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2014-05-24 23:00:18

This new product is a special formulation of beneficial microorganisms that enhances soil quality, controls odor and pests on the farm. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Effective Environmental Services, a business dedicated to the creation and sales of environmentally friendly products, today announces the launch of their new product. The product, called Farmer’s Helper, is an organic blend of beneficial microorganism designed to significantly increase the soil quality...

2014-05-22 23:16:01

ACC Health LLC has increased their team of highly qualified and specialized health professionals to manage the growth that is anticipated in the occupational health division. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ACC Health LLC has offered occupational health screenings to clients since 2013, providing exceptional on location services to companies in New Mexico, Illinois, and Georgia. Be it private business, public companies, or government agencies, occupational health screenings are...

2014-05-22 23:06:32

Triumvirate Environmental, a full service environmental services company focused on sustainability is hosting a roundtable that teaches businesses and institutions about the upcoming Massachusetts food waste ban. There, attendees will get a comprehensive overview of the ban and receive tips and resources for building a successful waste diversion program; expert speakers include representatives from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Protection Agency,...

2014-05-20 08:24:38

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Integrated Media and Earth Day Network are pleased to announce a partnership in celebration of Rachel Carson's birthday, to honor her legacy of environmental conservation, and to mark fifty years since her death in 1964. For every Open Road Media Rachel Carson ebook sold between May 20 and May 27, Open Road will donate one dollar to the Earth Day Network. Qualifying purchases can be made at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, the Kobo...

2014-05-19 14:41:19

Malaysian Industry ­Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) Malaysia hosts UN-backed symposium: 'Beyond Gross Domestic Product -- Transitioning into Sustainability' Birth weight, hours slept, eyeglasses, city birds, washing machines, teenage schoolgirls and other quantifiable signals of well-being can help measure the wealth of a nation beyond Gross Domestic Product, experts say. Moving beyond GDP to sustainability — the focus of a UN­-backed high-level symposium May 19 in...

2014-05-16 08:23:18

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that Mona Benisi has been named its Director of Sustainability and will contribute to advancing Simon's goals for implementing sustainable practices and carbon footprint reduction across its retail property portfolio. Benisi will be responsible for advancing and leading all aspects of Simon's comprehensive sustainability strategy, including the...

2014-05-14 23:03:04

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Originally founded...

2014-05-12 08:25:04

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced today that the Schmidt Family Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar donations to the Institute for up to $125,000 if received by June 13. This new donor-match initiative aims to ignite innovation in product development toward a safer and healthier world. "Since we established our foundation in 2006, we have worked to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources. As part...

2014-05-11 23:02:11

In her Saturday, May 10 commencement address to graduating seniors at the University of Mary Washington, Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, challenged the graduating class to have the wisdom and courage to reconnect humanity with the natural world, in a bid to resolve the planet's extraordinary environmental challenges now and for the future. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 In her Saturday, May 10 commencement address to...

2014-05-07 20:22:37

ASU to honor conservationist with naming of Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability TEMPE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As climate change threatens the world's eco-systems, conservationist and philanthropist Julie Ann Wrigley is on a mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85645 Turning to higher education for solutions, Wrigley has made a new $25 million philanthropic investment in Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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