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2010-12-05 00:13:49

Program Will Produce Ultra-Clean Burning Firelogs While Saving 200,000+ Trees, Diverting 16+ Million Pounds of Landfill Waste, and Reducing Carbon Footprint Oroville, CA (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 In the wake of President Obama's America Recycles Day proclamation, CleanFlame announced today the formal launch of its CleanCycleâ“ž¢ Partner Program. SUPERVALU, whose subsidiary chains include Albertsons, Farm Fresh, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, and Shoppers', is a flagship...

2010-12-01 01:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CityRyde, the leading bike-sharing innovator in the United States, announced today that it has submitted the methodology behind its revolutionary new Inspire software to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) Program for approval. Inspire is designed to offer additional revenue streams to bicycle-sharing programs through the use of carbon offset credits and holds the distinction of being the first methodology explicitly designed for sustainable...

2010-11-29 17:08:00

Web host purchases 10,260 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its operations OVERLAND PARK, KS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Codero, a leading provider of dedicated and managed hosting services, is renewing its commitment to renewable energy by purchasing green power for 100% of its operations including a data center in Phoenix, AZ and its headquarters located in Overland Park, KS. The company began to purchase green power in November of 2009 from Eco Electrons Renewable Energy....

2010-11-15 10:21:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McKesson Corporation and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are teaming on an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and trimming drug distribution costs. Working with IBM researchers and business consultants, North America's largest distributor of prescription drugs is bringing a new level of intelligence to the pharmaceutical supply chain as well as its own business operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NY01477-a)...

2010-11-15 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently announced the purchase of offsets from the new Laurelbrook Farm Compost Project, a project which is estimated to prevent more than 15,000 tons of greenhouse gas pollution over the next ten years - an amount equivalent to the CO2 emissions from 31,646 barrels of oil consumed.(1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/ESURANCELOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses that choose to run business applications in the cloud can help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net 30 percent or more versus running those same applications on their own infrastructure. These findings, from a study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and conducted by Accenture and WSP Environment & Energy, demonstrate cloud computing's potential to operate business applications more efficiently. (Logo:...

2010-11-03 00:00:37

WREA successfully argues that it is not solely about carbon, but comprehensively about energy also, and the methods to do this management efficiently and economically. Combining the best features of various platforms, instituting interoperability and robustness are the keys. For example, by being able to capture data on social networks, EMSPRO offers instant access to hundreds of millions of users and their data. This is very useful in capturing Scope 3 carbon data. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB)...

2010-10-26 15:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) appreciates the Obama Administration's commitment in developing first-ever national fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for heavy- and medium-duty trucks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Through ATA's ongoing dialogue with both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of...

2010-10-12 13:48:11

Green technologies key for IT industry profitability in 2020 Unless the IT industry adopts new energy-efficient technologies in the coming decade, it runs a serious risk of being unable to contribute to growing the global economy if limits are placed on carbon emissions. The findings come from an 18-month investigation by scholars at the Institute for Sustainable and Applied Infodynamics (ISAID) in Singapore and Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston. "In the face of...

2010-10-06 15:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that it has submitted its first response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that works with shareholders and businesses to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations. SunPower's CDP response is one of the first from a solar power company. For the year 2009, SunPower's global operations generated greenhouse gas emissions totaling 328 metric tons of CO2...