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Nature-inspired Climate Change Solutions to Be Showcased at Inaugural Circular Economy Event

The $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® will be awarded to one of seven teams of biomimicry entrepreneurs at GreenBiz’s Circularity 19
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Seven international entrepreneurial teams will take the stage at GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 19 event in Minneapolis this June to find out who will win the world’s premiere biomimicry design prize.

Corporate Clean Energy Buying Surged to New Record in 2018

Corporations purchased 13.4 gigawatts of clean power through long-term contracts, more than doubling 2017’s total, helped by demand from new industries and previously untrodden markets
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New York and London, January 29, 2018 – Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017. Highlights included a wave of smaller corporate energy buyers aggregating their purchases, and the first corporate clean energy power purchase agreements in markets such as Poland.

LIXIL Earns Place in CDP’s Water A List

One of 27 companies worldwide recognized by CDP for sustainable water management
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TOKYO, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1’s prestigious Water A List, reflecting the company’s leadership in water stewardship.

Water Efficiency and Cost Reduction Are Signs of Good Water Management

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Watching water move down a river can lull us into thinking it’s as free as it is free-flowing. But this resource, which we share with our communities, isn’t free. In recent years, we have taken a closer look at the costs of using water in making pulp and paper. Thanks to a variety of process improvements, we are seeing greater water efficiency and lower costs.

Video: HP and Lavergne Group for The National Zero Waste Council

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Due to the high volume of recycled materials from printers and cartridges, National Zero Waste Council member HP has increased their operations. So much so that the contracted company, Lavergne Group, has made plans to expand.
 

Las Vegas Sands Retains A List Position by CDP and Discusses the Importance of Transparency About Environmental Performance

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Las Vegas Sands was recently recognized on the Climate Change and Water A List by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform.  This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and is the company’s first time responding to the Water recognition.  The company has participated in CDP disclosure since 2012, beginning with reporting on climate change initiatives and performance.

Delos and KB Home Partner to Deliver Cutting-Edge Healthy Home Technology to the U.S. Home Market

DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network addresses hidden health factors in homes – monitoring, calibrating and enhancing air, water and lighting conditions to help improve health and well-being.
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NEW YORK, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm based in New York, and KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, has announced a collaboration to introduce Wellness Homes to new homebuyers. KB Home plans to offer Delos’ DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network in select KB Home communities in the California market, ahead of an envisioned national rollout.

Healthcare Plastics Guide for Recyclers

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About 1 million tons of clean, non-infectious healthcare plastics are generated in U.S. healthcare facilities each year. While the potential of this largely untapped waste stream is obvious, how to access this waste stream can be less clear.

The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) has prepared comprehensive guidance to help inform and educate plastics recyclers and processors about the common streams of plastic waste generated in clinical settings. Read about this guide and download a copy here.

VMware Named As One of 2019's Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

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VMware was named as one of “2019’s Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.” The Global 100 ranks large corporations on their performance of reducing carbon and waste, gender diversity among leadership, revenues derived from clean pro

The Simple Idea That Could be the Answer to our Plastic Problem: Reusable Packaging

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A new initiative by a small company has compelled more than two dozen of the world’s biggest brands to begin testing reusable packaging.

 

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