Roger’s Gardens Partners with ClearEdge Power to Support Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices

HILLSBORO, Ore., Jun 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — ClearEdge Power, a manufacturer of scalable, continuous onsite power systems, today announced that Roger’s Gardens, a destination home and garden store in California’s Orange County, has deployed a ClearEdge fuel cell system to contribute to its energy efficiency and sustainability goals. By leveraging a 15-kW ClearEdge system, Roger’s Gardens will be able to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40 percent each year. In addition, the ClearEdge system will help Roger’s Gardens reduce its annual energy bills through the efficient, onsite generation of electricity and heat.   To read full article:...

Sustainable Key Card introduced for Inn at Laguna Beach as part of Renovation

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Inn at Laguna Beach, undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, is the first hotel in the city to implement 100 percent renewable wood key cards, completely eliminating plastic key cards.  The Nordic birch wood, used for the key cards, is harvested from certified sustainably managed forests in Europe which reduces the carbon footprint by lowering CO2 emissions. These PVC-free biodegradable wood key cards also help reduce oil-based plastic waste.   To read full article...