Monthly Archives: April 2011

Home Water Filters Gives Added Assurance Of Clean Drinking Water

Think your Household tap water is safe to drink? Think again! Although drink water in the U.S. has been protected by the Safe Drinking Water Act since 1974, insiders claim tap water fails increasingly to meet health-safety guidelines. According to … Continue reading

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Tennessee Zeros In On Green Job Market

The state of Tennessee had about 43,800 green jobs in 2010 and that numbersshould go higher. This is according to a survey conducted by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. This and other data constitute the preliminary results of the … Continue reading

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USPS: Go Green with New Commemorative Stamp Collection

While the United States Postal Service (USPS) has an impressive track record of embracing green technology in the collection, handling, and distribution of mail, the newly released Go Green Commemorative Stamp Collection, in observance of Green Day, give their effort … Continue reading

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GTI Plan Transforms L.A. River District Into Eco-Paradise

Visionaries at the Green Technology Institute (GTI) have a bold new plan for the city of Los Angeles. The Institute proposes transforming the land along the L.A. River into a futuristic  “Cleantech Corridor” aptly named Green River Village. It will encompass … Continue reading

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The State of Iowa Identifies Sources of New Green Jobs

Like many states, Iowa is in the process of fleshing out its own green economy. A collaborative effort is under way to identify and define emerging industries and occupations that directly address environmental concerns. Classifying new occupations and job title is the first step … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Selects Top Cleantech Companies

Recently the Wall Street Journal selected the top ten promising venture-backed Cleantech companies. The results of this survey were announced Thursday at the Journal’s ECO: Nomics Executive Conference in Santa Barbara, Calif. The purpose of the ranking is to spotlight those green start-ups companies … Continue reading

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The USGBC Anounces Top Ten Leed-Certified States

The top ten list of states engaged in LEED-certified building projects in 2010 was just released by the U.S. Green Building Council. The council looked at commercial and institutional green buildings all over the country, measuring square footage on a … Continue reading

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2011 Historic Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo Comes To The Merchandise Mart

For over a century, the Chicago bungalow has been not only an icon of contemporary urban culture, but it has also been a treasure chest of solid sustainable resources in an ever-shifting housing industry. In this city takes their bungalows … Continue reading

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California Approves First Green Apprenticeship Occupation

In a move to satisfy the growing demand for skilled workers in the increasingly competitive solar photovoltaic systems (PV) industry, the California Department of Industrial Relations/Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DIR/DAS) has released guidelines for the first Green apprenticeship occupation. These … Continue reading

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Discover the 27th Ward in the Encyclopedia of Chicago

The Encyclopedia of Chicago is a landmark historical reference for information on Chicago’s rich past. With its abundant text, photographs, maps, and other archival material, compiled over more than a decade, the Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive treatment of a … Continue reading

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