As part of an effort to reduce waste at the
GreenBuild conference this week, the networking lounge area of the
expo has a “No Swag Zone.” Folks can drop off unwanted brochures,
give-aways, and marketing materials, which will then be recycled or
donated to local interior design
schools after the show.Read Full Story
Greenbuild kicks off today in Denver, CO. Over 15,000 people are
expected to attend this annual conference dedicated to green building
This year, several companies are promoting vinyl building products.
"Architects and designers are increasingly finding that vinyl's infinite
flexibility, durability and well-established, energy-saving qualities
represent one of the most effective ways of meeting the evolving standards for
green buildings, noted Vinyl Institute president Tim...Read Full Story
Jeffrey Sachs of the Earth Institute at Columbia University is scheduled to speak at GreenBuild this week in Denver.
Linked from http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/Exhibitor/keynote.asp
Jeffrey D. Sachs, author of The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities
for Our Time, is internationally renowned for his work as an economic
advisor and with international agencies on poverty reduction, disease
control, and debt cancellation for poor countries. Sachs is the
director of The Earth Institute...Read Full Story
TreeHugger posted a blog entry about GreenBuild and wrote about one of the speakers, David Suzuki.
Linked from http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/08/greenbuild_expo.php
David SuzukiRead Full Story
The US Green Building Council is planning to offset CO2 emissions from the GreenBuild conference this year. Here is more info:
Linked from http://facilityblog.blogspot.com/2006/10/donation-offsets-greenbuild-co2.html
International textile and chemical manufacturer Milliken & Company, a platinum sponsor of the 2006 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, is donating more than 13 million carbon credits to offset all the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with the annual...Read Full Story
The U.S. Green Building Council is hosting their annual GreenBuild Conference this year in Denver, CO. We can post conference updates and news here.