Trump’s Plans Sabotage America’s Sustainable Businesses- U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Endorses Clinton

The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (USGCC), a non-partisan sustainable business organization, has taken a unprecedented step in endorsing a candidate for the presidency this election cycle. “The stakes were just getting to high — Mr. Trump’s words, actions and proposed policies are not in alignment with our mission or vision at the chamber and…

Race for Renewables

Last night President Obama made several references to the growing renewable energy industry. He began by noting that the U.S. is not alone in its pursuit of clean energy. China, President Obama explained, is currently home to the largest solar power research facility and world’s fastest computer. He announced these breakthroughs with a steady air…

The Lowdown of Labeling

By Valerie Kosheleff Still unsure what “natural”, “biodegradable”, “compostable” or “ecofriendly” truly mean?  No worries, so is everyone else.  Fortunately, 2011 shows great promise for integrity in environmental labeling. Not only has the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) taken steps this past year to revise its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (called Green…