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2011-06-22 03:00:00

LONDON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plantronics' Latest Office Wireless Headset, Savi(R) 740, First to Achieve TCO Certified Headsets 2 Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) is the first headset company to be certified for TCO Certified Headsets 2. The new certification, launched today, is awarded to headsets that are designed for maximum performance, usability and have minimal environmental impact. It builds on the foundations of the existing TCO'07...

2011-06-03 05:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of the June 5th United Nations' World Environment Day, environmental leader Carrier Corp. announced it will switch to using post-consumer recycled paper content in all of its U.S. locations. Post-consumer recycled paper is created from paper that has served its intended use and would otherwise be disposed of in a landfill or incinerator. This change at Carrier is projected to save over 600 tons of wood or 4,000 trees and...

2011-05-20 06:00:00

NYBRO, Sweden, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The once degraded forests in the Curacautin Valley in Chile have now recovered sufficiently, after hard work over the last decades, to be able to help provide a sustainable living to the people in the area, based on fair trade and responsible forest management principles. Wooden floor maker Kahrs from Sweden is the first company in the world to support and purchase dual-labelled material from Chile that meets both FSC and Fairtrade certification...

2011-04-07 14:23:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Pionite® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Pionite customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Pionite laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Pionite's high environmental standards. As the company grows,...

2011-04-07 14:18:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevamar® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Nevamar customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Nevamar laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Nevamar's high environmental standards. As the company grows, this...

2011-02-23 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KODAK Gallery (www.kodakgallery.com), the only online photo service designed for your KODAK MOMENTS, has earned the privilege to offer its customers personalized Photo Books, Photo Cards and Calendars carrying the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label. Displaying the FSC® label on these products will assure KODAK Gallery customers that their personalized Photo Books, Photo Cards and Calendars were created using paper...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

4OVER4.COM, one of the first online printing companies, and a leading green printing firm, has announced GREENTEAM, a fund raising program for non-profit organizations focused on the environment, conservation and sustainability. All organizations focused on environmental conservation and sustainability are encouraged to participate. Organizations participating in GREENTEAM will be able to raise funds for their activities and programs, while at the same time create value for their members...

2010-12-29 00:01:20

4OVER4.COM, one of the first online printing companies in the United States, and a leading Green Printing firm, has inaugurated a new Charitable Partnership program called GREENTEAM, to promote the activities of environmental charities, and is calling on the participation of all charitable and non-profit organizations focused on the Environment, Conservation and Sustainability. The partnership, 4OVER4.COM believes, will make for a larger-scale positive impact on the environment, while...

2010-11-19 00:00:43

New Energy Works Timberframers was honored last night in a special reception hosted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in conjunction with the USGBC GreenBuild Conference in Chicago for winning first place in the 6th Annual Design & Build with FSC Award. Portland, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) November 18, 2010 New Energy Works Timberframers was honored last night in a special reception hosted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in conjunction with the USGBC GreenBuild Conference in Chicago...

2010-10-08 07:05:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Wed., Oct. 6, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission finally released proposed revisions to its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims ("Green Guides"). The Green Guides were last updated 13 years ago, long before green became the new black in marketing. Green Seal Inc. applauds the FTC for providing thorough and clarifying guidance to marketers. As an independent 3rd party certifier of products and services, Green Seal has been operating...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'