The Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI), which is the certifying body for the LEED system, added Zero Waste Facility Certification to its growing program list. It is partnering with the US Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) in providing this certification. GBCI will assume responsibility for the ongoing management of the Zero Waste Facility Certification and Zero Waste […]
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Looking closely at sustainability — from Clean Technica [repostus hash=82abcdc7f493f83b53fd0492013c6608 title=California+Community+College+To+Be+America%E2%80%99s+First+Self-Sustaining+School host=Clean+Technica short=1q8eO snip=%C2%A0+An+ambitious+partnership+between+California%E2%80%99s+College+of+the+Desert+%28COD%29+and+Palm+Springs+is+set+to+launch+America%E2%80%99s+first+self-sustaining+college+campus%2C+following+other+U.S.+colleges+blazing+a+higher+education+sustainability+trail.+The+West+Valley+Campus%2C+a+satellite+location+to+COD%E2%80%99s+50%26hellip%3B thumb=3068627 jump=1]
More common today for the green side of the scale, the manufacture of products now includes much better management of the materials used in manufacturing and distribution process. Take the case of General Motors, circa 2010.
Shown here is a winning green building design for Bird Island, a private and gated residential park in the center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which peacefully shares the environment with many local and migratory birds. The Bird Island Green Homes Competition had a challenge for eight of the world’s top architects to try and create […]