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Yacht Converted into Mobile Science Lab with Xylem Solution

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Up to 15 percent of the world’s cargo traffic is handled in the Baltic Sea, making it one of the busiest areas for ship traffic in the world. As part of an EU project, a yacht has been modified with Xylem water-monitoring technology to research the environmental impact of shipping in the region.

Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm

Curbsides – yes, curbs – have the power to transform cities.
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Nobody ever said, Curbsides are cool.

Perhaps that’s why we so often overlook curbs – one of a city’s most valuable assets. Everyone wants to work on expanding small business districts, improving health and education outcomes and leveraging data and technology to transform cities (because that’s all the rage these days).

But curbs? Curbs don’t get the attention they deserve.

Sands ECO360 Encourages Team Members to Create a Sustainable Commute

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Established on Earth Day 2012, Sands ECO360 partnered with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to create Club Ride Commuter Services Program.  The free program works with employers and commuters to reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and mobility, encouraging the use of commute alternatives, and ultimately create a more sustainable community.

Food or Inedible Part? Changing Norms in Waste Characterization Studies to Measure Food Waste

Digging deeper into trash to estimate how much food we waste and why
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Belinda Li, project engineer in Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Canada, discusses how waste characterization studies are evolving to collect better data on food waste. Belinda led a comprehensive food waste characterization study across three American cities for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Belinda Li, project engineer in Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Canada, discusses how waste characterization studies are evolving to collect better data on food waste. Belinda led a comprehensive food waste characterization study across three American cities for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

A Sustainable Solution for Food Waste: Transforming Waste Products Into Energy in Michigan

By Rachel Watson
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With food waste from local manufacturing threatening to overwhelm available waste treatment capacity in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the City has begun a project to convert that waste to energy. Tetra Tech is leading the design phase of a $38-million waste-to-energy biodigester as part of the city’s goal of using 100-percent renewable energy to power city buildings by 2025. Biodigesters combine organic waste with microorganisms in air-tight tanks, creating a biogas that produces energy to power and heat buildings.

Oil Spill Response Planning: Looking Forward to 2018

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In 2018, changes will come regarding federal regulations that require railroads to write oil spill response plans (OSRPs) when they are transporting crude oil or other flammable materials.

Antea Group blogs about what you can do to prepare for these regulatory changes.

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NFL, PepsiCo and U.S. Bank Stadium Partners Including Aramark, SMG and The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Team up to Score First Zero Waste Legacy Project at Super Bowl LII

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PURCHASE, N.Y., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The NFL, in partnership with PepsiCo, Aramark, U.S. Bank Stadium and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, announced Rush2Recycle, a game plan to recover more than 90% - more than 40 tons - of stadium waste at Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4. After months of preparation to eradicate trash materials from the stadium, the 90%+ gameday goal will maximize recycling and composting. This zero waste effort aims to leave a positive green legacy at U.S.

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.

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