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Published on 01 May 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry

Landfills aren’t generally high on my list of must see spots to visit while on vacation, but after touching down at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport earlier this month, I made a beeline towards the country's newest attraction. Formerly dubbed Trash Mountain, this recovering landfill sits 20...

Published on 28 Apr 2014 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Industry

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I am voracious news reader; however, I will sheepishly admit that I was not always as on top of my assigned reading at university. I am a very big fan of CliffNotes, ...

Published on 24 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

The Climate Strategies Forum on May 12-14 in Washington, D.C. provides education and training aligned with the Core Competences for Climate Change Professionals, which will serve as the foundation for the CCO...

Published on 21 Apr 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

I admit to having mixed feelings about Earth Day for the obvious reason that “saving the planet” is a 365-day, 24/7 job. But if we can get people to focus on the central idea it represents even for a few minutes, it’s worth it, right?

But what’s begun to bother me...

Published on 18 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Smog in Singapore, via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke spoke to multiple outlets about his contribution to the new report...

Published on 14 Apr 2014 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Industry

Chris Pyke, vice president of research at the U.S. Green Building Council, is a lead author for Chapter 9: Residential and Commercial Buildings in the third installment of a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The United Nations...

Published on 11 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
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Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

New Orleans' entrepreneurs see niches, fill them, USA Today. Check out this profile of the...

Published on 08 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

USGBC and McGraw Hill Construction are working together on a new study looking at the impact of buildings on the health of their occupants, and we encourage you to participate. Based on survey responses from building owners, architects and contractors, the...

Published on 04 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

Learn practical and impactful approaches to “Creating Value Through Zero Waste,” the focus of the 3rd Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference May 7-8, 2014 and Training Course May 6, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The USGBC community is invited to use discount code ...

Published on 28 Mar 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry
The 2nd Ring Road in Beijing. Credit: Pedronet via Flickr

Remarks delivered by USGBC COO Mahesh Ramanujam at the Tenth International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo in Beijing on March 28.

Good afternoon. My name is Mahesh Ramanujam, and I am president of the Green Building...

Published on 28 Mar 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
U.S. Department of Education via Flickr

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USGBC wants all students schooled on sustainability by 2040, GreenBiz. The ...

Published on 26 Mar 2014 Posted in Industry

We're working with FORTUNE Magazine on a special feature to showcase leaders in green building-like you! FORTUNE Magazine, which reaches 3.9+ million business decision makers, is offering USGBC members a rare sponsorship and advertising opportunity. By...

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