South Shore Clean Cities is expanding its promotion of sustainable transportation statewide.
The St. John-based nonprofit was chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy to lead a statewide Clean Cities coalition pilot program to promote sustainable vehicles, fuels and technology. It plans to change its name to better reflect its statewide reach.
Growing the right crop in the right place within an impaired watershed can achieve significant water quality improvements, according to Penn State researchers, who conducted a novel study in the drainage of a Susquehanna River tributary in an agricultural area in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The research may reveal a potential path for restoring the troubled Chesapeake Bay, said Patrick Drohan, associate professor of pedology in the College of Agricultural Sciences and one of the study’s authors. The bay — which long has been impaired in large part by nutrients and sediment washing off crop fields and getting into surface waters that feed it — needs bold solutions, such as changing cropping systems, he suggested.
Noble Research Institute announced today that it will focus all of its operations on regenerative agriculture and set its primary goal to regenerate millions of acres of degraded grazing lands across the United States.
A new effort led by researchers at The Ohio State University will help the Navajo Nation mitigate the lack of water and food security at a time when the Navajo communities are facing new challenges due to COVID-19.
Today’s economy is pushing manufacturers to constantly be searching for new ways to drive down cost, shorten lead times, and adapt to customer preferences at an increasingly rapid pace. To remain competitive in today’s challenging marketplace, manufacturers must have in place a culture of continuous innovation.
PennTAP is joined in this webinar by guest speaker Dr. Shawn Clark, Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, from the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Dr. Clark examines how businesses can create a culture of constant innovation which will allow them to quickly adapt to changing marketplace pressures.
It’s not often you can help solve two of the world’s problems with a single solution. Dutch startup PlasticRoad, however, is doing just that. To tackle both plastic pollution and climate change, the company is producing the next generation of sustainable infrastructure: roads made out of recycled plastic.
As devices become less and less repairable, it’s always heartening when companies build devices with an eye on sustainability. After all, repairing the machine you already own will almost always be more friendly to the environment than buying a new one. Framework is a hardware startup, founded by former Oculus engineer Nirav Patel, that is looking to take the Fairphone model and bring it to laptops, even shipping with a screwdriver in the box.