Ozone is a gas made up of three oxygen atoms (O3). It occurs naturally in small amounts in the upper atmosphere where it protects us from ultraviolet (UV) radiation (“good” ozone). Near the earth’s surface, “bad” ozone is created by chemical reactions in outdoor air pollution and some indoor sources. “Bad” ozone can cause health… read more
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Initially driven by federal, state and local government procurement agencies, requirements and executive mandates, sustainable purchasing is quickly becoming a widespread best practice for businesses of all kinds. Government agencies were the first to dive in and experience both the challenges and advantages of purchasing goods that support human health and the environment. But thanks… read more
2017 marks the fifth year that UL Environment has partnered with Waste Management to validate the Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO) waste diversion activities. The WMPO, which is the largest PGA event with over 500,000 attending over seven days, takes place January 30 – February 5. In 2013, when UL Environment first validated the Waste Management… read more