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Beverage Startup Turns Beer Byproducts Into Plant-Based Protein

Every year, beer brewing creates eight million pounds of perishable byproduct that generally enters the waste stream. One startup is trying to curb this waste, and turn that byproduct into a healthy, sustainable beverage. 

By Tessa Love
2 days ago
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Home Depot Partners With GE And Tesla To Add Solar Panels To 50 Stores

The Home Depot will be installing 50,000 solar panels across their stores in California and the Northeastern part of the United States.  They'll be working with Current by GE on the project while adding Tesla Powerpacks to select stores.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
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This Is How IKEA Plans To Cut Its Food Waste In Half Within Three Years

Ikea is planning to cut its food waste by 50 percent in the next three years by implementing the use of digital scales in its cafeterias to measure the amount of food it wastes, as gather data to figure the best way to reduce that waste. 

By Tessa Love
3 days ago
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Renewable Energy May Have Saved Over 12,000 Lives

Transitioning to renewable energy doesn't just help the environment, but saves lives. A new research study from 2007 to 2015 shows that better air quality from wind and solar generation compared to fossil fuels could have saved up to 12,700 lives.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
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Australia Aims For World's Biggest Solar Thermal Energy Source

Australia is looking at various ways to store solar generated power. A new solar thermal power plant is going online in 2020 at Port Augusta, which is much more efficient than its photovoltaic companion. Will it take over the battery market?

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Living

These Are The 10 Most Sustainable Cities In The United States

These are the top 10 United States cities for sustainability, according to a new report out this month, taking into account factors like alternative energy, gender equality, responsible land stewardship, and innovation.

By Nicole Caldwell
3 days ago
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Chile Uses Geological Advantage To Push Renewable Energy

Chile has the geological potential to grow their green energy, such as creating geothermal plants at volcanoes and installing solar farms at one of the hottest deserts in the entire world. The renewable push has been made due to inconsistencies in traditional methods.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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New Eco-Friendly Menswear Line Promises Both Style And Comfort

Bensly's menswear offers a lineup of fitted tees, sweatpants, and more that not only look and feel good, but isn't nearly as harmful to the environment as traditional manufacturing methods. Clothes shopping just got a little easier for men.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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This Paint Reflects Sunlight On Streets To Help Keep Cities Cool

In order to combat urban heat islands, GuardTop has created a road sealant called "CoolSeal." It's designed to reflect sunlight and reduce the heat absorbed by roads, and it will be tested out in multiple parts of Los Angeles, California.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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Quantum Dots May Soon Convert Windows Into Solar Energy Sources

Nanotechnology company UbiQD has taken the next step in quantum dots becoming the next big thing in solar generation. With the technology being lightweight and transparent, it could convert any window into a solar energy source.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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What The United States Can Learn From 4 Eco-Friendly Countries

Countries around the world are taking steps to help the environment and some are truly leaders in this effort. Waste management, wildlife conservation, plastic disposal, and air pollution are some of the issues every country must work on. 

By Desiree Kaplan
5 days ago
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Tesla's Tiny House Tour Hits The Road In Australia

The Tesla Tiny House is hitting the road in order to offer a public view of how anyone can create, store, and use renewable energy at home. People in Australia's major cities will be the first lucky ones to check out it in person.

By Nicole Caldwell
6 days ago
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How Solar Energy Producers Are Preparing For The Aug. 21 Eclipse

In one week, a solar eclipse will be impacting the majority of the United States in a significant way. This will cause solar generation sources to lose even more efficiency, and luckily utility companies are already ahead of the situation to control it.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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How Startup 'Chanje' Plans To Make 'Last-Mile' Deliveries Electric

Last-minute delivery vehicles are prime for an electrifying upgrade, and a startup that's kept much of their information locked up has revealed their plans to take over the industry. They'll be mass producing and releasing their initial model, the V8070, this fall.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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