The 10-week challenge, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, engaged students at 607 colleges and universities to vie for the national reduce, reuse, and recycle title.
N.J. real estate developer plans to cut energy and water use on its properties across the state.
2009 WasteWise and NPEP partners reported they eliminated or recycled 11 million tons of material.
Survey of 2,700 people in seven European countries found that about 80 percent of users support the idea of the technology that may provide environmental benefits.
Since 2006, the university has informed its employees about environmental initiatives and opportunities for involvement and now is focused on making waste reduction and recycling a habit.
McGill University chemists developed a catalyst that involves the nanoparticles of a simple iron magnet.
ICLEI developed a program that pits property managers and office tenants in a friendly competition to lower energy use and waste and save water.
The second video town hall meeting of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EST on Feb. 23.
Going fluorescent is a no-brainer, much like using lamp crushers to recycle and safely dispose of the small amount of mercury in each bulb.
- By Aaron Griffith
- Feb 17, 2010
Greenroads rating system seeks to recognize companies using sustainable methods and provide a catalog of ideas for greener practices.
Strong, biodegradable dairy-based films are said to be better oxygen barriers than their petrochemical-based counterparts.
The deceased may be wrapped in a shroud or sustainable/biodegradable casket, according to Maryrest Cemetery's executive director.
The program is expected to cut paper waste, printing and mailing costs.
Georgia, Ohio, Florida and Missouri are considering opt-in programs, which eliminate the automatic delivery of white pages phone books.
CEA and ITI claim door-to-door e-waste collection is "costly, burdensome, and environmentally harmful."
Oak Ridge Associated Universities is managing the project, which is funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority.