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How Much Is U.S. to Blame for “Made-in-China” Pollution?

Air pollutants generated in China during the manufacture of goods destined for export travel across the Pacific, contributing to U.S. smog
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China has some of the dirtiest air in the world, but a large share of the country's pollutants are generated during the manufacture of goods destined for countries like the United States, according to a new study. (See related story: "Coal Burning Shortens Lives in China, New Study Shows.")

Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah Kearney Offsets Training Emissions with NativeEnergy

Carbon credits fund the Ghana Clean Water Project, providing household water filters
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BURLINGTON, VT., Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – From the Andes to the Alps, Hannah Kearney has traveled thousands of miles training to defend her place on the podium in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on February 8. While glaciers melt under the pressure of greenhouse gas emissions, Kearney is determined to reduce her part in climate change by offsetting all Olympic training travel with NativeEnergy.

AECOM Receives 2013 Platts Award of Excellence

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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it was named a 2013 Platts Award of Excellence winner.

Stakeholder Comment Period Open for U.S. EPA Climate Leaders Landfill Gas Methodology

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San Francisco, CA. Jan. 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is pleased to invite stakeholders to comment on the proposed Green‑e Climate endorsement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leaders Program methodology for Landfill Methane Collection and Combustion ("Climate Leaders LFG methodology") as administered by the American Carbon Registry (ACR).

Resolve to Be Green

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January 20, 2014 

Author: James Gowen

Have you made any New Year’s Resolutions for 2014? How about resolving to be more environmentally friendly. While keeping any resolution is difficult, creating a quarterly calendar can help. 

Honda Automobile Dealer Is First in U.S. to Achieve “Electric Grid Neutral” Status

Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
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  • Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
  • Achieves Top Level “Platinum” Honda Environmental Leadership Award
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  • Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
  • Achieves Top Level “Platinum” Honda Environmental Leadership Award

Honda Announces Next Generation of Portable Power

All-New EU7000is Generator--First Electronic Fuel Injected Generator in Honda Lineup
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LAS VEGAS, Nev., January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Honda Power Equipment is debuting the all-new EU7000is portable generator at this year’s World of Concrete trade show venue – adding greater power performance to its popular Super Quiet Series.  This new generator delivers more of what Honda generator customers have come to expect from Honda:  fuel efficiency, clean power output, quiet operation and longer running times in a portable package.

Bloomberg Reports: Renewable Energy at $254 Billion?

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Billionaire bankers gathered at the United Nations to call for investing $1 trillion a year in renewable energy. Global investment in renewable energy fell 11 percent in 2013 to $254 billion, according to data released by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), casting a shadow over the notion of a “clean trillion.”

 

About Bloomberg

ORTA BLU's Story Starring Mr. Blu

Sustainability Story Illustrated
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words so we had Mr. Blu act out the story of ORTA BLU. Enjoy

 

About Orta Anadolu

Founded in 1953, Orta transformed from a spinning & weaving company to a denim manufacturer in 1985. Today, Orta produces over 60 million meters of denim in its Turkey and Bahrain factories.

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