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Aquatic Informatics Named to 2015 PROFIT 500 List With 5 Year Revenue Growth of 212%

<i>Canadian Business and PROFIT have ranked Aquatic Informatics as the 274th fastest growing company in Canada.</i><p>Vancouver, BC, September 17, …

Informatics

Global Cleantech 100: a strong showing for innovative water technologies

Jim Witkin delves a little deeper into the companies who have taken up the challenge of securing water supplies<p>Securing adequate water supplies to run our industries, grow food crops and satisfy the thirst of a growing population has become one of the world's most pressing challenges. Estimates …

Rustic Crust Giveaway {US, ends 9/29/15}

Sponsored by: Rustic Crust<p>Rustic Crust is the maker of organic and all-natural pizza crusts and sauces. One lucky reader will win 3 coupons each good …

Alter Eco, une marque bio et équitable très gourmande

Je suis une grande gourmande de chocolat. Dernièrement, je vous avais fait part de ma découverte de la marque bio Bonneterre ICI. Aujourd'hui, je …

This Startup's Video Tech Counts Cars to Eliminate Traffic Hell

Back in college at the University of Waterloo, Kurtis McBride used to spend his days sitting at the side of the road, counting cars.<p>It was one of his …

Lines Out the Door for USA's First Major Organic Drive-Thru Fast Food Restaurant

The restaurant provides non-GMO, organic, gluten free and vegan options for those looking to grab a bite on the go, but don’t want the typical fast …

Hampton Creek Plans For World Food Tech Domination With $90 Million In Series C Funding

Hampton Creek is on the fast track to eggless world domination. What started out as a little startup with $500,000 in seed from Khosla Ventures and a plan to swap out eggs for pea protein is now selling product in grocery stores, colleges, universities, and restaurants all over the country.<p>The …

Winnow Scores Seed Funding For Its Food Waste Smart Meter

Winnow is on a mission to help the hospitality industry cut down on food waste by making the kitchen ‘smarter.’ It does this via the Winnow smart meter, a set of smart scales and accompanying tablet app that lets kitchen staff easily log what food is thrown away. That data is then uploaded to the …

Smart Meter

H&M is offering $1 Million for best textile-recycling innovations

Clothing retailer H&M is sponsoring a $1 million challenge to anyone who can figure out a sustainable way to close the loop on textiles. A closed …

Contemporary Built Green Seattle Home Asks $1.85M

Built in 2012 by <b>Build Urban</b>, this <b>Contemporary Built Green 4-star home</b> in the heart of the Denny Blaine just hit the market asking $1.85M. Including 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a 2 car garage, it's got the look and feel of what we'd expect to find inside an eco-friendly Seattle modern. What was …

Soylent raises $20m to take on Big Food with its cheap nutritional shakes

Soylent, the start-up which aims to replace regular meals with its low-cost nutritional drinks, has raised $20m to expand its manufacturing …

Thai food chain cooks up £10m deal keeping 100pc equity

Thai Leisure Group will open 14 restaurants over the next two years in a bid to 'own Thai in the UK'<p>Thai Leisure Group, which runs 11 restaurants across Scotland and the north of England, has secured £10m from Santander to fund the founders’ ambitions to “own Thai cuisine in the UK”.<p>TLG secured the …

Birdseye owner Nomad to create frozen food giant with $781m Findus deal

The owner of the well-known fish fingers brand is swooping in on another frozen foods company<p>Nomad Foods, the acquisition vehicle set up by entrepreneurs Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman to target acquisitions in the food industry, is to buy the European operations of Findus Group for £500m, …

Farm-To-Fridge Food Delivery Service GrubMarket Grabs $10M Series A

The experience of walking through the booths and shopping for produce at a farmers market is moving online. GrubMarket (YC W15) allows consumers to order fresh, locally-sourced food through their mobile and web apps. Once an order is processed, GrubMarket employees pick up the goods from the local …

Employment

NBTY acquires an organic skincare company

NBTY, owned by Alphabet Holding Company,* just acquired Dr. Organic, an British organic skincare company.<p>NBTY is purchasing the company for 55 million pounds, or around $86 million, according to Bloomberg.<p>Dr. Organic is a skincare company that uses natural and organic raw material to make primarily …

Skin Care

CHORUS Clean Energy revives IPO plans

FRANKFURT, Sept 24 (Reuters) - German wind and solar park operator CHORUS Clean Energy revived its plans for an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, more than two months after putting its flotation on ice due to the Greek crisis and wobbly markets.<p>The offer comprises up to 12 million new …

Clean Energy

This Startup Uses Data to Create More Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly Food Brands

Hampton Creek, like most companies nowadays, employs data for marketing. More interestingly, the packaged-foods startup yesterday explained how it …

U.S. grocery chain Albertsons to press ahead with IPO: sources

By Lauren Hirsch and Greg Roumeliotis<p>(Reuters) - U.S. supermarket chain Albertsons Companies Inc is moving ahead with plans for an initial public …

Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia cooperative starts production at new $5m processing plant at Geelong, Victoria - ABC Rural - ABC News

Production has started at a new organic dairy processing plant at Geelong, in Victoria.<p>The Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia cooperative, which …

Organic Food Sales Soar, Up 72 Percent From 2008

Americans are increasingly hungry for naturally-grown and healthier foods and, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics, …

Court Rejects USDA Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit on Organic Rule Change

<i>(September 14, 2015)</i> On Thursday September 10, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in a bench ruling, …

Why Organic Food Is Critical For Children

By their very nature, children are more sensitive to pesticides than adults. A child's body continues to grow until 18 but their brain and nervous …

McDonald’s to roll out organic hamburger in Germany

McDonald’s is going to start selling organic burgers in Germany. And the meat won’t just be 100 percent organic, it will come from cattle that ate …

SOx reduction - Introducing the world's smallest marine scrubber from Yara Marine Technologies

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Google initiative will lease solar panels to consumers

Google has just announced another major investment in renewable energy -- not to power its own vast data centers this time, but rather to bring cheaper electricity to the homes of ordinary Americans. Alongside solar cell manufacturer SunPower, the internet giant is starting a $250 million fund …

Financial innovation is the next big thing in clean energy and efficiency

A new wave of investment in renewable energy and efficiency upgrades is being driven by innovation in finance -- not in technology, policy or …