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Long Island’s Most Precious and Vulnerable Resource

By Lisa W. Ott, President and CEO, North Shore Land Alliance
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Tetra Tech Commits to Being a Changemaker for One Water

Embracing a One Water approach to help shape a more resilient water future
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is part of our community of One Water experts who apply holistic approaches to help communities manage their water challenges. In this post, he discusses the One Water approach.

New Ceres Report Calls on Major Food Companies to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

Sycwin Coating & Wires Receives Lead Safe Paint® Certification for All Paint Brands

First Philippine Company to Earn Lead Safe Certification for Industrial Paints
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QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IPEN, an international non-profit leader on environmental health and chemical safety, announced today that paint products manufactured by Sycwin Coating & Wires, Inc. (Sycwin), a leading paint manufacturer from the Philippines, have been certified under the Lead Safe Paint® standard. Sycwin is the world’s first company to have its industrial paint brands certified lead-safe in conformity with the approaching phase-out period for industrial paints in the Philippines at the end of the year.

Zero-Carbon Transportation: Beyond The Tailpipe

Words by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by 3Degrees and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Companies seeking a lower carbon footprint are increasingly adopting electric vehicles and alternative fuels that offer zero, or at least carbon neutral, tailpipe emissions. However, fleet tailpipes are just one point in a complex web of emissions that involve vehicle manufacturers, as well as companies and their suppliers, consumers, clients, employees and contractors.

Cultivating Student Scientists to Improve Water Quality of Indian River Lagoon

Edie Widder, Ph.D., CEO and Senior Scientist, Ocean Research & Conservation Association
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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series  focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Tetra Tech to Discuss Solar Development on Landfills at WASTECON 2019

Presenting ways to reduce landfill post-closure operations and maintenance costs
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Tetra Tech will join other leaders in the solid waste industry at WASTECON 2019 to share how we are Leading with Science® in municipal solid waste management.

Envisioning the Future at XPRIZE Visioneering: Why Not?

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This blog was posted on behalf of Dan Gutwein, Director of New Experiences for Intel’s Internet of Things group. Dan also co-founded Arizona non-profit Hoops of Hope, raising more than $5 million to build a high school for students in rural Zambia in partnership with World Vision and other NGOs.

Subaru of America Takes Part in Series of Environmental Clean-Up Events

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  • Driven by Subaru retailers, employees, partners, owners and Ambassadors
  • Locations include Candlestick Point, Eldora Mt. Resort and Yosemite National Park
  • More than 25,000 pounds of waste collected
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  • Driven by Subaru retailers, employees, partners, owners and Ambassadors
  • Locations include Candlestick Point, Eldora Mt. Resort and Yosemite National Park
  • More than 25,000 pounds of waste collected

SC Johnson Launches Global Partnership to Fight Ocean Plastic and Poverty

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509 plastic collection points will collect 30,000 metric tons of plastic waste over three years – the equivalent of stopping approximately 1.5 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean.
This partnership boosts recycling rates and, at the same time, transforms lives by offering economic and social benefits using blockchain technology. 
SC Johnson will be the first-ever company to incorporate 100% recycled Social Plastic® collected by Plastic Bank into its products, beginning in February 2020 with its Windex® line in the U.S. and Canada.
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509 plastic collection points will collect 30,000 metric tons of plastic waste over three years – the equivalent of stopping approximately 1.5 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean.
This partnership boosts recycling rates and, at the same time, transforms lives by offering economic and social benefits using blockchain technology. 
SC Johnson will be the first-ever company to incorporate 100% recycled Social Plastic® collected by Plastic Bank into its products, beginning in February 2020 with its Windex® line in the U.S. and Canada.

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