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Daily Archives: May 20, 2010
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched an initiative to help communities more effectively participate in government decisions related to land cleanup, emergency preparedness and response, and the management of hazardous substances and waste. The Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) … Continue reading
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson recognized young people from across the country at the 2009 President’s Environmental Youth Awards (PEYA) ceremony today. These students have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection through projects that help to reduce … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenBiz. The 18- to 25-year-olds just entering, or poised to enter, the workforce aren’t likely to be satisfied with shared “hotel-style” desk assignments, drab cubicles or windowless spaces that have characterized offices in the past, … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenBiz. Dutch giant Royal Philips Electronics took the wraps off its 12-watt EnduraLED light bulb last week at the Lightfair International tradeshow and heralded the latest addition to its EnduraLED line as the “industry’s first” … Continue reading
Read the full story in ClimateBiz. This summer, 51 Climate Corps fellows will take their places on the front lines of a new movement for energy efficiency in business — a movement grounded in smart economics and fueled by the … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenerBuildings. A startup company that has created an emissions-reducing, nanoengineered cement won $100,000 in funding to get its business off the ground.
Read the full story in GreenerBuilding. As noted in my last column, it’s been a great few weeks for German-American collaboration on sustainability. My last column covered the German Embassy’s recent conference on innovation in green buildings. That conference was … Continue reading
Read the full story in GreenerDesign. Angela Nahikian is the director of Global Environmental Sustainability for Steelcase Inc. The key to the company’s sustainability practices — and its design strategy — lies in its approach, she says. And that approach … Continue reading