Upcoming Events

Sep
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all-day E-Scrap 2015 @ Omni Champions Gate
E-Scrap 2015 @ Omni Champions Gate
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day
Entering its 13th year, E-Scrap 2015 is where the electronics recycling industry meets. With last year’s conference bringing in over 1,300 attendees from more than 35 countries, this year’s conference will offer a bustling exhibit[...]
Sep
29
Tue
8:00 am EDT Ninth Annual SC Green is Good fo... @ Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Ninth Annual SC Green is Good fo... @ Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am EDT – 4:00 pm EDT
Hosted by the City of Columbia Climate Protection Action Campaign, the theme for this year’s conference is Sustainability Speedway: Racing to Green. Topics will focus on transportation and will highlight new sustainability technologies, share stories[...]
Sep
30
Wed
all-day 18th Annual Pollution Prevention... @ The Palms
18th Annual Pollution Prevention... @ The Palms
Sep 30 all-day
For the past seventeen years, the Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention (Partners) have sponsored a statewide pollution prevention conference and trade show. Conference topics have ranged from new and innovative pollution prevention technologies being used[...]

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Apr212015

NPPR Releases New P2 Report

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR), in conjunction with the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx), has prepared a full report of the results of P2 efforts form 2010 – 2012. It describes participants, methodology for data collection and analysis, results, and future efforts to improve the collection and sharing of P2 results.

Pollution Prevention Strategies

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Apr202015

Tennessee Dept of Environment and Conservation and MTSU Partnership

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) announced Thursday a partnership that will expand individual opportunities for earning course credit and certifications through TDEC’s Fleming Training Center in Murfreesboro, online and at other statewide locations.

“Fleming Training Center offers cutting-edge technology and advanced classes in a variety of

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Apr142015

Kentuckians honored for Earth Day 2015

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission Friday presented its 2015 Earth Day awards to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to environmental protection. This year’s event took place at the Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.

“It’s an honor to recognize Kentuckians for their tireless efforts and unwavering advocacy to environmental protection,” Arnita Gadson, executive

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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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