Upcoming Events

Mar
23
Mon
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,[...]
Apr
8
Wed
2:00 pm EDT Green Chemistry Case Studies
Green Chemistry Case Studies
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm EDT – 3:00 pm EDT
Washing Systems: Phosphate Reduction in Detergents Washing Systems has an on-going commitment to protecting the environment and conserving our natural resources. We embarked on this goal in 2005 when we voluntarily decided to remove nonylphenol[...]
Apr
14
Tue
9:00 am EDT 2015 GREEN TOURISM CONFERENCE @ Woodloch Pines
2015 GREEN TOURISM CONFERENCE @ Woodloch Pines
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am EDT – Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm EDT
The second annual Green Tourism Conference will build on the momentum started last year around the common cause of promoting eco-tourism throughout the Catskill and Pocono Mountain Regions. Food service businesses, lodging facilities, tourism agencies,[...]

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Mar182015

Virginia’s Largest Solar Power Installation

Dominion Virginia Power to install Virginia’s largest solar installation to date at Philip Morris USA 18. March 2015 | By: Dominion

Nearly 8,000 solar panels being installed at Philip Morris’ Park 500 facility in Chester, Va. Strategic location provides co-educational opportunity to demonstrate industrial environmental sustainability . Installations already completed at various commercial and educational

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Mar102015

Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on March 10 that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved Energy Star certification for their superior energy performance in 2014. Together, these manufacturing plants saved a record amount of energy, cut their energy bills by $725

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Mar92015

Waste-to-energy facility approved in Tennessee

Sustainable waste-to-energy facility approved for construction in Tennessee

The Lebanon, Tennessee project will deploy what PHG Energy is calling the ‘world’s largest’ downdraft gasifier.

PHG Energy and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process.

The waste-to-energy

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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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