As part of Aronne’s Earth Day celebration, teams from across the lab submitted sustainability improvement ideas for the chance to have their idea funded and implemented by the Sustainability Program. Attendees are invited to vote for their favorite ideas at the Earth Day celebration on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Read More
As part of Argonne’s 2019 Earth Day Celebration, the laboratory has partnered with USAgain to host a shoe collection Tuesday, April 2, through Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Collection bins will be placed throughout the lab to provide a convenient way for employees and site occupants to drop off their unwanted shoes for reuse or recycling.
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At Argonne, Earth Day comes with a special challenge: groups of two or more employees are encouraged to put their heads together and come up with an idea for improving sustainability at the laboratory.
These ideas will be displayed at the Earth Day celebration on Thursday, April 18, 2019, and attendees will vote for their … Read More »
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 »