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  • White House Publishes Mid-Century Strategy For Deep Decarbonization

    On November 16, 2016, the White House filed the Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Paris climate deal. The strategy highlights the role that U.S. government-funded research, development, and demonstration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • PEL Waste Reduction Equipment

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment is exhibiting at IFAT 2014. This takes place from 5th-9th May 2014 in Munich Germany. You can find us in Hall C1 on stand 125. We would be pleased to welcome you. PEL is the leading manufacturer of bottle crushers, high density balers and bin compactors. PEL products are renowned for their exceptional quality and innovative features. IFAT is ...

  • India says no to emission reduction

    India's minister for environment and forests Jairam Ramesh has ruled out the country's agreeing to specific targets for reducing carbon emissions. 'There is simply no case for the pressure that we [India] — who have among the lowest emissions per capita — face to reduce emissions,' Ramesh told visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday (19 July). 'And as if this pressure was not ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • Year End Inventory Reduction

    At eFACTOR3 we offer a full line of blades both in Standard D-2 with an HRC of 58/60/61 as well as our popular Carbide Inlay Cutters in a variety of shapes and sizes for all commercial name brand Shredders and Granulators in the Recycling Industry. 30x30, 40x40, 50x50, 60x60, 80x80, custom sizes and more. ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Collaboration key to waste reduction

    The voluntary approach is the proven way to achieve lasting waste reduction in Scotland. As the Scottish Government begins the consultation process for its new National Waste Strategy today (Thursday), the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) said notable successes, such as halving the number of single use carrier bags handed out, show how the voluntary approach achieves impressive results quickly – ...


    By British Retail Consortium

  • Problem Solving Bulk Reduction

    Mono Pumps successful partnership with organic waste disposal company Tanks & Vessels Ltd has built on the success of a pilot aerobic digestion plant in the UK to secure their first commercial order, now up and running in East Lincolnshire. The plant, built by Tanks and Vessels, processes food and vegetable waste with the help of Mono’s progressing cavity pumps and Munchers. The organic ...


  • Smart Meters do lead to energy use reductions

    Recent smart grid policy initiatives in the United States and the E.U. have led to large-scale research projects on the impact of real-time feedback technologies that leverage data provided by smart meters. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released Results from Recent Real-Time Feedback ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Xylem reports significant reductions in global energy, water use, greenhouse gas emissions and waste

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, released its second annual sustainability report today. The report, entitled, “A Drop is Everything” is viewable online at www.xyleminc.com, and details Xylem’s accomplishments in the area of sustainability for its ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Best Practices in Energy Data Collection, Tools for Water Use Reduction, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. UPCOMING WEBINARS ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Xylem reports significant reductions in global energy, water use, greenhouse gas emissions and waste

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, released its second annual sustainability report today. The report, entitled, “A Drop is Everything” is viewable online at ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 – The Nation’s Largest Electricity and Water Use Reduction Competition Kicks Off

    Hundreds of thousands of students at colleges and universities will soon be taking very short showers, shutting off electronics, studying with flashlights, and reminding friends to conserve when this year’s Campus Conservation Nationals competition begins on February 4th. Running until April 26th, schools throughout North America will compete to save electricity and water in their residence ...


    By PRWeb

  • Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

    If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the subject, issues and principles because I’m not going to ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • Multibillion dollar market for mercury reduction

    There is a multibillion dollar market for the reduction of emissions of mercury to the air on a worldwide basis. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in Mercury Air Reduction Markets. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Significant conclusions are: The U.S. is leading the way, but other countries are close behind The ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Sainsbury’s launches carbon reduction programme

    In an industry first, Sainsbury's has announced a major extension to its carbon reduction scheme for farmers who supply the supermarket with beef, lamb, pork, poultry and eggs. The move follows the success of the scheme with Sainsbury's 325 dairy farmers, who are part of Sainsbury's Dairy Development Group (SDDG) - they recorded a reduction in excess of 5,000 tonnes of CO2 during their carbon ...


    By J Sainsbury

  • IWS 2013: Coca-Cola and Water Footprint Reduction

    Global beverage manufacturer to participate in region's inaugural International Water Summit The Coca-Cola Company will discuss global and regional methods of water footprint reduction during the International Water Summit (IWS) taking place in Abu Dhabi from 15-17 January 2013. Coca-Cola will also discuss the various social initiatives it has launched in the Middle East as a response to the ...


  • MillerCoors leads with waste reduction achievements

    MillerCoors today released its 2010 Sustainable Development report, titled "Great Beer, Great Responsibility," which details progress across the company"s corporate social responsibility commitments. The brewer succeeded in exceeding its 2015 goal for waste reduction, by eliminating 20 percent of the amount of waste sent to landfill. In total, the company reuses or recycles nearly 100 percent of ...

  • CloudApps Powers Energy Reductions At Norland

    Norland brings carbon management to the UK’s leading venuesLondon, 15th July  – CloudApps, the enterprise application leader in the management of carbon as a business asset, announced today that Norland, a £200m provider of facilities services, has adopted CloudApps Carbon as its carbon emissions management solution standard across its estate portfolio. Norland is a leading ...


    By RealWire

  • Aquifer ph and enhanced reductive dechlorination

    The recent Battelle Memorial Institute symposium on bioremediation1 in Baltimore, MD featured a focused session of platform presentations on the timely topic of Bioremediation in Low-pH Aquifers. Throughout the session we heard a variety of case studies and viewpoints, with the primary focus of the session being biological reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes (PCE, TCE, DCE and VC) in ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Solving the Challenge of Emissions Reduction in Buildings?

    As commitments to CO2 reductions begin to bite in many countries, one of the key battlegrounds against rising emissions will be in the cities and, in particular, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Targeting the appropriate buildings, mandating appropriate solutions and creating suitable policies and strategies (regulation and incentives) have been problematic - until now. A promising ...


    By Taylor & Francis (USA)

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