Since 2002, officials at the Green Bay School District in Wisconsin have done a number of energy improvements that have saved, an estimated, 46.5 million-kilowatt hours of energy, 5 million-therms of gas, 163 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions and $9.7 million.
Learn more about these improvements — which hich are being done by a “green team” of local contractors that includes several members of SMART Local 18, IBEW Local 158 and UA Local 400 — in our "Greening Green Bay Public Schools" video series.
Kudos to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for proposing ambitious new water-saving goals for the city. That said, the city still uses a heck of a lot of water – well over 500 million gallons each day – much of it outdoors.
California, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Natural Resources Defense Council, Communications Workers of America, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, United Steelworkers, Utility Workers Union of America, Sierra Club