Over the years, Baxter has reduced regulated waste to the point that many of the company's larger facilities no longer generate significant quantities. One of the more significant remaining regulated waste streams, classified as a medical waste, is waste plasma. Plasma-based operations, including plasma processing facilities, generate blood-derived protein wastes that present fewer opportunities for source reduction or reuse.
Water barrels and storage tanks had for years dominated roofs in the Casbah and other neighborhoods spread over the crescent of hills ringing the Algerian capital and the blue half-moon of Bay of Algiers. “There was a big water shortage in this country,” says Ali Nouioua, a GE Power & Water manager based in Algeria. “Some areas would lose water every two or three days. People would have to buy it from water tankers on the street and store it on the roof.”
Bakken’s Largest Oil Producer Commits to ‘as Close to Zero PercenFlaring as Possible’ As Industry Continues to Flare 30 Percent of Produced Gas
BOSTON, March 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Continental Resources, Inc., the largest oil producers in North Dakota’s Bakken region, has committed to reduce natural gas flaring from its operated well sites to “as close to zero percent flaring as possible.”
National Award Recognizes Organizations that Publicly Set Aggressive Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals
Racine, Wis., Feb. 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson announced today it has received a Climate Leadership Award for Aggressive Goal Setting. Climate Leadership Awards recognize corporate, organizational and individual leadership in addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR) will present the awards today at the Climate Leadership Conference Awards Gala in Washington, D.C.
SCA partners with AEO and NPS to provide all-expense paid spring break programs
WASHINGTON, DC, February 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – More than 200 college and university students will spend their spring breaks volunteering in some of our nation's greatest national parks – foregoing the traditional week at the beach. Students will improve park habitats and prepare for careers in an increasingly "green" economy by participating in all-expense-paid programs provided by the Student Conservation Association (SCA), including:
Details of responsible manufacturing, efficient technologies and recyclability add up
DETROIT, Feb. 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Most Chevrolet Malibu customers say they want to know just how green their car is, regardless of its exterior color. Now they can find out what was done to reduce its environmental impact from an at-a-glance EcologicTM window label.
NEW ORLEANS, March 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Local residents will soon have an opportunity to get rid of old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner – free of charge.
Company Pledges Gold Status in EPA SMM Electronics Challenge
ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Sept. 20, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Building on its leadership in responsible electronics recycling, LG Electronics USA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a charter participant in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge launched here today by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.