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Baxter’s Los Angeles Facility Turns Production Waste into Electricity


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.

Soak The Casbah: GE Technology Brings Fresh Water to Millions in Algiers


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.”

After Investor Pressure, Continental Resources Sets Strong Goal to Reduce Natural Gas Flaring

Bakken’s Largest Oil Producer Commits to ‘as Close to Zero PercenFlaring as Possible’ As Industry Continues to Flare 30 Percent of Produced Gas
Press Release

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.”

SC Johnson Awarded Goal Setting Certificate by EPA’s Climate Leadership Program

National Award Recognizes Organizations that Publicly Set Aggressive Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals
Press Release

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.

College Students Spend Spring Break Working in National Parks, Not Sunning on Sandy Beaches

SCA partners with AEO and NPS to provide all-expense paid spring break programs
Press Release

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:

Chevrolet Malibu Label Provides Ecologic Scorecard

Details of responsible manufacturing, efficient technologies and recyclability add up
Press Release

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.

Global Shared Value Leadership Summit: Changing the DNA of Your Business

Join the Shared Value Initiative and FSG on May 23, 2013
Press Release

March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Shared Value Initiative, created in 2012 by FSG and fifteen funding organizations, will host the Global Shared Value Leadership Summit on Thursday, May 23, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Gone Fishin’: Australis Aquaculture CEO Josh Goldman

Multimedia with summary

Making responsible choices as a seafood consumer has never been more complicated.

LG Electronics USA Joins Forces with EPA on Responsible Electronics Recycling

Company Pledges Gold Status in EPA SMM Electronics Challenge
Press Release

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.


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