A host of companies and nonprofits are using technology – from smartphones to social networking – to make it easier for consumers to choose environmentally friendly products.
Stocks rallied Monday amid hopes for a fix to Europe's debt problems. The Dow went up 272 points to close at 11043, making up nearly a third of last week's losses.
Kraft Foods, the maker of Oscar Mayer hot dogs, and Sara Lee, manufacturer of Ball Park franks, begin court proceedings this week in hopes of ending a three-year legal dispute
Stock market was down early Wednesday afternoon, with the traders worried about the US debt limit. Still, Tuesday's strong gains left the three major indexes of the stock market in positive territory for the month.
Dow is virtually unchanged, while S&P and Nasdaq fall. Silver falls more than 7 percent.
Companies and activists are partnering on environmental, health, and other issues. Labor initiatives are more problematic.
Parties promote natural, make-it-yourself alternatives to store-bought cleansers.
An increasing number of consumers want ‘green’ products for their homes. How to determine which ones are and which ones claim to be but aren’t?