Anthem video inspires global community to be heroes for nature
STRATHAM, N.H., April 22, 2020 /3BLMedia/ - At the heart of the Timberland® brand is the belief that a greener future is a better future. For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Timberland has a bold new message to share about humanity’s relationship with nature: “Caring is no longer enough.”
National Nonprofit Website Will Feature Moments of Beauty Created by Americans During Coronavirus Pandemic
STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® will launch DoBeautifulThings.org, a website designed to showcase acts of kindness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Understanding the environmental concerns associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) chemical contamination at Australian Department of Defence sites
Dr. Sarah Richards a preeminent leader in per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemical contamination, helping Australian Department of Defence (Defence) clients find solutions to address their contamination problems. Sarah has been with Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company, since 2002, and has been in the contaminated land consulting and research industry since 1994.
Some of you may recall the 1990s American TV cartoon program, “Captain Planet and the Planeteers” where five “planeteers” across the globe use the power vested in their rings to foil villainy and summon Earth’s ultimate superhero — Captain Planet himself.
Failing to properly dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE) will hurt the environment and could spread COVID-19
STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent call today for all Americans to properly dispose of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including used sanitizing wipes, masks, and plastic gloves. These belong in the trash, not on the ground.
By 2030, we will face a global deficit of 40% of water in an identical climate scenario – or even worse – than the one we are facing now. This trend is due to a combination of 3 factors – population growth & demographic change, urbanization, and climate change. To put this into context, the world’s total population is estimated to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050. At the same time, water consumption is increasing by 2.5% per year faster than the world’s population growth.
Together, we can be a part of the solution to end plastic waste. In 2019, our employees collected more than 175,000 pounds of waste from 175 locations worldwide with the help of more than 18,000 volunteers.
Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.