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2011-02-28 16:00:00

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) today announced $13.3 million in Federal funding approval of a new green-energy project at its Powell River mill that will produce low-carbon electricity and be one of the cleanest waste wood co-generation projects anywhere in Canada.  The project is funded entirely by the Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program (PPGTP) credits, earned through production of black liquor at the Crofton pulp operation in 2009. ...

2011-02-24 10:10:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand") (NYSE: DRC) announced today that Dresser-Rand Company has entered into a definitive agreement with Echogen Power Systems of Akron, Ohio under which Dresser-Rand will acquire a minority interest in Echogen as well as certain license and exclusive market rights to Echogen's technologies and intellectual property. Dresser-Rand's investment will be used to advance Echogen's technology development, including the...

2011-02-23 19:01:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry in Nigeria. Clean cookstoves are the most viable solution to Indoor Air Pollution (IAP), the toxic smoke that claims one life every 16 seconds in the developing world. The partners aim to deliver two million improved...

2011-02-21 06:30:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today commented on a recent independent study which reports that home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One(TM) has less than half the carbon footprint of therapy conducted with traditional in-center hemodialysis machines. "Efficient use of natural resources while delivering superior clinical results is a core competency of...

2011-02-17 15:47:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX, Inc. (www.trx.com) (Pink Sheets: TRXI), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services, announced enhanced benefits for its employee volunteerism through the TRX XTEND program. The XTEND program provides TRX employees with annual paid leave hours to volunteer at nonprofit organizations of their choice; in 2010 TRX employees logged over 300 XTEND hours. (Photo:...

2011-02-05 00:00:43

K3 AX is helping to promote a new application for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers which could help them reduce energy overheads and their carbon footprint. (PRWeb UK) February 4, 2011 K3 AX is helping to promote a new application for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers which could help them reduce energy overheads and their carbon footprint. The Environmental Sustainability Dashboard has been designed to help them collect and assess data about their energy use and carbon footprint. Reports have...

2011-01-26 04:30:00

WALLDORF, Germany, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its preliminary report of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2010. The company's worldwide GHG( )emissions for 2010 totaled 430 kilotons, a four percent decrease from the 450 kiloton level of 2009. In its third year of consecutive reductions, SAP has cut GHG emissions by 24 percent from its peak levels in 2007, putting the company well on track to achieve its target of reducing emissions to 2000 levels by...

2011-01-20 09:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloom Energy® today announced that several industry leading customers have signed up for Bloom Electrons(SM), a service that brings clean, affordable and reliable energy to a broad range of customers. The service allows customers to purchase the electricity provided by the Bloom Box without incurring any other costs. The immediate financial and environmental benefits of the Bloom Electrons service has generated tremendous...

2011-01-14 07:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ecoSTORE USA & Greenblendz, Inc., located in Auburn Hills, Michigan have offset their green house gas emissions by helping to fund a tree sink in Ecuador. The tree sink repairs the rain forest which sustains local village life, as well as animal life. Carbon Credit Environmental Services of Detroit, Michigan, presented a Certificate of Carbon Neutrality to ecoSTORE USA & Greenblendz, Inc. for 2011. "We are constantly looking at...

2011-01-11 16:30:00

BIDDEFORD, Maine, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlyte LLC is proud to announce the launch of Sunlyte Certified Carbon Free manufacturing service for CD, DVD and Blu-ray packaged discs. Through material and energy efficient design, streamlined distribution and use of carbon neutral delivery services, Sunlyte Certified Carbon Free dramatically reduces the carbon footprint of packaged discs. The remaining essential footprint (as little as 250 grams for a packaged CD) is then balanced to net...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.