I love stories that spotlight local innovators. You’ve undoubtedly heard about lightRadio by now, those tiny, energy efficient cubes from Alcatel-Lucent (pictured above) that promise to one day replace those roadside eyesores, cell towers. What you probably haven’t heard is how Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ brought the concept to life. Sarah Portlock of […]
Verizon pushes green retail in R.I.
What do you do when your store is damaged by flooding? Rebuild it greener! That’s what Verizon Wireless did after flooding back in March wrecked its Warwick, Rhode Island storefront (399 Bald Hill Road). Five months later, the remodeled 4,000 square foot store is up for LEED Silver certification. Thanks to energy and water efficiency […]
Green startups, time to bone up on net neutrality
To be honest, I have yet to fully wrap my head around the Google and Verizon net neutrality business (I generally leave that to smarter folks). But it looks like I may have to change my attitude. In this intriguing article that sailed across my Twitter stream today, Sustainablog’s Jeff McIntire-Strasburg explores “Why Net Neutrality […]