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SioTeX Corporation is Transforming the Specialty Silica Industry

A Silica Success Story – How a Business Plan Competition Helped Make a Green Dream Come True SioTeX is transforming the specialty silica industry. The Texas-based company manufactures a specialty silica product called Eco-Sil™, a green alternative to fumed silica that is safer and more sustainable. It is manufactured using rice hulls, a renewable resource

Book your green certified hotel on GreenHotelWorld.com

Eco Conscious Booking Like any other online travel agency, GreenHotelWorld.com offers you the best hotels for the lowest prices. However, they feel they should make it super easy for you to choose the greenest hotel at the same time. Therefore, they highlight hotels that protect the environment, address social issues, support the local economy and preserve

GiveO2 offsets your carbon footprint

Measure and offset your transport based carbon footprint by installing the GiveO2 app on your phone. By turning on the GiveO2 tracker, the app automatically saves your trips so you can better understand your carbon footprint. Linking your account to beintoo enables you to earn Bedollars which can be redeemed for real discounts. A vision

Tesla expands Superchargers network throughout Europe

In the beginning of December, Tesla has opened its first Supercharger stations in the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Opening its first Supercharger network in Norway last September, Tesla now plans to build more Superchargers in countries like Belgium, France and the UK in 2014. 14 European Superchargers in place At the moment, Tesla has

Energy awareness software saves money

An extensive study of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy reviewed more than 36 residential smart metering and feedback programmes internationally. They concluded that to realise feedback-induced savings, the smart meters must be used in conjunction with online or in-home displays and well-designed programmes that successfully inform, empower, engage and motivate people. Dutch startup