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Top Recommendations  - How Can We Improve Single Stream Recycling?

single stream recycling

by AbbieKnight

Top Recommendations  - How Can We Improve Single Stream Recycling? At the recent WasteWise Forum held at E.L. Harvey’s materials recovery facility (MRF)  in Westborough Massachusetts, 6 experts presented their efforts to … more...

  Filed under: Green Facilities

0 replies | 568 views | Posted on: 01/31/2019 | Last updated: 02/05/2019

Operating in High Performance Buildings, November 27 6-8pm, New York, NY

by Yishan

High performance buildings often have complex, interrelated systems that require skilled facility managers who can balance the requirements of end-users with the demands of running the building efficiently. However, design and … more...

  Filed under: Green Facilities

0 replies | 433 views | Posted on: 11/09/2018 | Last updated: 11/10/2018

Tesla's Gigafactory

Tesla,Sustainable Energy,Gigafactory

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

As part of its mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles and energy products, Tesla is working on its Gigafactory. With a planned production rate of 500,000 cars p… more...

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0 replies | 101 views | Posted on: 07/22/2018 | Last updated: 07/22/2018

Snapshot on Sustainability: A Library is far more than its books in circulation

native gardens,library

by StacySinclair Technical writer

Although the smart phone sitting in my pocket can help me find the answer to most any question, I don’t think of my phone as the intersection of technology and learning, but simply a tool that I use more often than I’d like to admit. Ho… more...

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0 replies | 125 views | Posted on: 04/07/2018 | Last updated: 04/07/2018

Rich Earth Institute: Urine Nutrient Reclamation, March 10, 11 am - 12 noon, Amherst, MA

Urine Nutrient Reclamation

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Founded in 2012, the Rich Earth Institute established the nation’s first community scale urine recycling program, the Urine Nutrient Reclamation Project. As leaders in this emerging field, they have become a hub for researchers, industry … more...

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0 replies | 662 views | Posted on: 03/02/2018 | Last updated: 03/03/2018

Eco Friendly Hand Drying Strategies June 29th 12pm-1pm EST

Cost Effeciency,Environmental Impact

by Matt Z. Student

In this one hour course, the design professional will consider hand drying strategies used in various types of restrooms including schools, restaurants, stadiums, and more. We will assess multiple strategies, including electric hand dryers … more...

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0 replies | 1402 views | Posted on: 06/02/2017 | Last updated: 06/02/2017

Heathrow Airport Targets Zero Carbon, Zero Waste by 2050

Zero Waste,Zero Carbon

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

London’s Heathrow airport launched a sustainability strategy that includes using 100 percent renewable energy by April and operating a zero-carbon, zero-waste airport by 2050. Dubbed Heathrow 2.0, the plans include building an R&D incu… more...

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0 replies | 3757 views | Posted on: 03/11/2017 | Last updated: 03/11/2017

Cloud Services Turning to Renewable Energy

Climate Change,Renewable Energy,Utilities,Cloud Services,Data Centers

by JackSawyer Student

The cloud - a service many of us use to extend our phone's and computer's storage by uploading information to remote servers - consume a lot of electricity to stay operational. In fact, in 2013 data centers used 2 percent of all the power p… more...

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0 replies | 2984 views | Posted on: 07/23/2016 | Last updated: 07/23/2016

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