Argonne’s Sustainability Program is seeking volunteers to help with the laboratory’s annual Earth Day celebration, which will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building 213 Cafeteria. The event highlights Argonne’s impact in securing America’s energy future and delivering economic growth through research in energy and the … Read More
The Project Management Organization’s Site Sustainability Program will host a lunch & learn meeting on electronics stewardship and Argonne’s electronics recycling program at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Building 214, Room B234.
Argonne works to reduce the laboratory’s environmental impact by addressing the … Read More »
‘Green in Action’ series launched to connect employees with best practices, Argonne programs to promote sustainability
By Kevin Crosson, Pollution Prevention coordinator and Catherine Hurley, Sustainability Program manager (PMO)
At Argonne, we reduce our environmental impact by championing practices that conserve energy, divert waste, conserve water, reduce fuel consumption and reduce pollution. Our Sustainability Program works closely with many stakeholders to upgrade infrastructure and engage with the laboratory community to reduce our … Read More »
The Sustainability Program recently had the opportunity to collaborate with the APS Operations team to inherit a number of tricycles that would have been left for disposal due to overcrowding concerns in the APS ring where the tricycles are used.
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, tricycles will be available in the 200 Area for use … Read More »
Fun run participants earn a voucher for 1,000 Virgin Pulse points if they are on an Active at Argonne Challenge team.
Join the Argonne Running Club and Sustainability Program for the August fun run and walk on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at noon. The event features two courses, a 3.7-mile run and 1.3-mile walk, … Read More »
By Catherine Hurley, Sustainability program manager
Sustainability is a journey that challenges us to continue reducing our environmental impact and engaging each other in cost-effective solutions. Waste diversion and recycling have been a successful part of Argonne’s Sustainability Program. Now is the time to chart a course for the next opportunity — composting.
In basic … Read More »
“I recycle for the environment. We need to reuse those bottles.”
—Sara Bin Hu (OCF) [left]
“For lunches for the kids, I use refillable lunch boxes instead of plastic bags so that we don’t have all that waste.”
—Millicent Hennessy (OCF) [center]
“I use compost for the garden and to reduce … Read More »
“I drink a lot of water, so I don’t like buying disposable plastic bottles. It adds too much waste to the environment.”
—Steven Letourneau (AMD) [left]
“When I recycle batteries that have toxic materials, I protect the environment.”
—Anil Mane (AMD) [center]
“I buy reusable bags to avoid plastic bags. It’s … Read More »
Argonne’s Bike Share bicycles were fully deployed on May 25, 2018. The Bike Share Program provides employees with bicycles as a healthy, sustainable and fun way to travel on Argonne’s campus.
The winner of the grand prize Earth Day basket is Devika Choudhury (ES). Congratulations, Devika!
Additional raffle winners will receive a refillable Argonne water bottle. … Read More »
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