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Green Progress provides the latest news and information on environmental technology and green innovations being developed to protect our environment and our well-being.

While simple conservation ideas like reducing waste by recycling and consuming less, driving less, or just turning off electronics when they aren't in use are some of the best ways to protect our planet, we still need to create more efficient products and buildings as well as find cleaner energy sources.

Green Progress features the latest advances in alternative energy, green building and sustainable development, transportation and fuel source technology, and environmental protection and preservation.


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New Zealand's First National eDay Diverts Nearly 300 Tons of Computer Waste
October 8, 2007 10:30 AM - , Green Progress

NEW ZELAND - Kiwis cleared their homes of nearly 300 tonnes of old computer equipment and mobile phones this past weekend in New Zealand's first national eDay.  The free drive-through event was held at the North Shore Events Centre and the TelstraClear Events Centre in Manukau, and in Wellington, Invercargill, Wanaka, Alexandra, Queenstown, Wanganui, Rotorua, Whakatane, Tauranga and Hamilton.

Europe's Largest Mobile Phone Recycling Facility to Open in UK
October 1, 2007 09:46 AM - , Green Progress

In a recent announcement made by Excel Fortune Holdings Ltd, it has been confirmed that Europe's largest mobile phone recycling facility will be established in Wales, UK to service and supply what has until now been a fragmented supply chain.  The company, headed up by telecoms industry veteran Mike Bandeira, has committed GBP6million to the venture with an estimated total start-up investment, including capital turnover, of GBP15million. The project has also been offered funding by the Welsh Assembly Government.

$500M Fund Launched to Support Next-Generation Renewable Fuels
October 1, 2007 09:42 AM - , Green Progress

The future of renewable fuels in Canada took a big step forward today with the launch of the NextGen Biofuels Fund. The new fund, with $500 million in funding provided by the Government of Canada, will be managed by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC).  "The NextGen Biofuels Fund will jumpstart the development and production of the next generation of renewable fuels in Canada," said SDTC Chairman James M. Stanford. "This Fund will aim to take advantage of the abundance of suitable biomass materials available in Canada by funding large-scale demonstration facilities and encouraging the growth and retention of home-grown technologies and expertise in Canada."

SCA and Statkraft - Major Wind Power Venture and to Study Eco-Friendly Extension of Hydropower
October 1, 2007 09:38 AM - , Green Progress

CA and Statkraft are to form a jointly owned company for a major investment in wind power in northern Sweden. The plans involve production of 2,800 GWh of wind power electricity per year in seven wind farms on forest land in Västernorrland and Jämtland, an investment of SEK 16 billion. Statkraft will provide financing while SCA grants land for the wind power farms. Plans also include studying the feasibility of expanding hydropower in the northern regions Jämtland, Västernorrland and Västerbotten.

Ontario Government Set To Double Achievements On Renewable Energy
September 4, 2007 07:21 AM - , Green Progress

Ontario is moving forward to add an additional 2,000 megawatts (MW) of green renewable power, Energy Minister Dwight Duncan announced today. The procurements that will flow from today's directive to the Ontario Power Authority will bring the amount of renewable energy acquired by the McGuinty government to 4,000 MW.

World Resources Institute Continues on Cutting Edge of Green Building Design
September 1, 2007 10:54 AM - , Green Progress

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is one of a small number of projects in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region to receive an elite award for incorporating energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly design and construction aspects into its newly-expanded office space.

Isuzu and Toyota Reach Basic Agreement on Small Diesel Engines
August 29, 2007 08:25 AM - , Green Progress

Isuzu Motors Limited (Isuzu) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today that they have reached a basic agreement concerning a business collaboration on the development, production and supply of small diesel engines. Isuzu and TMC signed a memorandum of understanding last November to begin studying the synergic effects of business collaboration to mutually utilize their management resources in the fields of R&D and production, and to supplement each other's technological development. Since then, the two companies have conducted investigations with the aim of reaching agreement on the specific details of the business collaboration.

Ford Launches ECOnetic Range of Ultra-Low CO2 European Models
August 29, 2007 07:01 AM - , Green Progress

Ford of Europe will offer its customers ultra-low CO2 alternatives with the launch of a new range of Ford ECOnetic models at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. The first vehicle to benefit will be the company's most popular model - The Ford Focus.

Cyclone Power Technologies Tests Fuel Made From Oranges
August 28, 2007 07:08 AM - , Green Progress

Cyclone Power Technologies announced today that it has burned a bio-fuel derived from orange peels in the high-performance fuel injector of its Green Revolution Engine.

Small-Scale Wind Turbine Named a 2007 Top 10 Green Building Product
August 22, 2007 09:56 AM - , Green Progress

The Skystream 3,7 backyard wind generator, from Southwest Windpower, has been named a 2007 Top 10 Green Building Product by Sustainable Industries, a magazine for green business leaders.

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