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.
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.
Rick Willett Jr. will present his observations on the challenges and opportunities facing the paper industry at the Engineering, Pulping, Environmental Conference in October.
Clean Harbors' new service center will serve West Virginia, southeastern Ohio, and northeastern Kentucky.
Baltimore will host the symposium on Sept. 29-30.