Category Archives: Sustainability

April 20

Breaking News: Can Collection Challenge Extended

Please be aware that we are extending the can collection for the Recycle for Good Project for the remainder of Earth Month (April) and the new deadline for participation is at noon Monday, May 1. We decided to give more time for team members to save up and bring in aluminum cans and aluminum bottles.  Drop off bins are […]

April 18

Be Stewards: Serve the Earth

Reminder: There are two opportunities to #BeStewards leading up to Earth Day, which is Saturday, April 22. Earth Day Clean Up: Sign up for Friday (April 21) morning’s Earth Day Clean Up by Wednesday (April 19)– please e-mail your intention to volunteer (and secure your GWCCA Be Stewards T-shirt) to ttrefzer@gwcc.com. We will help clean up the area around Proctor […]

February 28

Riding Trane to No. 1

Celebrating a project that has saved $1.4 million in energy costs so far, the Authority and HVAC leader Trane held a luncheon, press conference and facility tour Tuesday at the Georgia World Congress Center. The Authority’s Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracting project with Trane, the largest stand-alone project of its kind in the state of Georgia, and […]

November 17

Be Stewards: Recycling drive has been extended through December

Good news team, we’re extending the recycling drive until December 12th!  We are accepting the following items: Clothing Paper, plastic, aluminum  Electronics Batteries. Please bring all items to the employee entrance near Public Safety. There will be additional bins in the M.A.R.S.H. for electronics. And….. if you can prove that you contributed to our drive […]

July 11

GWCC honored with Better Buildings Challenge Award

Last week the Georgia World Congress Center was honored with the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge 2016 Waste Diversion Award. The center received this award because we diverted 763 tons of material during fiscal year 2016 –including 247.5 tons of single stream recyclables, 260.7 tons of compost, and 30 tons of corrugated cardboard. The Authority’s Atlanta […]

November 13

Reminder: 2015 GWCCA Employee Clothing & Shoe Drive

The Holiday Season is near and this is the time of giving! Our goal is to donate 5000 pounds of clothes and shoes. Let’s work together to exceed the goal and help make a difference in someones life this Holiday Season. Make sure you stop by the “See Green” clothing bins located on the 2nd floor of […]

October 28

Employee Clothing Drive

GWCCA SEE GREEN Clothing & Shoe Drive: As part of our SEE GREEN sustainability program, we are hosting a clothing and shoe drive to give employees the opportunity to participate in GWCCA waste diversion. Thing you need to know about the Clothing Drive: When: Wednesday, Nov 4 – Wednesday, Nov 18 Where: Collection bins will be located near […]