September 2016

Did you know?

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

If all U.S. newspapers were recycled, the country could save about 250,000,000 trees each year! Each ton of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three cubic yards of landfill space, 4000 kilowatts of energy, and 7000 gallons of water. This represents a 64% energy savings, a 58% water savings, and 60 […]

Gender Mainstreaming in Metrology and Climate Science

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The first phase of the recently concluded Renewable Energy and Climate Science: Metrology and Technology Challenges in the Americas initiative under ECPA, made great strides to strengthen gender diversity. Nevertheless, there is considerable potential to bolster gender mainstreaming, in a groundbreaking effort to contribute to a greater participation of women in sciences and gender equality […]

OAS Plants the Seed for Sustainable Manufacturing in the Americas

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

After three successfully implemented projects, this circular economy-inspired initiative has proven sustainable production is not only possible, but financially feasible, while challenging conventional production processes. This initiative introduced national governments and industries to a series of new business opportunities that will contribute a more sustainable economic growth and social prosperity. The General Secretariat of the […]