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  • Increase your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and ...

  • Turning trash into gold

    Municipal trash (also known as solid waste) is the largest component of the environmental business sector in Canada. Like many other nations, Canada faces a looming waste management crisis, as landfills reach capacity and concerns mount about soil and water contamination. Several Canadian cities are exploring new approaches to turn trash into environmentally acceptable assets such as energy. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Transforming Green to Gold

    The week that Coca Cola’s staff are sporting uniforms made from recycled bottles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Esat Sezer, CIO of Coca Cola Enterprises, explains candidly to meettheboss.tv how going Green is more than just a Corporate responsibility.Esat Sezer is the current SVP and CIO with Coca Cola Enterprises and has been working with them since 2006. The Challenge with Green IT, is to take ...


  • Transforming Green to Gold

    The week that Coca Cola’s staff are sporting uniforms made from recycled bottles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Esat Sezer, CIO of Coca Cola Enterprises, explains candidly to meettheboss.tv how going Green is more than just a Corporate responsibility.Esat Sezer is the current SVP and CIO with Coca Cola Enterprises and has been working with them since 2006. The Challenge with Green IT, is to take ...


    By GDS International

  • Turning garbage into gold

    While we work hard each day helping companies succeed more sustainably, we recognize that many in the world struggle just to provide life’s basic needs. Each year we engage with organizations that are addressing these inequities around the world. This Christmas season, we are supporting a project conducted by German aid organization “Brot für die Welt” (Bread ...


    By thinkstep

  • Recofloor vinyl flooring recycling scheme wins international Gold Award

    Recofloor, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, has won a Gold Award in the international Green Apple Environment Awards. The annual awards, organised by The Green Organisation, celebrate Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. Founded in 2009 by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, the scheme ...

  • Trash is a 20th century gold mine

    Last night, I had the chance to watch “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” on one of my favorite channels, CNBC. And although we have been very successful in creating the RecycleMatch marketplace over the past year, it was validating to see the focus on trash and how it can be used as a resource. Here are my favorite quotes from the show last night: Garbage is being reborn in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Red Rhino wins gold in Green Apple awards

    Red Rhino Crushers was one of the major prize-winners at the recent International Green Apple Awards 2007 for Environmental Best Practice. Red Rhino was given the National Gold Award in recognition of their “Compact Onsite Recycling Solutions” project. The trophy was presented by top botanist and TV personality Professor David Bellamy, OBE at The House of Commons in Britain.The trophies ...


    By Red Rhino Crushers (UK) Ltd

  • Turn oil into gold - via Dunwell`s VMAT

    The VMAT- Vibrating Membrane Used Lubricating Oil Recycling Technology (VMAT) developed by Dunwell Engineering Company Ltd (DECL) has received the “Silver Award –2008 China National Environmental Protection Science Award” organized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection, People Republic of China presented on February 18, 2009. DECL is the first Hong Kong company ever won in this National ...

  • Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

    Despite knowing full well the dangers of mercury, millions of small-scale gold miners across the globe continue to use the metal to separate gold from ore- usually because they have little other choice. The dangerously toxic mercury vapour is often inhaled by the miners and their families, since these activities are usually conducted in their homes, or by the owners of gold shops who will process ...

  • Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold

    The Empire State Building has been awarded a LEED® Gold for Existing Buildings certification as further recognition from the $550 million Empire State ReBuilding program. The Empire State Building is the tallest and most well known building in the U.S. to receive LEED certification. The 2.85 million-square-foot building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing ...


    By Jones Lang Lasalle

  • Hearst Tower Upgraded From Gold to Platinum

    U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President, CEO and Founding Chair Rick Fedrizzi, and Hearst Corporation CEO Frank A. Bennack, Jr., today announced that Hearst Tower is the first commercial office building in New York City to be recognized by the USGBC for achieving both LEED Gold for new construction and LEED Platinum for the operations and maintenance of its existing building. Established by ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International’s Denver Facility Awarded “Gold Leader” Status by Colorado Environmental Leadership Program

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, was named a “Gold Leader” today by the ...

  • RQ's Child Development Center Is Awarded LEED Gold; First LEED Gold CDC in the United States Army

    RQ Construction recently announced that the Design-Build Child Development Center (CDC) at Fort Irwin, CA has been awarded LEED® Gold established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. The new CDC is a 25,000 sqft ...


    By Marketwire

  • Kohl`s department stores receives EPA wastewise gold achievement award

    Kohl's Department Stores has announced that the company has received a Gold Achievement Award for Green Purchasing from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) WasteWise Partnership. The award recognizes the company's purchase and use of recycled and environmentally responsible materials throughout its operations. Kohl's received the award on March 22 at the annual WasteWise awards ...

  • Agricultural Sciences Building at Utah State University Earns LEED Gold Certification

    The new HDR-designed Agricultural Sciences Building (ASB) at Utah State University College of Architecture earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 121,000 square-foot building is located on the east end of the iconic Logan campus facing the historic quad. The building includes research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, and artfully-designed collaboration ...


  • EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) settled with three gold mining companies, all subsidiaries of Barrick Gold Corporation, for failing to correctly report toxic chemical releases and waste management activities as required by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). “The Toxic Release Inventory program is a vital tool for tracking toxic releases across the ...

  • EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a settlement with three gold mining companies, all subsidiaries of Barrick Gold Corporation, for their failures to correctly report toxic chemical releases and waste management activities. The companies, Barrick Cortez, Inc., Barrick Gold US, Inc. and Homestake Mining Company, agreed to pay a total of $278,000 in fines and spend an additional ...

  • Wipro Flagship Data Center Awarded LEED® Green Building Gold Certification

    Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced that its flagship data center at King’s Mountain, North Carolina has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC’s leading rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, ...

  • Arup`s New York City Office Earns LEED Gold

     Arup, the global engineering and consulting firm, announced today that its New York City office has earned LEED® Gold certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED rating system is the most widely used standard in the United Statesfor recognizing sustainable design in buildings and communities. Gold is the second-highest rating obtainable. Arup was involved in all ...


    By Arup

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