Category Archives: Employee Involvement

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2013 Argonne Earth Day highlights

Posted May 1, 2013

Argonne National Laboratory strives for sustainability during Earth Week

By Neil Holt, Medill Reports — Energy consumption, reduction and coming energy solutions were the focus of Argonne National Laboratory’s “2013 Earth Day event” Tuesday. The event saw scientists and engineers working to educate each other on efforts to increase the … Read More »

At Argonne, it’s easy being green

Argonne is celebrating Earth Day on April 23, 2013. Argonne’s vision is to lead the world in providing scientific and engineering solutions to the grand challenges of our time: sustainable energy, a healthy environment and a secure nation. Posted April 19, 2013

DOE and Argonne senior management embrace “green” commuting

Argonne’s senior management doesn’t just talk-the-talk, they walk-the-walk when it comes to green commuting. Posted June 18, 2012

DOE and Argonne Senior Management Encourage Telework

DOE and Argonne senior management encourage employees to take advantage of telework options such as teleconferencing, working from home and alternate work schedules. Argonne is required by Presidential Order 13514 to reduce employee commuting and travel greenhouse gas emissions by … Read More »

Argonne highlights sustainability research during Earth Day fair

Environmental Engineer May Wu shares biofuel research at Argonne’s Earth Day event. Photo credit: Lauren Williamson, Darien Patch Scientists from across the lab showcased environmentally conscious technologies that might soon find their way into daily life. Read more. Posted April … Read More »

Argonne Earth Day event featured sustainable laboratory programs, research and community partners

Argonne’s 2012 Earth Day event drew crowds from across the laboratory. Argonne and U.S. Department of Energy employees toured booths and interactive displays set up by Argonne programs and clubs. Several of Argonne’s partners participated, including U.S. Department of Energy, … Read More »

Employees directly impact decrease in laboratory’s greenhouse gas emissions

By Dejan Ristic, Pressure/Energy Systems Engineer-Group Leader, FMS One of Argonne’s key sustainability goals is to better the environment by reducing certain types of greenhouse gas emissions by at least 13 percent by fiscal year 2020, compared to fiscal year … Read More »

Leading by example: Argonne senior management makes “green” vehicle choices

Argonne’s senior management shows leadership in the sustainability arena with their own personal choices in “green” vehicles. They don’t just talk the talk — they walk the walk. Posted Aug. 1, 2011