The Washington State Department of Ecology views green building as a key player in addressing a number of our states priority environmental issues: mitigating climate change, reducing toxics in our environment, reducing waste (both solid and hazardous), managing storm-water run-off and more. In an effort to describe the opportunities that exist this fast growing market the Construction Center of Excellence and WIRED partnered with Department of Ecology and the Department of General Administration on a film project: Green Building: Jobs of the Future. The film brings together local and national leaders in green building, climate change, manufacturing, and work-force development to make the case for green buildings capacity to create jobs and boost the economy while not further imposing on our environment. In these challenging times, opportunities abound!
Video transcript is available here:
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/g...

The Washington Department of Ecology's Green Building Group is available to set up Green Building: Jobs of the Future viewing events at schools, businesses, and to community groups. These events can include panel discussions that address green job opportunities available in your region. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Rachael Jamison, Green Building Coordinator, at (360) 407-6352 or email rjam461@ecy.wa.gov.

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