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  • BioCycle World - June 2018

    Certified Zero Waste: 100 And Counting Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced in April that it has certified its 100th project under its TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste (ZW) certification program. These include projects across the U.S., Canada and Ireland, and help validate that a common standard is emerging for evaluating ZW performance. Projects that have gone ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Report says conserve water through food efficiency

    As food prices escalate and water scarcity extends worldwide, the best solution to both issues would be a global reduction in wasted food, a new international report says. Inefficient harvesting, transportation, storage, and packaging ruin 50 percent of food, according to the report, which was released last week by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the United Nations Food and ...

  • Diageo celebrates achievements in water conservation in East Africa

    Diageo’s East African Maltings plant (EAML) in Kenya has celebrated its achievements in water conservation at a special Environmental Breakthrough Workshop, ahead of World Water Day on 22 March. EAML is part of East African Breweries Limited, the region’s leading branded beverage alcohol company in which Diageo is a majority shareholder. The workshop brought together Diageo’s ...

  • NRDC: Drought Highlights the Need to Conserve Water and Improve Local Water Supplies

    Governor Jerry Brown today proclaimed a State of Emergency in California and called for water conservation statewide, directing state officials to prepare and manage water for these drought conditions. The declaration comes after the driest calendar year in California’s recorded history, during one of the driest winters on record in the state and what is shaping to be three consecutive dry ...

  • The Nature Conservancy Releases ACL`s

    If there's anything Austin knows, it's live music. But as important as entertainment is, we understand the impact all those tour buses and visitors can have on our environment. That's why the Conservancy loves bands that not only talk the talk, but walk the walk – the green walk, that is. Check out some of our favorite eco-friendly acts, all of whom have graced a stage at ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Eaton’s Mechanically Cleaned Strainers Conserve Water and Expand Efficiency for Industrial Manufacturing

    While the nature of pipeline debris – scale, rust, metal and other solids – remains constant, the nature of business for industrial manufacturers is ever-evolving. Time, money and staff resources are limited; water conservation is paramount, and the importance of protecting expensive processing equipment has never been greater. Power management company Eaton addresses these pipeline ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • EPA and Home Depot Offer Tips to Conserve Water, Save Money

    Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The Home Depot kicked off Fix a Leak Week today at The Home Depot store in South Philadelphia by demonstrating several simple, inexpensive improvements that can save money and conserve water by fixing leaky fixtures. The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping ...

  • Novelis Sustainability Report Highlights Progress in Recycling and Water Conservation

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, published its 2015 sustainability report today, detailing significant progress toward increasing the use of recycled aluminum and using natural resources more efficiently. At the end of Fiscal Year 2015, Novelis achieved an average of 49 percent recycled aluminum inputs, up 19 percentage points from baseline years of 2007-2009, and a ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • The Coca-Cola Company and The Nature Conservancy Release Water Footprint Report

    Organizations partner to advance water footprint methodology and analyze the impacts of water use as part of their commitment to global water stewardship. ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Company and The Nature Conservancy announced today the release of a water footprint report in conjunction with World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. The report, entitled “Product Water Footprint Assessments: ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • The Coca-Cola Company and the nature conservancy release water footprint report

    The Coca-Cola Company and The Nature Conservancy announced today the release of a water footprint report in conjunction with World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. The report, entitled "Product Water Footprint Assessments: Practical Application in Corporate Water Stewardship," examines three pilot studies that were conducted on Coca-Cola products and ingredients. A product water footprint is the ...

  • Saving Through Science: Conserving Water and Energy with Reverse Osmosis

    Our individual global water-energy “splashprint” is much higher than most of us think. Consider that it takes 2,867 gallons of water to make one pair of jeans or 1,500 gallons to make a desktop computer. Two critical needs – clean water and on-demand energy – are intimately intertwined. The 2030 Water Resources Group reports that by 2030, global water requirements are ...


    By The Dow Chemical Company

  • Promoting the importance of wetland conservation for responsible soy

    Wetlands International in Argentina has become a member of the Round Table on Responsible Soy to help addressing the loss of wetlands and their values in the guidelines for responsible soy. Wetland areas are severely threatened by the expansion of soy cultivation due to water extraction, pollution and reclamation, with considerable costs for society.   Wetlands International has successfully ...


    By Wetlands International

  • FedEx and NFWF deliver urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) deliver money and muscle for urban conservation projects in12 major cities. This is the second year of their unique collaboration to address pressing urban environmental challenges across the U.S. Through NFWF, grants have been awarded to local nonprofits that will maximize FedEx philanthropic and volunteer resources. The selected ...

  • FedEx and NFWF announce Urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced today the six local projects selected to receive funding and FedEx team member volunteer support in 2010 through a unique collaboration to address the most pressing urban environmental challenges in major U.S. cities. Grants will be award to local nonprofits in Los Angeles, Memphis, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco ...

  • SFI Announces Request for Proposals for Conservation Partnerships

    The independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) forest certification program is inviting applications for its highly successful Conservation and Community Partnerships Grants program, which is now in its third year and continues to support research and outreach on responsible forestry. "SFI Inc. has invested over $1.1 million in 24 projects since 2010," SFI President and CEO Kathy ...


  • The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i rings in a solar new year

    The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i will ring in the New Year equipped with a state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system that allows the non-profit to generate clean energy and reduce its carbon emissions. The new 72-panel PV system was just installed atop the rooftop of the Conservancy’s downtown Honolulu office. Hawai‘i Energy Connection engineered and supervised the project in collaboration with ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • CEMEX Presents “Water Project” to Standardize Its Operations´ Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has developed a methodology to standardize water measurement and management across all of the company’s operations. Starting this year, this methodology will be rolled out to all of the businesses in the countries in which CEMEX operates in order to minimize the company’s water footprint and increase its ...


    By CEMEX

  • EPA launches national water conservation Campaign/EPA’s watersense program helps consumers save money and water (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program today is kicking off its national “We’re for Water” campaign to encourage Americans to make simple choices that save water. The program, in collaboration with its partner, American Water, will spread the word about saving water by traveling cross-country, stopping at national landmarks and ...

  • Phigenics Wins $1 Million Contract with U.S. Federal Government for Energy Management Planning and Strategies & Water Conservation

    Phigenics announced today that it has been awarded a $1 million dollar contract with the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service for Energy Management Planning and Strategies (SIN 871-202) and Water Conservation (SIN 871-210).  This enables U.S. Federal Government facilities that desire to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and overall safety of their ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Nuprana.com, first ‘All-in-One’ Water Conservation Resource Now Available for Green Homes, Businesses

    Nuprana.com launches the first online water conservation resource that provides information, products, news, and advocacy recommendations all in one place. The new Nuprana.com “one-stop” site makes it easy to learn about water conservation issues, advocate for watershed protection, keep up to date on water news, and ultimately conserve water in homes and businesses.August 28, 2008 -- Many ...


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