DuPont Opens ‘World’s Largest’ Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

DuPont has opened its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, Iowa. The company says this biorefinery is the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel that offers a 90 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as compared to gasoline. The raw material used to produce […]

Court Won’t Rule on Clean Power Plan Until After Paris Climate Talks

The court’s decision on whether to block the Clean Power Plan won’t come until after the UN’s December climate negotiations in Paris, according to a court order issued yesterday. The order from the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the EPA has until Dec.3 to respond to the states and […]

NYC Appeals Foam Ban Ruling

New York City has appealed a judge’s decision to overturn a ban on foam foodservice items, Plastics News reports. In her September ruling that overturned the polystyrene foam ban, Judge Margaret Chan said the “one undisputed short answer to whether EPS is recyclable is yes: single serve EPS is recyclable.” Restaurants, recycling companies and foodservice […]

How To Teach Your Kiddos To ‘Go Green’

These days, ‘going green’ is more popular than ever, and for good reason. With more attention being brought to the state of our planet, we are quickly learning that we have more of an impact on Mother Earth than we may have thought. While you’ve surely jumped on board with recycling, are being more eco-conscious when it comes to your …

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