Creating a better future
Oil-soaked booms from the Gulf of Mexico are providing more than enough recycled material to make a production year’s worth of air-deflecting baffles for the Chevrolet Volt electric car with extended range, a positive outcome of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
“GM decided to offer assistance by collecting boom material from the Gulf coast until there was no longer a need,” said John Bradburn, GM’s manager of waste-reduction efforts. “We’re in…
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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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Leonardo Academy reports that significant progress was made during its fourth national face-to-face meeting of the multi-stakeholder…
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This article discusses how organizations are now realizing that water management is fast becoming a key strategic tool. Companies are starting to gather the kind of information that lets them measure not just their water use and their water costs, but also their water efficiency and water productivity, as well as revenue and profit from these efforts.
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