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Page 2 of Green Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Farm of the Future Opens to the Public on Saturday, March 17

TEMECULA, Calif., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms, Southern California’s first commercial hydroponic urban vertical farm, partners with EnviroIngenuity to promote new production techniques. On Saturday, March 17, 2012, the public will experience the future of farming at the grand opening of Temecula Valley Strawberry Farms, Southern California’s first hydroponic vertical strawberry farm.

Hilton Brown named as Vice President of Claims Management for PowerGuard

IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today the addition of Hilton Brown as Vice President of Claims Management. Specializing in claims management and client advocacy, Brown brings 22 years of experience to the PowerGuard team.

The Energy Cooperative Increases Wind Power in 2012 Electricity Mix

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Energy Cooperative, an electric generation supplier (EGS) since 1998, has announced that it is increasing the amount of Pennsylvania wind power in their 2012 electricity mix. The new renewable energy mix contains 99 percent PA wind power, of which 25 percent wind is sourced from the newly developed Highland Wind farm in Cambria County, PA.

EnviroIngenuity Launches Vertical Farming Division

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnviroIngenuity today announced its vertical farming division, which is developing vertical farming processes in Southern California to enable individuals and communities to grow their own food in urban areas.

PowerGuard’s PowerClip Warranty Solution Adopted by China-based Manufacturer of Solar Modules, ZNShine

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that Chinese solar manufacturer, ZNShine, has joined the growing number of international solar panel manufacturers adopting PowerGuard’s unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.

Commercial and Industrial Lighting Industry Leader Foley Group Celebrates Golden Anniversary

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foley Group, Inc., a leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry is celebrating their 50th year in business.

World’s Largest Green Shopping Site Launches Just in Time for Christmas

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Tis the season to be green! We are right on track for yet another record year in online holiday shopping sales. GreenEarthMall.com officially launches its portal today. The site boasts a massive array of eco friendly products, making it the largest all green shopping site in the world.

REMIS AMERICA Installs First Black Doors

ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — REMIS AMERICA has installed its first black RemiSafe doors on 24 feet of previously open Hill Phoenix cases at a ShopRite in New Rochelle, NY. These are the first black RemiSafe doors anywhere in the world.

New ‘Green’ eSign Technology for Free – Solution Allows Users Across All Industries to Electronically Sign Any Document

CARSON, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., a leading provider of document production and compliance technologies, announced that it has opened up the use of its eSign platform to anyone and everyone at no cost. DocMagic eSign provides for the secure capture of electronic signatures for all documents stored in the PDF file format. Documents are digitally sealed and access is provided to all parties with audit trail capabilities, document versioning, and email notifications. As a result, organizations save paper, time and money using eSign.

ShopRite and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Gold Award-Winning Store in Hatfield, Pennsylvania

HATFIELD, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Keasbey, N.J.-based Wakefern Food Corp are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new GreenChill Gold Award-winning ShopRite store in the Hatfield Pointe Shopping Center in Hatfield, Pa.

Ballantine Releases Green Direct Mail Marketing White Paper

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation announced this week the release of its latest direct marketing white paper: ‘The Four R’s of Green Direct Mail.’ It details how to reduce, reuse, recycle and respond.

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Receives $75,000 Grant from Meadows Foundation for Low-Carbon Alternatives to Concrete Mixes

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS), the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on green building, sustainable development and ecoBalance design, received a $75,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation, the Dallas-based philanthropic institution dedicated to helping improve the quality and circumstances of life for all Texans. The grant will establish low-carbon, low-potable water alternatives to standard concrete design mixes.

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services unveils new PowerWrap Solar Project Performance Guarantee Policy

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries – today announced the availability of PowerGuard’s latest insurance solution for the solar industry: the PowerWrap Solar Project Performance Guarantee Policy.

Sprouts Farmers Market and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Platinum Award-Winning CO2 Refrigeration System

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts’ first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Westlake Village store is only the third grocery store in the nation to receive the EPA’s highest GreenChill Award.

Recycle Fashionably Expands Sweat Mate Reach for Men, Women and the Planet

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recycle Fashionably announced this week that Bikram Yoga Calgary is its 50th retailer to carry the environmentally friendly, and oh so fashionable Sweat Mate – a reusable, waterproof bag.

LRM Industries and Water Safety Products Launch ValuStair

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of ValuStair, a 22-foot long unitary, self-supporting stairway made of recyclable thermoplastic. ValuStair will be showcased by Water Safety Products in booth 2736 at the IAAPA Attractions Expo, Nov. 16-19, 2010.

Union Ironworkers Prepare for ‘Green’ Jobs with Specialized Wind Turbine Training

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you’ll quickly learn that the latest ‘green’ technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.

Energy Optimizers, USA is Pleased to Announce Hiring of New Engineer

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With business success at Energy Optimizers, USA, the firm is proud to announce the hiring of recently graduated mechanical engineer from the University of Cincinnati, Mr. James Bonar. James’ final engineering project was designing, building, and testing a wind turbine as a home installation kit. With a background in engineering and alternative energy, Energy Optimizers, USA was an ideal fit for the recent grad.

West Coast Training to Clarify Complex Environmental Regulations

OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading environmental regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its comprehensive two-day Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in Seattle on October 18-19, Oakland on October 21-22, Los Angeles on October 25-26, and Las Vegas on October 28-29, 2010.

Introduction to New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules at Environmental Regulations Workshop

DALLAS, Texas (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.

Long Term Care Insurance Goes Online; Reducing Paper Flow, Leading Agency Offers Applications by Internet

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long term care insurance but hate to fill out applications and wait, wait, wait, a leading agency has an alternative for you. Dispense with the paper and the delay; complete an electronic application, with live hand-holding, and get an answer pronto. The agency is LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Two Promotions

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce two key staff promotions from within the organization. Timothy W. Polz, a Senior Project Developer for the past three years has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. In his new role, Tim will oversee all aspects of company operations with a focus on business, finance, administration and legal matters.

Slip N’ Toss Innovative Disposable Footwear Launched at NBC/Universal Studios Oscar Weekend Bash

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder and inventor Yadi Moth launched her new product, Slip N’ Toss – disposable biodegradable sandals made for barefeet protection – at a star-studded bash held at NBC / Universal Studios over the Oscar(R) weekend, creating a new kind of Oscar fashion. Convenient, disposable, 100 percent biodegradable, Slip N’ Toss is designed for all shoe emergencies. This healthy footwear innovation can be a preventative measure for walking barefoot.

Delicious Results for the Creators of the Athletes Snacks for the Winter 2010 Olympics

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the excitement around the Winter Olympics in Vancouver at an all time high, what fuels the constant energy of the athletes? Unique Amenities, creators of the athletes’ snacks of the Winter Games, created The Nutritious Snack Combo to do just that. The development team at Unique Amenities was approached by the Olympic production team to create a series of snacks for the athletes that were nutritious, nut-free and presented in compostable packaging.

3D Industries – Bringing Private Label Production to a New ‘GREEN’ Level

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3D Industries is proud to announce it has new GREEN sourcing, new technologies and services for 2010. At 3D Industries, we are always looking for new ways to bring innovation from our manufacturing network to our client’s markets. 3D is working on advancing technical products that not only meet the demands of new extreme applications, but also improve upon existing designs in technical apparel and soft goods.

Designer Allie Yoko Launches Athletic Apparel Company – White Iguana Apparel

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designer Allie Yoko has combined her Black Orchid Fashion line into a new athletic apparel company known as White Iguana Apparel (wiapparel). Allie has created this apparel with 94 percent viscose from organic microfiber bamboo fabric that was woven in the USA and produced by garment manufacturers in the USA.

Machaca Hill Lodge Now Brings Guests PURE H2O

PUNTA GORDA, Belize (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The management at Machaca Hill Lodge, located in southern Belize, now offers guests another way to preserve the sensitive environment surrounding the rainforest canopy lodge. The ‘PURE H2O’ station allows eco-conscious travelers to refill their aluminum water bottles, provided upon check-in, whether they’re heading out on an adventure or spending time by the pool.

Best Selling Green Gifts This Holiday Season at Bambeco, the Stylish Eco-Retailer and Purveyor of Fashionable Green Products for the Home

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A look at the best-selling holiday items from stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco reveals that shoppers are looking for gifts that are not just fabulously chic but are also made with Mother Nature in mind. Bambeco’s top sellers are made from recycled and re-purposed natural materials such as bike chains, recycled stainless steel and natural fibers hemp and organic cotton.

Vivesan Household Cleaners Take Consumers ‘Beyond Green’

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have to put your hands in it, or breathe it, or walk on carpets sprayed with it, shouldn’t it be safe? National surveys show growing numbers of shoppers are asking that question when they choose household cleaners. The makers of Vivesan have an answer in the form of powerful, 100 percent plant-based, carcinogen-free cleaners that are safer for humans, animals, and the environment. Vivesan cleaning products are now available to retailers nationwide.

Wooden Pallets Contribute to Reforestation, Not Deforestation

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To hear the claims that wooden pallet producers have clear cut, raped and pillaged their way through America’s old growth virgin forests, stripping them of trees, leaving them bald and naked. Sounds like a horror movie. Scary, but fictitious. According to Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of wooden pallets, It’s time to set the record straight because exactly the opposite is true.

Bambeco, Stylish Eco Retailer and Purveyor of Fashionable Green Products for the Home, Announces Ten Easy Tips to Green Your Holiday

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco provides 10 easy tips to make this holiday season a little bit greener. Launched on Earth Day 2009, bambeco quickly won accolades, fans and customers with its fashionable, earth friendly selection of innovative products for home and life. From the start, bambeco’s mission has been to offer consumers an appealing and comprehensive selection of green products that the established home furnishings brands are unable to do.

Bokashicycle Announces First Successful Full-Scale Commercial Fermentation Process

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the U.S. alone, annually, more than 30 million tons of food waste is sent to landfills. Less than three percent of that waste is diverted from landfills, primarily through composting, producing greenhouse gases and heat. Bokashicycle offers a safer and more economic alternative. By implementing the bokashicycle, commercial operations can divert tons of waste away from landfills and compost sites, converting that waste into high-quality fertilizer.

PALNET Turning Up the Heat on the Heat Treatment of Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While others, including the Federal Government, are talking about the need for a national treatment requirement for solid wood packaging, PALNET has sprung into action. As the only pallet company with the national capacity to handle large scale ISPM-15 heat treatment, PALNET has seen the coming of this important international safety measure and moved aggressively to be ready for its implementation.

Can Pallets Save The Planet?

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 16 billion tons of cargo moving across the country each year, greening up a supply chain can have a significant impact on the environment. What’s on the bottom of every supply chain? Pallets. Each year in the U.S. alone, more than 1 billion pallets help move goods across the country. ‘That’s a lot of opportunities to eco-up the supply chain,’ says Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets and logistics management.

Lion Technology says Cutting Environmental Training in a Down Economy May Be Costly

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. He stresses that, ‘It is imperative for industry to keep up-to-date with changing regulations.’

REMIS AMERICA, Energy Saving Products Utilized in New Hannaford Supermarket in Augusta, Maine

ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading the way in reducing energy consumption is in the works for the new 49,000-sqaure-foot LEED Platinum Certified Hannaford Supermarket in Augusta, Maine and REMIS AMERICA was sure to be a part of it. REMIS AMERICA installed 32 feet of Remiglas Ecosafe sliding glass covers on freezer bunker display cases which can reduce energy consumption up to a remarkable 55 percent over traditional open frozen food cases.

HVT Expands LCD Module Service Capability to 80 Inches

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hong Video Technology, Inc. (HVT), a leading provider of custom services for small- and medium-sized LCD modules, today announced that it will expand LCD module services to include LCD modules up to 80 inches. With a sufficient number of large LCD modules now used in digital signage, industrial and consumer products, HVT is eager to expand its capabilities to service them.

Pardon Me, Is That Deca-bromine In Your Food Shipment? The Hidden Dangers of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent letter of warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the potential dangers of plastic pallets was posted on the Refrigerated Frozen Food website. According to Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, ‘Food producers thinking of switching from wooden pallets to plastic for environmental reasons should think again. Plastic pallets can contain the fire retardant deca-bromine. Is that a problem? The FDA thinks so.’

PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer’s Dilemma

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage goes, ‘buyer beware.’ Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, ‘So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don’t get the attention they deserve.’

Want to Green Your Supply Chain? Start at the Bottom – With Your Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people believe change starts at the top. But when it comes to greening your supply chain, change really starts at the bottom – with your choice of pallets. That’s what Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, believes. And he should know, he’s been in the pallet business for more than 20 years.