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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.
Plastic or Wood Pallets: Which is Greener? Debunking the Environmental Myth of Plastic Pallets
Wed, 15 Apr 2009, 07:59:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
VINELAND, N.J., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a leading nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, issued a statement today regarding the environmental impact of plastic versus wood pallets. According to Smith, 'For all the green rhetoric being tossed around today by the manufacturers of plastic pallets about their sustainability and recyclable nature, the facts are still the facts.'
South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd. Secures Investment from BP Alternative Energy Plc
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 13:59:52 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.
Designer Allie Yoko Launches Spring Eco-Fashion Clothing Line and Student Design Competition
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 16:56:43 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Designer Allie Yoko (founder of Emerald Brand Fashions) introduced her spring line of Black Orchid Eco-Fashion products and announced a student design competition. Allie created her spring Black Orchid Eco Fashion limited edition leggings and hoodie using certified bamboo fabric woven in the U.S. and with garment manufactures in the USA.
Bokashicycle Delivers Safer and More Effective Alternative to Traditional Composting
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 13:04:29 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SEATTLE, Wash., March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and founder of Bokashicycle, it may be doing more harm than good. Bokashicycle is the totally natural way to reduce, reuse and recycle organic waste. It heals the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.
Verdessence Online Eco Store Provides One-Stop-Shop for Everything Sustainable
Fri, 09 Jan 2009, 08:00:45 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sustainable, green, and eco-friendly have become part of everyday vocabulary. That's why Verdessence, a new e-commerce site has assembled a web site that offers everything from the latest eco fashions to biodegradable plates; it's sustainable and stylish shopping.
All Paper Greeting Cards at Card Cafe Are Now Environmentally Friendly
Wed, 10 Dec 2008, 15:39:38 EST Edited by Carly Zander
OREM, Utah, Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced that all cards ordered from CardCafe.com will meet the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. Card Cafe takes all cards ordered online then prints and mails them for the customer. All Card Cafe greeting cards will have the Forest Stewardship Council logo on them. This logo signifies the highest standards have been met to ensure environmental sustainability.
New Green Shuttle and Limousine Service Offers Carbon-Neutral Trips to Colorado's Mountains
Tue, 02 Dec 2008, 10:42:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There is finally a green alternative for eco-minded travelers looking to get to the Colorado mountains this winter. The creation of Denver entrepreneur Kristopher Klain, Colorado Green Shuttle is the first carbon-neutral mountain shuttle service in the state. By using cutting edge straight-vegetable-oil (SVO) technology, Colorado Green Shuttle is able to whisk up to seven skiers to the mountains without using a drop of gasoline.
Midwest Wind Energy's Projects Surpass $1 Billion Mark - Wind Developer Thrives Even During the Economic Downturn
Tue, 02 Dec 2008, 09:00:06 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE), a leading developer of wind farms in the Central United States, announced today that it has completed development of its sixth wind power project, surpassing the $1 billion threshold in developed project assets. The six projects, which total 568 megawatts in nameplate capacity, are located in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Nebraska, and generate enough electricity to supply an estimated 160,000 average households.
Happiness Spreads Through African Villages Thanks to Growing Contributions from Long Term Care Insurance Professionals
Sat, 22 Nov 2008, 12:20:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AIDS-plagued Kenya isn't on the big-bailout list, but an efficient, grass-roots movement is afoot that could produce more results than mountains of poorly-managed money. The movement is powered by human spirit and enough cash to ignite self-sufficiency and unstoppable progress. Called the Rabuor Village Project, it's funded in part by LTC Financial Partners, LLC, one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies and a few of the nation's top insurance carriers. (VIDEO - VNR)
WiseUSA '08 - A Global Meditation Program Aimed at Influencing the American Election
Tue, 30 Sep 2008, 16:59:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gaiafield Center for Subtle Activism (GCSA), sponsored by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), announces the launch of WiseUSA '08, a non-partisan, free global meditation and prayer program to run from October 1st to November 6th 2008, designed to draw forth wise leadership from both politicians and citizens during and beyond the U.S. presidential election. (VIDEO - VNR)
World Mind Network Offers a Daily Snapshot of Humanity
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 17:31:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If the planet is becoming a global village, how do you obtain a condensed view of what fellow villagers are thinking, doing, and creating right now? Answering that question is the goal of the World Mind Network, a group and website which employs the metaphor of the human race as one giant brain to explore new ways in which, largely through Web 3.0 technologies, we can connect with others, learn about distant and exotic people and phenomena, and address major problems in new ways.
Telephone Companies Ready to Offer Green Services Promoting Environmental Improvements, says INSIGHT Research
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 11:00:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOONTON, N.J., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Telephone companies, ISPs, and cellular phone carriers can bring to bear an expansive array of technologies and services to aid consumers and enterprises in improving the environment while generating over $1 trillion in new industry revenue over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation.
Beijing's 'Blue Sky Olympic Prayer' Guided By Native Americans
Fri, 08 Aug 2008, 11:00:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TUCSON, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Members of the Apache Nation extend a gracious gesture of solidarity with all Indigenous Peoples, in inviting our Earth Family to join in prayer for a Blue Sky Opening Ceremonies in Beijing on 8.8.08,' said Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, co-chairman of Native Voices Foundation, just renamed the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF) by Apache leaders.
Rizco Design Joins EPA's Climate Leaders Program
Mon, 04 Aug 2008, 11:34:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MANASQUAN, N.J., Aug. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a part of its continued commitment to environmental improvement, today Rizco Design, an award-winning, graphic design firm in New Jersey, announced its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Climate Leaders program. By participating in Climate Leaders, Rizco has pledged to measure and reduce its corporate-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over a period of five years.
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.
Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Stephen Schneider Hails Tribal Snow Contributions: 'Whatever Works, Go For It!'
Sun, 29 Jun 2008, 12:02:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I think it is wonderful that ski areas have been inviting the tribes back to ski and snowboard, which inspired them this winter to share their earth-honoring prayers and snowdances for all U.S. Ski Areas. It would be wise to further explore and expand such cross-fertilization,' said Stanford Climatologist Dr. Stephen Schneider, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner as part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Change Climate (IPCC) team, who has been working with the Native Voices Foundation.
International Holodomor Remembrance Torch Passes Though Baltimore to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide by Famine (Holodomor)
Thu, 05 Jun 2008, 12:23:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BALTIMORE, Md., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A solemn candlelight commemoration and lighting of the International Holodomor Remembrance Torch was held in Baltimore on May 29, 2008 to raise awareness and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Ukraine's genocide 1932 - 33. This horrific man-made famine (holodomor), orchestrated by Josef Stalin to bring about forced collectivization, starved to death 7 - 10 million Ukrainians.
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.
Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?
Wed, 14 May 2008, 08:39:45 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, 'A what toilet...?!?' You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn't flush. 'Things are changing,' says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.
Thomas D. Mangelsen's Best Selling Book The Natural World is a Quiet Call to Action as the Earth Battles Global Warming
Wed, 07 May 2008, 07:31:44 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
OMAHA, Neb., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondrous and enchanting yet fragile and at risk, 'The Natural World' (ISBN: 978-189031042-4), as seen through the eyes of celebrated nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, chronicles ten distinct ecosystems that serve as islands of refuge not only for Earth's diversity of life but for the human spirit as well.
Visionsoft Improves Carbon Footprint and Saves Businesses Money
Wed, 02 Apr 2008, 13:45:32 GMT 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.
Saving Santa Claus: Ancient Petroglyph May be Key to Christmas Legend
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 14:05:28 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PRICE, Utah, March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year, Santa can't wait for Christmas. A small, but dedicated group of rock art preservationists in Utah - the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition, and their allies - are fighting to preserve what may be the original Santa Claus.
Executive Recycling Has the Solution for 250 Million Analog TVs Soon to Be Obsolete
Mon, 24 Mar 2008, 09:20:49 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DENVER, Colo., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executive Recycling, Inc., facing the challenge of a glut of TVs soon to be on the market, announces that they are ready for action. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently mandated that all TV transmission be digital by February 19, 2009 - so what's the problem? The problem is that there are approximately 250 million analog TVs in the U.S.
F and M Tool and Plastics Announces Opening of Smartware Products Division
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 11:09:15 GMT 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.
International Group Launches Plan For Global Commons
Wed, 05 Mar 2008, 07:39:41 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new 'global commons' was announced today in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations.
AERC.com, Inc. Bolsters Com-Cycle's 'HIPAA Data Compliance' Services with Key Acquisition
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 12:47:59 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Local Jewelry Manufacturer Recognized for being Environmentally Conscious
Wed, 09 Jan 2008, 11:00:52 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Boston's Grille Zone is Nation's First Certified Green Fast-Casual Restaurant
Thu, 01 Nov 2007, 19:26:26 GMT 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 over the next five years.
Harvey Coachworks Offers Penny per Mile All-Electric Commuter Vehicle
Mon, 08 Oct 2007, 16:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
KNOXVILLE, Md. - Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The continually rising price of gasoline has many people looking for preventative medicine for that ever growing ailment. One area where they are seeking to find relief from the pain at the pump is in their daily commute. For many of a commuter the all-new 'BugE' Personal Electric Transport from Harvey Coachworks may be just what the doctor ordered.
William the Garbage Truck and Crew Introduces Going Green to Children
Mon, 01 Oct 2007, 15:33:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
GREENWICH, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Written by author James Martin II, 'William is Going Green' (ISBN 978-0-9799465-1-6) is an 860 word children's book introducing William the Garbage Truck, a kelly green eco-friendly cartoon character determined to make the planet a safer and cleaner place to live. William often rhymes when he speaks. 'William is Going Green' is the first in a series of books that follow the adventures of William and his friends.
A Mysterious Cargo on the Top of Mount Everest
Mon, 01 Oct 2007, 15:22:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of March 2008 from the Himalayas in Nepal will start a special expedition to the summit of Mount Everest. The participants of the Himalayan Message Project expedition will be carrying the most precious cargo in the History of Mankind - the Book of human dreams, hopes and joys, the words of commitments, prayers and messages sent by people from all over the world
Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. and Green Oil Technologies, LLC Introduces Next Generation Gasification Technology to U.S. Markets
Fri, 28 Sep 2007, 15:35:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. of Michigan City, Indiana and Green Oil Technologies of Denver, Colorado have made next generation gasification systems available to the North American markets, using the patented German Technology called KUG Thermolysis. Gasification plants convert many types of waste products into gas and electricity cleanly and efficiently.
GRACE Founder, Natasha Martin, Goes Beyond Microfinance and Reviews Grant Proposals to Help Grassroots Community-Based NGOs
Wed, 19 Sep 2007, 18:05:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. - Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Natasha Martin, founder of Grassroots Alliance for Community Education, G.R.A.C.E. explains "where the money goes" for grant and microfinance projects to a group of philanthropists in Northern California. These donors learn the complexities in deciding which three Kenyan grassroots community-based NGO (non-governmental organization) projects should be the recipient of a five thousand dollar grant.
GEEP International and Techway Services Announce Joint Venture
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 22:12:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Techway Services, Inc., Techway Service, Inc. of Dallas, Texas and GEEP International of Nevada have formed a joint venture company called GEEP Texas. The joint venture is part of GEEP International's plan to create the largest electronics recycling and End-of-Life (EOL) IT services companies in North America.
Jaguar Vodka Rank No.1 Vodka Edition Tasting Panel Magazine - August 2007
Fri, 07 Sep 2007, 16:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Corporate Responsibility! 'Saving the Wild Jaguar and Rainforest.' Prestige Imports originally purchased 2,500,000 sq. ft. of Pristine Amazon Rainforest and recently formed an alliance with the Rain Trust Foundation to preserve even more Rainforest in our designated Jaguar Vodka reserve. Each drink and bottle purchased increases the size of the Jaguar Vodka reserve.
Sedona Citizens Fight to Save Starry Skies
Fri, 17 Aug 2007, 15:45:00 GMT 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.(KSB), a local conservation organization, Sedona 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, Olympian Suzy Chaffee.
New Engine Design Becomes Talk of The Industry, Promises Unparalleled Performance
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Hefley, CEO of the Hefley Engine Company, has announced a new more efficient engine. The current automotive engine design developed over 125 years ago is no longer capable of delivering the performance and economy demanded in tomorrow's automobiles. The Hefley engines are clean burning, extremely efficient and environmentally friendly.
Half of Humanity to Raise Earth Vibration on 777 - A Message of Love, Oneness and Hope from St Francis
Tue, 03 Jul 2007, 23:20:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SEDONA, Ariz. - July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On 7.7.07, Vice President Al Gore and LIVE EARTH musicians, whom some call 'Modern Day Shaman,' may be playing the biggest roles of their lives, along with traditional Shaman (Indigenous Elders). Together they may be inspiring half of our Earth Family - 3 billion - to lift the vibration of Earth through joyous song, prayer and ceremonies. Shaman help unite heaven and earth for society, according to Olympic skier Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee, co-chairman of Native Voices Foundation.
Native American Olympic Sponsor Wins World Clean Energy Oscar
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 23:21:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.'
Kedron Corporation Discovers a New Energy Source that is Extremely Inexpensive, Abundant and Pollution-Free
Thu, 14 Jun 2007, 04:45:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
FAIRVIEW, Tenn. - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Our dire need for a new source of inexpensive, pollution-free energy to free us from our dependency on foreign oil may have been met by a scientist in Tennessee. A new extremely inexpensive, pollution-free source of electricity has been discovered and is now being considered by major international corporations. This new technology produces electricity without chemical reactions, combustion or pollution.
13 Year Old Girl Takes Trash and Creates Fashionable Handbag
Tue, 12 Jun 2007, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children and adults all over the country are fighting over the right to purchase what otherwise would be called trash. While some might imagine a backyard brawl over yesterday's meatloaf, the real attraction around all the fuss is for TrashE-Fashions one of a kind handbags. TrashE-Fashions is a new product line featured on TheFRAP.com.
Arctic Elders Invite All to Join 'Mother of All Earth Prayers' May 31
Tue, 29 May 2007, 22:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ARCTIC VILLAGE, Alaska - May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 31, the Arctic Elders invite you, as a member of our Earth Family, to join them, in the following Prayer of love and appreciation to Mother Earth. On that day also, Indigenous Elders will lead ceremonies at Northern Mexico's mystical Mt. Kushumaa during Earthdance8(.org). 'Our intent is to further rebalance Mother Earth and Her weather for our children,' said Olympian Suzy Chaffee, co-founder of Native Voices Foundation, the orchestrator.
Public Forum on Catastrophic Storms and Urban Forests: 'Speak Up, Plan and Protect' - Audio Media Briefing
Tue, 29 May 2007, 18:59:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
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.
Summer Savings: Visionsoft Announces Software that Helps the Environment and Saves Money
Thu, 17 May 2007, 20:00:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company announces the launch of a new software product - PowerOut - with a specially-enhanced feature that allows companies to automatically switch off multiple computers at a specified time.
Value of Eco-Friendly Homes Heats Up With Discussion of Global Warming
Thu, 17 May 2007, 15:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash. - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With global warming at center stage in the current political debate, many homeowners are debating over ways to make their own homes more environmentally friendly. 'The good news for buyers and sellers who is that green homes cost less to operate and maintain,' reports real estate expert Adrian Willanger.
Limousine Company Goes Green and Launches Plan to Reduce Environmental Footprint
Fri, 11 May 2007, 17:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MTC Limousine and Corporate Coach, Inc. is taking a proactive approach to global warming. They have launched a comprehensive program that addresses climate-change issues and reduces their impact on the environment. According to MTC President, Trevor Franklin, the plan is based on the belief that global warming uncertainty and risk are too great to wait for a 'fix.'
Aicello Announces A Crystal Clear Future, Glass Plus(R) in Water Soluble Bags
Tue, 01 May 2007, 14:10:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aicello today announced commercialization of a new water soluble film utilized in Reckitt Benckiser's Glass Plus(R) Dissolvable Refills. The Glass Plus(R) package is the first North American consumer application of refill pouches. It allows both cost and source reduction, while consumers will find price savings in a convenient, user friendly package.
Mass Hard-Drive Wiping Software Now Available for Computer Recyclers
Thu, 05 Apr 2007, 15:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
DALLAS, Texas - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Techway Services, Inc. announces the availability of EBAN (Enterprise Boot & Nuke) mass hard-drive wiping software for computer recyclers. EBAN was developed for Techway Services by Toronto based software engineer Darik Horn, the developer of the highly popular and effective DBAN (Darik's Boot & Nuke) data destruction software.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Showcases Cutting-Edge Green Products and Homes
Tue, 27 Mar 2007, 23:23:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California has always been a leader in the environmental movement, having pushed the development and sales of electric and hybrid cars, solar power and the use of recycled materials. Californians now want to take that green consciousness home. CA Boom 4 offers one venue where over 100+ exhibitors, many of whom will feature ecologically friendly products, will showcase their wares.
Celebrity Endorsed Website Turns War Tax Into Peace Dividend
Thu, 22 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, two social entrepreneurs, Jon Gorham and Michael Swartz from Connecticut, have launched a web site to help foster peace in the world: refundsforgood.org. Swartz and Gorham created a company called Refunds for Good, Inc. and have launched an interactive web portal that shows individuals and organizations how to claim telephone tax refunds on their 2006 returns.
HVT Surpasses 150,000 LCD Panels Repaired - Upgraded Facility Paves the Way for Production Upswing
Tue, 20 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Video Technology (HVT), a leading outsource supplier of LCD panel repair and remanufacturing, today announced that is has surpassed 150,000 LCD panels repaired. The achievement is particularly noteworthy because more than one third of the 150,000 panels repaired were shipped in the prior six months. HVT began servicing LCD panels in 2001.
Celebrities Endorse 'Refunds for Good' Web Site to Recycle Phone Tax Refunds to Help Stop Global Warming
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
Patented Energy Saving System for Recovering Wasted Heat in Boiler Rooms
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 20:45:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ST. JOHN, Ind. - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Scientific Research Inc. is introducing a new energy saving system, based on the patents 4,759,195 and 5,878,588. The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System is designed to recover heat from boiler rooms, which are found all over the world. It is easy to see that The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System saves both money and tremendous energy.
Frederick County Man Makes a Go Without Gas - Proves Electric Cars are a Reality Now
Mon, 05 Feb 2007, 18:11:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
KNOXVILLE, Md. - Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer concern about rising gas prices late last summer has brought increased attention to alternate fuel vehicles such as hydrogen and electric cars. Mike Harvey of Knoxville (and Harvey Coachworks), one such concerned consumer, took it upon himself and has recently completed a 4-month effort to convert a gas-powered car to an all-electric zero-emissions vehicle.
HVT Triples DLP Light Engine Repair and Recycling Capacity
Mon, 08 Jan 2007, 15:40:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NORCROSS, Ga - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Video Technology, Inc. (HVT) is pleased to announce the completion of its expanded and renovated electronics display repair facility, including construction of a large darkroom that more than triples its capacity for alignment and testing of digital light processing (DLP) light engines.
A Hydrogen Based Fuel Enhancement Initiative: The Water/Fuel Converters Project
Mon, 18 Dec 2006, 16:24:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Water Fuel LLC, the concept of fuel enhancement is a topic of great interest to the general public, small business, and large corporate entities. Its popularity is growing quickly and clear, accurate information is a requirement for factual information to begin dissemination. The Water/Fuel Converters Project is leading the way in presenting the simple facts of a technology that desperately need clarification.
Libya Seeks U.S. Technology and Partnerships in Energy and Environmental Sectors
Tue, 07 Nov 2006, 13:51:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
TRIPOLI, Libya - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenicia Group Libya LLC, the U.S.-Libyan risk management and business services firm, today announced a two year cooperation and partnership agreement with the Libya-based Environment Friend's Association (EFA), a non governmental organization concerned with safeguarding and preserving Libya's environment.
Emission Control Technology Destroys 91-percent of Methyl Bromide in Commercial Demonstrations
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 17:29:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
DonateIT, a Dallas Based Start-up, to Raise Money for Non-profits, Churches and Schools
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 20:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
GRAPEVINE, Tex. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DonateIT LLC (Donate Information Technology) is a start-up with a special mission. The company turns used technology donations - computers, servers, printers, ink jet cartridges, media players and cell phones - into cash for non-profits, churches and schools.
Nation's First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World's Flora
Wed, 17 May 2006, 22:23:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
BROOKLYN, NY - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation's first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.
Staples Offers Electronics Recycling at Home Office Expo and Select Area Stores
Mon, 08 May 2006, 18:24:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Street Media, producers of the Home Office Expo, and Staples, lead sponsor of the Expo, announced today that Staples will kickoff a 15-day Recycling Event at the entrance of the Bayside Expo Center on June 2. During the entire run of the Home Office Expo, June 2 - 4, attendees can get $10 off the price of admission simply by bringing old computers, monitors, printers, laptops and fax machines for recycling.
Armor CEO Attends Republican Workshops and Dinner
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 15:57:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOLANA BEACH, CA - March 28, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Armor Electric Inc. (OTC BB: ARME) wishes to announce that the CEO of Armor Electric, Mr. Merrill W. Moses was invited to attend a Republican dinner with President Bush, Senators and Congressmen this past week in Washington, D.C. He also participated in the National Republican workshop forum on the Republican four part Energy Initiative which, in part, is a 'brain trust' and 'think tank' to develop loans and grants for new technology in the fields of alternative energy, hydrogen and ethanol fuels, hybrid electric systems, conservation and other energy saving technologies.
Armor Electric, Inc. Announces a Joint Venture Agreement with Nu Pow'r LLC
Wed, 25 Jan 2006, 11:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SOLANA BEACH, CA - Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ARMOR ELECTRIC INC. (OTCBB ARME) is pleased to announce the company has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with NU POW'R LLC to provide the technology and production of 'electric propulsion systems' for two, three and four wheel electric powered vehicles and other electrically propelled products.
Ecoist, Maker of the Original Recycled Candy-Wrapper Handbags, Promotes Environmental Preservation at the American Music Awards with Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 06:59 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a growing trend in eco-fashion, Ecoist's line of recycled candy wrapper handbags were selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards on November 22nd. Recipients of the Ecoist Tote bags included Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan.
Protex International Corp. is Front-Runner in Key Environmental Initiative
Fri, 7 Oct 2005, 04:16 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOHEMIA, NY - Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protex International Corp. announced today that they are one of the first U.S. companies to respond to the European Union mandate for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by initiating a rapid resolution for environmental safety and protection
The Westchester Organic Fair, Valhalla New York - First Westchester County Organic Fair
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 01:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VALHALLA, NY - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Westchester Organic Fair will be held Sunday, October 23, 2005 from 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. at the Kensico Dam - Valhalla, New York. Thousands of expected participants will be treated to a unique blend of a family day with the children (martial arts demonstrations, workshops, fun obstacle courses and more), adult entertainment, education at the organic market and healthy living pavilion, (brimming with information and workshops on health and well being) and epicurean delights at an all organic and kosher barbeque.
Nanotechnology Innovation Enables Recovery and Reuse of Spilled Oil
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 11:07 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interface Sciences Corporation (www.interfacesciences.com) announced that in response to oil spill problems stemming from the current Hurricane Katrina disaster and oil crises, the company is launching its proprietary oil remediation and recovery application.
Norki Energy Systems Rescues Businesses from Soaring Energy Prices
Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 03:10 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With gas and oil prices spiraling out of control and old man winter fast approaching, Norki Energy Systems of Poughkeepsie, New York, is offering an alternative heating system to businesses that generate used oil.
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DynaPump Announces Energy Savings Results
Tue, 2 Aug 2005, 08:35 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DynaPump, Inc. has announced the results of energy testing from the manufacture and operation of their entire line of innovative pumping systems. Test results have shown that the manufacturing of a DynaPump unit saves 1 million kw/hr per pump when compared to a conventional beam pump.
Remedy for the 'Last Child in the Woods' Crisis: Controversy Flares as Outdoor Education Offers Human-Nature Psychology Antidote to Improve Mental Health
Mon, 27 Jun 2005, 10:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. - June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'A form of insanity grips modern, consumer-oriented cultures; it is a nature-deficit sickness that can only be cured by genuinely reconnecting with the natural world that nurtures us,' reflects Dr. Charles Yaple, Editor, in his June column in 'Taproot,' the Journal for Education in the Outdoors at SUNY, Cortland. Disputing noted science writer Alan Caruba, Yaple and his experts say that we have lost the sanity to bond with things of lasting value in nature so we stressfully pursue endless temporary fixes.
Company Offers Animal-Friendly Alternative to Wisconsin Proposed Feral Cat Hunting
Fri, 24 Jun 2005, 07:06 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MADISON, WI - June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Before you decide to cast your vote for the inhumane killing of feral cats, consider your alternatives. Large Format Digital's CollidEscape (www.lfdcollidescape.com) perforated window treatment is the safe, effective means to bolster our state's bird population without the unnecessary killing of cats.
Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear - Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations
Thu, 23 Jun 2005, 06:06 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BAR HARBOR, ME - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, 'Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,' Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.
American Hiking Society Invites Indian Nations to Join National Trails Day(R) June 4
Fri, 27 May 2005, 02:43 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASPEN, Colo. - May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June 4, 2005 marks the 13th National Trails Day, an annual celebration coordinated by American Hiking Society, with more than 1000 events across the U.S. 'American Hiking Society warmly invites members of the American Indian Nations to join in the fun and healing of Mother Earth on National Trails Day at our magnificent National and Urban Parks,' said Ivan Levin, Trail Programs Manager of the Society.
Ecoist Launches a Line of Handbags Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers and Plants Hundreds of Trees to Promote Environmental Preservation
Wed, 11 May 2005, 02:43 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a growing trend in eco-friendly fashion, Ecoist (www.ecoist.com) has launched its new line of colorful one-of-a-kind handbags made from recycled candy wrappers, and announced it has planted an additional 400 trees through its commitment to environmental preservation.
90-year-old Women's Peace Organization Sees Middle East Peace, Water Resources as Key Issues: New Programs Launched on International Women's Day
Mon, 7 Mar 2005, 06:27 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is launching two new cutting-edge programs to mark the celebration of International Women's Day, 2005. This begins its tenth decade of organizing to end war. WILPF has addressed the root causes of war and called for negotiated settlements to end them since its founding at The Hague in 1915.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons
Computers and Laptops Wanted, Dead or Alive! Last Chance for 2004 Tax Deductions!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - December 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Computers and Laptops donated this holiday season to Computer Recycling Center's (C.R.C.) End-Of-the-Year Drop-Off event will go to the "Hundred for One-Hundred" project. 100 computers in 100 days will be refurbished for reuse used by community non-profits and public school teachers around the Bay Area. C.R.C. is a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Cell Phone Users Find Buried Treasure in The 'Golden' State - EcoPhones Proves Old Phones to be a Goldmine for Recycling
DALLAS, TX and SACRAMENTO, CA - November 23, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- According to California State Assembly member Fran Pavley (D), California residents throw away more than 44,000 hazardous old cell phones every day. What most cellular users may not know is that these phones contain precious metals such as gold and silver. EcoPhones, the nation's largest school-based cell phone recycler, plans to help all Californians cash in on this new cellular Gold Rush by offering residents and businesses up to $100 for each old cell phone.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Montgomery Scientist Discovers New Palm
MIAMI, FL - November 16, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On an expedition to Brazil in 1994, Dr. Larry Noblick of the Montgomery Botanical Center in Coral Gables, Florida, discovered a previously unknown species of palm that he has named Syagrus vermicularis. Dr. Noblick's discovery was recently confirmed by his full scientific description published in the September 2004 issue of Palms, a peer-reviewed journal of the International Palm Society.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Aqua Dyne, Inc. Submits Bid for Australian Gold Coast Project
BRISBANE, Australia - September 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Aqua Dyne Inc.
(OTC: BB AQDY) through its Australian subsidiary which specializes in thermal
desalination, has provided a submission to the Gold Coast Desalination
Investigation Study. Aqua Dyne Australia is Brisbane-based and operates a pilot
plant and production facility at Stapylton, which is mid-way between Brisbane and
the Gold Coast. The 22 page Registration of Interest was submitted to the Gold
Coast Water on Friday 27 August.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
New Product to Organically Treat Your Trees - There Are No Side-Effects or Waiting Periods Before You Can Enjoy The Environment As With Chemicals
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - July 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- "Don't spray chemicals on
our valley!" is the hue and cry heard throughout the Big Bear Valley, says Organic Tree
Care (www.organictreecare.com), a local company owned by Bill Irwin. There is real
concern among residents about the use of the chemical carbaryl by the U.S. Forest
Service to treat bark beetle infested trees. Tree & Plant Rescue, a firm in Cardiff,
California has a new product out that is organic in origin and completely
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
ClearAir Plus Makes the Chinese Connection - U.S. Firm Transfers Environmental And Energy Conservation Technology To China
ATLANTA, Ga. - May 3, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Cleaner air, more power, better fuel economy for China. Thanks to a U.S. brand of fuel catalyst technology named ClearAir Plus it has been made possible. The technology has a broad based application making it effective with virtually every internal combustion engine platform in use today. ClearAir Plus, LLC, headquartered in Atlanta, recently returned from a China mission were it signed agreements with several Chinese enterprises that possess the resources both financially and technically to distribute and implement the technology throughout China.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Institute for Culture and Ecology (IFCAE) National Study Finds Forest Biodiversity And Harvesters Neglected By Forest Management
Possible major economic and environmental loss
Portland, OR - April 13, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Researchers at the nonprofit
Institute for Culture and Ecology based in Portland, Oregon received a grant from the
National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry to study the relationship
between biodiversity conservation, forest management, and nontimber forest products
(NTFPs) such as mushrooms, medicinal plants, and floral greens, and thousands of other
wild forest species harvested from the nation's forests.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Meth Lab Seizures Creating Bio-Hazard Containment Problem for Local Authorities and Neighbors
DEA Allocates $300,000 to State of Kentucky Which is Partnering With U.S. Chemical Storage,
Inc. in Pilot Program to Safely Store Toxic Chemicals
BOONE, NC - March 31, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Nationwide raids of makeshift
Methamphetamine labs have gained heightened attention because of the volatile and highly-
toxic nature of chemicals involved and the possibilities of contamination to nearby
communities, according to U.S. Chemical Storage, Inc. (www.uschemicalstorage.com).
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
EWA Brings Welcome Boost To U.S. Economy Through Garbage!
CENTERVILLE, UT - March 16, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A unique cost reduction service known as
S.A.V.E. is giving tens of thousands of businesses nationwide the opportunity to boost their bottom-line
profits in 2004. Environmental Waste Auditors (EWA - www.wasteauditing.com) believe that their "No Save
- No Fee" evaluation of hauler garbage collection services will help firms save thousands of dollars
each year - money which businesses could better spend on achieving growth, and in turn, creating local
[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
SRG of Colorado Springs wins $22 Million Contract With The United States Department Of Commerce
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Feb. 24, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Systems Research Group, Inc. (SRG -
www.srgcorp.com) of Colorado Springs, CO announced today the company has received the award of a
multi-million dollar contract with the United States Department of Commerce. The contract was awarded
through the Mountain Administration Support Center in Boulder, Colorado. SRG was chosen to fulfill the
Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL) contract for the next 5 years, beginning February 22, 2004.
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[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
Starting An Energy Revolution - Advanced Magnetics Group, LLC Announces Development of Breakthrough Magnetic Pulse Generator
HUDSON, NH - Feb. 5, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Imagine a world in which car batteries are
half the weight but can travel twice the distance before recharging. A place where home and
office appliances run for hours longer while the monthly bill to operate them remains the same
or even decreases. Picture a society that maintains its level of productivity and comfort while
reducing the adverse environmental effects of energy consumption.
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
Father and Daughter Team Launching International Peace Star I
A huge balloon that will fly across the United States to draw attention
to world poverty, promote peace, and further their dream of launching
'The International Peace Star' into space
DETROIT, MI - Dec. 17, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Jon Maxey, and 17
year-old daughter Angela have conceived an ambitious strategy to promote
world peace, "The International Peace Star Project." The duo's goal:
launch a massive reflective balloon, dubbed "The International Peace
Star," into orbit, encouraging the world to look at the beauty that
surrounds us and to think about the importance of peace.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
DANGEROUS FIRE RETARDANT CHEMICALS NOT USED IN LIFEKIND ORGANIC MATTRESSES
Natural Fibers Like Untreated Wool Are An Alternative To PBDE Fire
SACRAMENTO, CA - Sept. 22, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Studies presented
by the Environment California Research and Policy Center earlier this year
have linked PBDE fire retardants (polybrominated diphenyl ether) to
learning disorders and ADHD in children, and to disruption of thyroid
hormone balance, as well as a host of other environmental concerns. By
using wool, which is naturally flame-resistant, and natural fibers like
certified organic cotton, Lifekind Products, Inc. is
able to manufacture a chemical free alternative mattress.
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[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
FATHER AND DAUGHTER PROPOSE LAUNCHING 'PEACE STAR' SATELLITE
Grand Rapids, MI - June 16, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Jon Maxey, Co-founder of Bright Light Inc., an organization that provides humanitarian aid for third world nations, and 16-year-old daughter Angela, have conceived an ambitious strategy to focus attention on world peace called the International Peace Star Plan. As part of this plan the Maxeys envision the International Peace Star -- a large, inflatable, earth-orbiting, reflective sphere -- as a constant reminder of the beauty that surrounds us and the importance of peace to our future
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RAWSTOCK FEATURES ECO-REGENERATION, RAW FOOD DELIGHT, MUSICAL ECSTASY, AND PURE HEALTH EMPOWERMENT, CELEBRATING THE CUTTING-EDGE TREND IN HEALTH ON JULY 5-7
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 30, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Raw Passion Productions invites all health enthusiasts to its Rawstock Festival at stunning Ocean Song -- an organic farm and environmental learning center in the heavenly hills above the Bodega Coast in Northern California -- for three days of pure health enrichment and loving fun.
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
SONY PICTURES' AXN LAUNCHES ECO-CHALLENGE FIJI WITH PRESENTING SPONSOR NISSAN
Participating Sponsors Include Beat, Hewlett Packard, Salomon and Samsung
Eco-Challenge Fiji to be seen on AXN in over 40 countries
CULVER CITY, CA - May 21, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- AXN, the premier international
action adventure channel, is premiering the latest edition of Eco-Challenge Fiji
in more than 40 countries around the world. In conjunction with this launch,
Nissan has come aboard as a presenting sponsor for the international broadcast.
[Edited by Carly Zander, Assoc. News Editor]
LATEST SURVEYUSA POLLING HOLDS HOPE FOR IRAQ, BUT NOT FOR LARGER REGION
A Democratic Iraq? One Day - Peace in Middle East? Never
VERONA, NJ - April 15, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- A majority of Americans think Iraq
will have a stable, Democratic government in 3 years or less, according to a
series of public opinion polls just completed by SurveyUSA. But the same
Americans, when asked when there will be peace in the Middle East, are much less
optimistic. A majority answer, "never."
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
THE GREAT RACE FOR PEACE IS ON!
BURLINGTON, VT and WASHINGTON D.C. - Mar. 14, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Their
breath showing white in the chilly morning air, a small but determined group of
runners, and Vermont state officials and legislators gathered at 8am Tuesday on
the Statehouse steps in Montpelier, Vermont to launch the historic "Great Race
TAKIN' STOP HATIN' TO THE NEXT LEVEL - A LINE OF CLOTHES WITH A MESSAGE: STOP HATIN'
DAYTON, OH - Jan. 14, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- In the fall of 1998, the Stop Hatin' Organization stepped forward with a line of clothes with a message: Stop Hatin' -- two remarkably simple words that create a powerful phrase that emphasizes the positive and eliminates the negative at every level in our society. The Stop Hatin' Organization printed this powerful phrase on the front and back of its t-shirts and sweatshirts.
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