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Shedd Aquarium, along with 20 aquariums that make up the Aquarium Conservation Partnership are committing to three business practices that bring their facilities closer to eliminating all single-use plastic materials.


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Shedd Aquarium, along with 20 aquariums that make up the Aquarium Conservation Partnership are committing to three business practices that bring their facilities closer to eliminating all single-use plastic materials.

Earth Day

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Earth Day articles below.


Aquariums Cut Back on Plastic Pollution

Shedd Aquarium, along with 20 aquariums that make up the Aquarium Conservation Partnership are committing to three business practices that bring their facilities closer to eliminating all single-use plastic materials.

Crossville Announces 2018 Recycling Program Milestones

The tile maker's all-time recycling total nears 126 million pounds of fired waste diverted from landfills due to its Tile Take-Back and TOTO USA recycling programs.

Spring Has Sprung! A Look At Lawn & Garden Watering Innovations

Irrigation system manufacturers have stepped up efforts to develop and market products designed to be more water efficient and to limit waste.

Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy

In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.

Seven Ways To “Green” The Landscape For Earth Day

Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

Earth Day 2015: Green Your Office!

On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.

Earth Day 2014 Sees Empowered Employees Demanding Green Workplace

Three in four would insist upon change if they saw an obvious wasteful practice.

Earth Day 2014 Facts And Features

April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.

Strategic Tips For Ensuring Year-Round Earth Day Benefits

With Earth Day approaching, here are several tips for avoiding costly and timely challenges related to the industry’s latest green building practices.

Earth Day 2013: The World’s Largest Commercial Living Building, The Bullitt Center, Opens

The long-awaited grand opening of The Bullitt Center in Seattle took place on Monday, April 22, 2013—celebrating industry changing technology and innovation in Net-Zero and green design.

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water bottles.

Earth Day Employee Engagement

Earth Day is April 22, 2011, and businesses around the world are commemorating the occasion in many different ways. Some employers are going so far as to reward proactive staff members through incentives that encourage environmental awareness.

Earth Day Also Brings Action To The NHL

While NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2011 are in full swing, the league's team clubs have been busy greening their facilities and surroundings.

Energy Efficiency Spending Rebounds

A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in 2010.

Kimberly-Clark On "Green Patrol"

Employees from the company participated in Earth Day events in Atlanta, GA and Philadelphia, PA.

Free Green Computers For Schools On Earth Day

The goal of the program is to help schools improve student-to-computer ratios and reduce their eco footprints at the same time.

Princeton Review & USGBC: “Guide To 286 Green Colleges”

Just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), "The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges" – which is based on a survey of hundreds of colleges nationwide – profiles the nation’s most environmentally responsible campuses.

Earth Day, 4/22: 40 Ways to Go Green in the Workplace

Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Check out these suggestions from Jones Lang LaSalle executives.

MSN Finds It's Not Easy Bein' Green

The survey found that overwhelmingly, almost 70% of the Americans surveyed say they would never limit toilet flushes to conserve water or use a kitchen compost.

100 Ways Commercial Real Estate is Going Green For Earth Day

BOMA International has issued “100 Days, 100 Ways,” a list of tips and strategies to help facility professionals make going green a priority on Earth Day and every day.

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