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Earth Week 2014: Commemorating Earth Day… Does It Still Matter?

by Cynthia Parker Environmental Coordinator City of Phoenix Aviation Department Yesterday was the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, and it’s now 43 years after the inauguration of the Environmental Protection Agency and 45 years since the Cuyahoga River fire brought national attention to water pollution in the U.S.  With these landmarks in mind, does Earth [...]

Earth Week 2014: Earth Day is Every Day for Our #GreenAirports

by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO ACI-NA While airports are committed to advancing sustainability and the environment year-round, we carve out some special times to mark accomplishments and celebrate environmental excellence. This week is one of those times. The ACI-NA Environmental Affairs Committee just finished its Spring Conference jointly with ACI-NA’s Business Information Technology [...]

Earth Week 2014: Halifax Gets Creative and Collaborative with Solid Waste Management Practices

by Michael Rantala Manager, Safety and Environment Halifax International Airport Authority With more than 3.6 million passengers and hundreds of thousands more visitors to our Air Terminal Building annually, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport generates tons of waste.  How do we manage it? Internal leadership! Airports face a unique challenge in that many of our [...]

Earth Week 2014: New DFW Headquarters a Model for Conservation

by Ryan Spicer Enterprise Sustainability Programs Manager Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport As Earth Day 2014 approaches, I pause to think about the future of my airport.  Dallas/Fort Worth International has seen a lot of changes over the years.  Currently we are in the midst of our Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP). TRIP is a [...]

31 Reasons to Celebrate International Women’s Day in 2014

By Kevin M. Burke March 8 is the 106th annual International Women’s Day. This special day would not be complete without honoring the many women in our own industry who contribute to our airports, and communities, every day. I have spent some time reflecting on the role women have historically played in our industry, the [...]

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