Mark your calendar! Argonne will be hosting its annual Earth Day celebration on Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Building 213 cafeteria.
The event will include interactive displays, giveaways and a photo booth. It will also feature Argonne’s programmatic research, community partners and “green” programs, clubs and services available … Read More»
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Argonne recommended that eligible employees telecommute due to winter weather conditions. If you telecommuted this day or took a vacation day, please be sure to indicate this in Dayforce. Telecommuting days should be recorded in Dayforce each time you work remotely.
By Catherine Hurley, Sustainability Program Manager, Facilities Management and Services
Argonne’s Site Sustainability Plan (SSP) is now available online. It showcases the laboratory’s accomplishments and future plans in the areas of water and energy conservation, sustainable building infrastructure and greenhouse gas reduction, among other topics.
Thus far, Argonne has exceeded its target goals in … Read More»
Nuclear Waste Management (NWM) will host a town hall meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Building 212, Room A-157.
Environmental Waste Specialist Larry Thompson (NWM) will present the purpose and requirements of a satellite accumulation area and a generator accumulation area and highlight the benefits and drawbacks of each. Thompson … Read More»
Recycling by the Numbers According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans produce about 4.4 pounds of trash per person per day. Of that, 34.3 percent is recycled or composted. As a whole, the U.S. generates 254 million tons of trash each year and recycles or composts 87 million tons. … Read More»