PepsiCo And The Nature Conservancy Partner For Sustainability

PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy are joining forces to encourage consumers to recycle more often and to help protect sources of drinking water sources throughout the US. As part of a new five-year partnership called “Recycle for Nature,” PepsiCo will expand the availability of recycling bins in the US, beginning at gas stations and convenience […]

Arizona Public Service Flips Position on Solar

Arizona Public Service, a public utility that has fought for two years against solar systems – a fight that included an anti-solar campaign at the public’s expense – has now asked for permission to install its own residential systems and pay rent for the rooftops, according to Bloomberg. Arizona Public Service is seeking regulatory approval to […]

Coalition Urges Kraft Foods to Reduce Packaged Waste

A coalition of more than 20 public interest groups, sent a letter pressuring Kraft Foods to reduce its packaging waste. The group, calling themselves the Make It, Take It campaign, has asked Kraft to develop plans to design packaging from safe, sustainable materials using recycled content, while minimizing unnecessary packaging. The group also wants Kraft to […]

IMF Pushes for Higher Energy Taxes to Fight Climate Change

Energy prices should reflect the harmful and environmental side effects of using fossil fuels, particularly damage such as climate change and air pollution, the International Monetary Fund said in a book published Thursday. The IMF book “Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice“argues energy prices in many countries are too low and are set at levels […]

New York Opens Data on Thousands of Solar Projects

Solar companies and prospective commercial and residential customers can now view details of nearly 10,000 solar projects that have participated in New York’s open enrollment solar incentive programs over the past 10 years, including the ramp up of installations under the state’s NY-Sun initiative. The data is publicly available on Open NY, the state’s open […]