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2015 North Carolina ESI Members Meeting
The 2015 Environmental Stewardship Initiative Annual Members Meeting will be held on March 6th at the Nature Research Center in downtown Raleigh. This meeting is a great opportunity to network with other ESI members and[...]
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8:00 am EDT Carolina Recycling Association –... @ Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation
Carolina Recycling Association –... @ Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am EDT – Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Join us March 23 – 26, 2015 at The Embassy Suites – Kingston Plantation for CRA’s 25th Annual Conference and Trade Show, “Making Waves in Recycling”. We will discuss new recovery strategies, identify new materials,[...]
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8:00 am EDT A&WMA 108th Annual Conference & ... @ Raleigh Convention Center
A&WMA 108th Annual Conference & ... @ Raleigh Convention Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am EDT – Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm EDT
A&WMA 108th Annual Conference & Exhibition @ Raleigh Convention Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Connecting the Dots: Environmental Quality to Climate Join the Air & Waste Management Association for our 108th Annual Conference & Exhibition on June 22-25, 2015 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. This[...]

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Feb252015

Green Chemistry Connection

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) announces the national launch of the “Green Chemistry Connection,” an online community of green chemistry practitioners and an information clearinghouse.

NEWMOA created the Green Chemistry Connection in order to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas, and expertise on one easy-to-access and use web platform. NEWMOA conducted a “soft-launch”

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Feb242015

EPA Announces Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Leadership Award winners were announced on February 24. According to the EPA, the winners are demonstrating that innovative actions to combat climate change are smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual representing a wide array of industries from finance and manufacturing to retail and technology show exemplary corporate,

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Feb232015

Georgia Biomass Project

Procter & Gamble and Constellation — a leading retail supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services — announced Thursday the development of an up to 50-megawatt biomass plant that will help run one of P&G’s largest U.S. facilities. The plant will significantly increase P&G’s use of renewable energy, helping move the company

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Feb192015

Combined Heat and Power Webinar Video

A video is now available of the Kentucky Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partners webinar held on January 29. The webinar covered the first steps to determine if a CHP System could work for your industrial or commercial facility.

The webinar consists of two parts:

Part 1: Reviews the requirements of a CHP qualification screening

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Feb182015

2015 Sustainable Energy Factbook

Now available, the 2015 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook – produced for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, provides up-to-date, accurate market intelligence about the broad range of industries — energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural gas — that are contributing to the country’s move towards

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Feb92015

2014 Green Progress Report Released

Alabama – My Green Birmingham promotes sustainability progress with 2014 Green Progress Report. My Green Birmingham has partnered with the Green Resource Center for Alabama (GRCA) to promote the release of the report.

You can read the article and download the report on the My Green Birmingham website.

Feb32015

North Carolina Becoming a National Leader

North Carolina is fast becoming a national leader in the clean tech industry – creating new jobs, producing innovative new technology and engaging some unlikely new partners.

A recent report by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a national environmental policy group, notes that in the third quarter of 2014, North Carolina ranked fifth in the nation for new

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Jan262015

Green Sports Awareness

With the 2015 Super Bowl coming up this week, it’s a good time to think about the many opportunities for sports facilities to “green” their operations – whether professional, university-level, or recreational – teams, fans, event planners and college campuses can save energy, cut waste and clean up at sporting events to show their commitment

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Jan152015

New Tool Measures Corporate Progress Towards Safer Chemicals

In December, a group of corporate and NGO leaders released a new tool for assessing leadership in corporate chemicals management. The Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) provides the first-ever common metric of its kind for publicly benchmarking corporate chemicals management and profiling leadership companies.

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” said Dr. Mark Rossi, Co-Director

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Jan152015

EPA Releases Toxics Release Analysis

EPA Releases 2013 Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

WASHINGTON – Similar to previous years, in 2013, most of the toxic chemical waste managed at industrial facilities in the U.S. was not released into the environment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The report, published on January 14,

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