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Sustainability

Hospital and clinic earn national awards

HUDSON, WI — Hudson Hospital and Clinics has been recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations, with two environmental awards.
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Tracking trash

CHICAGO — A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) wanted to find out how much trash Americans toss out each day and where it all goes.
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New project touts green practices

TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in concert with several other state and federal agencies, is launching a program designed to assist New Jersey hotel owners and operators increase energy efficiency and cost savings through the utilization of green practices.
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Voting on new USGBC LEED rating systems to begin June 1

BLOOMINGTON, IN — On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) finally released its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems for the fourth public comment period, which will be open for comments until May 28, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
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Going green cost misconceptions

FRAMINGHAM, MA — As sustainability continues to gain traction, an increasing number of businesses are considering moves toward "going green" and becoming more sustainable yet, for many, cost can remain a roadblock.
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