Airlines explore alternatives to single-use plastics
The International Air Transport Association reports that more than 6.2 million tons of cabin waste was generated in 2017. Within that waste, cups, cutlery, coffee stirrers, packaging, and more are single-use plastics.
S M A R T W O R K P L A C E
How employee wellness programs support sustainability
What do employee wellness programs have to do with sustainability? If employees endure a stressful state of being for a long period of time, they experience burnout. This affects a company’s overall productivity and profitability. How does one sustain ...
N E W S & N O T E S
3,600 organizations pledge to support Paris Agreement goals
In late 2015, 196 international states negotiated the Paris Agreement on climate change. Although the United States may officially withdraw, organizations representing a $9 trillion slice of the U.S. economy have signed the We Are Still In (WASI) Declaration.
Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center awarded
This month, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its intercity bus terminal. The certification was awarded by...
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Five functions for smart tags and beacons
The right technology in the right place finds misplaced assets, helps with navigation, assists customers, improves facilities use, and monitors equipment. Costs can be as low as 7 cents per RFID tag. Knowledge is the key that unlocks a smart facility within...