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  • Help Out Your Favorite Historic Restaurant—Nominate it For an Amex Pandemic Grant
    by Good News Network on February 24, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    There’s no getting around it: The pandemic has hit the restaurant industry hard. That’s why American Express is funding $1 million in grants to historic U.S. restaurants—you can help by nominating your favorite place to break bread. Restaurants are gathering places where history is made in meaningful ways, small and large, over and over again. The post Help Out Your Favorite Historic Restaurant—Nominate it For an Amex Pandemic Grant appeared first on Good News Network.

  • 7 Years Ahead of Schedule, Maersk Will Deploy World’s First Carbon-Neutral Shipping Liner in 2023
    by Andy Corbley on February 23, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    The world’s largest container shipment carrier has announced that in just two years’ time it will be putting a little more green into the deep blue sea. Maersk is deploying their first carbon-neutral shipping liner that incorporates e-methanol or bio-methanol as fuel in 2023. The green liner is to join the fleet a full seven The post 7 Years Ahead of Schedule, Maersk Will Deploy World’s First Carbon-Neutral Shipping Liner in 2023 appeared first on Good News Network.

  • This Brilliant Low-Income Housing in Colombia is Made From Coffee Waste
    by Andy Corbley on February 18, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    In a country with both housing shortages and world-leading coffee production, a small construction company has, quite brilliantly, found a way to leverage one in order to fix the other. Coffee husks, a papery material surrounding the prized beans, are being turned into resilient, light, and versatile building materials that can make the panels of The post This Brilliant Low-Income Housing in Colombia is Made From Coffee Waste appeared first on Good News Network.

  • World’s First Home Hydrogen Battery Powers Your House for 3 Days, is Recyclable, and Not a Fire Risk
    by Andy Corbley on February 17, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    With Texan power outages hitting the headlines this week, it’s worth looking to a startup that’s developed the world’s first renewable, hydrogen-powered energy storage system. At full charge, it can furnish a house with electricity for about three days. If you’ve ever said to a friend that you wanted to switch to solar panels, you The post World’s First Home Hydrogen Battery Powers Your House for 3 Days, is Recyclable, and Not a Fire Risk appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Startup Cleans Up Laundry Detergent With Powerful Soap That Uses Bio Ingredients
    by Andy Corbley on February 16, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    A biotech startup is hoping to bring a little eco-friendly product mojo to a relatively untapped corner of the market: laundry detergent. Dirty Labs’ product is non-toxic and made from bio-based enzymes that rapidly biodegrade once washed down the drain. Traditional detergent technology has changed little over the last century, according to Dirty Labs. A The post Startup Cleans Up Laundry Detergent With Powerful Soap That Uses Bio Ingredients appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Company Develops ‘Sound Beaming’ to Enable Digital Listening in Your Own Sound Bubble – A Cone of Near-Silence
    by Andy Corbley on February 15, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    An Israeli tech startup has developed a speaker system that creates a “sound bubble”—essentially meaning you get all the privacy of headphones without the physical requirement of wearing them. The truly sci-fi tech uses ultrasonic waves beamed into pockets next to your ears. The aptly named “SoundBeaming” technology means you hear the noise coming from The post Company Develops ‘Sound Beaming’ to Enable Digital Listening in Your Own Sound Bubble – A Cone of Near-Silence appeared first on Good News Network.

  • The Empire State Building is Now 100% Powered By Wind, Along With 13 Other Related Buildings
    by Good News Network on February 13, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    The beloved New York City landmark Empire State Building is now run entirely by wind energy—making it a green new year for the 15,000 people working inside. Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. which owns the 102-story skyscraper along with 13 other office buildings, signed a three-year contract with Green Mountain Energy to power its entire The post The Empire State Building is Now 100% Powered By Wind, Along With 13 Other Related Buildings appeared first on Good News Network.

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