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310 Businesses And Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target In Open Letter To President Biden

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Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries. 

Snook Are Moving North, and Scientists Want to Know Why

Scientists are studying the migration patterns of this Florida sportfish to protect its habitat
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Snook, a popular tropical sportfish, can weigh as much as a Border Collie and grow as long as four feet. They have silvery scales, two tall fins on their back and a protruding lower jaw. And until recently, catching one in North Florida would be unlikely.

With fewer winter freezes during the last 20 years, the fish have slowly expanded to rivers and parts of the Gulf of Mexico that were previously too cold to call home.

Virtual Showcase Highlights the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture for U.S. Cotton Farmers

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, recently concluded the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, a series of eight online discussions with U.S. cotton farmers and soil health experts highlighting the challenges and positive impact soil health management systems can have on agricultural productivity and farm profitability.

Watch | Our Journey to Becoming One of North America's Largest Green Waste Recyclers

We reuse 5 billion pounds of green waste annually in our products, keeping it local and out of landfills.
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We’re passionate about helping people grow bountiful gardens and thriving greenspaces, while also creating products that benefit our environment. It’s an important way we GroMoreGood for people and our planet. 

Each year, we work with communities to recycle five billion pounds of green waste into our soil products, like garden soil and potting mix. That’s equivalent to approximately 900 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This keeps it out of local waste streams and returns valuable nutrients back into the soil.

Ralph Lauren Debuts Team USA's Closing Ceremony Parade Uniform and Apparel Collection, Featuring First-to-Market Innovations in Sustainability

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NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Ralph Lauren today unveiled the Team USA Closing Ceremony Parade Uniforms and apparel collection for the 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. For these Games, Ralph Lauren worked to use more sustainable materials and manufacturing practices across the Team USA collection. The Company has developed and invested in ground-breaking innovations in sustainable materials and manufacturing technologies that will debut with this collection and will have global, industry-changing implications.

Cummins Progressing on New Fuel Cell Assembly Facility in Germany

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Cummins is getting closer to the opening a new plant in Herten, Germany, this year that will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for a low-carbon economy.

The facility will eventually expand to also support fuel cell stack refurbishment and includes space for research and development. 

Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

by Jai Thampi
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Sir Isaac Newton was at his best when he was working from home. The legend goes that when the polymath stayed at home to avoid the plague of 1665, he discovered the laws of gravity, optics, and invented calculus.

Pentair Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Reduce Consumers’ Energy Costs as Well as Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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LONDON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year every year since 2013.

Takeda Manufacturing Site in Belgium Pioneering Wastewater Recycling for Production

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Innovating to protect the planet is sustainability in action. Our manufacturing site in Lessines, Belgium, is pioneering wastewater circularity in the pharma industry. The facility installed a water treatment system which will be used to supplement fresh water for the drug production process, reducing up to 90 percent of freshwater consumption. This equals an annual water consumption for approximately 18,000 Belgian citizens. As a secondary benefit, this innovative process will also reduce chemicals needed for water treatment. #climatechange #worldwaterday Watch the video to learn more.

Cummins Celebrates Remanufacturing's Role in Sustainability

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Global Power Leader Cummins celebrated 50 years of remanufacturing experience on Global Remanufacturing Day April 8, highlighting the important role returning parts to a useful life plays in the company’s sustainability efforts.

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