Daily Archives: October 19, 2009

KU Biodiesel Initiative, Kansas Athletics Team Up for Clean, Green Family Fun Zone

Read the full story at Kansas City InfoZine. Engineers from the University of Kansas Biodiesel Initiative have teamed up with Kansas Athletics Inc. to power inflatables at the Hy-Vee Family Hawk Zone at Memorial Stadium with biofuel generators powered by … Continue reading

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Ontario provides $13.6 M for Green Centre Canada

Read the full story at Kingston This Week. A new commercialization model that transforms Green Chemistry discoveries into real-world products and industrial technologies for reducing harm to the environment, has received a major vote of confidence from the Ontario government. … Continue reading

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EPA Honors Green Building Challenge Winners

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently honored innovative green building design ideas that reduce the environmental and energy impacts of buildings. These concepts aim to help architects and builders reduce more than 88 million tons of building-related construction and demolition … Continue reading

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'Greening of the IMU' to improve sustainability

Read the full story in the Indiana Daily Student. The Indiana Memorial Union will look a little greener this fall. The IU Office of Sustainability received a grant during the summer from Duke Energy Foundation to improve sustainability at the … Continue reading

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EPA's WaterSense Label Available for First Commercial Building Product

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its first WaterSense specification for a commercial building product. WaterSense labeled flushing urinals will use 50 percent less water than standard urinals, saving businesses 4,000 gallons of water per year for every model … Continue reading

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Climate concerns turn city's smell into cash cow

Read the full AP story at MSNBC. The smell of manure hangs over Greeley as it has for half a century. These days it’s more than just a potent reminder of the region’s agricultural roots and the hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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2010 Green Good Design Awards Call for Entries

Read the full story in Interior Design. Contemporary design may have slowed this year as result of tightened budgets, but tough times call for innovation, quality, and efficiency. Recognizing the value of these characteristics, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture … Continue reading

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EPA Joins Vice President Biden and Other Federal Partners to Unveil Recovery Through Retrofit Report

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today joined the Office of the Vice President, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, White House Offices and other federal departments and agencies to announce the Recovery Through Retrofit report, a comprehensive roadmap to … Continue reading

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