Tag: Earth Day

EHSDA Song of the Week: Hands All Over

Tomorrow is Earth Day, so this week’s song is focusing on environmental issues. There are plenty of obvious songs we could go with, but a more obscure gem came out of the Pacific Northwest in the early days of grunge: Soundgarden’s “Hands All Over.” This rumbling hard rock thumper features an impassioned vocal performance by […]

Earth Day: Achieving Sustainability Through Environmental Management Systems

Today, April 22, is Earth Day, a day where environmental issues such as climate change and sustainability are highlighted nationally and people all around the United States discuss solutions, for the public and for businesses, that will help keep this planet healthy. The first Earth Day was in April 1970, and it was followed by […]

Eileen Woodbury

Faces of EHS: Eileen Woodbury Talks Earth Day and Taking Environmental Programs Beyond Compliance

Eileen Woodbury, founder and principle of Woodbury Consulting Group, has seen firsthand how taking environment, health, and safety (EHS) programs beyond compliance can result in great outcomes for both the environment and for business—and also witnessed too many hazmat responses gone wrong. For a special Earth Day “Faces of EHS” profile, we spoke with Eileen […]

E-pinion: Should We Continue to Celebrate Earth Day?

Some of us remember what it was like before the first Earth Day, and all of us have been exposed to the lore. For example: Visible smog enveloping our major cities. Native-American chieftains crying in canoes afloat burning rivers. Brown sludge and odor emanating from industrial complexes—some residents of communities with such facilities referring to […]