Join recycling professionals from across the southeast at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina beginning Monday, March 31 through Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mark your calendars and plan to join us!
Registration is now open! Over the next few weeks, we will announce further details about the conference program content. Meanwhile, review this newsletter and our conference website for Exhibitor and Sponsorship opportunities. Don't forget, February 7, 2014 is the…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on November 21, 2013 at 5:50pm — No Comments
RALEIGH – Recycling jobs in North Carolina’s private sector have increased by nearly 12 percent since 2010 as recycling businesses in the Tar Heel State continue to grow and thrive, according to a study released today by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
“Recycling is an important initiative to support manufacturers and reduce our long-term dependence on landfills,” said Governor Pat McCrory. “The continued, strong growth of recycling as an…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on November 21, 2013 at 5:46pm — No Comments
North Carolina ranks second among all states in clean energy jobs, according to a report from the group Environmental Entrepreneurs released today. Clean energy companies announced 19 North Carolina projects in 2012. Including projects already in operation or in progress, the Tar Heel state counted 10,867 clean jobs last year. North Carolina was topped only by California, which had 38 new…
Added by Patrick Harper on March 6, 2013 at 5:03pm — No Comments
The WNC Green Building Council is accepting qualified applicants for the position of Development and Outreach Coordinator. Click here to download the full description and details.
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Added by Patrick Harper on January 11, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments
In a recent report released by Environmental Entrepreneurs 2, North Carolina was one of three states to see a huge jump in clean energy jobs over the past quarter. As a state, we now rank seventh in clean energy jobs behind the likes of California, New York, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, and Texas. While this is great news, overall job growth in the clean energy sector…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on November 9, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments
Delkote is a locally-owned company specializing in high performance products for new home construction, seeking a new General Manager to provide strong and dynamic leadership in a manufacturing environment. Selected candidate will manage a small group of employees in a hands-on way, and have responsibility for growing the operations through continuous improvement. Successful candidate will have sound written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and experience in construction and…Continue
Added by AdvantageGreen on October 31, 2012 at 3:52pm — No Comments
The Triangle J Council of Governments seeks a Waste Reduction Partners Program Administrator to
join a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of life for the
region. The position reports to the Director of Waste Reduction Partners at Land of Sky Regional
Council and to the Energy and Environment Program Manager at Triangle J Council of Governments.
Deadline for applications extended August 24, 2012 at 5:00 pm. Details…Continue
Added by Dan E. Kincaid on August 14, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Opportunity for some work for approximately 100 Solar Panel Installers. Strata has at least 3 Solar Farm Projects coming up in the very near future, spanning across Cleveland, Catawba and Davie Counties. To apply visit your local Employment Office and reference Job Order# 010133635 (it will show job listing for Raleigh Business & Technology Center). An application has to be completed at the Employment Office. Workforce Development staff from the following areas are helping to coordinate…Continue
Added by Wendy Johnson on August 9, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
The North Carolina Natural Products Association (NCNPA) is seeking a qualified individual to fill a Brand Administrator position with the organization. The position will be posted until August 15th, 2012.
All interested applicants should prepare a cover letter, resume, and support letters and submit electronically to Annice Brown, as described in the posting:…Continue
Added by AdvantageGreen on August 8, 2012 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Fleet Manager/Truck Driver for Blue Ridge Biofuels
Added by AdvantageGreen on August 8, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Wall Framer/Truss Fabricator:
This individual is responsible for the cut-out and assembly of wall panels, roof and floor trusses for prefabricated homes. Successful candidates will succeed in a team environment and place personal emphasis on safety and quality. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidates should have strong communication skills, proven understanding of basic mathematics, and be physically able to lift 50 pounds. Previous…Continue
Added by Mimi Hill on February 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
AdvantageWest, Western North Carolina’s regional economic development partnership, is seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Entrepreneurship Program. This position will work closely with the Vice President of Entrepreneurship & AdvantageGreen and other staff, to promote and expand entrepreneurial opportunities across the 23-county AdvantageWest region. Two of the Director’s primary responsibilities will include managing the Certified Entrepreneurial Community (CEC) Program and…Continue
Added by Matt Raker on December 6, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments
Blacksburg,SC may soon be the home to a 180,000-sq.-ft. solar manufacturing facility. Franchise Investment Group has announced it will invest $18 million in this facility for Global Energy Franchise which will produce panels for residential and commercial customers.
Global plans to hirelocally from the area and conduct job skills training in partnership…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on November 29, 2011 at 12:35pm — No Comments
CEO of Colorado's Sundrop Fuels spoke last week on Thanksgiving about the new proposed location of a $450 Million biofuels refinery; Wayne Simmons stated "Our decision to locate in Rapides Parish underscores Louisiana's commitment to the advanced biofuels industry" he said, "and we look forward to our partnership in helping meet the nation's growing energy needs."
This facility will…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on November 29, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
From the Office of the Governor:
Gov. Bev Perdue today announced more than $3.4 million in federal grants are available for North Carolina non-profits and government agencies to recruit AmeriCorps members. Interested non-profits and government agencies that provide tutoring, mentoring, disaster services, environmental stewardship, education on healthy futures, job training and placement and aid to military families should apply.
The N.C. Commission on…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on November 22, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments
The Biofuels Center of North Carolina seeks a visionary, creative, and experienced professional to position the Center and biofuels statewide and beyond with key constituencies and audiences through clear messages, targeted strategies, varied communicational formats, and trust. Established by the Legislature in 2007 to implement North Carolina’s…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on November 16, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
“Recycling proponents have joined this fray by sponsoring the "Less Pollution, More Jobs" report, prepared by the nonprofit research group Tellus Institute.
The report finds that waste diversion, unlike disposal, is more labor intensive and thus 85 % of the new jobs result from collecting, processing, and composting trash as well as making new products with recycled materials. It says a 75% recycling or diversion rate would generate 2.3 million jobs by 2030 -- 1.1 million more jobs…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on November 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Energy Program Coordinator, Position #100755
This position will have responsibility for identifying and implementing assigned energy conservation programs on the NC State campuses. This work will include preparing program scope statements, specifications, and building data, as well as solicitation and evaluation of proposals, and making recommendations for award. Program schedule, completion and inspection of work performed, and documenting resulting energy savings are also included…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on October 12, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments
The City of Greensboro is seeking a Sustainability Planner/Project Manager.
Position # 7588
Planner (Sustainability Planner/Project Manager)
Hiring Salary Range: $42,750-$48,108…
Added by Anna Leonard on October 5, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments