Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Hair clippings help keep Detroit's parks green

9/29/2014

  • National Public Radio

Detroit's Social Club Grooming Co. uses leftover hair clippings as fertilizer for parks in the surrounding area. With 240 pounds of clippings a year going to local parks, that's the equivalent of 10 t… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Construction of Nova Scotia Power's 102-MW wind project advances

9/29/2014

  • Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), The

Nova Scotia Power prepares to install the wind turbines for the South Canoe Wind Farm outside the province's New Ross community. The 102-megawatt wind farm will have 34 turbines, enough power to cover… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

RFS boosts national security, Fuels America says

9/29/2014

  • DomesticFuel.com

The Renewable Fuel Standard helps increase national security by making the U.S. less dependent on foreign oil, Fuels America says in its newest ad campaign. The group argues that the Obama administrat… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

How to reboot yourself

9/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Professional growth requires patience on the road to change, writes Gershon Mader. That often means committing to a new direction and sticking with it, even if doing so feels uncomfortable. "For a dri… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Calif.-based feedstock company lands $22M in new investments

9/24/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

South San Francisco-based feedstock company NexSteppe has raised $22 million from a recent Series C funding round. Total Energy Ventures, ELFH Holding, Braemar Energy Ventures and DuPont Ventures were… Read More