September 25, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Patagonia’s radical transparency keeps getting traction (videos)

We treehuggers have known for a long time about what makes Patagonia an environmental and social leader, but outside of these circles, not everybody knows. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

September 18, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

True colors: Female squid have two ways to switch color

The female common market squid — Doryteuthis opalescens — may not be so common after all. Researchers have discovered that this glamorous cephalopod possesses a pair of stripes that can sparkle with rainbow iridescence. These flank a single stripe, w… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 30, 2013
by Sustainability
0 comments

American Cleaning Institute Comes Clean in Sustainability Report

ACI’s new report shows cleaning industry’s progress in sustainability and transparency.

Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 27, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

New energy model offers transparency to let others replicate findings

Computer models are used to inform policy decisions about energy, but existing models are generally “black boxes” that don’t show how they work, making it impossible for anyone to replicate their findings. Researchers have developed a new open-source m… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 15, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

A wordless comment on overconsumption (Video)

This video gives transparency to mass meat production. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 5, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Close-up view of water pores needed in the eye’s lens: Aquaporins could hold clues to cataract

Researchers have achieved dynamic, atomic-scale views of a protein needed to maintain the transparency of the lens in the human eye. The work could lead to new insights and drugs for treating cataract and a variety of other health conditions. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

June 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Activist Committed to Making Sure Trade Agreement Doesn’t Harm Environment, Public Health

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is being negotiated in secret, but the deal has far-reaching environmental and economic effects. Activists are speaking out for transparency. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

June 12, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Fairphone is going to be a real thing!


It’s Fairphone: the world’s first openly-designed, conflict-free phone that’s made with care and transparency. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

June 11, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

A case for genetic engineering transparency

An unscientific argument for why we deserve to know if it’s GMO. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

May 8, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

California bill would guarantee open access to charging stations for all EV drivers

The bill guarantees that plug-in vehicle owners (either plug-in hybrids or fully electric) will get some transparency from charging stations in the state. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

May 2, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

How graphene and friends could harness the Sun’s energy hitting walls

Combining wonder material graphene with other stunning one-atom thick materials could create the next generation of solar cells and optoelectronic devices, scientists have revealed. Researchers have shown how building multi-layered heterostructures in … Continue reading

Share on Facebook

April 8, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Cry me a river of possibility: Scientists design new adaptive material inspired by tears

Imagine highly precise, self-adjusting contact lenses that also clean themselves. Scientists have just moved these enticing notions much closer to reality by designing a new kind of adaptive material with tunable transparency and wettability features. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

April 2, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Finding instead of searching

It is easy to lose track of things in large storage facilities but not at the wind turbine manufacturer Enercon‘s facility in Magdeburg though, where a positioning system with digital inventory management increases transparency and expedites processes. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

January 30, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Greater transparency needed in publishing information from clinical trials, experts say

An initiative from the drugs regulator, the European Medicines Agency, to commit to releasing all of the information from clinical trials once the marketing authorization process has ended, which has been greeted with cautious optimism by proponents of… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

November 5, 2012
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

Revolutionary type of gel discovered

Controlling and modifying at will the transparency, electrical properties, and stiffness of a gel are among the promises of new research by scientists in Switzerland. Their discovery marks an important step for materials used in healthcare, high-tech, … Continue reading

Share on Facebook

November 28, 2011
by Jake Schmidt
0 comments

What must global warming negotiations in South Africa accomplish (Part 3)?

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
One year ago, countries rallied around the Cancun Agreements with multiple standing ovations and strong words of support.  While these agreements are not sufficien… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

April 7, 2011
by Sustainability
0 comments

When it Comes to Sustainability, Are Companies Really Listening?

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CALIF. – At the Fortune Brainstorm: GREEN, sustainability executives from a myriad of companies gathered to discuss transparency in the digital age. With all the noise that social media and readily available consumer feedback…
Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 16, 2010
by Sustainability
0 comments

10 Things I’ve Learned About Engaging Consumers on Sustainability

It is hard to build sustainability thinking into a mega-brand’s DNA, but it is infinitely harder to help a multinational company figure out how to connect with their customers and influence behavior. The conventional wisdom that it is hard to cha… Continue reading

Share on Facebook