Monthly Archives: February 2013

Are McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish Sandwiches Really Sustainable?

By Erin Schnettler, FES ’14 On January 24th, 2013, the world’s largest fast-food company, McDonald’s, announced that it will display the blue “Fish Forever” eco-label from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on every Filet-O-Fish sandwich sold at the over 14,000 … Continue reading

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BigBelly Solar has some big ideas to revolutionize how we manage our waste.

By Ben Butterworth, FES ’14 How can waste collection – one of world’s least efficient and resource-intensive industries – leverage the technology of the 21st century to become more green? The innovative thinkers behind BigBelly Solar have a few ideas. … Continue reading

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Big Questions for a Better Built Environment

by Sarah Barbo, FES/SOM 2014 Can we realize financial advantages while addressing the most pressing environmental and social concerns of our time? This question framed a discussion on private sector contribution to sustainability, held on January 28th at Yale F&ES. … Continue reading

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