When John Stein and his partners began Kirei USA in 2002, they had no idea it would eventually grow to the point where its eco-friendly panel boards would be distributed coast to coast, because back then, they had to talk up the green benefits of their product at trade shows and sales pitches.
The recent fiasco with the National Football League’s temporary referees is a great reminder for our industry that you “get what you pay for.” The NFL was unwilling to pay the premium for the quality that the NFL officials had been providing for years, and in return they received unqualified referees with little experience that had no business being there.
According to a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of electronic waste created in the United States between the years 2000 and 2010 would fill enough space to cover the entire island of Manhattan at a depth of three feet.
The recent release of Apple’s (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPhone 5 is of particular interest to San Diego startup ecoATM. It’s not the new technology that has ecoATM on alert. Rather, it’s the potential for an uptick in buybacks at its mobile device kiosks.
As November’s general election creates numerous possibilities for policy change both in San Diego and across the country, a group of executives from companies and groups involved in the expansion of solar energy systems discussed the state of their economies at a Daily Transcript roundtable.
Holly Smithson's thirst for action and results led her to CleanTECH San Diego, the industry association that was just being put together back then by Mayor Jerry Sanders and Jim Waring, its founder chairman.
Oct. 6, 2010 -- Sept. 23, 2010 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin speaks with David Steel, CEO of Green Chamber of San Diego County, and Sidnee Chong, owner of EcoPackStore LLC, about green businesses.