Category Archives: Sustainable Manufacturing

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Event Archives

Here is where you can find resources from Leaders in Energy monthly events, including announcements, recaps, and related articles. If you would like to contribute to our events or have a great idea for an article, find out how you can get involved. Blog more »

Sustainable Facilities Embrace the Circular Economy

Sustainable Facilities Embrace the Circular Economy

By TRAVIS HIGH, Strategy Manager, Leaders in Energy As the world’s second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the largest economy, the U.S. plays an important role in international climate negotiations. Reducing U.S. emissions requires changes in the model of business more »

“Sustainable Scoop” Interview: Janine Finnell of Leaders in Energy

By JANINE FINNELL, MIRIAM GENNARI, and TRAVIS HIGH This article is based on an interview with Janine Finnell, Clean Energy Ambassador and Founder, Leaders in Energy, by Miriam Gennari, host of the Arlington Weekly News’ Sustainable Scoop (based in Arlington, Virginia) on July more »

Things to Consider When Searching for a Green Business Partner

By: Travis High, Leaders in Energy Product Strategy Manager At recent Leaders in Energy events I’ve attended, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting several business leaders who are instrumental in the green economy throughout Washington, D.C. What I’m hearing is more »

The Currency of Entrepreneurship is Connections

The Currency of Entrepreneurship is Connections

Leaders in Energy recently co-hosted an Energy Technology ”Petting Zoo” with Potential Energy DC, an energy incubator, in Tyson’s Corner, in the Metro Washington, DC area. It was an exciting evening with numerous energy and environmental entrepreneurs displaying their business products and technologies. These ranged from an “Iron Goat” that cuts and pelletizes biomass feedstocks, including grass, to Yuck Old Paint, LLC™, which is the first and only company in the mid-Atlantic region that offers a green service to safely remove and dispose of old cans of paint from commercial and residential properties in an eco-friendly manner, to battery energy storage devices (Tumalow, Ecocell), and more.

Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop & Tour Was a Hit With Attendees

Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop & Tour Was a Hit With Attendees

Leaders in Energy’s inaugural workshop on “Sustainable Manufacturing: Building a Circular Economy in the DC/MD/and Northern VA Region”, co-hosted by Alexandria Emerging Technology Center, took place at Alexandria Renew Enterprises on March 19, 2015.

Who Should Attend the Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop?

Who Should Attend the Sustainable Manufacturing Workshop?

The “Sustainable Manufacturing: Building the Circular Economy for the Washington DC/Baltimore MD/Northern VA Region” is being co-hosted with the Alexandria Emerging Technology Center. The workshop fee includes a facility tour, working lunch, and evening professional networking Happy Hour. Sponsors include more »