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New York Environmental Leaders (NYEL) Program Application Period Now Open

10.10.14
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 10/7/14

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) is pleased to announce the launch of the open enrollment period for the NYEL program for eligible businesses and organizations. The open enrollment period began on September 1st and applications will be accepted until October 31st.


We Don't Have to Ditch Capitalism to Fight Climate Change

9.25.14
Source: HBR Blog Network, 9/24/14

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We know how to address the problem of climate change, and it doesn't require ditching the market economy. Instead, it relies on harnessing it.


Registration Opens for Third Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

9.16.14
Source: U.S. EPA, 9/16/14

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Registration opened on September 2, 2014 for EPA's third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design challenge for college and university students. Student teams and faculty advisors are invited to submit design boards, a project narrative, and a letter of support describing a proposed green infrastructure project for a location on their campus. Registration ends October 3, 2014, and registrants must submit their entries by December 19, 2014.


EPA Kicks Off Third-Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

7.25.14
Source: U.S. EPA, 7/24/14

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching its third-annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a prize contest that engages college students in developing innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.


Do students really choose colleges based on how green they are?

7.22.14
Source: The Guardian, 7/22/14

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A Princeton Review survey finds that incoming freshmen would weigh information about environmental issues into their college decisions, but average students say it's not on their radar


How collegiate sports can score with sustainability

7.1.14
Source: GreenBiz, 6/30/14

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This new online guide from the NRDC was created for athletic and recreational programs at universities.


'Chemical-free' cleaning is trending in the commercial sector

6.25.14
Source: The Guardian, 6/25/14

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Will greener cleaning methods, such as salt-based split stream water technology, replace conventional powders and bleaches?


Why we desperately need chemical literacy

6.11.14
Source: GreenBiz, 6/10/14

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Consumers need to know what's in the products they buy, so companies must go up the supply chain to learn exactly what's in the products they sell.


Refurbished EdTech Company Donates MacBooks

5.15.14
Source: Tech & Learning, 5/15/14

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Mac to School, provider of refurbished Apple devices to the K12 marketplace, has donated refurbished MacBooks to the Community Reading Initiative in Hillsborough County (FL) Public Schools.


Children's Cancer Research Fund Launches Upcycle Electronics Program

4.30.14
Source: PR Web, 4/21/14

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On Earth Day, Children's Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) launched an Upcycle electronics program that turns retired electronics into charitable giving without anyone writing a check. Upcycle donations are 100% tax deductible, come with audited Department of Defense data destruction, and free shipping. CCRF's aim is to engage local businesses, event participants, and community members with this Upcycle initiative to Upcycle no longer used devices such as smartphones, laptops, tablets and other mobile devices (full product list located on website). CCRF invites local businesses to Upcycle their retired electronics and IT assets slated for recycling. Upcycling eliminates recycling expenses, creates funding, and expands corporate commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. Businesses can also engage employees to Upcycle their personal retired electronics in support of CCRF.


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