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USU Beats Speed Record Using Algae and Safflower Seed Fuel

USU is setting records at the Bonneville Salt Flats near Salt Lake City with a race car fueled by algae and safflower seeds. Researchers believe this could be the fuel of the future.

HUD, DOT, and EPA Focus on Sustainable Communities

The Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an interagency program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These agencies are collaborating to change policies and improve communities.

A Zero Waste World through a Circular Economy- Is it Possible?

A new article in Ensia Magazine features how “when the economy goes in circles, everybody wins.” With rising pressures, forward-thinking companies in Europe and some U.S. states are finding ways to take back, reuse, refurbish or recycle all kinds of things that would otherwise be thrown away.