Green Chip Living ArchivesCheck Out This Package - 2011-04-29
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports the latest news for bioplastics, coming to packaging near you.
Electric Car Batteries Get a Second Life - 2011-04-28
Contributor Mike Tirone reports on a study from the National Renewable Energy Lab as it seeks to repurpose high-performance electric vehicle batteries.
Marijuana Production Far From Green - 2011-04-27
Marijuana, the nation's number one cash crop, is responsible for $5 billion a year in energy costs. A new report argues energy efficiency could be improved by 75% if legal, commercial agricultural practices were applied to marijuana growth.
Mediterranean Fish Species Dwindle from Overfishing - 2011-04-26
Contributor Mike Tirone shares the findings of a new report from the International Union for Conservation which indicates species dwindle due to overfishing and the need for stricter fishing guidelines.
Making More than Just Yellow Baby Shampoo - 2011-04-20
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss discusses Johnson & Johnson's sustainability efforts discussed at the State of Green Business forum in Washington, D.C.
47% of Meat in U.S. Tainted by Staph Bacteria - 2011-04-18
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the latest findings by researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute: Half of all meat and poultry sold in the United States tested positive for antibiotic-resistant Staph bacteria.
The Latest Showdown in Organic vs. Conventional Farming - 2011-04-15
Editor Brigid Darragh sums up the results of a 20-year study in which three methods of farming (2 organic, 1 conventional) were sized up for environmental, economical, and harvest performance.
Is Beantown the Future Green City of the World? - 2011-04-14
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports MIT's new technology for streamlining the process for large-scale energy auditing.
Researcher to Release Controversial GMO Study - 2011-04-13
One researcher is earning the praise of the anti-GM movement and the ire of big agriculture for his controversial research on Roundup Ready crops. Editor Jimmy Mengel takes a closer look at Don Huber...
BP Denied Drilling Permit for Second Time - 2011-04-12
Contributor Mike Tirone reports as BP is denied a permit for deepwater drilling for the second time.
Electronics Hinder Energy Efficiency in Homes - 2011-04-11
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports the recent findings of the Energy Information Agency's survey of energy efficiency in homes.
New Health Care Law: Calorie Counts in Menus - 2011-04-08
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the latest U.S. health care law: calorie counts to be posted for all chain restaurants and eateries in an effort to combat obesity in America.
China, Singapore Plan the Next Eco-City - 2011-04-07
Contributor Mike Tirone reports on the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city, a strategic cooperation project between the gov'ts of China and Singapore to improve living environment and build eco-culture in Asia.
Monsanto Sued Again - 2011-04-05
A group of farmers are standing up against Monsanto's thuggish, shadowy tactics and have filed a lawsuit seeking protection...
One Percent for the Planet - 2011-04-04
Contributor Mike Tirone reports on One Percent for the Planet, a non-profit that calls on companies to pledge 1% of sales.
Floating Solar Power - 2011-04-01
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports the recent partnership between Sunengy and Tata Power to move forward on production of a floating solar power plant in India.
Dolphin, Whale Deaths Gravely Understated in BP Spill - 2011-03-30
Over 100 dolphins and whales have washed up dead on the Gulf of Mexico shores following last year's BP oil spill. But according to a new report, the actual number of dead could be closer to 5,000.
Shoppers Willing to Boycott Misleading "Green" Products - 2011-03-30
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the results of the latest Green Gap Trend Tracker from research and consulting firm Cone.
10 Worst Corporate Income Tax Avoiders - 2011-03-29
Tax season is in full swing for most of us, but not for these 10 companies that are avoiding U.S. taxes altogether...
Tainted Fruits And Veggies? - 2011-03-29
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss notes the recent reports indicate lead found in urban gardens in various U.S. cities.
Scientists Go Bananas for Green Car Parts - 2011-03-28
Scientists have unveiled a new type plastic forged from fruits like bananas and pineapples. The reinforced plastic could be lighter, stronger, and more eco-friendly than traditional plastics. Editor Jimmy Mengel reports.
GM Cows Producing Human Milk - 2011-03-24
Editor Brigid Darragh writes about the latest development in Chinese science, where a team has created a herd of cows with the sole purpose of producing human-like milk for use in future dairy products.
EPA Rejects Light Bulb Replacement Timeline - 2011-03-23
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports the rejection and criticism of New York City's 10-year plan to replace light fixtures leaking toxic chemicals (known as PCBs) in its school buildings.
USDA Awards $60 Million for Climate Change Research - 2011-03-22
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the USDA's announcement to award $60mil in funding to continued research on the effect of climate change on U.S. agriculture.
China Bans BPA; Why Hasn't the U.S.? - 2011-03-21
Both China and Malaysia have both banned the use of BPA in baby bottles... Editor Jimmy Mengel asks what it will take for the U.S. to do the same.