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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Just Energy’s new renewable energy certificate (REC) product, "JustGreen RECs," is now certified by Green-e® Energy. Just Energy, one of North America’s largest green energy providers with $70M invested in green energy projects, joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and LG Electronics USA (LG) have entered into an agreement to collaborate on a number of environmentally beneficial goals.
Under the agreement signed by EPA and LG (a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year), the company has pledged to participate in a broad array of EPA…
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As we celebrate America Recycles Day this week, it is a great time to develop some creative new ways to combat unnecessary waste and to reignite our interest in the three Rs we learned in grade school: reduce, reuse and recycle.
How much waste are we actually talking about? Try 4.4 pounds of trash a day for every American, on average. The Environmental Protection Agency figures that more than half of our national waste – and…Continue
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On the World Day to Combat Desertification, media around the world wrote about the importance of restoring lands and soils. Meanwhile delegates met at the Rio+20 global summit on sustainable development during a high level meeting on Securing Healthy Soils and Stopping Land Degradation.
Here are a few news highlights:
Live coverage of ‘Desertification Day’
(17 June, RTCC)
The #RioPavilion is hosting Desertification Day – focused on…Continue
Added by Jessi Copeland on July 9, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments
One year after an innovative building retrofit project, the Empire State Building is ahead of plan and has exceeded its year one energy-efficiency guarantee by five percent, saving $2.4 million and establishing a commercial real estate model for reducing costs, maximizing return on investment, increasing real estate value, and protecting the environment.
“First and foremost, making the Empire State Building…Continue
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An expansion at General Mills’ Albuquerque, N.M., facility was today awarded the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Gold certification during a celebration attended by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez. This is the first General Mills’ production facility, and the fourth company building, to earn LEED certification.…
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The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project…
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Today, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko, Councilmen Tim Mazzei and Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld, other Brookhaven officials, environmentalists, and representatives from Recyclebank® joined with residents in Blue Point, N.Y., to announce the arrival of the new rewards-for-recycling program. New York City-based Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local…
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To learn more about Ernst & Young’s Earthwatch expeditions and view a video recap of the 2010 expedition, go to: http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Corporate-Responsibility/CR---Environmental-sustainability
Click on Earthwatch Institute and then click on the "watch this video"…
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For the fourth consecutive year, Bayer will partner with the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) North American regional office on World Environment Day. A series of weeklong events begin on June 5 in Toronto, this year’s North American host city.
World Environment Day is commemorated each year on June 5. It is one way the United Nations promotes worldwide environmental awareness and action. The day is considered the world's largest environmental…
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ING will join thousands of other businesses and millions of individuals around the world on Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m. to support the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour 2011. We're encouraging our employees to join us by pledging their support, too. It’s all about raising awareness and inspiring change – beyond one hour. When people turn off their lights for one hour, this collective action is not just a symbolic act in support of the planet, environment and communities, but also…Continue
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