland Agri-Energy ethanol plant in Illinois will celebrate 10 years of operations Saturday. Co-founder Robin Guyer said the project couldn't have happened without the hard work and support o… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

NRDC latest outside group to influence federal regulations


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The recent Environmental Protection Agency proposal to reduce emissions from power plants reflected ideas in a blueprint drawn up by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The NRDC followed in the foo… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Demand for bioplastics in China grows despite challenges



The biobased plastics industry in China is experiencing an uptick in demand, making industry players more optimistic despite having some difficulties in pricing and government policies. "If government… Read More