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Boost your cart smarts at this year’s Waste Expo

Waste Expo®, North America’s leading solid waste and recycling event returns in-person with health protocols in place on June 28-30, 2021. The Las Vegas Convention Center is this year’s venue. Spotlight sessions will discuss the future of reuse (and how that is being transformed!), plus refuse fleet electrification, and more. A Wednesday session, Cart Smarts: Changing Behavior […]

Webinar series to explore energy sector opportunities

The Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) will present a series of career advancement webinars in May and June. The first session, on Clean Energy and Career Opportunities will be Wednesday, May 5th. Two weeks later, on May 19, the webinar will explore Clean Energy & Career Opportunities in the Transportation Sector, […]

Women Entrepreneurs Pioneering in the Energy Sector

The Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) will hold a Power Hour online on Wednesday, April 21st. Alexa joins the panel for this event, a discussion of Women Entrepreneurs Pioneering in the Energy Sector. More information about the 5/21/2021 event can be found here. CWEEL is a division of the Association of […]

ecoPreserve Senior Project Manager to speak at WasteExpo, 2021

For over 50 years, WasteExpo has previewed technology and brought comprehensive education to the Solid Waste Management industry. Jessica Wright will be speaking at this year’s event, which will be held in Las Vegas, June 28-30.

Awards luncheon celebrates sustainability projects and community champions

Civic leaders and industry professionals from a six-county area participated in the March 6th, 2020 Leadership Awards Luncheon held by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Central Florida region group. Attendees learned about recent and planned sustainability initiates, then celebrated the best environmental projects and community champions in Central Florida. Mital Hall, Chair of USGBC Central Florida Region, hosted the event and […]

Conference to share and celebrate green building best practices

Each year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) brings education and inspiration to the sustainable buildings community through its Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The 2019 event will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, on November 19th through 22nd. Conference sessions will explore green building best practices, resource conservation, and strategies to […]

Conference highlights innovation in sustainable construction and design

For three November days in Chicago, the Greenbuild 2018 International Conference and Expo focused on sustainable construction materials, best practices, and design. Innovative products included a device that, when attached to a trash can, senses the item about to be disposed, and in some cases recommends the option to recycle.[1] Another exhibited item provided an […]

Corporate sustainability and resiliency trend toward tomorrow

In today’s rapidly changing and increasingly vulnerable environment, corporations are reinventing their business models. They are finding ways to create long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities to manage risk while reducing environmental impact. Earlier this month in Atlanta, a panel at the Airports Going Green Conference[1] presented winning formulas for operational efficiency, technology integration, workforce […]

What’s happening in “the Smartest City on Earth”?

In 2016, CNN.com suggested that Yinchuan, China might be the world’s smartest city. Even then, these innovations and more were already in place: Trash cans with built-in compactors. The bins also contain sensors that report when they are full. No need for correct change to ride the bus. Facial recognition devices link to citizen’s bank […]