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2014-04-16 23:15:44

REfficient has launched a Waste Diversion Champions program that highlights national and regional customers for their actions and results to reduce-reuse-recycle. Hamilton, Ontario (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 As part of Earth Month celebrations in April, REfficient has recognized its customers that have reached impressive levels of the reduce-reuse-recycle concept through the inaugural Waste Diversion Champions program. The Waste Diversion Champions program recognizes 29 companies that have...

2014-04-08 08:24:20

Photo Series Debuts in Times Square as NYC Announces Expanded Household Composting OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans send about half of their waste to landfill. Focused on spreading awareness about this eye-opening issue, The Glad Products Company sponsored award-winning photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer Faith D'Aluisio's newest photo series, a project called "Waste in Focus," that takes a real life, moment-in-time look at what eight families around...

2014-04-07 12:23:40

Project Further Strengthens the Berkshire Hathaway Company's Commitment to Sustainable Operations ETOWAH, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acumen Energy Solutions, a leader in delivering comprehensive energy management strategies, today announced the completion of a major lighting retrofit for Johns Manville, further underscoring the Berkshire Hathaway company's commitment to environmental responsibility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130812/DA61920LOGO The project,...

2014-04-01 04:20:06

WAALWIJK, Netherlands, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on health and wellbeing and the environment, Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear'. The initiative aims to remove waste, in particular fishing nets, for the purpose of creating healthier seas and recycling marine litter into ECONYL(R) yarn used for new...

2014-03-31 23:31:53

The 'Athena Guide to Whole-Building LCA in Green Building Programs' demystifies the credits and explains how the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings software makes compliance easy. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a powerful tool to help sustainable design move towards a performance basis. An analytical method for estimating lifetime environmental impacts due to a product or process, LCA can help building designers quantify and validate their...

2014-03-18 23:28:27

With an executive reorganization and strategic hires, Quantis readies for accelerated growth in the field of sustainability solutions and services. Paris, France (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Swiss-based group Quantis International, the globally recognized leader in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and sustainability expertise and consulting services, announces the promotion of Emmanuelle Aoustin to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. She succeeds Quantis co-founding...

2014-03-14 16:21:49

INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana will soon begin reporting the annual volume of recyclable materials diverted from landfills, as legislation (H.B. 1183) authored by State Rep. David Wolkins (R-Warsaw) will be signed by Gov. Mike Pence in the next few days. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/DC21142LOGO Members of the National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling)--including landfill operators and solid waste...

2014-03-03 04:22:01

SHANTOU City, China, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently the well-known domestic hotel amenities company New Oriental Hotel Amenities Co., Ltd. ("New Oriental") obtained the Intertek Green Leaf Mark issued by the world's leading provider of quality and safety solutions, Intertek Group (" Intertek"), and became the first company that received Intertek's carbon footprint assessment on hotel amenities in China. Environmental issues have been a worldwide focus of attention. With...

2014-02-18 12:23:36

Smart Grid Technology Company Discusses the Challenges and Solutions to Reducing Demand Charges SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Charge Networks, a leader in intelligent energy storage, has announced the launch of a new white paper, "The Next Energy Frontier: Power Efficiency." The white paper addresses the rising electricity cost facing America's businesses. The paper also examines the state of energy efficiency initiatives and what will be the next frontier in...

2014-02-14 23:21:59

Recycling plastic scrap is easier than ever now that Vikoz has announced that they will pick up plastic scrap anywhere in the US or Canada. Visit http://www.vikoz.com today to learn more. Utah (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Vikoz, the Nation's leading plastic recycling company, has announced that they will pick up plastic scrap at any location in the US or Canada including rural areas. Vikoz buys all types of plastic scrap to recycle and regrind and will even pick it up for free. Vikoz...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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