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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a new phase of collegial and federal agency cooperation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the agency and Georgia College & State University (GC) on November 17.
The MOU with GC is an agreement to work with EPA, participate in the EPA
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