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Mosaic Crowdsourcing $100 Million in New Solar Projects
Mosaic Crowdsourcing $100 Million in New Solar Projects

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to solar energy projects, is tackling more and more ambitious projects. Recently, it started the Golden State Series, a string of solar investments that will total $100 million. The first project, seeking a investment $153,000 in a solar charity in San Diego, sold out in just six hours. - 7 years ago

The New Three Rs: Reuse, Recycle, Radiation?
The New Three Rs: Reuse, Recycle, Radiation?

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / The question of what to do with nuclear waste is as old as our ability to harness nuclear energy. Up until now, all nuclear byproducts have just been placed in storage facilities that will slowly decay over the next few hundred thousand years. Now it seems we are starting to make some progress. - 7 years ago

The Co-Operative's Lighter Wine Bottles Save Hundreds of Tons of Glass and CO2
The Co-Operative's Lighter Wine Bottles Save Hundreds of Tons of Glass and CO2

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / UK grocery chain The Co-operative has just announced significant reductions in the weight of its private label wine bottles. With the help of its supplier, Kingsland Wines and Spirits, the Co-operative achieved reductions that amounted to a savings of 725 metric tons of glass and 556 metrics tons of CO2. Not only does a major reduction such as this use fewer resources and save energy, the biggest reduction comes from having less weight to transport and therefore dramatically lower fuel costs. By the end of 2013, the Co-operative plans to reduce its packaging weights by a further 15% and increase its carrier bag reduction target to 75%. - 7 years ago

Less Than 100: How Percentages Show True Understanding of Green Trends
Less Than 100: How Percentages Show True Understanding of Green Trends

Marketing and Comms / In early March, Cone Communications teamed up with ORC International to conduct a survey of over 1,000 adults to better understand how consumers interpret and grapple with the flood of environmental information coming their way. The survey included many questions on how consumers seek out information, usage and disposal instructions, and how well they actually understand what it is that they are being told. The results are now a part of the 2013 Green Gap Trend Tracker and boil down to a series of statistics. Usually, a list of percentages can be tedious and meaningless if taken out of context. - 7 years ago

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