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Jun
22
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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[...]
Jun
24
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8:00 am EDT Collegiate Sports Sustainability... @ Purdue University
Collegiate Sports Sustainability... @ Purdue University
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am EDT – Jun 26 @ 12:30 pm EDT
Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit @ Purdue University | West Lafayette | Indiana | United States
The fifth annual Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit offers attendees the chance to network, learn, and exchange ideas with peers from around the country on ways in which athletic and sports programs can join the campus[...]
Jun
29
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7:30 am CDT Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place
Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place
Jun 29 @ 7:30 am CDT – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Green Sports Alliance members span nearly 300 pro and collegiate sports teams and venues from 20 different leagues and 14 countries. The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the largest and most influential gathering for[...]

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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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Dec122014

Integrating Green Wastes into your Lean System Webinar Available

On Novemebr 18, 2014, the North Carolina Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI) presented its “Integrating Green Wastes into your Lean System” webinar. This webinar provides insight into how lean and environmental performance systems can be leveraged to achieve enhanced continuous improvement and waste reduction.

Both Leggett & Platt and Daimler Trucks North America have participated in

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Dec102014

New EPA Rule Promotes Responsible Hazardous Materials Recycling

The U.S. EPA finalized new safeguards on December 10, 2014 that promote responsible hazardous secondary materials recycling. The final rule modifies the EPA’s 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule to ensure it protects human health and the environment from the mismanagement of hazardous secondary materials intended for recycling, while promoting sustainability through the encouragement

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Dec22014

Petersburg Wins Award for “going green”

From The Progress-Index Staff Reports Posted Dec. 1, 2014

PETERSBURG – The city government has been recognized for its efforts to be environmentally friendly with a gold level certification for the 2014 “Go Green VA Challenge.” The challenge is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s “Go Green Virginia” environmental initiative. The award is given to

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