Sep202016

P2 Week - Safer Choice Label

Through innovative partnerships and collaboration, we can all work to prevent pollution before it begins. This reduces waste, saves energy and natural resources, and leave homes, schools, and workplaces cleaner and safer.

Products with the Safer Choice label help consumers and commercial buyers identify and select products with safer chemical ingredients, without sacrificing quality or

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Sep192016

Tennessee Green Star Partnership Highlight - Valmont Newark

Green Star Partnership (TGSP) is an environmental leadership program facilitated by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The partnership recognizes Tennessee industries that are committed to sustainability and that exhibit continuous improvement throughout their entire operation. Sharing successes, networking, and best management practices are just a few of the opportunities TGSP offers its members.

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Aug262016

EPA, NASCAR recognize Danville, Virginia manufacturer for sustainability achievements

EPA Environmental News

EPA, NASCAR recognize Danville manufacturer for sustainability achievements PHILADELPHIA (August 15, 2016) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Intertape Polymer Group, of Danville, Va., is the winner of a competition created in partnership with NASCAR that encourages Virginia manufacturers to reduce their environmental footprint.

The competition, known as the

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Aug242016

Tennessee Green Star Partnership Highlight - Lodge Manufacturing

Green Star Partnership (TGSP) is an environmental leadership program facilitated by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The partnership recognizes Tennessee industries that are committed to sustainability and that exhibit continuous improvement throughout their entire operation. Sharing successes, networking, and best management practices are just a few of the opportunities TGSP offers its members.

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Aug82016

2016 NASCAR Green E3 VA Challenge

E3: Economy – Energy – Environment, NASCAR Green, the Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC), the U.S. EPA, and Virginia DEQ are working together to encourage businesses to operate in a green and sustainable fashion through the NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge.

Manufacturers participating in the Virginia E3 Initiative (VA E3) are eligible to be recognized by demonstrating the

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Jun132016

EPA Green Chemistry Award Winners

PA has announced the winners of the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation of hazardous substances. EPA’s efforts to speed the adoption of this revolutionary and diverse discipline have led to significant environmental benefits, innovation and a strengthened economy.

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May262016

University of Montevallo noted nationally for its sustainability

The University of Montevallo (UM) has been recognized as a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School in the Postsecondary Sustainability Award category.

The University is one of 11 higher education institutions honored for innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, ensure effective sustainability education and improve health and wellness.

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Apr272016

Pennsylvania Government Ranked Highest in Green Power Usage

Pennsylvania’s state government recently ranked the highest in the country for usage of green power, which includes renewable sources like wind, solar and water.

The ranking from the federal Environmental Protection Agency was released earlier this week. Not only did the state government rank as the highest public entity, it also finished 26th overall in

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Apr182016

Virginia Tech’s Earth Week Activities

Virginia Tech’s annual Earth Week celebration, April 17-24, aims to build a more just and sustainable community through education, action and appreciation for the world.

This year’s events will include tree planting, art, movies, lectures and games. Each day of Earth Week will feature events focused on a theme: Monday is clean energy, Tuesday is

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Apr142016

Birmingham Champions of Sustainability

My Green Birmingham held its 3rd Annual Champions of Sustainability, presented by the City of Birmingham, on Tuesday, April 12th, at Saturn Birmingham. More than 150 guests gathered to honor a unique range of Champions of Sustainability recipients. My Green Birmingham also presented its first ever Champions of Sustainability Visionary Award to special guest, Laura

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