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2011-04-26 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DURABILIT BV, a leading supplier of refurbished network hardware has developed a methodology which enables companies to get a clear insight into how much CO2 emissions are reduced when deploying used hardware rather than new. The DURABILIT Greener Network Calculator, was developed in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Ir. Krikke, Supply Chain Management at the Open University, the Netherlands. Mathieu Sueters, managing director of DURABILIT:...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KGRA Energy LP, a premier U.S.-based waste heat recovery developer, announced today that it has signed a contract with Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), one of the world's largest forest products companies. KGRA's subsidiary Ayden HTP Partners LLC will design and construct the 800kW waste heat recovery system at Weyerhaeuser's Greenville, NC lumber mill. The system, which is scheduled to come online in the summer of 2011, will recover waste...

2011-04-22 11:41:00

CHICAGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation announced today an unprecedented step to balance 100% of its energy use from all sources by funding green house gas reduction and clean energy projects. The company is investing in Climate Action Reserve and VerifiedCarbon Standard-certified projects through TerraPass and is purchasing Green-E®-certified Renewable Energy Credits through Renewable Choice. For its commitment to using green power, the...

2011-04-19 11:39:00

VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Proponent") through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CO2 Reduction Poland Sp z.o.o, is pleased to announce the submission of its Northern Poland Afforestation Offset Project (the "Project") Project Design Documents (PDD) for validation under the International Organization for Standardization specification for quantification, monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emission reductions or removal...

2011-04-18 12:39:45

Online calculator allows households around the country to track -- and try to reduce -- carbon footprint Tips to reduce your carbon footprint frequently include buying compact florescent light bulbs, taking your own bag to the grocery store or buying local produce. But how much difference do these actions make? A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that who you are and where you live make a big difference in which activities have the largest impact....

2011-04-14 12:02:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PMC is pleased to announce the launch of Carbon Conscious, a one-stop online resource for sharing new ideas and information on climate change and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies. Designed and introduced by PMC, a leading environmental and planning services firm, www.carbonconscious.us is a planning and public engagement site for municipal governments, climate change authorities, LEED accredited specialists, and grant...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Professionals and job seekers who wish to "go green" should consider telecommuting and flexible work arrangements, says FlexJobs, the leading source for telecommuting and flexible job listings. In honor of Earth Month 2011, FlexJobs is renewing and increasing its commitment to environmental sustainability through new green business initiatives. Boulder, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 With Earth Day being celebrated this month and heightened awareness of rising gas prices, the importance of...

2011-03-21 16:46:00

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, responsible use of natural resources and the reduction of its carbon footprint, the Performance Films division of Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) is pleased to announce completion of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) by Harmony Environmental, LLC, and review by an independent third party. The results from the recently completed study conclude that Solutia's Performance Films division delivers a positive...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Carbon footprint calculator provides new awareness of global climate change, encourages "living green" and invites individuals and organizations to protect endangered resources and combat climate change by reducing CO2 emissions. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Like it or not, climate change is everyone's problem. That's why Cuipo has just launched an advanced online carbon footprint calculator in partnership with UC Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab. It measures...

2011-03-09 04:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced its successful participation in the European Union (EU) 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7), becoming the first Taiwanese electronic firm to join as an official member of this program. As part of a team of 18 participants from 9 countries spanning industry,...


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