Register now for new webcast series on Climate Change Adaptation for State and Local Governments

EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program is hosting a three-part webcast series on climate change adaptation for state and local governments. The series will bring together state and local stakeholders share examples and solutions to some of the most pressing challenges to implementation – how to achieve buy-in, how to overcome the uncertainty …

ANSI Seeks Comments on Proposed New ISO Field of Activity on Water Re-use

The Standardization Administration of China (SAC), the Chinese member body to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), in conjunction with the Standards Institution of Israel (SII), the Israeli member body to ISO, and the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC), the Japanese member body to ISO, has submitted a proposal for a new field of technical …

Webinar: Creating the Right Chemistry in Consumer Goods

March 19, 2013, 11 am-noon CDT Register at http://info.greenbiz.com/03192013BASFWebcast_03-2013-webcast.html Creating more sustainable products takes more than a single company — it takes an entire value chain. Today, successful companies are finding new ways to partner with upstream suppliers and downstream companies to identify and address environmental and social issues along the supply chain. That’s particularly …

How Smarter Thermostat Control Yields Energy Savings

Read the full story in Triple Pundit. Heating and cooling a home, residential or commercial building has always been a major expense for home and business owners, one that’s more likely than not to rise in coming years given current trends in energy costs and consumption. The increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events …

Right On Tech: Why your IT department may hold the key to creating sustainable business change

Read the full story in Sustainable Industries. IT and sustainability professionals share common characteristics and aspirations. Both are passionate about their field of work, and both want to make a genuine difference within the business. More often than they realize, both sets of goals are aligned – just the language used is very different. Sustainability …

Green Seal Publishes Standard On Laundry Products

Read the full post from Today's Facility Manager. This past January, Green Seal, a nonprofit certification organization founded in 1989, announced the publication of GS-51: Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use. Designed to address the life cycle impacts of laundry care products used in institutional and industrial settings, GS-51 specifies performance, environmental, and …