community-based-social-marketing

Fostering Behavior Change Minute: Using Email to Change Behavior

ChuckLohre Fostering Behavior Change Leave a Comment

From Doug McKenzie-Mohr, Ph.D., Nancy Artz and Peter Cooke have utilized the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) email system to foster the adoption of sustainable behaviors by DEP staff.* Emails were sent to 420 employees encouraging their engagement in four household behaviors: 1) checking tire pressure, 2) installing high-efficiency light bulbs, 3) checking the efficiency of their refrigerator, and …

sonlight-power-17

SonLight Power Installs Solar Array at Community Center & Church in Rural Arecibo, Puerto Rico

ChuckLohre Solar Panels, SonLight Power Leave a Comment

This just in from Mark Fisher via Facebook, “4 years ago I passed the hat around, asking for some help to fund a solar project (via SonLight Power) in Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria devastated the island. Almost a hundred of you chipped in and got the ball rolling, but there was a few set backs and just when we …

zloop-industries

Loop Industries Announces Selection of Port-Jérôme, in Normandy, France, as Site for First European Infinite Loop Manufacturing Facility

ChuckLohre Archives Leave a Comment

FACILITY TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABILITY OBJECTIVES OF EUROPEAN CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANIES BREAKING GROUND OF NEW FACILITY TARGETED FOR 2023 WITH FACILITY STARTUP AND COMMISSIONING APPROXIMATELY 18 MONTHS LATER INFINITE LOOP™ MANUFACTURING MODEL DESIGNED TO PRODUCE 70,000 TONNES OF VIRGIN-QUALITY PET RESIN MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED CONTENT ANNUALLY PROJECTED 255,000 TONNES OF CO2 SAVINGS ANNUALLY[1] COMPARED TO VIRGIN PET RESIN MADE …

cincinnati-recycling-and-reuse-hub

New Ways to Increase Recycling and Reuse in the Greater Cincinnati Area

ChuckLohre Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub, Hamilton County R3Source Leave a Comment

Good morning, Hamilton County R3Source will be hosting a webinar with the Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub on January 11th at 12pm.  Feel free to share the attached flyer and details with anyone who may be interested! Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub’s Managing Director, Colleen McSwiggin, will explain what can and cannot be taken to the Hub, what to expect …

1464753 © Chrisharvey | Dreamstime.com

An Open Letter to the Global Media by Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate

ChuckLohre Archives Leave a Comment

l, Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist and co-founder of the Fridays for Future movement. r, Nakate is a Ugandan climate-justice activist and founder of the Rise Up Movement. OCTOBER 29, 2021 2:14 PM EDT Time Magazine Dear media editors around the world, Melting glaciers, wildfires, droughts, deadly heatwaves, floods, hurricanes, loss of biodiversity. These are all symptoms of a destabilizing …

EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law

EPA Responds to New Mexico and Acts to Address PFAS

ChuckLohre EPA Leave a Comment

EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law WASHINGTON (Oct. 26, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is acting upon a petition from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico to tackle PFAS contamination under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In responding to the petition, EPA …

An Exclusive Conversation with Dan Levy - #Greenbuild 2021

An Exclusive Conversation with Dan Levy – #Greenbuild 2021

ChuckLohre Greenbuild Leave a Comment

“Some scholars have said Schitts Creek is a utopia,” Mahesh Ramanujam asked Dan Levy. Dan’s interview spotlighted the community in a small town and his hope for the future. Information from the USGBC We are delighted to announce a Greenbuild 2021 Exclusive Conversation with Emmy® Award-winning Writer, Actor, Director and Producer, Dan Levy. Dan Levy has won numerous Awards as …

Greenbuild

USGBC Greenbuild Daily Digest

ChuckLohre Greenbuild Leave a Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Connect With Us Please email [email protected] for any media requests. Melissa Baker, Senior Vice President, Technical Core, will be available for media interview during the conference. Follow USGBC on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn for updates throughout the conference. Don’t Miss This Week: Visit with the USGBC booth at the expo hall (booth 5107) and meet …

img_0282

Greenbuild 2021 – Net Zero Embodied Carbon Structures – SE 2050 Commitment

ChuckLohre Greenbuild Leave a Comment

This session explains the newly launched Structural Engineers (SE) 2050 Commitment Program by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). SE 2050 is a national program with goals of reducing the embodied carbon of our structural systems to net zero by 2050 through education, tracking of embodied carbon, and establishing reduction targets over time. …