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What is Organic?

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The label 'organic' carries rights and regulations. While what is Organic can vary from state to state, in New Jersey farmers must have: 3 years with no application of prohibited materials (no synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or GMOs) prior to harvest of the first certified organic crop; Implementation of an Organic System Plan, … More...

New Jersey Lives Up to Name: The Garden State

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Where Community Begins by Alex Ravitz We’re at the end of the season for those roadside farm stands, bursting with bright red tomatoes and leafy stalks of corn. It seems like a breath of yesteryear, yet farmers’ markets are growing in towns across America. Farmers’ markets have long been a part of local communities. When farmers … More...

Smart Grid Starts from Broadband

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Tollgrade uses an existing business to launch a new one. Tollgrade Communications saw a new market that they felt uniquely qualified to address: use their experience in monitoring and managing broadband wirelines to make an aging electricity grid reliable. “In our 25 years of telecom and broadband, with over 200 million lines under … More...

Primus’ Steps to Commercialization

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Dancing with Partners Primus Green Energy has taken that very important step in the long waltz that leads to full … More...

New Railroads from Plastic Bottles

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Axion takes a seat at the transportation infrastructure table. By Hannah SchroerIn the conservative world of transportation … More...

Companies can save thousands on their energy bills.

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But that requires expertise that most do not have. Energy management used to mean getting a bill and paying it. Today, that … More...

The Wave of the Future: Energy from the Ebb and Flow

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Tidal energy, energy collected from the ebb and flow of the tides, has the potential to become a major source of energy in the … More...

ERI: Bringing the Ocean to Your Dinner Table

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If it were easy, we’d all be drinking seawater. Texas would be fertilizing fields with the ocean, and the deserts in the Middle … More...

Bion’s Biotech System

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Dairy farms are a large source of nitrogen and phosphorous leaching into waterways. Fixing that problem at the farm, rather than … More...

Water Quality: Huge Business Opportunities

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Water quality is a huge business opportunity, and will be for years to come. Escalating water prices (in some cases as much as … More...

Owens Corning: Where Pink is Green

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Moving beyond roofing and insulation, an new open innovation platform allows the company to partner with other companies and turn … More...

Eaton: Building a Global Innovation Ecosystem

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What used to be a simple relationship between customer and manufacturer is becoming a web of relationships that stretch around the … More...

Alpha Partners

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Complex partnerships need a visionary - not always a boss. In the increasingly complex world of innovation, companies need to … More...

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Clean technologies are driving innovation and forcing companies to consider new investment strategies. Every corporation needs a … More...