Maid Brigade, a national residential cleaning company, strengthens its authority as a green advocate through the launch of a series of educational web casts about green living. The series pinpoints hidden dangers found in the home generated by cleaning products and other indoor air pollutants.
Forbes announced the results to their first-ever list of America’s Greenest States. Thanks to low carbon dioxide emissions and strong policy regulations to reduce smog and ozone pollution, Vermont topped the list with Oregon and Washington rounding out the top three.
If you are looking to be socially and environmentally conscientious while traveling, check out Green Vacation Hub. This resource helps tourists find green lodging and is raising awareness of the importance of green travel among travelers and hoteliers.
Former vice president Gore shares the Nobel Prize with the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to bring global attention to man-made climate change and lay the foundations for counteracting it.
As a growing number of hotel chains are trying to become more environmentally friendly, they are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory cluttered with "green" products and hype – but without many reliable guideposts for what's effective. Major corporations are studying options as they make decisions on far-reaching environmental initiatives intended to appeal to consumers with a conscience.
Dave Matthews Band was the headline act for The Green Concert at Piedmont Park in Atlanta during September. The event helped raise more than $1 million for the park's expansion, which is set to begin later this fall. The Green Concert for Piedmont Park was the latest in a series of special concerts Dave Matthews Band has played to benefit some of the United States' most treasured parks, including New York City's Central Park and San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
In recent years, the Federal Trade Commission has pursued few cases alleging that companies have engaged in deceptive advertising in regard to claims about their "green" practices. But that could change to some extent next year. The FTC is re-examining its "Green Guides", the primary tool in federal regulation of green advertising claims....