BY: SHANNON REILLY In the spring, myself and many other students hunted for summer internship experiences. The application process is a stressful undertaking for students of any major or level, but students in the environmental and sustainability field, who have had doubts planted in their minds about their career path since the beginning, may carry … More Job Seeking in the Environmental Sector
By: Taylor McCann Eco Development, a corporate sustainability firm out of Mason, Ohio that was founded in 2011, recently introduced a new “member” to its team on February 3, 2020: the XT700 Styrofoam Densifier. Eco Development is comprised of three business groups: Facilities/Energy, Commodities/Recycling and Logistics. The firm’s goal is to both introduce and increase … More Local Sustainability Firm Introduces XT700 Styrofoam Densifier
By: Allison Forsythe An Ohio-founded snack company, Peaceful Fruits, and its CEO, Evan Delahanty, are making big changes to not only how fruit snacks are made, but to how businesses are run. They put the fruit back into fruit snacks by having only 100 percent fruit in their snacks. Not only are these delicious fruit … More Founder and CEO of Peaceful Fruits Tells All
I am sure we have all seen the KIND snack bars in Miami’s many markets, and at King Café and Dividends, but many of you may not know that these awesome snacks (my favorite’s the almond, apricot in yogurt) are not only good for you, but also sustainable. According to their website, “KIND is a … More KIND Healthy Snacks: Join the Movement
This weekend I visited Melink Corporation in Milford, Ohio, and was lucky enough to have a tour of their Net Zero Energy facility from Steve Melink himself. Now if you do not know what Melink is, here is a little background on the company. Steve Melink started the organization in 1987 as a HVAC (heating, … More Feature Green Business: Melink
In my last blog I wrote about consumption around the holiday season and mentioned buying from sustainable companies like Patagonia. So I figured in this issue I would delve a little more into Patagonia’s environmental protection views. To start let’s briefly go over a little of Patagonia’s history. The company was originally founded by a … More Featured Green Business: Patagonia
With the holiday season winding down, and bills stacking up I cannot help but wonder the impact all this consumption has on the environment. According to the EPA,” the volume of household waste in the United States generally increases 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – about 1 million extra tons.” Unfortunately the … More The Holidays: Too Much of a Good Thing?