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Nalco Wins 2011 WateReuse Award

Honors outstanding commitment and performance by a specialty-equipment product or manufacturer
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 

How to Recycle Your Books in LA

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Recycle your books! The book drive is this Saturday, September 10th at the Traveler's Bookcase in Los Angeles, CA. Books will be donated to the Los Angeles Public Library to help support lacking budgets and programs. Join the fun and recycle your knowledge!

Traveler's Bookcase
8375 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Recycle your books! The book drive is this Saturday, September 10th at the Traveler's Bookcase in Los Angeles, CA. Books will be donated to the Los Angeles Public Library to help support lacking budgets and programs. Join the fun and recycle your knowledge!

Traveler's Bookcase
8375 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Global 8 Environmental Technologies Signs Letter of Intent with TecSul in Brazil to Help Deploy Innovative Wastewater Treatment

Brazilian Tecsul Project Uses Wastewater to Produce Energy, Crops, and Soil
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Diego, CA - September 8, 2011 - The global challenge of wastewater treatment is increasingly crucial as populations and resource pressures grow. To help solve this problem, Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBLE) has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with TecSul Projetos e Agronegócios of Concórdia, SC, Brazil on the adoption of innovative wastewater treatment technology. 

There Will Be Crud: Jeremy Miller on Kern County, CA Water & Oil Issues

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From the Sea Change Radio archives, our guest this week is Jeremy Miller, an investigative journalist who’s written an article in the February issue of Orion Magazine. He tells us all about Kern County, CA - how the methods used to extract the cruddy crude are pitting agricultural interests against oil interests, how water is being expended in the endless pursuit of petroleum, and how, by reducing our dependence on oil, we’d also be preventing the waste of that life-giving compound, H2O. They say water and oil don’t mix, today on Sea Change Radio, we discover what happens when they do.

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From the Sea Change Radio archives, our guest this week is Jeremy Miller, an investigative journalist who’s written an article in the February issue of Orion Magazine. He tells us all about Kern County, CA - how the methods used to extract the cruddy crude are pitting agricultural interests against oil interests, how water is being expended in the endless pursuit of petroleum, and how, by reducing our dependence on oil, we’d also be preventing the waste of that life-giving compound, H2O. They say water and oil don’t mix, today on Sea Change Radio, we discover what happens when they do.

GM Spring Hill Rip Rap Donation Improves Roads Near Plant

Recycling concrete scrap from renovations benefits environment, community
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) SPRING HILL, TN - September 7, 2011 - Some 5,500 truckloads of rip rap, the clean, crushed concrete often used to keep shorelines from washing away, is being donated by General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing and its contractors to help road construction projects.  

Bentall Kennedy Group, Thomas Properties, Liberty Property Score High in Ranking of Global Property Managers on Environmental Performance

Leaders in Property Sector Reduce Annual Energy Consumption by Three Percent in 2010
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) BOSTON, MA - September 1, 2011 - Leading real estate companies reduced their annual energy consumption by nearly 3 percent in 2010 and are taking steps to integrate environmental management into their daily operations, according to a report issued today by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) Foundation, which analyzes the environmental performance of 340 of the world’s largest real estate companies and funds. 

Major Global Hotels Demonstrate Leadership Through New Carbon Measurement Initiative

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 30, 2011 - The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) are collaborating on a groundbreaking initiative to unite hotel industry efforts to calculate and communicate carbon impact by agreeing on a standardised methodology and metrics informed by the GHG Protocol standards.

SCA Populates Outdoor Nation

More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits
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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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GM Eliminates Solvent from Suppliers’ Paint Process

Adhesion alternative is energy efficient and practically emission free
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - August 24, 2011 - General Motors is introducing a flame treatment technology that lets paint stick to plastic vehicle parts like instrument and door panels without using primers that contain solvents and can foul the air.

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