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  • GE smart grid technology, enabling customers in Germany to track energy and water consumption

    The 33,000 citizens of Erding, Germany, will benefit from the environmental advantages of GE smart grid technologies in a major step toward managing energy and water consumption. Stadtwerke Erding, the city’s public works department, is implementing a groundbreaking pilot installation that will consolidate and report data to homeowners on energy and utility usage, including electricity, gas, ...


    By General Electric

  • Tracking trash

    What if we knew exactly where our trash was going and how much energy it took to make it disappear? Would it make us think twice about buying bottled water or 'disposable' razors? A team of MIT researchers have announced a major project called Trash Track, which aims to get people thinking about what they throw away. Trash Track relies on the development of special electronic tags that will ...

  • Reducing consumption key to a sustainable future

    The Limits to Growth’ modelled scenarios for the future global economy and environment and recommended far reaching changes to the way we live to avoid disaster. In a paper published in the current edition of the international journal; Global Environmental Change, CSIRO physicist Dr Graham Turner compares forecasts from the book with global data from the past 30 years. ”The real-world data ...

  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs (www.worldwatch.org). ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New measures tackle spiralling energy consumption in Australian homes

    Celebrating World Environment Day, Environment Minister Peter Garrett announced three new initiatives to help householders save energy and money while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “Today we are announcing three new measures: a new television labelling scheme to enable consumers to identify the most energy efficient sets at point of sale;ç a new guide to help householders and in ...


    By Australian Government

  • Strengthening Biosolids solutions track record in the US

    Latest project is one of the world’s largest dryer plants. 200 tonnes a day – that is how much sludge Keppel Seghers’ HARDPELLETISER units will treat at the Stickney wastewater treatment plant in Chicago. Keppel Seghers has just been contracted by the Stickney plant to provide four HARDPELLETISER units as well as supervise their construction and commissioning at a new dryer facility, ...


    By Keppel Seghers

  • Pulp and Paper Mills to Track Environmental Footprints

    OLYMPIA, Washington, August 8, 2007 (ENS) - How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its environmental, economic and social footprint over time? These are the questions the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor Paper, GHP, will explore under a new partnership ...

  • Kroff, Inc. Introduces Web-Based Chiller Efficiency Program Designed to Provide Measurable Savings in Energy Consumption

     Kroff, Inc., a specialty chemical company focused on creative solutions for environmental, manufacturing and water treatment processes, is pleased to introduce ChillerMax, a web-based chiller efficiency program developed in partnership with Chillergy Systems LLC.  ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

  • Marriott sustainability report tracks reductions in greenhouse gas emissions

    Since 2007, Marriott International has reduced its energy consumption by 11 percent, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 10.7 percent, and is on track to meet its aggressive goal of a 25 percent decrease in energy and water consumption per available room by 2017. These results are among those reported to shareholders, customers, nongovernmental ...

  • Global Environmental Organisation WWF Selects Greenstone To Help Track And Manage Carbon Emissions

    ...Online reporting empowers WWF to accurately measure environmental impact of its operational activities... LONDON - Monday 11th April 2011 - Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced today that it is supplying its Acco2unt carbon management software to WWF, the world's leading environmental organisation to measure, manage, analyse ...


    By RealWire

  • Water footprints make a splash

    If the full water requirements of a morning roast are calculated - farm irrigation, bean transportation, and the serving of the coffee - one cup requires 140 liters of water. This notion of a product's 'water footprint' is gaining traction. Defined as the total volume of freshwater required to produce a nation's goods and services, the tool tracks domestic water demand and the impact of ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Dealing with water scarcity in MENA

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water scarce region of the world and in recent years the amount of water available per person has declined dramatically.  'Current estimates are based on constant rainfall patterns, yet the global projections for climate change actually indicate a drop in rainfall precipitation of 20 to 40% and an increase in temperatures- meaning ...


    By The World Bank

  • Itron Announces Water Fixed Network Deployment in Western Australia to Conserve Water

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the Water Corporation of Australia is installing 13,000 Itron smart water meters across the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which encompasses the townships of Port and South Hedland, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham and Point Samson. The Itron meters, communication modules, network infrastructure and software will ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Aquas sensors for UK water industry

    Mac Solutions has announced the UK availability of the Aquas Smart Water Solutions range which includes smart sensors, data-logging systems, communication gateways and field configuration software. The range, targeted specifically at the water industry, covers the complete water lifecycle from treatment to distribution. The Aquas range - which covers the complete water lifecycle from extraction ...

  • Protecting profits in a water scarce world

    While our bodies are more than half water (highest when you are born, decreases over time) and the earth is two-thirds covered by H2O, we can't easily tap either of these sources.  Less than 1% of the world's fresh water is available for human use - leading to severe negative human impact:  3.5 million people die each year from water related diseases like diarrheas, and almost 1 billion ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Yorkshire Water Services Chooses TrojanUV

    The TrojanUV4000Plus has been supplied to Yorkshire Water Services of the UK. The system will treat stormwater (peak flow 19 MGD - 850 L/s) at Scarborough Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) as part of an overall project to comply with the EU’s revised Bathing Water Directive (rBWD). The rBWD was developed to protect the public from contaminants in bathing water and requires that all beaches ...

  • Dan Bena to address global water crises

    PepsiCo's 'Performance with Purpose' operating model has environmental sustainability as a cornerstone and includes minimizing environmental impacts of operations, and extending across supply chains and communities. In 2007, PepsiCo adopted rigorous enterprise-wide global metrics to track its environmental footprint, and was one of the first companies of its size to publicly commit to ...

  • Univar distributes GE water treatment products

    Univar has signed an agreement with GE Water & Process Technologies to become the company’s official distributor of their water treatment products, starting initially in Italy and Southern Europe, but planned to extend throughout Europe. Univar will be distributing products across five categories: boiler treatment, membrane separation, odour control, dust control and closed loop ...

  • Arad to launch new iPhone and Android water monitoring app

    Arad Group has launched new and innovative applications allowing consumers to receive full information regarding their water consumption through the Web and their cell phones. The first application is the world’s first smartphone app, which allows consumers to track their water consumption wherever they are. The app, which is available in iOS ...


    By Arad Technologies Ltd.

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