Brazil Police Arrest 78 Officials and Businessmen in Crackdown on Illegal Logging
June 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press
Federal police staged a massive crackdown on illegal logging, arresting 48 environmental officials, including a ranking official in one Amazon state.
Business Aims to Eliminate E-Waste
June 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Mark Fagan, Journal-World
Computer Waste Solutions Co. is working to convince area businesses, organizations and individuals to pay a little extra for disposing of their discarded computer monitors, TV screens and other so-called "e-waste."
Lawmakers Want to Save More Farms
June 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Tom Barnes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
With development pressures continuing to threaten prime farmland across the state, two lawmakers are proposing measures to keep family farms in the family and prevent them from being turned into sites for luxury housing or big-box retail stores.
Apple Announces iPod Recycling at US Retail Stores
June 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
Apple Computer, Inc. today announced a free recycling program for iPod, the world's most popular digital music player.
ARAMARK Supports World Environment Day Through Environmental Initiatives
June 3, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN
Food service firm ARAMARK Corporation (NYSE:RMK) today announced its support of World Environment Day -- June 5, 2005 -- through its commitment to national programs such as RecycleMania and LaundryESP, as well as through the company's own PlanetEVERgreen initiative.
Government Investigating Engine Stalling in Toyota Prius
June 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The Toyota Prius, the gas-electric hybrid sedan that has generated waiting lists of environmentally conscious consumers, is the subject of a government investigation into reports that the engine can stall without warning.
Brewery Supplements Profits with Energy Savings
June 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Steve Raabe, The Denver Post
Every day is casual-dress day at New Belgium Brewing Co., where employees with titles such as "vibe writer" and "sustainability goddess" are encouraged to ride bicycles to work. Yet behind the Fort Collins brewery's neo-hippie veneer is a sophisticated and aggressive campaign to save energy and supplement the profits from selling beer.
Entrepreneur Focuses on Environment
June 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Jason Stein, The Wisconsin State Journal
Consultant Sonya Newenhouse owns two Madison businesses and most of a third but no car. Newenhouse is one of the new breed of eco-entrepreneurs who have made a business out of helping consumers and companies do better for the environment.
Dell to Increase Commitment to Used Computer Recovery
June 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
There is no question that the short shelf-life of the typical computer and computer monitor is harming the environment.
EarthNews Radio: Equal Exchange Interfaith Coffee Program
June 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
There are many changes we can make in our daily lives to become more environment-friendly; one organization is working with local religious congregations to promote social justice and earth-friendly policies.