Sick of green buildings

I am seriously starting to get sick of all those green buildings going up. They have the same design as all other buildings, they have the same materials than most other buildings and  many of them generate the same rubbish as other buildings. Being green just because you use low VOC adhesive? Or because you…

It’s Official: Vermont Bans Fracking

via ecowatch.org, 17-05-2012 Vermont Public Interest Research Group Gov. Peter Shumlin made Vermont the first state in the nation to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas when he signed H.464 into law on May 16. Shumlin praised environmental advocates and legislative sponsors for their leadership on the bill. He also noted that…

Why Small Manufacturers Lag In ‘Green’ Efforts

Via blogs.wsj.com, 20/10/2011 Many manufacturers are eager to go green, but doing so is particularly tough for smaller firms. Fifty-seven percent of small manufacturers said they have little or no strategy to become sustainable, compared to 39% of larger manufacturers, according to a recent survey by the Manufacturing Performance Institute, an industry-research and strategy firm…