Florida DEP recognizes Northrop Grumman for Outstanding Recycling Rate

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recognized Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for achieving a recycling rate of 62 percent of its solid waste at its Melbourne facility. DEP Central District Director Jeff Prather presented Northrop Grumman the award, celebrating the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

“I am pleased to recognize Northrop

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One of Earth’s Greenest Buildings Opens in Pittsburgh on May 23

PITTSBURGH, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ Opening on May 23, 2012 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the new 24,350-square-foot Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) will emerge as one of the greenest buildings on Earth. Seeking to achieve or exceed the world’s highest sustainable standards, including the Living Building Challenge, LEED® Platinum and Sustainable

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The Nashville Ledger: Savvy buyers now expect LEED-certified homes

When it comes to new houses, green is the new granite.

A decade or more ago, luxury amenities such as granite countertops in kitchens and baths became “must-have” necessities. Now green building practices that once seemed exotic are becoming standard in homes at every price.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, for example, will build

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