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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Jul232013

UAH Administration Approves Green Fund for Sustainable Investment

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — In two short months, students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville created a $20,000 Green Fund Tuesday to support student-designed projects aimed at sustainability.

The members of the UAH Green Club and UAH Student Government Association teamed up with the Coalition of Alabama Students for the Environment (CASE), a statewide network

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Jul172013

Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation Seeking Nominations for marine environmental awards

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation in Mobile Alabama is seeking nominations for its Annual Marine Environmental Awards for 2013.

Two awards will recognize an individual and a group/organization that have made outstanding contributions to marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region.

Learn more at the Foundation’s website.

May282013

Recycling as Economic Development in North Carolina

Recycling Works‘ Spring 2013 issue is packed with examples of the impact recycling has on economic development in North Carolina. Articles in this issue include:

RBAC Awards Recycling Business Grants Expected to Create 240-plus jobs in North Carolina BlackGold Biofuels Expands to Charlotte Ply-Gem Creates Jobs in Columbus County Triangle Partnership to Salvage C&D Waste

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May282013

TDEC unveils electric initiative at Bear Trace course

Cutting edge electric golf course maintanence equipment was unveiled by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation at the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay Golf Course earlier this week.

The event showcased the equipment while demonstrating its positive environmental impacts and energy savings, among other benefits. One of those benefits is quiet. The motors go

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