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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...

2010-06-21 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Monday June 21, 2010 - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Global CO2 Reduction Inc. has received project Validation for its Northern Ontario Forestry Project from the Rainforest Alliance. The Rainforest Alliance has validated that Global CO2 Reduction, Inc.'s Northern Ontario Forestry Offset Pilot Project design is in compliance with the Climate,...

2010-05-24 12:00:00

Green Seal's Certification Helps Them Get There and Reassures Consumers CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With patrons increasingly concerned about the origin and environmental impact of food they eat, a growing number of restaurants are looking for ways to reduce their impact and appropriately tell their green story to consumers. The answer is certification by Green Seal, with the first nationally recognized standard for green restaurants, leaders of the Rainforest Alliance...

2010-05-17 10:55:00

SHELTON, Conn., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) products have received two categories of GREENGUARD certification. They have been certified according to the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Certification Program for Low Emitting Products and according to the GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification Program for Low Emitting Products. Panolam is the first and only FRP manufacturer to receive this certification. The GREENGUARD...

2010-05-05 15:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayorga Coffee announces its Farmer Friendly® Coffee is available exclusively in 300 Sam's Club locations nationwide this May. The Farmer Friendly® brand is an extension of Mayorga's progressive sourcing approach, bridging the gap between farmer and consumer by establishing direct relationships with farmers who emphasize on sustainable practices, while growing top-quality Specialty coffee. Through this collaboration,...

2010-04-22 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the world celebrates Earth Day, Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) reflects on global sustainability initiatives the company has championed, raising industry standards. "Chiquita is a passionate, global corporate citizen and we take that responsibility to heart," said Fernando Aguirre, chairman and chief executive officer. "Through collaboration, energy and imagination Chiquita strives to turn each challenge we face into an...

2010-04-22 07:54:00

CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What began as an idea has turned into a symbolic green movement to preserve rainforest acreage equal in size to downtown Chicago. "By bringing together the importance of rainforest preservation and the environmentally conscious Chicago community, it is our hope that we create an energizing example for other cities to follow," said Erik Lukas, the creator of Rainforest Chicago. "The goal is to make rainforest preservation a symbolic source of pride for...

2010-04-16 07:30:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Brewing a new space in the beverage world with its unique line of health & wellness coffees, BEAN & BODY is bringing a fresh take on coffee to America through retail partner Whole Foods. "BEAN & BODY is coffee re-imagined for health-conscious consumers," said Erik Lukas, one of the co-founders of the company. "I'm thrilled that we can share a new vision of what coffee can be through the first health-focused line of iced coffees." BEAN &...

2010-04-12 12:12:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Nevamar® and Pionite® High Pressure Laminates (HPL) have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification through the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance, the world's premier certifier of non-timber forest products. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. "The FSC certification...