IBI Publishes Version 1.1 of the IBI Biochar Standards

Read the full story from the International Biochar Initiative. As part of its process to continually improve and update The Standardized Product Definition and Product Testing Guidelines for Biochar That Is Used in Soil (also known as the IBI Biochar Standards), IBI has published Version 1.1 of the document to address technical program changes identified …

Tools for Coastal Climate Adaptation Planning

Download the document. The purpose of Tools for Coastal Climate Adaptation Planning is to provide the information necessary for coastal natural resource managers and community planners to select appropriate tools for their projects. This guide focuses on spatially explicit solutions for climate-related planning. It provides detailed information on a set of key tools that either …

Understanding the New ‘Green’ Guidelines

Read the full story at Environmental Leader. While many industries will be impacted by the new green guidelines recently released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), few will be as affected as the professional cleaning industry. One reason for this is that the industry has wholeheartedly embraced green cleaning. In most cases, an environmentally preferable …

Restaurant industry groups support renewable fuel standard reform

Read the full story at FastCasual.com. Four Congressmen introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act this week, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing food costs by eliminating the conventional biofuels mandate and prohibiting the use of corn-based ethanol. The legislation also reduces the total size of the RFS and restricts the standard to only being met …