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Bourbon Rain Barrel Workshop at Broad Leaf Local Beer, December 12, 6-7:30 pm, Kentwood, MI

Michigan,Water Quality,Sustainibility,Crisis Prevention

by mkilmartin Intern

WMEAC is excited to be partnering with our friends at Broad Leaf Local Beer to host a Bourbon Rain Barrel Workshop! If you'd like to build the rain barrel with us and learn about stormwater management it's only $100, and for previou… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 339 views | Posted on: 11/27/2019 | Last updated: 11/27/2019

USGBC-LA Resilience Capacity Building Workshop, December 13, Santa Clarita, CA

Resilience,Workshop,USGBC LA

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

USGBC-LA, in partnership with SoCal Edison, is hosting a series of interactive workshops to help organizations develop their own roadmap for resilience. These workshop-style trainings, based on the Building Resilience-LA process, walk pa… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 478 views | Posted on: 11/16/2019 | Last updated: 11/16/2019

Resilience Workshop Series - Building Resilient Energy Systems, April 5 in Los Angeles, CA

by ella.nielsen44 Student

Resilient communities require clean, diversified and reliable energy. Learn about the design and implementation of such systems, as well as established and emerging technologies. Understand the connection between resilience and sustainabili… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 774 views | Posted on: 01/21/2019 | Last updated: 01/22/2019

Designing Climate Resilience Forum, October 5, 2018, Boston, MA

Climate Change,Urban Resilience,Urban Planning

by Aditya

In the first of two forums exploring resiliency and adaptation, the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) are partnering to explore the importance of designing for climate resilience at a distri… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 673 views | Posted on: 09/25/2018 | Last updated: 09/25/2018

Domes for North Lombok - Rebuilding after a Devastating Earthquake

North Lombok,Earthquake

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

On August 5th, a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck in North Lombok Indonesia, destroying over 50,00 homes and displacing over 350,000 people. Rate It Green Members DOME Lombok - Eco Village were safe in South Lombok, but the compa… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 1247 views | Posted on: 09/03/2018 | Last updated: 11/07/2018

USGBC-LA Blog post - Independence

by StacySinclair Technical writer

As the July 4th weekend draws near, thoughts of BBQs and fireworks fill my mind and I wonder (maybe a little too often) why the smell of a BBQ makes me hungry, no matter how long ago I ate. I remember past fireworks shows and how my eyes ac… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 430 views | Posted on: 06/28/2017 | Last updated: 06/28/2017

Recycling Organic Waste in NYC


by AbbieKnight

Almost one third of waste that the NYC Department of Sanitation collects is organic waste (Food scraps, spoiled food, food-soiled paper, plants, etc.) Rather than throwing it away as garage, NYC wants to separate it for composting. This wil… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 665 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017 | Last updated: 06/23/2017

USGBC-LA's blog from Beatrice Ungard, titled "What is your City's or Neighborhood's Vocation?"

by StacySinclair Technical writer

"The idea that a city or a neighborhood has a vocation may sound strange as the concept is usually applied to humans, not places. Yet, the notion of a place's vocation begins to make sense when you think of a place as a socio-ecological sys… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 274 views | Posted on: 06/16/2017 | Last updated: 06/16/2017

Snapshot on Sustainability - We stand on the shoulders of giants

Germany,Energy Infrastructure,built environment,energy independence

by StacySinclair Technical writer

USGBC-LA's blog "Snapshot on Sustainability", continues this week with reflections about the past built environment- and looking ahead. This week's new post is entitled, "I see further by standing on the shoulders of giants". I hope you w… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 177 views | Posted on: 05/24/2017 | Last updated: 05/24/2017

Stewardship Mapping - find out what services are available in your community

by StacySinclair Technical writer

I hope you'll check out the latest usgbc-la post ( on stewardship mapping. The blog welcomes submissions from anyone in the field of sustainability. This blog shares some initial information about the master's thesis w… more...

  Filed under: Resilience

1 replies | 290 views | Posted on: 05/18/2017 | Last updated: 06/06/2017

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