Tag Archives: Environmental technology

CA’s Alameda County Enacts Fee to Expand Hazardous Waste Disposal

worker unloads a residents hasardous waste at Alameda County's disposial center

California’s Alameda County has voted to impose a $9.55 per house fee for hazardous waste disposal. The fee is not optional and the funds will go to keep the counties hazardous waste disposal drop-off facilities open and will even allow for an expansion in hours. Officials as well as residents have been debating this fee, which only narrowly passed. Supporters ...

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Five Trends in Green Advertising

Green Marketing, Green Technology

Advertising has come a long way from the introduction of the radio in the 1920s to now the introduction of smartphone apps. In the business world, the idea of becoming more environmentally sustainable is gaining popularity, and companies in the advertising sector are taking note. Five trends in the green advertising industry are expected to rock the business arena this ...

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Flock to the Top Green Jobs Cities to Land a Job

Perhaps one reason you think landing a green job seems to be nearly impossible is because you are looking in all of the wrong places. If you are not totally attached to the idea of remaining close to home and are open to venturing out in pursuit of your dream green job, then you can consider searching for green job ...

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Do You Know What The Hottest Top 10 Green Jobs Are?

Green Technology, Jobs

Green Technology is hot and so are green jobs according to occupational expert Laurence Shatkin’s book “200 Best Jobs for Renewing America.”  In the book, Mr. Shatkin weighs in on the top green jobs in the United States while comparing three factors: income, job growth, and job openings. “I looked at green jobs that had to do with energy efficiency, with ...

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Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Green Energy

Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, ...

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Dept. of Defense Drives Clean Energy Market

Quick—who’s the largest consumer of energy in the world? China? Europe? None of the above. It’s the U.S. Department of Defense. Our military’s consumption of energy makes it a prime candidate for going green, saving money, reducing our country’s environmental footprint, and creating more energy jobs. The DOD isn’t blind to this fact. It’s going to accelerate it’s green technology ...

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Take the Greendex Survey, Learn How Green You Are—Really

Sure, you talk a big game about “being green,” but do you walk the talk? In a recent National Geographic Greendex survey, America ranked a dismal 17 in sustainable practices—out of 17 countries surveyed. Why did we come in dead last? The sad truth is that, unless we’re working environmental jobs, many Americans just don’t make the effort to be ...

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