New Canadian brewery, Off Grid Ales, produces their beers using a solar- and wind-powered operation.
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Between the farm and the table, we waste almost half of the food that we produce. Reducing food waste is no easy feat, and we’re going to need an array of solutions to address all of this organic matter headed to our landfills. Of course, we need to just plain waste less food, but food waste isn’t going away any time soon. We need solutions for using all of the wasted food that we’re producing. Fortunately, there are companies out there right now who are reducing food waste by turning it into usable products from alternative fuel to packaging.
How cool is this? Campbell’s Soup Company is combatting food waste by turning food scraps from its soup production into biogas to power its facilities.
Last week, when I wrote about the recently renovated, fun and sustainable Francis Ford Coppola Winery, I learned about a new trend. The Coppola Winery boasts two electric car charging stations. And as they pointed out, they are not the only wineries promoting green driving : several other California Wineries have also begun to cater to the electric car crowd, installing their own charging stations. Here is a run down…
We were sun worshipers this week – after all the rain in our region, it was totally warranted! We talked about various ways to harness the power of el sol for fun, health and energy – of course.
According to a recent report from Free Speech TV, radioactive beef has entered the Japanese food supply as a result of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami.
Aside from producing renewable energy, wind turbines may have beneficial effects on crop growth.
Scottish researchers develop a method to make a biofuel from scotch waste products. The fuel produced, butanol, has some advantages over the widely used fuel additive ethanol.
This is a guest post by NRDC Growing Green Award-winner Russ Lester. Lester won $10,000 for his leading energy efficiency techniques—converting waste walnut shells into energy—and organic walnut growing methods. Farming is in my roots. I was born and raised in the Valley of the Hearts Delight, or as most people now refer to it: […]
A Michigan butcher says that having his own wind-power plant could have a positive long-term economic benefit and help to ensure the future sustainability of his family business.[social_buttons] Earl Bosch, owner of Earl’s Meats in Holland, Michigan, says he wouldn’t consider himself an environmentalist, but he also says he is looking to alternative energy to […]