Both the Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forest Initiative want their standards accepted by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.
Twelve entities in 10 states are receiving up to $200,000 each to train people in the cleanup of brownfields while also providing training in green building design, energy efficiency, weatherization, solar installation, green construction, and native plant revegetation.
New building material offers sustainable solutions to meet housing market needs
Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition in California, using self-reported data, ranked German manufacturers highest of the 14 companies that responded.
Three small communities will use a $500,000 grant in the "Sustainable Energy Efficiency Demonstration," which could include retrofits, updates to local codes and policies, and using more energy efficient vehicles in municipal fleets.
The International Code Council claims its newest code is the most comprehensive and effective code for alternative water sources and encompasses the latest alternative energy sources for ever greater sustainable design.
The second annual contest sponsored by IC Bus will award the winning school a scholarship, a green school makeover, and a new hybrid school bus.
The Convention Industry Council is working with ASTM to produce best practices for creating green meetings and has invited interested parties to contribute.
Power company donates money to 10 California community colleges for green education and job training.
Conservationists and public interest groups encourage Congress to cut $20 billion in spending and invest in a green economy.
Greenroads rating system seeks to recognize companies using sustainable methods and provide a catalog of ideas for greener practices.
A new student center being built on the campus is using recycled industrial glass powder in place of 20 percent of Portland cement in its concrete blocks.
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson offers his insights on the green building industry.