GreenBuild offers a "No Swag Zone"

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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

Recycled Vinyl Promoted at The Green Building Expo

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Greenbuild kicks off today in Denver, CO.  Over 15,000 people are expected to attend this annual conference dedicated to green building techniques.  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 to speak at Greenbuild

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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

David Suzuki speaking at GreenBuild

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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

Donation Offsets Greenbuild CO2 Emissions

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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