“Garbage in —> Energy out” Biomass offers efficient, environmentally-positive generation and helps secure provision in a world where traditional fuels are subject to price fluctuation and adverse geopolitical influences. Developing countries such as Burma, Honduras or Nigeria, which all reported developments in the month, can more easily meet their growing electricity generation needs. “Large scale…

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Stanford Report – Aug 22, 2014 Hydrogen gas is used to power zero-emissions fuel cell vehicles, but most hydrogen is made from fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. Stanford University Professor Hongjie Dai has developed an emissions-free electrolytic device that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen at room temperature. The device runs on an…

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A Stanford study outlines how power from facilities such as the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California’s Mojave Desert can be part of the state’s renewable energy future. A new Stanford study finds that it is technically and economically feasible to convert California’s all-purpose energy infrastructure to one powered by clean, renewable energy. The plan shows…

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Why do SMEs implement integrated management systems ? The main reason is that many SMEs are suppliers to large companies that impose quality and environmental requirements on their supply chain. In many cases, these requirements can only be met by implementing a management system and being certified. Also, governments apply quality, environmental and even sustainability criteria…

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Cereal maker Kellogg says it’s stepping up efforts to reduce carbon emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative to be more environmentally friendly. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company said August 13 it will require key suppliers such as farms and mills to measure and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions. It’s…

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Be Proactive to be Green, one of your keys to contributing to a better environment.  It doesn’t have to be big, just do it on a regular basis. Be ProGreenActive(TM) and  boost your contribution. You have the Freedom to choose your response to stimulus. Develop your ProGreenActive(TM) self awareness, imagination conscience and exercise your independent will.…

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Using Water Wisely In the manufacturing of foods and beverages, substantial amounts of water are used, both in processing and in the cleaning and sanitation of equipment. It is important understand water’s importance as a natural resource and the possible supply constraints in the future. Understanding how efficiently water is used is at the heart…

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