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Sustainability

A fleet of trucks just drove themselves across Europe – qz.com

About a dozen trucks from major manufacturers like Volvo and Daimler just completed a week of largely autonomous driving across Europe, the first such major exercise on the continent. The trucks set off from their bases in three European countries and completed their journeys in Rotterdam in the Netherlands today (Apr. 6). One set of trucks, made by ...

Renewable Energy for Teachers & Students | MiddleWeb

I recommend this book for science and STEM teachers looking for ways to enliven instruction and engage students through hands-on learning activities. Definitely plan on sharing Renewable Energy with your students. Multiple copies might be a good idea!

Power With A Purpose by GE Reports

There are no dumb bricks in John Gordon’s world, only buildings with the potential to be intelligent. “If you deploy smart lights with sensors to gather data and digitize the energy system, you’ll end up with a nervous system running through the whole building,” he says. “The benefits in terms of savings and productivity can …

EWG Verifies 125 Products with ‘Best Manufacturing Practices’ | Sustainable Brands

Over 125 cosmetics and personal care products from 14 brands such as Beautycounter, Rejuva MInerals, and MyChelle Dermaceuticals have earned the Environmental Working Group (EWG)’s new verification. The EWG VERIFIED™ program aims to help customers quickly and easily identify products that meet strict ingredient standards and are “produced with the best manufacturing practices.”
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