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    Industrial Conference & Expo

    Athens Classic Center, Athens, Mar 28, 2016
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    AEP California State Conference

    San Diego, Apr 3, 2016
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    Ohio Brownfield Conference 2016

    Hilton Columbus/Polaris, Columbus, Apr 6, 2016
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    NAEP Annual Conference

    The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Apr 11, 2016
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    Environmental 45th Show of the South

    Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, Apr 20, 2016
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    GBA 2016, 2nd Annual Brownfield Seminar

    Atlanta, Apr 20, 2016
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    SustRem, Sustainable Remediation Conference

    Le Centre Sheraton Montreal, Montreal, Apr 26, 2016
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    Environmental Trade Fair & Conference

    Austin Convention Center, Austin, May 3, 2016
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    World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016

    West Palm Beach Convention Center, Palm Beach, May 22, 2016

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  • How to Make Money in Plastics Recycling

    As Plastics News reports, Heglas told the plastics summit at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. conference in Las Vegas that post-commercial stretch film is a good entry point into the plastics recycling market for other recyclers, such ... Cont.

  • ICT can accelerate Sustainable Development Goals

    The report also highlights how Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can enable all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and even has the potential to accelerate their achievement. Hans Vestberg, President and ... Cont.

  • Learn about being green at Glenview prairie

    "The Tyner Center is an LEED Platinum building," said environmental education supervisor Judy Ksiazek. That's the highest designation under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. Families can tour that building, view ... Cont.

  • This election is a referendum on the economy

    Not quite the Green Wedge, but it will only help to encourage land banking and drip-feed development. The ALP's NG policy is fairly modest and really seeks to address a subsidy that is effectively being given to people buying existing houses with debt. Cont.

  • Virginia Tech to debut first of its kind solar table

    The table, which was manufactured in Roanoke and is the first of its kind, was the brainchild of Patrick Gallagher of Nashville, Tennessee, president of Students for Clean Energy and a senior studying biological systems engineering. ... Tech President ... Cont.

  • Chemicals Firm Dow Joins The Recycling Partnership in the US

    Chemicals Firm Dow Joins The Recycling Partnership in the US. Midland, Michigan based specialty chemicals firm, The Dow Chemical Company, has signed as a funding sponsor of The Recycling Partnership in its latest move to advance the circular ... Cont.

  • Expert remains optimistic about plastic recycling

    Las Vegas - Despite challenges that face plastic recycling markets due to low commodity pricing, Patty Moore remains optimistic. Cont.

  • In Tunisia, Ban stresses importance of youth employment in sustainable development

    New York, Mar 30 : Speaking at a national conference on employment in Tunisia, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called on the international community to help the North African country create new businesses and fund active ... Cont.

Land Banking

  • Detroit Land Bank welcomes federal investigation, says state audit found no wrongdoing

    The head of the Detroit Land Bank Authority on Monday said she welcomes a federal investigation into the agency's operations and that a recent state audit found no wrongdoing. Cont.

  • Land bank formed, awaiting next step

    That new board convened Monday afternoon before the redevelopment authority's regular monthly meeting and approved resolutions adopting land bank bylaws; executing a cooperation agreement among the county, redevelopment authority and land bank ... Cont.

  • Land bank for development projects

    Sambalpur: The Sambalpur Development Authority (SDA) has decided to create a land bank for future socio-economic projects under its limits. Cont.

  • Land bank to receive share of federal aid

    The Lucas County Land Bank is expected to receive an undisclosed share of the more than $97 million in federal aid being made available to Ohio to demolish houses left abandoned from the foreclosure crisis, local officials said. Cont.

  • Land bank offers communities tool against blight

    The commissioners are advertising an ordinance to establish the Washington County Land Bank, with the Redevelopment Authority board of directors also serving as the Land Bank board of directors. The ordinance is expected to be adopted at the next ... Cont.

  • Land Banked

    ... acquisition of the Barnes Bank building was intended to house some of the city's planning department. When this didn't work out, and a prime piece of land sat vacant, the city joined the ranks of private developers that are often criticized for ... Cont.

  • Land Bank hoping for additional funds to fight blight

    The Richland County Land Bank is hoping that state officials will expand the use of Neighborhood Improvement Program funds to demolish blighted apartment and commercial properties. Cont.

  • Land Bank Revenues: Jan. 1

    The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $61,040 for the business week ending on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. The land bank receives its funds from a two per cent fee charged on many Vineyard real estate transactions. Much of the land bank ... Cont.

  • Philadelphia Land Bank gets first 150 vacant properties

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's Land Bank took possession of its first 150 vacant properties on Wednesday as the agency seeks to turn blighted burdens into productive developments across the city. Cont.


    A high-visibility, 66-acre property with industrial zoning, a rail spur and convenient highway access. Local infrastructure supports high-capacity reuse, including municipal water and sewer service. All buildings on the property were demolished by 2009. The community is supportive of a variety of reuses, including general manufacturing.

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    Nearly 400 acres in the heart of Flint, MI, with access to Interstate 475 (a connector route for I-75 and I-69). Property features electric, natural gas, water, sewer and rail access, and is eligible for a variety of targeted investment incentives. History of manufacturing on the property dates to 1903; community is eager to welcome new development.

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    Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, this vacant 217-acre property offers immediate access to an international border crossing, two rail sidings and abundant low-cost hydropower. It is easily accessible to major population centers of the Northeast United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Suitable for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

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    A 95-acre former landfill, the property is serviced by water, sewer, electric and natural gas, with a rail line adjacent to the northern boundary. The property is east of an active manufacturing facility owned by Northern Ohio Limited Partnership (and formerly by General Motors). Outstanding state and local economic development resources are available to stimulate investment.

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  • Downtown Camden Waterfront Redevelopment

    Prior to 1984, Camden's Downtown Waterfront in the City of Camden, New Jersey, consisted of primarily heavy industrial production facilities owned by Campbell Soup Company, RCA, and a major rail yard and ferry system operated by the Pennsylvania Reading Railroad Company...

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  • Milltown Park, Sandpoint, ID

    The community not only lost jobs with the closing of the mills, but also residents were being squeezed into affordable and workforce housing as second-home buyers and empty nesters were moving into the area. This 26.02 acre site, once the beating heart of the community, was contaminating its neighbors’ waters and seemed to be a lesion on this otherwise scenic northern Idaho oasis...

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  • Berry Lane Park

    One of the most ambitious open space projects to be undertaken in Jersey City, New Jersey’s history, Berry Lane Park has transformed approximately 17 acres of former brownfields into a recreational area that is surrounded by residential properties. Berry Lane Park is unique in that it incorporates design features...

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  • Hawks Prairie Park and Ride

    More than 50 years’ worth of Thurston County’s garbage is buried on the 140-acre site in Hawks Prairie, now known as the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC). The Hawks Prairie Park and Ride was built on an 8.1-acre portion of the oldest, most variably compacted, section of the WARC...

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You join the Association to make a positive impact on the world around you. Through ARI you support responsible and sustainable initiatives that aim to maximize value — economic, social and environmental. Specifically, your membership allows the Association to:

  • Empower its members to market their inventory to like-minded individuals and organizations.
  • Engage with many different stakeholders early on to build relationships, trust and commitments.
  • Enhance the ability for private and public sectors to work closer together for mutual benefits.
  • Enable its members to generate value (and thus, return) for all stakeholders; commensurate with the risk of their contribution.

But membership brings more tangible benefits, too. The following chart outlines the benefits you can expect as a member of ARI:



The Association promotes the redevelopment of blighted and underutilized properties through collaborative and accountable marketdriven solutions.

We accomplish our mission through a number of strategies that are designed to uncover potential opportunities, build relationships and facilitate peer-to-peer networking among the many diverse stakeholders.

To this end, we’re constantly upgrading and enhancing our capabilities; we’re always looking for market-driven solutions and we value our member participation.

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