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Zero Net Water. Community Water Systems. King County. Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator | EPA. <p class="warning">This calculator requires JavaScript, which is currently disabled in your browser. To calculate the equivalencies manually, you can refer to <a href="refs.html"> the calculations and assumptions page</a>. </p> Did you ever wonder what reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 1 million metric tons means in everyday terms? The greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator can help you understand just that, translating abstract measurements into concrete terms you can understand, such as "equivalent to avoiding the carbon dioxide emissions of 183,000 cars annually. " This calculator may be useful in communicating your greenhouse gas reduction strategy, reduction targets, or other initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

There are two options for entering reduction data into this calculator. Please note that these estimates are approximate and should not be used for emission inventory or formal carbon footprinting exercises. Welcome to HUD Exchange - HUD Exchange. Energy Use Disclosure (House Bill 1278) | WA State. Joining Forces: Collaboration and Leadership for Sustainability. The Strategic Relevance of Sustainability Collaborations In the late 1990s, many companies embarked on their first sustainability forays. Often internal, these efforts addressed low-hanging fruit such as energy efficiency or minimizing waste — essentially, cost-cutting under a different name. But as the sustainability issues that can affect business — such as social instability, climate change and resource depletion — become more important, companies realize that collective action is necessary to protect the interests of the company and society. “Whether you’re a business or an organization, part of civil society or a public sector voice, there is an understanding that complex problems require perspectives from all three of these constituencies,” comments Patrick Hynes, deputy director of member relations at the Clinton Global Initiative.

“The number of organizations working together has increased over the past few years along with the sense of urgency to collaborate.”

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Built Green. EcoDistricts | Revitalizing cities from the neighborhood up. One Planet Communities. Sustainable Product Guide. UL helps manufacturers capture value for their sustainability efforts. We advance the recognition of sustainable products and drive purchaser clarity by bringing trusted transparency to the green marketplace. The benefits of working with ULWe reinforce credibility of sustainable product claims through our robust certification, validation and testing services, helping our customers support their sustainability stories in ways that are meaningful to—and differentiating for—their organizations and their target markets.

This is increasingly valuable as demand for healthier, more sustainable products has grown. In fact, 65% of consumers globally agree or strongly agree that they would purchase more environmentally responsible products if the companies’ health and environmental claims were more believable. As a recognized industry leader committed to global sustainability, environmental health and safety, we can help provide that assurance. Google+ The Interbay Project. The Grow Community. Compact and Complete Communities. The Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) collaborates with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to develop innovative environmental solutions that foster equity, vibrant communities and shared prosperity. Information on OSE's work as well as Seattle's citywide environmental programs is also included in this site SEATTLE BUILDING ENERGY: NEXT STEPSMonday, September 14, 11 am Building owners and managers can learn about Seattle's climate goals, proposed next generation building energy efficiency policy, and resources available from local utilities and partner organizations.

Monday, September 14, 2015 11 am to 1 pm Bertha Knight Landes RoomSeattle City Hall - 600 4th Ave. More information on this work here. The Office of Sustainability and Environment delivers cutting-edge policies and effective programs to address Seattle's environmental challenges while creating vibrant communities and building shared prosperity.

We develop and test forward-looking approaches. Greenfire Campus. Grist - Cities. Cities Without public transit, New York would have to build nearly 50 multi-lane bridges to accommodate its commuters. Yikes. burnin' rubber A Michigan bill aims to classify fuel made by burning tires and hazardous industrial waste as renewable energy, but environmentalists say that's setting a dangerous precedent. Business & Technology Uber, I loved you, but your disregard for women's safety is bringing me down. Conduit - Where the Northwest shapes energy efficiency.

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