The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing Oak Ridge, Tennessee as a Green Power Community of the Year. The city is one of 19 Green Power Partners and four suppliers from across the country receiving Green Leadership Awards that are given annually by the Agency. Awardees are recognized for achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions fueling climate change.
Evergreen Packaging® Teams Up With Kidsgardening.org To Launch National School Gardening Competition
Students repurpose cartons in their gardens while learning a valuable lesson in sustainability
Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden.
After years of grueling work Stephen Ashburn, founder of Alley Cat Tea LLC, introduced the world to real Southern style fruit tea at Expo East in September 2014. Essentially the company has created a new beverage category for the industry with it’s 48% juice, black tea blend.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring FedEx Exress along with 43 other top truck and multi-modal carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2014 SmartWay® Excellence Awards announced by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at the American Trucking Associations’ Annual Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, Calif.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Eastman Chemical of Kingsport, Tennessee with the ENERGY STAR Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for their highly efficient CHP systems—energy production systems that decrease energy costs and reduce carbon pollution which causes climate change. Eastman Chemical’s award-winning system demonstrates that CHP offers a promising strategy to help meet the goals of the President’s Climate Action Plan for a cleaner power sector and also boost the efficiency and competitiveness of the U.S industrial sector.
The strong link between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be on display Friday, as the Department of Energy's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL welcomes UT students and faculty.