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Rush2Recycle Plans to Recover More Than 40 Tons of Stadium Waste

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aramark is teaming with the NFL and PepsiCo, along with U.S. Bank Stadium partners, for a landmark sustainability project at Super Bowl LII – Rush2Recycle -- aimed to recover more than 90% -- more than 40 tons -- of stadium waste on game day. The project is part of the NFL’s initiative to reduce the environmental impact of Super Bowl LII activities and leave a “green” legacy throughout the area.

Carnival Corporation Orders Second New Ship for its P&O Cruises Brand

Vessels with industry-first "green-cruising" design will enter service in 2020 and 2022 with dual-fuel engines utilizing LNG for power in port and at sea, with cleaner air emissions and improved air quality
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January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract for a second next-generation cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand with leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft GmbH that is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

Tetra Tech-Supported Clean Trucks Program Recognized for Improving Quality of Life in New York

Reducing harmful diesel emissions to decrease air pollution and create healthier neighborhoods in the Hunts Point area of the South Bronx
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Tetra Tech is helping reduce harmful diesel emissions in the Hunts Point and Port Morris communities of the South Bronx through an award-winning grant incentive program to replace older diesel trucks with new diesel and alternative-fueled, emission-compliant trucks.

Tetra Tech-Supported Project Wins Phoenix Award of Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment

Assisting the Chicago Parks District to create an eco-recreation destination in the Midwest
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The Tetra Tech-supported Chicago Park District (CPD) Big Marsh redevelopment project received a 2017 Phoenix Award for outstanding achievement in brownfield redevelopment at the National Brownfields Conference in December. The Phoenix Awards honor innovative projects that solve critical environmental problems and transform abandoned properties into productive sites.

Driving Sustainability Forward: LeasePlan Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA and AMSTERDAM, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- LeasePlan Corporation, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

San Diego to Develop Innovative Hydropower Energy Storage Project

500 MW San Vicente Energy Storage Facility Would Increase Renewable Energy Capacity, Accessibility
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SAN DIEGO, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners’ representative for an energy storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California. The project owners, the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego, are assessing the potential to develop the 500 megawatt (MW) San Vicente Energy Storage Facility (SVESF) to increase the availability and efficiency of renewable energy for the region. It will provide enough stored energy to supply approximately 325,000 homes annually.

Durwood Zaelke: Urgently Optimistic About Climate Change

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The White House has been spewing some pretty foul policy lately. It can be difficult to identify something hopeful about our struggling planet. Maybe the fact that the hole in the ozone layer is actually shrinking! This week on Sea Change Radio, we check in with Durwood Zaelke, one of the original crafters of the Montreal Protocol 30 years ago, the key piece of legislation that led to the ozone‘s current state of healing.

Ecocentricity Blog: So What Epoch Is It Again?

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

Waste Is Only Waste If We Define It That Way

Kohler Waste Lab
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Look inside the Kohler Waste Lab, where we’re asking how industrial waste can be kept out of landfills and transformed into something of value. The Waste Lab’s sole purpose is to imagine and create new uses for clean manufacturing waste. Currently we’re working with foundry dust and sand, green cull, and enamel powder to make kitchen and bathroom tile. But that’s just the beginning. Explore the lab and see what we’re working on at wastelab.kohler.com.

Microfiber Leadership Summit Accelerates Cross-Sector Collaboration on Microfiber Pollution

Companies, NGOs and academics plot key steps to advance microfiber research and innovation
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January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - You’ve invested in a steel water bottle, pack your lunch in glass Tupperware, and recycle any plastic you get your hands on. But your plastic footprint might be bigger than you think thanks to the ubiquity of plastic-based fabrics—from that polyester onesie you wore on Halloween to the fleece blanket you wrap yourself in every winter, and even the carpet beneath your feet.

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