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2011-01-15 00:00:44

Industry Group Provides Tips to Prevent Pesticide Runoff from Winter Rains Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 The winter weather may drive gardeners indoors, but it's the perfect season for Green Thumbs to properly inventory, store and dispose of any pesticides leftover in the garage, according to the Apply Responsibly public awareness campaign. "While we have been emphasizing the responsible application of home pesticides during the warmer months, it is equally important for...

2010-09-16 13:34:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty University's Center for Academic Support and Advising Services (CASAS) is offering a workforce development course Sept. 30 for automotive and industrial mechanics and technicians who recognize the importance of environmental stewardship in the repair shop and the service field. "In collaboration with Certified Environmental Technicians (CET), a division of Clean Planet Mfg., Inc., which is a Staunton based company, Liberty will offer a...

2009-12-07 05:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoping to protect their children and grandchildren from a dismal economic future, concerned citizens across the country are prepared to make the difficult choices necessary to put government finances on a more responsible path. This becomes clear in a report released today by The Concord Coalition on the first year of its Fiscal Stewardship Project. Supported by a grant from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the project established six advisory...

2009-06-30 07:20:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a broad commitment to social responsibility, Ampad is pleased to announce it has achieved the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody Certification across all product categories and in its manufacturing facilities including those in Mattoon, IL and Morristown, TN. "Ampad's commitment to the environment extends beyond recycled products as we are constantly looking for new ways to conserve and promote environmental stewardship,"...

2009-05-12 12:15:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Hood's Pollution Prevention Team earned a 2009 White House Closing the Circle (CTC) Award for outstanding environmental stewardship, according to an April 30 announcement by the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive. Fort Hood received the award in the category of Waste/Pollution Prevention, Military. Over the last fifteen years the CTC Awards have recognized outstanding achievement of federal employees and their facilities...

2009-04-24 07:58:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Army installations earned three Department of Defense Environmental Awards for fiscal 2008, recognizing progress in environmental quality, natural resources conservation and cultural resources management. In Germany, the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg implementation of a robust environmental quality program resulted in the Department of Defense award for Environmental Quality at an Overseas Installation. The installation received the honor...

2009-04-15 07:30:00

Company names environmental stewardship director to lay the foundation for broad-scale conservation practices, policies NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Historically mindful of resource consumption across its manufacturing division, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is stepping up efforts to strengthen its environmental performance on a broader scale and to positively align conservation strategies with those of customers around the world and the global community. To...

2009-04-07 15:50:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-term approach to cultural resources management (CRM) and experts with three-quarters of a century of combined installation experience combined to produce one of the most effective CRM teams in the U.S. Army. The team's practice of attempting to predict expansion and survey land ahead of schedule avoided archaeology-related delays to the nearly $1 billion worth of new construction on Fort Drum in the past two years. The approach...

2009-04-01 11:01:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A green-design maintenance shop has set a foundation for further pollution prevention efforts for the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG). The NCARNG Pollution Prevention (P2) Team's efforts to make their field maintenance shop as green as possible while maintaining more than 500 pieces of equipment that come through their facility each year sets them apart in North Carolina and in the region in terms of environmental excellence....

2009-03-02 14:04:00

Nationwide Framework Policy Introduced in Canada SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An international movement to improve product design by changing how recycling and waste disposal are financed is gaining momentum in North America. The movement, known as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) or Product Stewardship, picked up speed as two states recently introduced "framework" EPR legislation and more states are expected to follow suit. Additionally, last week Canada announced a...