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Global water scarcity is a function of the compounding impacts of decreasing availability and declining quality. The impacts of these factors on business are complex and far reaching. Succeeding in a water quality constrained world requires the ingenuity of business to drive water strategies that go beyond conservation to reuse, recycling and stewardship. Ecolab vice president of sustainability Emilio Tenuta will outline imperatives for achieving business resilience amidst water scarcity.
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Comments Off on Study: Hospitals Could Save Billions Using Green Practices
By recycling and reducing common wasteful practices, the industry could save $5.4 billion over five years and $15 billion over 10.
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Study: Hospitals Could Save Billions Using Green Practices
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Comments Off on INFOGRAPHIC: Epic Journey of an Orange Juice Bottle
What happened to that tiny bottle of orange juice you tossed after using it to wash down your morning bagel? This infographic by visual.ly user Angel follows that plastic bottle from table, to recycling and back to shelf.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Epic Journey of an Orange Juice Bottle
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A company better know for delivering mail and packages highlights its recycling and waste hauling services.
Comments Off on Clean Tech Companies Not Always Clean, Study Finds
Three German solar companies took the top spots in the first Solar Company Scorecard, which analyzed companies’ supply chain, chemical, recycling and social performance.
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Clean Tech Companies Not Always Clean, Study Finds
Although cleantech and cleantech funding have largely focused on renewable energy technologies, a set of awards handed out this month to startups focusing on water efficiency highlights even further how water is becoming the next carbon.
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When Cleantech Meets Water
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The American Forest & Paper Association this week released its annual paper recovery statistics for 2009, with a record-breaking with 63.4 percent beating the group’s goal three years ahead of schedule.
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Gridbeamers We often look at things such as flatpack or downloadable designs as methods of moving ideas instead of stuff. We have looked at recycling and repurposing and reusing things in different ways.
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Gridbeam: The Ultimate in Recycling, Reuse and Downloadable Design
Whoâ€™s Better at GHG Reduction (and Sustainability?) Your Community Recycling Program or Their Deposit?
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The beverage container industry continues to fight state and national container deposit legislation despite evidence that such laws could contribute significantly to greenhouse gas reduction while providing energy, recycling and litter control benefits. The industry says community recycling programs, which put the cost burden on communities rather than container manufacturers, are a superior system for processing bottles and cans.
Comments Off on Atlantic Ocean is Rising Faster than Previous 4,000 Years
An international team of scientists has determined that the Atlantic Ocean rose faster in the 20th century than at any time in the last 4,000 years, but not uniformly along the coast. One of the researchers, assistant professor Benjamin Horton in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Pennsylvania, says : “There is universal agreement that sea level will rise as a result of global warming but by how much, when and where it will have the most effect is unclear.” He and other researchers have now started to tackle this issue. Interestingly, the rate of sea level rise in recent years varies according to how far north or south you are on the coast.
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Atlantic Ocean is Rising Faster than Previous 4,000 Years