Mark Freeman, senior manager of Microsoft Dining Services, and Mohan Reddy Guttapalem, Microsoft senior facilities manager, Puget Sound. (Microsoft Photo) The 44,000 employees at Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters campus went through a whopping 189 million pounds of food and packaging between July and December 2015. Even more impressive than employees’ appetites is the fact that the […]

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The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year. Images have been released showing the sheer size of a new solar power plant in southern India. The facility in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, has a capacity of 648 MW and covers an area of 10 sq km.  This makes it […]

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Europe’s renewable energy sector is facing significant insecurity in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit campaign was led by a number of leading political figures who oppose tackling climate change by introducing wind warms and other renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuel power stations. Lord Nigel Lawson, […]

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Good news: the pace of green building in the hospitality sector is on the rise, and it doesn’t require making any sacrifice in the luxury of your stay away from home! It’s no secret that with operations running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, hotels consume natural resources at […]

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Apple’s latest supply chain audit report shows its push for more rigorous environmental standards and renewable energy production across its supply chain is working: suppliers in 2015 diverted more than 73,000 metric tons of waste from landfills and saved more than 3.8 billion gallons of freshwater.

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One of the world’s three biggest polluters just took a big step toward reducing its greenhouse emissions and embracing renewable energy sources.  India’s fourth-largest airport, the Cochin International Airport in the southern city of Kochi, announced on Tuesday that it is now “absolutely energy neutral,” The Economic Times reports. The airport is co-funded and operated […]

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Architects around the world are embracing wood building materials, as they are sustainable and renewable.  Wood has many advantages over many traditional building materials, as trees absorb carbon dioxide as they age, this carbon dioxide remains in the wood.  People are developing new products to aide builders who are constructing wooden buildings, but people are […]

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Citigroup Sets $100 Billion Funding Goal for Green Projects. Citi’s previous $50 billion goal was announced in 2007 and was met three years early in 2013. In a speech in New York, Citi Bank Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat said – Citigroup Sets $100 Billion Funding Goal for Green Projects supporting renewable power, energy efficiency and sustainable transportation […]

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