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2013-10-02 16:21:31

Pledging to Save Lives By Creating Safe Sanitation Solutions, the Company'sEfforts Will Reach 5.5 Million People in Developing Countries through 2017 PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Standard announced an official Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this week, pledging to improve sanitation and quality of life for three million people around the world from 2014 through 2017. Including the 2.5 million residents of Bangladesh receiving...

2013-09-30 23:27:44

Three new interactive modules that provide essential information for all employees in food production added to intRAtrain™ Food Safety. Le Sueur, Minn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Russell Associates’ intRAtrain™ Food Safety , a library of training modules designed to effectively and efficiently deliver essential training to employees in the food industry, has released three new modules that provide essential information for all employees in food production. These highly visual,...

2013-09-20 23:22:41

Enviro Loo USA/SWSLoo, Inc, the USA’s authorized manufacturer of the Eloo, is pleased to announce the release of the newest model C-60, now Made in America. The Enviro Loo is the newest green technology in the age-old challenge of safely managing human waste. Elgin, Texas (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Enviro Loo USA, of central Texas, is announcing the release of the first model of Enviro Loo – C-60 – to be Made in America. The Enviro Loo (Eloo), a human waste management system, was...

2013-09-19 23:34:57

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has recently completed several projects using its advanced low-cost ground water treatment technologies to customers in countries in Central and South America resulting in wider access by consumers to safe clean drinking water. A recent project in Bolivia serves 96 families with clean disinfected water. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The supply of potable water in Bolivia and other Latin America countries is often insufficient and the water...

2013-09-13 10:18:50

Even though sewage treatment plants are not designed to remove tiny amounts of pesticides, they do an excellent job of dealing with the most widely used family of home and garden insecticides, scientists reported here today. Their study on pyrethroid insecticides — used in more than 3,500 products — was part of the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. "We found that advanced sewage treatment reduced the...

2013-09-05 20:20:35

STOCKHOLM, September 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Peter Morgan of Zimbabwe today received the Stockholm Water Prize for his life-long work to protect the health and lives of millions of people through improved water and sanitation technologies. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the prize to Dr Morgan at a Royal Award Ceremony during the World Water Week held in Stockholm, Sweden. An estimated 1.8 billion people live without access to safe drinking water and...

Good Hygiene Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-09-05 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Good Hygiene May Be Bad For Your Brain ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Good hygiene typically leads to good health, but new research appearing in the journal Evolution, Medicine and Public Health suggests that people living in industrialized nations could be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease due to cleanliness. Specifically, Dr. Molly Fox, lead author of the study and Gates Cambridge Alumna, and colleagues report that men and...

2013-09-04 04:20:16

STOCKHOLM, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prizes awarded for innovative safe water and sanitation solutions in the developing world Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions, today announced the winners of the 2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation. The $50,000 first and $25,000 second prize winners were announced during World Water...

2013-09-03 00:20:13

Potential business opportunities in an emerging market SHANGHAI, Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The China International Waste Management and Recycling Show 2014 by Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo will be held from 31 March to 2 April 2014. The show will be held concurrently with China Clean Expo 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. (Photo: http://www2.prnasia.com/xprn/sa/2013/08/26/2013082612424941054-org.jpg ) Since 2004, China has made environmental protection an...

2013-08-28 16:23:30

DUBLIN, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kc25xj/brazil_sanitary) has announced the addition of the "Brazil Sanitary Ware Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kc25xj/brazil_sanitary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Brazil Sanitary Ware Market Set to Reach USD 1.7 Billion by 2018 Rising...