The plant will save $1,243 in #Energy and #Waste Management costs for every day it operates, the companies say.
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Eco-Products helped the Minnesota Twins divert 300 tons of trash from #Landfills last year, turning that Target Field trash into compost. The stadium also recycled 464 tons of glass bottles and aluminum cans last year.
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In a deal that aims to reduce industrial emissions and convert CO2 into new products for reuse, Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions (CCSL) have partnered for the large-scale rollout of CCSL’s #carbon dioxide separation technology.
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Although automakers top the charts in #Hydrogen infrastructure innovation, the #Hydrogen#economy is evolving in an isolated, Japan-specific way, according to Lux Research.
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In a move that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt described as a “pro-growth and pro-environment approach for how we go regulations in this country,” President Donald Trump today signed an executive order that aims to undo a slew of Obama administration #climate rules.
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Apple suppliers’ facilities diverted more than 200,000 metric tons of #Waste from #Landfills in 2016, compared to 74,000 metric tons in 2015.
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Paint and coating company AkzoNobel and container shipping company Maersk Line have partnered to reduce #carbon emissions per container shipped by 10 percent.
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In a move that Intelligent Energy says will make supply chains more efficient, the clean #Energy company has signed a deal with PINC to supply #Air cooled fuel cell systems for unmanned aerial vehicles.
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In an effort to facilitate cleanups at contaminated sediment sites, the EPA has issued guidance that includes 11 recommendations to consider when evaluating and implementing response actions at these sites.
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Manufacturers can save on #Materials and labor by designing multiple lifecycles into their products — thus enabling remanufacturing, or the rebuilding of original products using a combination of reused or recycled parts — according to Michael G. Thurston, research faculty and technical director at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute ... Read more »
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The 12-liter engine is designed for heavy-duty trucks and can also reduce GHG methane emissions by 70 percent or more when run on #Renewable natural gas.
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Today the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is holding a public meeting about the midterm review of the state’s Advanced Clean Cars Program, which limits smog-forming emissions and other #Air pollutants from cars and passenger trucks.
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New #Business strategies from leading companies including Apple, Dell and Patagonia suggest corporations can thrive in a resource-constrained environment.
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Conducting a materiality assessment is akin to taking your car to the shop for an inspection, says Amath Gomis, senior #Sustainability manager for AT'T. Both exercises can significantly improve performance in the long run. Gomis will be speaking about materiality assessments at the 2017 Environmental Leader Conference in June. Recently ... Read more »
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BASF and Hewlett Packard Enterprise are developing one a supercomputers for industrial chemical research.
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Recycling company TerraCycle plans to expand its beach cleanup programs to collect up to 1,000 tons of #Plastic#Waste globally.
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The billboard campaign for Toyota’s Mirai fuel-cell car will employ technology that scrubs nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emissions — a key ingredient in acid rain and smog — from the air.
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As automakers get a break on fuel #economy and emissions rules, a study released today says the cost of meeting those standards in 2025 is likely being overstated by as much as 40 percent in current debate.
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A series of projects that aim to help hotels reduce #Food#Waste are underway at major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental Hotels Group and Marriott International.
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Ship owners and operators have saved $3 billion of fuel and 32 million tons of CO2 by using AkzoNobel’s biocide-free marine coatings since it was first introduced 21 years ago.
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Commercial airlines can significantly reduce #Pollution by using biofuels, according to a NASA study that found biofuel-powered jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent.
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Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders.
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Magna International and Ford have developed a prototype #carbon fiber composite subframe that reduces mass by 34 percent compared to making a stamped steel equivalent. This lightweight subframe will help reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency, helping automakers meet federal clean car standards. The cabon fiber subframe also replaces 45 ... Read more »
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Facilities that store chemicals will have more time to comply with on-site #Safety and storage regulations now that the EPA has agreed to delay and review a chemical #Safety rule enacted by the Obama administration.
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In a move intended to save automakers’ money, the EPA and the Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced they will revisit the Obama administration’s rule that finalized standards to increase fuel #economy to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg for cars and light-duty trucks by model year 2025.
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Manufacturers may soon be responsible for managing their #Packaging#Waste in California as state regulators move forward with a mandatory program covering end-of-life #Management for packaging.
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Danone and Nestlé have recently taken steps to use more recycled biobased #Plastic in their bottles and packaging. But according to a Greenpeace UK survey, the top global soft drink brands aren’t doing enough.
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President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which he will release today, would mean less environmental oversight and fewer environmental regulations for companies.
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Ford is expanding its program that helps suppliers improve their environmental management, growing the Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) program company participants to more than 40 in two years.
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In a project that could help major corporations reducing shipping fuel costs and emissions, Shell, Maersk Tankers, Norsepower and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) are collaborating to test wind-powered technology on a product tanker vessel.
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UPS plans to build an additional six CNG fueling stations, add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 LNG vehicles to its fleet.
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“We have to be well-versed in the science,” says Amy Braun, #Sustainability director for Kellogg Company, referring to the #climate#science that informs their greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. In 2015, the multinational #Food manufacturing company adopted ambitious emissions reduction commitments as part of the global Science Based Targets initiative. Braun ... Read more »
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Sustainable #Packaging can help companies save money on material and #Transportation costs, while also reducing their environmental impacts.
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Furniture waste, or f-waste, is an 8.5 million ton annual trash problem that is quickly becoming the new e-waste. Here’s how GM diverted nearly 1,500 tons from landfill.
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DHL has set a goal to reduce all of its logistics-related emissions to net zero by the year 2050. This applies both to the company’s own activities and to those of its transport subcontractors.
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When Kraft Heinz Co. takes up three shareholder initiatives dealing with sustainability, the board won't support them. That's according to Triple Pundit, which points out that the combined company formed in 2015 to make up the North America's fifth larges #Food and beverage company. At that time, Credo Action launched a ... Read more »
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Global container shipping line Maersk has ordered 100 refrigerated containers manufactured by Carrier Transicold that use #carbon dioxide as a refrigerant.
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Supermarkets in Quebec can now donate their unsold produce, meat and baked goods to local #Food banks, which has the primary goals of both stocking #Food banks and keeping edible foods from being sent off to landfills.
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Hobbs Brook Management (HBM) has successfully transformed an abandoned Rhode Island property into a LEED Gold-certified, Class A office building, reports Facility Executive, noting that that once 305,000 square foot had been vacant since 2009 before it was turned into an investment property.
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