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There is Hope for the U.S. - Updates on China's Recycling Ban


by ella.nielsen44 Student

It’s been more than a year since China started cracking down on recycling imports from the U.S., forcing cities and communities to start taking initiative on their waste and recycling practices. According to the Northeast Recycling Co… more...

0 replies | 512 views | Posted on: 07/26/2019 | Last updated: 07/26/2019

Social Justice and the Solar Industry - Starting to Address the Elephant in the Room

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

If states and city governments are serious about meeting their clean energy benchmarks, they must do better at reaching minority and low-income communities.  States need to take action whether or not the solar industry&n… more...

0 replies | 1252 views | Posted on: 07/24/2019 | Last updated: 10/08/2019

What is necessary to create sustainable tiny home communities?

by Ron Tiny House / Green Structure Design and Manufacturer

It is simple enough to build smaller homes, tiny if desired. It is simple enough to add energy efficiency to the structure. But the long term sustainability of a community, tiny home or urban pockets, or remote villages require many ot… more...

0 replies | 2221 views | Posted on: 07/08/2019 | Last updated: 07/16/2019

Million Cool Roof Challenge (Solar Reflective Roofs)

Urban Resilience,Urban Planning,Green Roofs,Solar Roof,Cooling Technique,reflective roofs

by K-CEP Initiative to Support the Kigali Amendment goals to reduce the HFC gases impact on the climate

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge is a $2 million global competition to rapidly scale up the deployment of highly solar-reflective “cool” roofs in developing countries suffering heat stress and lacking widespread access to coolin… more...

0 replies | 1477 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/07/2019

Illinois Green Alliance, Winter Networking Night, February 7, 5:30-8pm, Chicago

by ella.nielsen44 Student

The Illinois Green Alliance Emerging Professionals invite you to the 2019 Winter Networking Night! Join us for an evening of networking with a diverse group of professionals working to make our city, state and region more sustainable, vibra… more...

0 replies | 490 views | Posted on: 01/24/2019 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

The World’s Most Sustainable Office of 2018

Sustainable Architecture,Green Office Building,Sustanability

by Suelen Ribeiro Architect/ LEED GA

The Royal Institute of British Architects awarded the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize to Bloomberg, London by Foster + Partners. The RIBA Stirling Prize is judged against a range of criteria including design vision; innovation and origin… more...

0 replies | 1249 views | Posted on: 01/16/2019 | Last updated: 01/16/2019

Shaping the Future of Sustainability, MA Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference, March 29, Cambridge, MA

Sustainable Communities,Green Energy

by Eileen Flynn Student

Conference The keynote presentation, breakout sessions, tours, exhibitors, and networking offer a full day to delve into sustainability.   Participants Grassroots, government, education and business stakeh… more...

0 replies | 1703 views | Posted on: 12/19/2018 | Last updated: 12/31/2018

Sustainable Agriculture Summit Asia, Dec 4-6, 2018, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sustainable Development,Sustainable Agriculture

by Aditya

OVERVIEW Global initiatives and investment in sustainable agriculture have spiked. Be it producers, traders, large FMCG corporates, or Governments, institutional investors, and aid organisations’, all are playing a very active part… more...

0 replies | 407 views | Posted on: 11/29/2018 | Last updated: 11/30/2018

NCSE 2019 Annual Conference: Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience, Jan 7-10, Washington DC

Sustainable Infrastructure,Sustainable Living,Sustainability,Resilience

by Aditya

The National Council for Science and the Environment works with scientists, educators, policymakers, business leaders, and officials at all levels of government to inform environmental policy and decision-making with the use of science. NCS… more...

0 replies | 664 views | Posted on: 11/13/2018 | Last updated: 11/13/2018

15th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, January 17-19, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Sustainable Living,Sustainable Communities,Sustainability

by Aditya

The Fifteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability features research addressing the following annual themes. THEME 1: ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY THEME 2: SUSTAINABILIT… more...

0 replies | 576 views | Posted on: 11/13/2018 | Last updated: 11/26/2018

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