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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...

2010-09-13 10:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today launches the first in-store color-coded sustainability-rating program for wild-caught seafood and commits to phasing out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013. Through partnerships with Blue Ocean Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium, Whole Foods Market is the first national grocer to provide a comprehensive sustainability rating system for wild-caught seafood. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2010-09-13 05:59:00

STOCKHOLM, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Landmark Development in the Green Design of Electronics In a major advancement for green technology, the TCO Certified eco-label for electronics, together with display industry leader NEC, today announced the NEC MultiSync(R) EA222Wme wide computer monitor as the first to receive the TCO Certified Edge award for groundbreaking achievements in environmental design. The award is presented in recognition of NEC's achievement in...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- UL Environment, Inc. today announces Scot Case as the organization's new director of market development. Case joins UL Environment following ULC Standards' acquisition of TerraChoice, where Case managed the growth and expansion of EcoLogo(TM), Canada's premiere environmental standards development and certification program. As vice president and partner at TerraChoice, Case helped purchasers identify environmentally and socially responsible...

2010-09-01 20:43:38

The world's most established fisheries certifier is failing on its promises as rapidly as it gains prominence, according the world's leading fisheries experts from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego and elsewhere. Established in 1997 by the World Wildlife Fund and Unilever, one of the world's largest fish retailers, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has been helping consumers eat fish "guilt-free" by...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ULC Standards, an independent, not-for-profit standards development organization, today announced that it has acquired majority ownership of TerraChoice, a global leader in environmental certification and green marketing, and exclusive manager of the EcoLogo(TM) Program. TerraChoice joins UL Environment as part of the Underwriters Laboratories global network providing environmental services to companies around the world....

2010-07-27 12:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmartWood, an organization accredited to offer independent, third-party certification of environmentally responsible forest-management practices, is inviting the public to submit comments in August during its review of Pennsylvania's 2.2 million-acre state forest system. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmartWood, an organization accredited to offer independent, third-party certification of environmentally responsible forest-management practices, is inviting the public to submit comments in August during its review of Pennsylvania's 2.2 million-acre state forest system. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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