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2013-11-15 23:03:42

This book will serve both the landscape architecture professionals and clients and funders of healing spaces. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 As hospital and assisted living facility interiors continue to evolve from white, clinical settings of decades ago to more colorful, patient-centered environments, there has been a similar revolution in the outdoor spaces that these facilities provide. A significant body of research confirms what many people have known intuitively: that...

2013-11-14 04:22:38

BERLIN, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The registration period for contributions to the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014 ends on the 30th of November 2013. Participants who wish to make a contribution to a symposium are invited to submit an English-language summary thereof online at http://www.safety2014germany.com/papers. Items for presentation at the Forum for Prevention can be submitted at http://www.safety2014germany.com/presentations....

2013-11-08 23:22:32

In response to an article published by the European Commission, Advancing Eco Agriculture, a regenerative agriculture products and services company, releases a statement that discusses the importance of soil quality in the environment and the economy. Middlefield, OH (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, the leading provider of regenerative agriculture systems, affirms that healthy soil is the key to a strong economy and environment. According to an October 29th article...

2013-11-06 23:00:31

Presidential Adviser Turned Activist to Be Honored by Higher Education Consortium Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Event: Tenth Annual Conference of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities Date and Time: Fri., Nov. 8, 8:30a.m. – 7p.m.; Sat., Nov. 9, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. Location: Pace University, Kessel Student Center, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY, entrance 3. “Environmental sustainability” may be a catch phrase of the 21st century, but who...

2013-11-06 23:00:27

Fenstermaker publishes a new white paper on permitting as part of its ongoing initiative to provide accessible information about current environmental policies with instructions urging companies to remain in compliance with the latest regulations and procedures. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Mariah Lowrey, an Environmental Specialist at Fenstermaker, recently published a white paper on air permitting to emphasize the increased monitoring of potential environmental impacts caused by companies....

2013-11-06 08:31:41

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Dufferin Aggregates, a division of Holcim (Canada) Inc., is proud to have been recognized as one of Canada's Safest Employers in 2013. This honour identifies outstanding achievements in workplace health and safety that span eleven categories, including mining and natural resources, for which Dufferin Aggregates was selected. "For the employees of Dufferin Aggregates, this award demonstrates the shared commitment of each and every one us to take...

2013-11-06 08:31:35

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At Tissue World Miami 2014 (March 18-21) two former VPs of Sustainability, Suhas Apte from Kimberly-Clark and Thomas Bergmark from IKEA, will facilitate insightful discussion about the environmental impact of tissue paper products. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/11/06/20131106152705789007.html)(Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg) How Sustainable Are Your Tissue Paper Products? Five years ago Suhas Apte and...

2013-11-05 23:22:18

Unisource Worldwide has earned ENERGY STAR certification for its La Palma, CA distribution center. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Unisource Worldwide, Inc. – one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, general supply chain and logistics, and facility supplies...

2013-11-05 12:23:16

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing commitment to sustainability and eco-innovation, Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently hosted an evening in Washington, D.C. with Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle(®)( )(C2C) framework. Through his efforts, Dr. Braungart works with...

2013-11-05 12:23:11

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, and the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA), together have developed a new product transparency tool to meet the ever-increasing demands by architects, designers and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for full disclosure of ingredients in the building products industry in North America. The new tool,...