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2014-03-20 23:32:37

Responding to the statistics related to increased industry accidents and citations at construction work sites, the OSHA Training Center has issued a safety challenge to all construction industry employers to focus on raising safety awareness at their work sites. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, responding to the alarming statistics related to accidents and citations at construction worksites, has issued a safety challenge to...

2014-03-19 23:24:51

Eco-friendly, sustainable water project will now begin production. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Treeson Spring Water (Treeson) today announced that they achieved full funding in their Kickstarter campaign that they launched on February 11, 2014. Over the course of the campaign, they raised $96,242 with the help of 648 backers. They will now begin the production process. Treeson began five years ago when founder Carlton Solle came across a trash stream washed up on one of the...

2014-03-18 08:24:11

From reaction to incidents to the development of a corporate culture: the approach to occupational health and safety is changing all over the world; managing health & safety at work is crucial to North Americans to preserve the business, Norwegians and Swedes put people at the center, Asians feel they still have to work on structural aspects. KATY, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The approach to occupational health and safety is changing for the better all over the world. Companies are...

Is The US Becoming One Shade Of Green?
2014-03-12 12:36:02

National Science Foundation Study on lawn care in cities across the country finds similarities, differences important to urban sustainability Boston and Baltimore. Miami and Minneapolis. Phoenix and Los Angeles. Fanned across the United States and in locations from coast to prairie to desert, what do these cities have in common? How their human residents manage that icon of America, the urban lawn, or so hypothesized a team of scientists. However, when they conducted a study...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...

2014-03-04 12:27:53

PLANT MODELS A CLEAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmentally conscious cleaning products company Method is presenting the details of its new state-of-the-art production facility in Chicago's historic Pullman community. The design, by William McDonough + Partners, is unveiled today at an event in Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The development marks the company's first U.S.-based production facility and will showcase the company's...

2014-03-03 08:35:11

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource 2014, Europe's leading conference and exhibition for the circular economy, opens tomorrow at London's ExCeL and runs from the 4-6 March. A massive 10,000 international visitors have pre registered for this first ever dedicated circular economy event with designers, manufacturers, retailers and the end of life community all coming together to find practical ways in which they can develop more sustainable supply chains and...

2014-02-28 23:27:41

Company Committed to Helping Address the Country’s Challenges in Feeding the Growing Population, Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels and Protecting People and the Environment YANGON, Myanmar (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 DuPont, the world’s leading science company, announces the opening of its business operations in Myanmar, with commitment to helping address the country’s challenges in feeding the growing population, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting people and the...

2014-02-28 23:21:58

Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Water Security Summit: Asia 2014, due to be held on 23 and 24 April, 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Water Security Summit: Asia 2014, due to be held on 23 and 24 April, 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently under threat, water security has become a thorny issue and key requirement for sustainable development in the...

2014-02-27 23:02:40

Pioneering the Green Economy: The Need, the Challenge and the Opportunity Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 WHAT: Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), in partnership with NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, will host the fifth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology (WEST) Summit to showcase game-changing solutions for planetary sustainability. This year’s speakers will focus on Pioneering the Green Economy, leveraging the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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