Eat Your Vegetables! A Vegetable Garden Growing Guide

From composting, to starting your garden from scratch, to attracting pollinators, to making your garden ‘greener’, we’ve got you covered.  We recently came across this nifty infographic, Vegetable Growing Guide from Gabriel Ash and thought it worthy of sharing with our Earth911 community. Ready to grow, grow, grow?  Here’s to a bountiful vegetable garden, wherever you call home. […]

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Love Is In The Air: Romantic Outdoor Dates For Summer

Don’t let this beautiful month pass you by without doing something sweet with your significant other. After all, for most parts of the country this is the perfect time to enjoy weather outdoors. Plan a fun, romantic and eco-friendly outdoor date night with these tips. Go for a moonlit stroll Okay, it sounds a little cheesy. But […]

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Ford Offers Electric Vehicle Technology Patents to Competitors

Ford Motor Company is allowing competitors to purchase its electrified vehicle technology patents in an effort to help accelerate industry-wide research and development of electrified vehicles. In 2014, Ford filed more than 400 patents dedicated to electrified vehicle technologies. This is more than 20 percent of the patents the company filed, totaling more than 2,000 […]

Which Firms Are the Most Sustainable Brands?

Unilever is once again the most sustainable company, according to the 2015 Sustainability Leaders report, conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility. The survey asked 800 experts which companies are leaders in integrating sustainability into their business strategy. Unilever was the top mentioned company by a significant margin (38 percent, up five points from 2014). Other recent reports […]

Solid Waste Information System to Improve City’s Waste Fleet Operations

The Mesa Solid Waste Management Department in Mesa, Arizona, will use FleetMind Solutions’ Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) to improve efficiency in its fleet operations and customer service, the technology company says. The waste management department provides a variety of services for about 126,000 Mesa residential customers and 4,400 commercial customers. Mesa’s waste fleet management […]

Environmental Executive Moves: DNV GL, LLamasoft, WaterTAP, LBG

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. DNV GL: The risk management company has promoted Remi Eriksen (pictured) to the position of president and CEO. He is succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who is retiring. Eriksen has worked at DNV GL for the past 22 years, most recently as its chief […]

Wild Life: 7 Nature Centers Your Kids Are Sure To Love

America is a vast, expansive and beautiful country. Due to its size and varying climates, the United States is home to virtually all imaginable ecosystems: wetlands, swamps, deserts, plains, mountainous regions, forests – and even rainforests. If you’ve decided that it’s time to introduce your kids to nature and all the impressive animals that call […]

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