7 Must Try Green Subscription Box Services

More subscription box service firms specializing in green and natural living are opening up (pardon the pun). If you’re looking to switch to more eco-friendly products, it’s a great way to try new products without a huge investment. Most of these services offer a monthly box, and give discounts for long-term subscriptions. Here is a list of 7 must try subscription box …

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Could This Tree-Free Paper Uproot The Forest Industry?

Remember the paper-free future we were all promised when computers became a part of our daily lives? Suffice it to say, we’re not quite there yet (which is actually a good thing for old school, write-it-down types like me). In the meantime, between us and this magical future, paper continues to be an everyday need rather than a distant memory, so …

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Volkswagen Didn’t Keep It Real

The broadsheets and social media are currently rife with commentary about the dramatic fall from grace of one of the world’s largest and most trustworthy automotive brands, Volkswagen. The fallout is massive. This means billions in losses for the company. The CEO has resigned and it remains to be seen what the legal and long-term […]

First-Ever Fenceline Monitoring Rule Targets Refineries’ Emissions

The EPA yesterday updated air pollution standards with a rule requiring first-of-its-kind fenceline monitoring to control emissions from petroleum refineries. The agency says the new rule will better protect nearby communities, while also strengthening emission controls for flares, pressure relief devices, storage tanks, and delayed coker operations that will reduce thousands of tons of hazardous […]

Materiality Assessments in 4 Simple Steps

Materiality plays a key role in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability programs. Materiality helps firms define and determine the business, social and environmental topics that matter most to its business and stakeholders, according to Intelex, an environmental, health and safety management software provider. Materiality is also something that 80 percent of the world’s largest […]

Farm Cuts Water Use, Improves Yield with Subsurface Drip Irrigation

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) technology is a solution for maximizing water productivity and crop yield potential. But while the water-saving and productivity benefits of SDI are well documented, the challenges for dairy producers in utilizing naturally produced, nutrient-rich liquid manure as a forage crop fertilizer has limited wider adoption of SDI. Recognizing the need to […]