Environment Articles

Articles covering the broader concept of environmental awareness, including corporate social responsibility, climate change, and other news about how facility managers can impact the environment are included.

Customized Touchscreen Designed To Showcase Silver Certified Healthcare Facility

Brevard County, FL facility educates visitors to about its environmental... [...]

JohnsonDiversey Announces Climate Commitment With WWF

Company pledge to WWF Climate Savers will slash greenhouse gas... [...]

Alliance Formed To Further Buildings Based In Nature

An exclusive relationship between HOK and the Biomimicry Guild will integrate nature's innovations in the planning and design of buildings, communities, and... [...]

DuPont Contributes To A Bright Environment

The company donated sheets of its Corian® material to help create a high-tech gathering place for hospitalized children and... [...]

Toilets Find Their Way Into Recycling

One town in California is just one of several locations getting involved with toilet... [...]

EPA Considering Carbon Regulation Options

In an exclusive interview with CarbonInsider.com, the director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Change Division indicated that the agency is anticipating widespread carbon regulatory restrictions on business. EPA is moving ahead with preparations that could well include imposing on industry mandatory reductions in greenhouse gas emissions which experts have said lead to global warming. Investors and corporations are... [...]

EDF Launches Independent Guide To Carbon Offsets For Businesses

To help bring transparency to the fast-growing voluntary carbon offset market to combat climate change, Environmental Defense Fund has announced the launch of CarbonOffsetList.org, an online resource that will help businesses identify and purchase carbon offsets that represent real reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon offsets allow buyers to offset, or neutralize, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases produced from their own... [...]

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Nanoscale Silver: No Silver Lining?

Widespread use of nanoscale silver will challenge regulatory agencies to balance important potential benefits against the possibility of significant environmental risk, highlighting the need to identify research priorities concerning this emerging technology, according to a new... [...]

Honeywell Helps California Schools Soak Up The Sun

Solar power agreements allow Dixon, Riverdale, and other districts to reduce carbon emissions while saving... [...]

Green Research Funds Awarded To 13 Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council committed $2 million to the program under which the funds have been granted, with other involved parties contributing as... [...]