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Thursday, August 21, 2014
ECS Acquires Pangean-CMD Associates
Wed, 04 Jun 2014, 12:56:54 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
AGAWAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. (ECS) announced today the completion of the acquisition of the corporate assets and remarkable human talent of Pangean-CMD Associates, Inc. (PCMD) of Woodstock, Ga. This acquisition, the largest in ECS' 32-year history, will drive ECS' evolution by expanding the market areas the company serves into Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Colorado, and Utah.
Over 1.25 Million Pounds of Trash Recycled by Greener Owensboro Recycling
Tue, 06 Aug 2013, 15:25:12 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greener Owensboro Recycling celebrates their 3rd year of business with over 1,250,000 pounds of recycled waste collected. Starting with a few neighborhood homes and a small truck and trailer in July 2010, GO Recycling has grown to now serving over 1,000 residential and business customers in Daviess County and Owensboro Kentucky.
Leading Environmentalist Links Climate Change Solutions to The Trust Frequency Concept in Paradigm-Shifting New Book
Mon, 25 Mar 2013, 13:16:40 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ASPEN, Colo., March 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameron/Baxter Books announces the worldwide launch of the paradigm-shifting book 'THE TRUST FREQUENCY: 10 Assumptions for a New Paradigm' (ISBN: 978-0-988747-1-3) at Explore Booksellers in Aspen, Colorado, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. Sally A. Ranney, visionary environmental leader and author of the foreword to the book, will speak on the need for fundamental, whole-systems change to enable global-level collaboration for solving climate change.
EnviroIngenuity Partners with Garden Supply, Inc. to Offer Improved Hydroponic Vertical Farming System
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 17:58:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnviroIngenuity today announced a partnership with Garden Supply, Inc., to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout the Western United States.
Thirty Students Return from Educational Program in Bangladesh to Launch Climate Change Projects to Improve Local US Communities and World
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 18:15:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.
Bokashicycle Launches New Product to Reduce Food Waste Disposal Expenses
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 18:04:31 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HENDERSON, Nev., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bokashicycle, LLC, announced this week the release of a new food waste pulverizing machine that can be used almost anywhere to shred, rip, bruise and pulverize food waste. First, it compacts the food and then it delivers it to a 55-gallon barrel or equivalent container.
AutoTap Announces Launch of New Generation of Hands-Free Faucet Control Systems That Help Reduce Water and Energy Waste
Mon, 30 Jul 2012, 04:58:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By studying consumers faucet use and washing habits, AutoTap (www.getautotap.com), a San Diego based company, has concluded that all across the U.S., each day in the process of brushing teeth, washing hands, and washing dishes or rinsing them for a dish washer, millions of gallons of heated water is being wasted as run-offs.
Grades of Green VERTE Event to Recognize Environmental Heroes at Annenberg Community Beach House
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
Health Experts Advocate for Patients to Heal and Prevent Disease through Locally-Grown Natural Foods
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 18:11:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnviroIngenuity today added two health experts to its urban hydroponic vertical farming division. Dr. Dave Williams and Dr. Steven Dreyer join EnviroIngenuity.
Thirty Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program and Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 12:42:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.
e2b teknologies Participates in National Keep America Beautiful Month Through Environmental Activities and Donations
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 06:59:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHARDON, Ohio, April 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ERP business software solution provider and developer e2b teknologies is participating in National Keep America Beautiful Month, as well as National Volunteer Week, for the month of April. e2b will be participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program to clean-up roadside litter and has made a $500 donation to the Holden Arboretum.
New Eco Tourism Company Changes Lives of Locals and Gives Guests a Travel Experience of a Lifetime
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 07:57:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Destination Earth (destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.
Midwest Wind Energy Announces Key Promotion
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 21:41:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce a key staff promotion from within the organization. Thomas G. Swierczewski, Senior Project Developer for the past 1 1/2 years has been promoted to Director of Development.
Prejudice Against Nature Produces Job Declines, Reduced Economies, and Health Disorders: A Practical Remedy is Available
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 06:55:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Project NatureConnect announces the publication of a trailblazing article by Dr. Michael Cohen in the October 2011 issue of the Journal of Organic Psychology. The article explains how we globally suffer from a profound prejudice against nature (PAN) that disturbs our personal and collective psyche.
'No-Otter' Zone Public Hearings Hold the Key to Southern Sea Otters' Future
Mon, 26 Sep 2011, 08:59:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Otter Project today announces that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will be conducting public hearings regarding the failed 'No-Otter' Zone in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz on September 27, October 4 and October 6, 2011 respectively.
Crowd-sourced Research Project Seeks to Solve Batangas Fish Kill Mystery
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 22:48:19 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
LIPA CITY, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A multi-national coalition of researchers has been formed to study and treat a massive fish kill of over 800 metric tonnes which started on May 27 in Taal Lake, in the Philippine province of Batangas. Sponsored by the World Mind Network, it will involve on-site as well as online cooperation between biology students in the U.S. and the Philippines, as well as volunteers from Batangas State University and local schools.
Help Track Turtles With Your Cell Phone
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 19:32:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Turtle Conservation Project (TCP) wants your turtle pictures. 'With so many people able to send an image right from their cell phone, we can quickly tell them which of Connecticut's nine turtle species they have encountered,' said TCP's Chuck Landrey.
All Green Electronics Recycling Expands on Both Coasts and Celebrates Grand Opening
Fri, 07 Jan 2011, 23:34:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TUSTIN, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All Green Electronics Recycling announces its new national headquarters' grand opening on January 13, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - a Green Carpet Event - followed by a free, three-day electronics recycling event aimed at giving back to the local community in Orange County. Both are open to the public and are located at: 15561 Del Amo Ave. in Tustin.
UN Launches 2011 Ocean Healing Strategy with Aztecs on New Years Dawn
Fri, 31 Dec 2010, 19:41:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This New Year's Dawn, 7-8 a.m., January 1st, Mexico's renowned Aztecas, Mayans and Huichols, on behalf of the United Nations, will dance humanity back into our ancient earth-honoring way of being in 2011, at Puerto Vallarta's Los Muertos Pier,' said Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick Chaffee, co-chair of Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF).
New Fumigation Emissions Control Facility
Mon, 13 Dec 2010, 17:59:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BRIDGEPORT, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Value Recovery, Inc. announced today that Guadalupe Cooling of Nipomo, CA has obtained a license to use Value Recovery's methyl bromide emissions control technology for its new Quarantine and Pre-shipment fumigation operation. The facility will be constructed by Controlled Environments Construction of Tustin, CA.
Alameda Sixth Grade Scientists Help Save the Bay
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 19:14:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.
Indigenous Peruvians Win Appeal in Federal Human Rights and Environmental Lawsuit Against Occidental Petroleum for Contaminating Amazon Rainforest, Poisoning Communities
Mon, 06 Dec 2010, 22:36:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil giant Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the case should be heard in Los Angeles, Oxy's hometown, EarthRights International announced today.
Energy Optimizers, USA Announces ENERGY STAR Partnership
Wed, 10 Nov 2010, 14:01:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Energy Optimizers, USA, a company dedicated to increasing the energy efficiency and sustainability of K-12 school districts, today announced that it is partnering with ENERGY STAR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's voluntary program that offers businesses and consumers energy efficient solutions to help save money while protecting the environment for future generations.
FAA Warning for Shipping Lithium Batteries Prompts Critical Need for Training
Wed, 20 Oct 2010, 18:40:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the wake of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) recent alert, lithium battery shippers are finding it more difficult to ship their products. To avoid potential transport incidents, Lion Technology offers a two-hour web seminar to teach the hazmat rules for ground, air, and ocean shipping. These live web seminars will be held Nov. 18th and Dec. 9th, 2010.
Department of Transportation Requires Compliance with New Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials
Wed, 06 Oct 2010, 14:10:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on Oct. 21-22; Milwaukee on Oct. 25-26; St. Louis on October 28-29; Detroit on November 1-2; Kansas City on Nov. 8-9; Cincinnati on November 15-16; Cleveland on Dec. 2-3; Pittsburgh on Dec. 6-7; and Chicago on Dec. 13-14, 2010.
Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 18:54:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.
J and S Recycling Rallies to Support San Bruno, California Fire Victims
Fri, 17 Sep 2010, 18:30:54 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On September 9, 2010 at least four people were killed and many more injured when a Pacific Gas & Electric gas pipeline allegedly exploded and started a fire that destroyed a San Bruno, California neighborhood. As a result, regional businesses such as J&S Recycling are jumping into action and sponsoring a rally for San Bruno on September 25.
Environmental Regulations Workshop Covers New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules - Coming to Western States
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 18:41:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today's environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.
Green Art in Shades of Blue by Thoma Hall in Blaine, WA
Fri, 27 Aug 2010, 12:22:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BLAINE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What you throw away may come back to haunt you. Original bottles were discovered by workers while excavating in an old landfill site and artist Thoma Hall embraced the opportunity to incorporate them into 'Journey of a Water Drop.' A dozen original glass bottles are among the 325 bottles in the art installation and visitors are challenged to locate them.
Lion Technology Environmental Health and Safety Training Helps Facilities Avoid Fines and Penalties
Tue, 17 Aug 2010, 19:33:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 cited an Illinois recycling facility for the improper management of hazardous waste and proposed a penalty for non-compliance with the EPA Hazardous Waste Regulations in excess of $700,000.
Battizer's Revolutionary Battery Charger Saves Money and the Environment
Tue, 27 Apr 2010, 17:25:42 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SINGAPORE (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reduce battery waste and save the environment? That's Battizer's goal. And now its most recent product launch, a full-charge capacity alkaline battery charger, is turning heads. It's the first in the world to claim maximum 100 percent full charge capacity and may even exceed the original capacity of a new battery.
Stylish Eco-Retailer bambeco Celebrates One Year Anniversary During Earth Day's 40th Year Celebration
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 06:58:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco, which launched on Earth Day 2009, is celebrating a banner first year. The company has become recognized for its retail innovations, and for presenting a complete collection of beautiful and affordable green home furnishings and decor that meet stringent eco-friendly standards. This commitment has created a retail destination that consumers trust.
Green Smoke: Making the Earth and Wallets Greener One E-Cigarette at a Time
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 05:59:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To celebrate Earth Day, Green Smoke announced this week that a portion of all kits sales made on Earth Day will be donated to a 'Green Charity.' Green Smoke's Earth Day donation is designed to help the environment and help smokers to go green. E-cigarettes are an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. In addition to being better for the overall environment and smokers, they are also easier on people's wallets.
New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules Discussed at Environmental Training Program
Mon, 12 Apr 2010, 16:24:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today's environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.
Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties
Mon, 08 Mar 2010, 13:30:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.
Frigid Fluid Co. Launches First Bottle Recycling Program for Funeral Industry
Mon, 01 Mar 2010, 06:49:25 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NORTHLAKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frigid Fluid Co., a leading manufacturer of mortuary products, announced this week that it is launching a customer recycling program. In an industry that generates an estimated 2.8 million bottles annually that's a lot of bottles that may ultimately end up in landfills. In the past few years, the green movement has certainly touched the death care industry and there is an ever-increasing public sentiment that greener methods should be available and introduced.
Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals to Reduce Compliance Liability and Fines
Wed, 03 Feb 2010, 16:02:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.
Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate
Fri, 08 Jan 2010, 12:40:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today's environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including their new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.
African American Environmental Justice Advocates Appeal to World Leaders to Honor Commitment to Communities Most Impacted by Climate Change
Tue, 15 Dec 2009, 17:18:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, and WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Temperatures are rising at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as negotiators scuffle to reach a consensus. Many African American environmental justice NGO representatives balance support for their own communities back home as the focus turns to President Obama's speech this coming Friday. 'We want to support our President, and certainly look forward to his speech,' said Felicia M. Davis, representing Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative and Black Women's Roundtable.
Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate
Fri, 04 Dec 2009, 19:18:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The latest round of U.S. EPA regulatory initiatives includes the new mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule issued on October 30, 2009. Under the new rule, the EPA will, for the first time, require large emitters of greenhouse gases to monitor and report their emissions. Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area.
Cutting Environmental Training in a Down Economy May Be Costly
Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 17:44:22 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many employees have been forced to wear more than one hat because of corporate downsizing and restructuring. Sound familiar? As a result of this widespread trend, companies have assigned environmental compliance responsibilities to untrained people who are often overwhelmed and unprepared to handle their additional role. Lion Technology Director of Corporate Training, Scott Dunsmore, an acclaimed expert on environmental regulations, understands the dilemma.
California Universal Waste Rules Continue to Change
Mon, 03 Aug 2009, 17:53:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California Workshops during the month of September. This course is designed for industries that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 14-15; Los Angeles on September 17-18; Bakersfield on September 21-22; and Oakland on September 24-25, 2009.
Trance Fury Releases Music CD to Promote Environmental Awareness
Tue, 16 Jun 2009, 16:25:15 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to raise environmental awareness, Trance Fury, a TFR Records artist, recently released 'Mother Earth and Father Time.' The CD has gained national attention and the Weather Channel is currently featuring the track, 'Carolina Shore,' on its Local on the 8s from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. All tracks evoke a sense of time and place. This new age-style music, often associated with environmentalism, is intended to create inspiration, encourage relaxation and to promote positive feelings.
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) Hosts Public Forum on A Comprehensive Look at Tropical Forestry
Tue, 15 Jul 2008, 14:56:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
RIO GRANDE, P.R., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Urban & Community Forestry Advisory Council hosted a groundbreaking public forum in Puerto Rico on June 18, 2008 at the Gran Melia Hotel. 'We gathered more than 40 experts and citizens from Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and other tropical islands to share ideas, best practices and research to help us advise the Secretary of Agriculture on urgent issues facing tropical urban forests,' said Joe Wilson, NUCFAC Council Chair.
Environmentally Minded Developer Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial Landfill
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 19:58:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise.
Episcopal Diocese Considers Selling Camp - Preservation Group Alarmed
Wed, 28 May 2008, 19:19:22 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
APPLETON, Wis., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a preservation group called PreserveCW, the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, unless convinced otherwise, may sell an ecologically diverse camp property in Waushara County to commercial developers. Consideration of a sale has begun just five months after ceasing operation of Camp Webb at the Wautoma, Wisconsin property. Camp Webb had been a religiously-based camping program there since 1961.
Visionsoft Improves Carbon Footprint and Saves Businesses Money
Wed, 02 Apr 2008, 13:45:32 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soaring gas prices, a looming recession, and higher energy bills all add more pressure to businesses to effectively make money. However, Visionsoft is doing their part to help these businesses to save energy while positively affecting their bottom line.
Pledge to Tote Green on Earth Day
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 07:42:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANASQUAN, N.J., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may not be fashionable to be seen sporting paper or plastic, but making a statement with ecofashion is in. Americans throw away 100 billion plastic bags a year, recycling less than one percent of them, according to the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental research and advocacy group in Washington. Perfect for Earth Day and beyond, the new Beleaf tote solves the paper or plastic dilemma.
F and M Tool and Plastics Announces Opening of Smartware Products Division
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 11:09:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Calif., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- F & M Tool and Plastics Inc., in Leominster Mass., a molding firm specializing in manufacturing eco friendly products, has announced the opening of Smartware Products, a division of F & M Tool and Plastics, a sales and distribution center in the Central Valley of California.
AERC Bolsters Com-Cycle's 'HIPAA Data Compliance' Services with Key Acquisition
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 12:47:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FLANDERS, N.J., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AERC.com, Inc., the nation's leading full-service secure data management and recycling company, announces the expansion of its secure data destruction and disposal operations as a result of assets acquired Monday, January 7, from DynTek, a leading technology services provider.
Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders' Challenge in Orlando, Fla.
Thu, 14 Feb 2008, 09:43:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Martha Rose Construction, Inc., joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative - the U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.
SolarReserve Announces Appointment of Top Power Plant Development Expert
Fri, 18 Jan 2008, 12:39:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.
Local Jewelry Manufacturer Recognized for being Environmentally Conscious
Wed, 09 Jan 2008, 11:00:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relios Jewelry, a company nationally recognized for its customer focus, merchandising teamwork, innovation, and operational excellence, now has more accolades to boast - this time in the arena of 'Good Environmental Practices.' The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Department's Pollution Prevention Staff has awarded America's largest manufacturer of authentic American-made jewelry with not one but two prestigious honors.
The Green Scene's Merchants of Venice - The New Eco-preneurs
Wed, 12 Dec 2007, 14:14:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VENICE, Calif. - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So, what's the buzz about the 'Al Gore-ified' products and services that have been popping up on the Los Angeles business scene? Java Juice(R), Inc., a Venice-based coffee extract company, talks about the green scene and the upcoming Eco Gift Expo being held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, December 15-16.
Drought: Think Before You Flush! Says BioLet USA
Tue, 06 Nov 2007, 14:09:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio - Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There are many ways to conserve your valuable water supplies. Now could be the time to take a closer look at your toilet system, says BioLet USA, Inc. With the extreme low levels of rainfall and the already low water tables, many homeowners and residents of drought affected states are concerned with the growing drought conditions and the effects it will have on their daily lives.
Boston's Grille Zone is Nation's First Certified Green Fast-Casual Restaurant
Thu, 01 Nov 2007, 19:26:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boston's Grille Zone is the first fast-casual restaurant in the nation to be certified green by the Green Restaurant Association. The Boston restaurant, which opened in June of 2007, is the first of several locations. Founders Ben Prentice and Barry Baker are currently entertaining investor inquiries to support plans for four additional locations in Boston and five in Albany.
Sedona Citizens Fight to Save Starry Skies
Fri, 17 Aug 2007, 15:45:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SEDONA, Ariz. - Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over two hundred Sedona citizens overflowed City Hall Chambers on August 15, to plead with City Council members and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to preserve their renowned dark and starry skies. Led by Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc. residents enlightened their leaders 'on alternatives to putting up 76 sodium light poles that would add to global warming and cancer, while turning this magnificent town into a Las Vegas strip,' according to Native Voices Foundation co-chair, Suzy Chaffee.
Native American Olympic Sponsor Wins World Clean Energy Oscar(R)
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 23:21:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BASIL, Switzerland - July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'At the first World Clean Energy Awards in Basel's Congress Center, Intertribal COUP's NativeEnergy, a partnership of 12 Great Plains Tribes, was honored as 'one of the world's premier projects promoting large-scale use of renewable energies,'' according to Native Voices Foundation's Tex Hall, former President of the National Congress of American Indians.
Sedona Becoming Hope for Generations - You Don't Have to Buy a Hybrid to Make a Difference
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 23:13:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SEDONA, Ariz. - June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Red Rock Cathedral is becoming a Green Model of Hope for Earth's children. 'To keep Sedona healthy and enhance global cooling, our community is taking bold measures,' said Green Sedona founder Matthew Turner, a 34 year old environmental scientist. 'Turner offers simple natural solutions which raise the green bar for his Generation X, plus Y and Z,' said Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chairman of the partnering Native Voices Foundation.
Senators, Environmentalists, Forestry Experts from Across the Nation Share Groundbreaking Input on Catastrophic Storms and Urban Forests
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 20:19:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
BILOXI, Miss. - June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Urban & Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) hosted a groundbreaking public forum in Biloxi, Mississippi on June 6, 2007 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. 'We gathered more than 40 experts and ordinary citizens from around the country to share ideas, best practices and first-person accounts.'
Public Forum on Catastrophic Storms and Urban Forests
Tue, 29 May 2007, 19:15:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BILOXI, Miss. - May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) announces a public forum in Biloxi, Mississippi on June 6, 2007 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. 'Speak Up, Plan & Protect' Audio Media Briefing on May 30, 2007.
Celebrities Endorse 'Refunds for Good' Web Site to Recycle Phone Tax Refunds to Help Stop Global Warming
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 21:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Global warming, air pollution, over-population - these are daunting challenges that we all face - but there is a solution. Here's your chance to make a difference,' says Ed Begley, Jr. on the new Refunds for Good website: refundsforgood.org. Thirteen Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, such as the Dali Lama and Bishop Tutu also support this campaign.
Emission Control Technology Destroys 91-percent of Methyl Bromide in Commercial Demonstrations
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 17:29:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BRIDGEPORT, N.J. - Oct 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Value Recovery Inc., an environmental technology company, announced the results of its most recent emissions control demonstration for instantaneously destroying Methyl Bromide. Value Recovery proved the destruction of 91% of methyl bromide emissions from fumigation operations using its new breakthrough technology that employs a non-hazardous, water-based scrubbing system.
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