Red Brick Brewing Adopts Novelis’ Recycled-Content Evercan

Novelis has signed another brewery to use its high-recycled content aluminum can sheet, evercan. Red Brick Brewing Company, Georgia’s oldest operating craft brewery, will now offer its beer in aluminum cans made from Novelis’ evercan. Red Brick will expand its beverage packaging options to include evercan aluminum cans for all of its year-round offerings, beginning […]

UKGBC: Green Infrastructure Increases Property Value, Reduces Building Maintenance Costs

Green infrastructure — natural and semi-natural features ranging from street trees and roof gardens, to parks and woodlands — offers several business opportunities including a potential increase in land and property values, according to a UK Green Building Council report. Aimed primarily at property developers and clients, the report, Demystifying Green Infrastructure, also identifies business […]

Cost of Cutting CO2 Emissions Plagues Automakers

Daimler says it will offset expensive emissions-reducing technology with material cost savings, Reuters reports. “Already in 2014, we could offset the burdens in variable cost for all these CO2-related measures with material cost efficiencies,” chief financial officer Bodo Uebber said. “I think it will be the same in ’15 and ’16 and ’17.” The high […]

Mining Industry Water Management Guide Published

The International Council on Mining and Metals has published a guide to catchment-based water management in mining and metals operations. The guide sets out a collaborative approach to water management that considers the needs, concerns and priorities of other water users and promotes inclusive and ongoing engagement with all stakeholders, ICMM says. The document is […]

Companies Spend More Than $1bn in Carbon Auction

High-emitting companies spent more than $1 billion on carbon allowances in California and Quebec’s most recent carbon auction, the second since the two jurisdictions linked their cap-and-trade programs. The California Air Resources Board said participants in the Feb. 18 auction paid $12.21 per credit to emit CO2 this year and $12.10 per credit to use […]

Republic Acquires Oilfield Waste Firm Tervita

Republic Services has acquired Tervita, an environmental waste services provider serving oil and natural gas producers in the US. The company did not disclose financial details of the acquisition. Republic, a recycling and non-hazardous solid waste management company, says Tervita’s business will provide customers with vertically integrated oilfield waste services across a geographic footprint spanning […]