Argonne’s Bike Share bicycles will be deployed on March 30, 2017. The Bike Share Program provides employees with bicycles as a healthy, sustainable and fun way to travel on Argonne’s campus.
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 »
The Energy Sciences Building (ESB) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory received a 2016 Green GOOD DESIGN™ Award from the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Green GOOD DESIGN’s goal is to bestow international recognition to those … 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 »
The new charging stations were designed at Argonne. They not only recharge a vehicle’s battery, … Read More »
by Beth Harvey (PMA)
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 »
Join your colleagues to watch one of several short, climate change-themed films on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 213 Bistro, Conference Rooms A&B.
Film introductions and brief discussions will be led by Argonne subject matter experts in climate and sustainability.
Come celebrate Earth Day with … Read More »
Take a short walking tour of the Energy Sciences Building (ESB) on Thursday, April 21, 2016, and learn about the building’s sustainable features. Participants will learn how the ESB earned a LEED Gold rating. They will also tour unique, behind-the-scenes mechanical systems that keep occupants safe and comfortable and save the laboratory energy and operating … Read More »