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2011-08-17 08:37:00

BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 25th and 30th, Enhesa will continue its informative webinar series exploring EHS topics of interest with Will Carbon Labeling of Products Revolutionize the Market: A closer look at global carbon labeling developments and how to keep your products in compliance. Consumers are sending a clear message that they want environmentally friendly products and are seeking more information about the environmental impacts that occur...

2011-08-01 09:24:00

In the news release, Sappi Fine Paper North America's Somerset Mill Secures Green-e® Marketplace Certification, issued Aug. 1, 2011 by Sappi Fine Paper North America over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there have been updates made to the third paragraph of the release. The complete, corrected release follows: Sappi Fine Paper North America's Somerset Mill Secures Green-e® Marketplace Certification Now Offering More Products Manufactured...

2011-08-01 07:24:00

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to operating sustainably, Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced that its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, has been certified by Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e® Marketplace program. The Somerset Mill secured this qualification through new investments in renewable energy generation. Sappi invested $49 million this past fall to upgrade the Somerset pulp mill's recovery boiler and related...

2011-07-26 10:52:00

TOKYO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation ("Sony" or the "Company") today announced that it has achieved and/or exceeded the majority of the targets set out in its "Green Management 2010" ("GM2010") mid-term environmental plan, including an over 30% reduction in global CO2 emissions across its business sites compared with fiscal year 2000 levels. Sony's GM2010 plan, introduced in 2006, aimed to reduce the Company's environmental impact over the five-year period spanning fiscal...

2011-07-26 07:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to educate consumers and retailers about environmental sustainability, LG Electronics and the Carbonfund.org Foundation announced today that LG products have earned the new CarbonFree®( )Certification label. The new CarbonFree( ) LG products, including consumer electronics, home appliances and solar panels, will be available in the United States in early 2012. Working with the Carbonfund.org Foundation, the leading...

2011-07-25 10:23:00

RACINE, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, a family company, has taken a new step in empowering families to be a force for change in the world. The company expanded its corporate web site, www.scjohnson.com, to include a section entitled "Greener Choices," designed to provide families with information to help them make daily changes to help the environment. The new Greener Choices forum shares insights from SC Johnson, but also encourages discussions within families and...

2011-07-14 16:01:16

Trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to grow, so forests have long been proposed as a way to offset climate change. But rather than just letting the forest sit there for a hundred or more years, the amount of carbon dioxide taken out of the atmosphere could be quadrupled in 100 years by harvesting regularly and using the wood in place of steel and concrete that devour fossil fuels during manufacturing, producing carbon dioxide. "Every time you see a wood building, it's a storehouse...

2011-07-14 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has made a $500,000 equity investment in Tecogen Inc., a developer and manufacturer of innovative, ultra-clean natural gas-driven combined heat and power (CHP) products for commercial and industrial facilities. The investment is a strategic addition to the utility company's growing clean energy portfolio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/LA34767LOGO) (Logo:...

2011-07-11 05:18:00

PETALUMA, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Labcon North America, (www.labcon.com) the world's leading manufacturer of Earth Friendly laboratory disposables, announced today the completion of an 800 kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar panel system. The array will contribute about 30 percent of Labcon's energy needs, allowing the company to significantly reduce its carbon footprint. "At Labcon we place a high value on being a responsible manufacturer and considerate member of our community,"...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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