Director: Dr. Janet S. MacFall, Coordinator of Environmental Studies Program
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Loy Farm, Elon University
Friday, September 20, 2013
McKinnon Hall, Elon University
Saturday, September 21, 2013
On Friday, Sept. 20 the Elon University Center for Environmental Studies and the Sustainable Furnishings Council will host the 12th Fall Environmental Forum, “Innovations in Sustainable Furnishings – a conference for leaders with a vision for a sustainable future”. It will be held in McKinnon Hall of Elon University, from 9:30 – 3.
The home furnishings industry has been an important part of North Carolina’s economy for the past three centuries and was one of the first industries to globalize. Though it is a relatively small industry at about $40.8 billion in the U.S., the home furnishings industry has a large environmental footprint.
In addition, a workshop on Life Cycle Analysis of Manufacturing will be offered by one of the global leaders in this technology on Thursday, Sept. 19. Field trips to a model home and an innovative adaptive reuse project will be hosted on Saturday, Sept. 21.
A two-day workshop open to all ecologists/biologists, naturalists, educators and professionals.
When: April 29-30, 2010
Where: Elon Lodge, Elon University
Will count as Criteria II or III in the NC Environmental Education Certification Program