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Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System

The TRUE Zero Waste rating system is a compliment to the LEED green building rating system, and helps businesses and facilities define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals. TRUE focuses on helping businesses, industrial sectors and schools quantify their performance and find additional ways to move toward zero waste. There are currently 88 certified facilities including Tesla, Microsoft, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and more.

Climate Change & More Green News Link Bomb (Leo DiCaprio Climate PR, Earth Homes…)

Closing out this series of “link bombs,” here are other cleantech/green news items that don’t fit into the solar energy, wind energy, electric vehicle, and bicycling categories: Climate Change Related Leo DiCaprio Wins Oscar for Best Climate Activist! Leonardo DiCaprio’s Huge Carbon Footprint Leo DiCaprio Talks Climate Change Syria’s Drought Has Likely Been Its Worst … [continued]

Solar, Wind, & Energy Efficiency News

Here’s a big roundup of solar, wind, and energy efficiency stories not published on CleanTechnica. George Bush’s EPA Chief: Clean Power Plan Is ‘Most Flexible Thing’ The Agency Has Done In an exclusive interview, former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman said the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) is “the most flexible … [continued]