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  • Cost-efficient and environmentally friendly wind energy

    Gearbox failure is the primary reason for downtime in a wind turbine and is extremely costly to replace. One of the main and most damaging causes of gearbox failure is ferrous metal contamination under 10 microns in size which leads to bearing failure. Metal contamination, the primary contaminant produced by gear wear, suspends in the lubrication oil causing premature bearing failure as it ...


  • Sanitation Districts of L.A. County Teams Up With Grades of Green for Second Year to Reduce Trash Produced by Schools

    Normally, an 82% cutback would not be cause for celebration in L.A. County schools. But this year, an 82% reduction is actually a goal. It's the benchmark to beat for the second annual "Trash-Free Lunch Challenge," a waste-reduction program sponsored by the Sanitation Districts of L.A. County (Sanitation Districts) and national non-profit group Grades of Green. "We are excited to be part of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sanitation Districts of LA County to Help Schools Divert Trash From Landfills

    Hold the ziplock, recycle your milk carton, and please compost that banana peel. That's the lesson the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County wants to teach area school children this year. The agency announced today that it will partner with Grades of Green, a Manhattan Beach-based non-profit group, to conduct its first "Trash Free Lunch Challenge." The contest will divert thousands of bags ...


    By Marketwire

  • Advanced planning for back-to-school can save money and help the environment

    Even with a tight economy parents and students still need the back-to-school shopping trip for clothes, backpacks, computers and school supplies. A survey conducted by the National Retail Federation found that this year consumers expect to spend an average of $606 for back-to-school needs. A little advanced planning can help both the environment and your pocketbook. Here are a few tips from the ...

  • Get your students back to school – while saving money and helping the environment

    Even in a tight economy, parents and students still need a back-to-school shopping trip for clothes, backpacks, computers and school supplies. A survey conducted by the National Retail Federation found that this year consumers expect to spend an average of US$606 for back-to-school needs. A little advanced planning can help both the environment and your pocketbook. Here are a few tips from the ...

  • Tips for environmentally friendly gifts this holiday season

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering holiday gift-giving tips that will help support a healthy environment this season and all year long. Energy Star, Design for the Environment, and WaterSense labels can be found on thousands of products across the country, making it easy to choose gifts that can help anyone on your list save energy and protect the environment. By using ...

  • Making the Connection Between Water and Energy

    Every morning when you wake up, you head to the bathroom to take a shower and brush your teeth, start a pot of coffee, or fill up your reusable water bottle and head to the gym. Whatever you do it is likely you are consuming one of the earth's most precious resources: water. Chances are that at some point in your life someone has told you not to waste water, but it's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Use of DeconGel® for Beryllium cleanup wins ESS&H achievement award

    CBI Polymers, a subsidiary of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., is pleased to announce that National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC) have won the Environmental, Security, Safety and Health (ESS&H) Achievement Award in recognition of their innovative use of DeconGel® as a beryllium decontamination technique for the mitigation and abatement of hazardous ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • More than 700,000 coats and counting donated to one warm coat during record-breaking winter

    Numerous blizzards that pummeled the country and a financial crisis that has left millions without the ability to pay heating bills or purchase warm clothes, have made the need for warm winter coats more urgent than ever. One Warm Coat (OWC), the national organization dedicated to ensuring that everybody who needs a winter coat will get one, has been working hard to make its goal a reality. This ...


    By 3BL Media

  • DOE funded research projects win 30 R&D awards for 2008

    US Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman has announced that researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Laboratories and Y-12 National Security Complex have won 30 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA Honors New York Environmental Champions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored 25 individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City Council's Committee on Environmental Protection, to present ...

  • 63 Businesses Across 30 Industries Honored as 'Best for the Environment'

    Today, 63 companies across 30 industries and 11 countries were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release of the ‘B Corp Best for the Environment List’, a second installment in its ‘B Corp Best for the World’ series. Companies earning this honor include well known brands such as Method Products, New Belgium Brewing Company, Patagonia ...

  • Give green tips, raise greenbacks

    Give a tip, earn a dollar for the Earth -- it's that easy. Celebrate the 40th year of Earth Day by sharing your environmental tips on SC Johnson's Team Earth Tips blog. For every tip shared, SC Johnson, the maker of well-known brands including Glade, OFF!, Scrubbing Bubbles, Ziploc and Windex, will donate $1 to Conservation International's Team Earth project, up to $25,000. The blog, which ...

  • American Water “Faces” the Challenges of Changes in Climate this Earth Day and Every Day

    The global theme for Earth Day 2013 is "The Face of Climate Change," and leading up to the April 22 observance, the Earth Day Network is seeking to raise awareness about the massive challenges that climate change presents, and about people and organizations stepping up to do something about it. ...


    By American Water

  • Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

    Eleven winners in Massachusetts were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to protect or improve the region’s ...

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • EPA honors New York State environmental leaders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored 26 individuals, organizations and businesses from across New York State with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA also recognized a student from Jericho, N.Y. who is one of ten students selected from across the country to receive the President’s ...

  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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