Each year since 2012, the U.S. Department of Education has honored schools and districts across the country for commitment to sustainability by reducing environmental impacts, improving health and wellness, and offering environmental education. For the first time, Bellingham Public Schools received the Green Ribbon award. The district was selected due to its part in Puget Sound Energy’s Commercial Strategic Energy Management program, its compliance with “solar-ready” standards for all buildings and its use of rain barrels and other equipment to reclaim water.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – McDonald’s Canada recently announced the launch of its Green Concept Restaurants in Vancouver and British Columbia. These restaurants basically are testing sites for a variety of sustainable packaging and utensil solutions.
As corporate responsibility attracts more attention, more and more companies are working with peers and competitors in their respective industries to accomplish sustainability-related goals.
In 2018, the global demand for resources was 1.7 times what the earth can support in one year — and it’s only expected to rise (Source: Global Footprint Net…