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Higher Ed Leaders Launch New Campus Climate Program

ecoAmerica is proud to announce of the second MomentUs program, Solution Generation. Solution Generation will empower higher education leaders, faculty, and students with the tools, resources, and network they’ll need to move the needle on climate on campuses nationwide. Twenty higher education leaders across the country, including college and university presidents, sustainability directors, and higher education […]

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Graduates’ Next Chapter: Working for Climate Solutions

During this commencement season, students across the country have gathered their loved ones and put on their caps and gowns to celebrate their accomplishments and well-earned diplomas. They are pondering, planning, and taking their next steps into the new chapters of their lives. Many graduates are determined to create professional and personal lives based on […]

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How Collaboration is Advancing Higher Education’s Climate Efforts

Higher education institutions in the United States are famous for their fierce competitiveness. Colleges and universities compete to recruit and retain the brightest students and faculty, secure significant funding for research and infrastructure, and enhance their reputations. They strive to achieve high scores in rankings, which influence their student recruitment success and national stature.   […]

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EPA Kicks Off Contest to Cut Waste at College Football Games

EPA Kicks Off Contest to Cut Waste at College Football Games

 Last week, the GreenBiz website reported about the 2010 Game Day Challenge hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise program. Increasingly, colleges and universities are working to establish more environmentally-friendly campuses, highlighted by efforts like the Princeton Review's Green Rating program. During the month of October, participating universities in the U.S. will implement a waste reduction plan for a […]

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ecoAmerica Honored with US Green Building Council's 2009 Leadership Award

ecoAmerica Honored with US Green Building Council’s 2009 Leadership Award

The U.S. Green Building Council named ecoAmerica as one of the recipients of the 2009 Leadership Awards. ecoAmerica was recognized, along with AASHE and Second Nature, for signifying vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green building design and construction. Meighen Speiser, ecoAmerica's VP of Marketing, went to Phoenix on Friday, Nov. 13th to […]

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