Feb122014

IC2 Guide for Alternative Chemicals

The Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) published its IC2 Alternatives Assessment Guide in January to help businesses, governments and interested parties evaluate alternatives to toxic chemicals in manufacturing processes and products. The Guide is designed to help create safer products and reduce the impact that chemicals have on human health and the environment. The IC2 is

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Feb122014

2014 State of Green Business Report Released

State of Green Business, the seventh annual assessment of corporate sustainability trends and metrics, has been released by GreenBiz.com.

The report shows that the state of the art of corporate sustainability continues to evolve. What’s business as usual today was not that long ago innovative, even breakthrough: biobased products, accounting systems that place a realistic

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Jan242014

Composting Strategies for Colleges and Universities

Universities and colleges generate wasted food from many sources: dining commons, on-campus restaurants, residence halls, sporting venues, and university events. By reducing food sent to landfills or incinerators, schools can save money and reduce their environmental impact. The ESRC has published an informative webinar conducted by the U.S. EPA Region 3, Office of Materials Management,

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Jan92014

IC2 Releases Toxic Chemical Alternative Guide

The Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) published a Guide on January 8, 2014 to help businesses, governments and interested parties evaluate alternatives to toxic chemicals in products. The Guide is designed help create safer products and reduce the impact that chemicals have on human health and the environment. The IC2 is an association of state, local,

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Dec102013

Tennessee Schools net $1,000 for recycling programs

Nashville-area students are doing their part to be environmentally friendly, and two local schools have been recognized for their recycling programs.

Students at Montgomery Bell Academy and Lipscomb Academy Elementary School were rewarded for their environmental efforts, and each school won $1,000 through the Good Sports Always Recycle program for having one of the top

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Dec102013

W.Va. governor on hand to break ground for $104 million Sustainable Community Revitalization project

Charles Town Mayor Peggy Smith was one of 20 speakers participating in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $104 million Charles Town, Ranson and American Public University Systems Sustainable Community Revitalization project.

The event was held in the American Public University Systems, or APUS, Academic Center at 330 N. George St. Construction for the first phase

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Dec102013

Alabama Environmental Council to Host Forum

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Alabama’s energy future will be up for discussion next week as the Alabama Environmental Council hosts its second POWER-UP forum with experts in efficiency, renewables and alternative energy.

Dr. Marilyn Brown, a professor at Georgia Tech, a visiting professor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a board member of the Tennessee Valley

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Sep162013

P2Rx GreenBiz Column is Now Called P2 Impact

As part of Pollution Prevention Week 2013, the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx) announces that it has changed the name of its popular GreenBiz Column to P2 Impact. The name change reflects a content refocus towards a mainstream business audience. The column gives insights into greening of business processes, operation or technologies; and

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Aug262013

North Carolina Zoo Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

The North Carolina Zoo has been named to a short list of major state tourist attractions recognized for outstanding environmental stewardship by the N.C. GreenTravel.

Launched in 2012, the N.C. GreenTravel is a program of the N.C. Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service in partnership with the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina

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Aug262013

New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference

From the Wall Street Journal Market Watch Sustainable Brands announces the program and speaker line up for its annual New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference, scheduled for September 24-25 at the University of Pennsylvania. A gathering point for sustainability executives, business strategists and financial leaders from across the globe, this event focuses on the leading

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