Ohio Prison to Invest in Energy Efficiency, Conservation


(10/05/2016)
The Chillicothe Correctional Institution (CCI) received $8 million in financing on Sept. 22 for the installation of new energy-efficiency and conservation systems.
 

Fifth Vermont Prison Goes Green With Solar Array


(12/15/2015)
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced the completion of a 500-kilowatt solar net metering project at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield.
 

Oregon DOC Honored for Sustainability Efforts


(01/09/2015)
The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) recently received two awards for its commitment to sustainability.

Vermont Prison Becomes a Sustainability Leader


(10/01/2014)
Vermont’s Northwest State Corrections Facility has reached full compliance with the state’s new Universal Recycling of Solid Waste law nearly a year ahead of schedule. The Northwest State Correctional Facility met compliance on Sept. 17, and joins Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in diverting these materials.

Detention Facilities Embrace Green Technology


(08/09/2012)
The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.

Trendspotting: The Green Revolution

By Stephen A. Carter
(02/26/2008)
Stephen A. Carter offers his perspective on reducing the environmental footprint of corrections.