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Happy Earth Day, 2021

Our 4.5 billion-year-old planet has seen a 11% increase in carbon dioxide, just since 2000. Automotive and industrial activities add another 24 billion tons of it every year. Greenhouse gas accumulation is just one reason why Earth Day is more urgent than ever. You’ve heard about (and maybe seen!) the storms, the fires, the catastrophes […]

Can climate change impact be forecast for business?

Weather forecasts, once essential to family farms, are only accurate for a few days. For longer-range forecasts, 21st-century agribusiness has set aside almanacs and now relies on sophisticated calculations and technology. As global temperatures rise, more types of businesses will review climate change forecasts when making investment and operational decisions. What will be the consequences? […]

New Sustainability Leadership Course Now in Development

Bahar Armaghani, Director of the University of Florida (UF) Green Building Learning Collaborative (GBLC) recently announced two significant initiatives for the UF GBLC Board. First, the collaborative’s strategic plan and by-laws will be refined. Also on the agenda, the board will finalize Leadership in Sustainability as a new course for UF. Sustainability Studies prepare UF […]

Earth Day 2016 – Paris Agreement Signed

April 22nd was an exceptionally important Earth Day, now in its 47th year. Leaders from 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement. This action at the United Nations in New York represented a critical step. With their signatures, the leaders committed to strategies and timeframes that will slow the accumulation of greenhouse gases. The ratification […]

Central Florida Workplace Challenge Engages Businesses in Friendly Competition

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs helped officially kick off the Central Florida Workplace Challenge, a friendly competition that will help local businesses save money, create healthier workplaces, reduce their environmental impact and enhance our community through volunteer service. “In addition to being economic drivers, our workplaces are critical in shaping our quality of life and […]

City of Orlando: Green Works Community Action Plan

ecoPreserve President Alexa Stone was acknowledged as an active contributor to Mayor Buddy Dyer’s Green Works Orlando Community Action Plan. Mayor Dyer launched Green Works Orlando in 2007, and the City of Orlando has since made significant progress in promoting environmental stewardship and encouraging agencies, businesses and residents to improve environmental sustainability in Orlando. Some […]

Meet the Green Destination Orlando Board of Directors

Green Destination Orlando, whose mission is to establish and promote Orlando as the recognized premier Green Destination or leisure, convenience, and business travelers, has appointed its board of directors for 2015-2016: Jeff Daniels, CFM, CEM, LEED Green Associate – Co-Founder & Board President Jane Gregory, CET, CHMM, Board Vice President Abby Gulden, LEED AP BD+C, […]

Orlando’s Sustainability Taskforce

ecoPreserve’s President, Alexa Stone, was appointed by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to serve on the new City’s Sustainability Taskforce. Dyer made the announcement at the State of Downtown Address at the new LEED Gold Certified Amway Center. The Taskforce, Chaired by former Orange County Mayor Richard Crotty, will act in an advisory role for policy […]

Announcing endorser partnership with EPA WasteWise ®

By joining WasteWise as Endorsers we can demonstrate our commitment to sustainability and play a pivotal role in conserving our natural resources and preventing pollution. As a WasteWise Endorser, we commit to: Encourage our clients and recruit organizations to become WasteWise Partners Provide measurement and tracking tools to focus on waste reduction, recycling and diversion […]