University of Oregon chemist and materials scientist Jim Hutchison, Ph.D., spoke to OccupationalHazards.com about applying green chemistry principles to product and process designs to reduce hazards associated with nanotechnology.
As the greening movement continues to gain prominence, employers increasingly are considering how to make their workplace as sustainable as possible. TheGreenOffice.com facilitates these efforts by offering office products that make workplace...
In an interesting confluence of events, Earth Day falls during National Small Business Week, highlighting the fact that small businesses are some of America’s important environmental stewards.
According to recent national survey commissioned by Smead, 77 percent of office workers said buying paper office products made from trees grown and harvested in a sustainable manner was important to them.
In 1970, Kermit the Frog crooned, "It's not that easy being green, having to spend each day the color of the leaves." Welcome to the 21st century, Kermit.
Call2Recycle, a national recycling program launched by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), helps consumers recycle their portable rechargeable batteries and cell phones to prevent these items from entering the nation’s...
As U.S. citizens celebrate Earth Day by taking small steps to minimize their carbon footprints, EPA offers some resources that can help both the public and employers become sustainable partners.
The majority of Americans believe most companies engage in 'greenwashing' and more than half feel their companies should do more to be environmentally friendly.
EPA's goal is to collect at least 1 million pounds of electronics or e-waste and 1 million pills during Earth Month to keep contaminants out of the Great Lakes.
ASARCO reached an agreement with EPA to spend up to $13.5 million in cleanup efforts to remove arsenic, lead and copper soil contamination in two of its Arizona locations.