Helping create stronger, more sustainable urban areas throughout the developing world
As rapidly growing cities in developing countries become key frontiers of international development, urban areas require dynamic, local solutions to build resilience and sustain inclusive economic growth.
Faced with surging populations, political and economic instability, and threats of extreme weather, cities need to be more resilient, responsive, and receptive than ever before. As one of the world’s largest development and professional services firms, Tetra Tech provides a comprehensive suite of integrated services to build stronger, more resilient cities.
Scott R. Ceasar is a Principal at Cosentini Associates, A Tetra Tech Company, and the Director of Sustainable Design. He promotes sustainable design practices in the building industry and within the firm, focusing on creating systems that are energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure occupant comfort.
Grant have helped four communities recycle nearly 320,000 bottles & cans in past six months
STAMFORD, Conn., November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In advance of America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful and Zephyrhills® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water are honoring four Florida communities that have increased their on-the-go recycling rates. This effort was enabled by a grant from Zephyrhills® that funded 220 recycling bins (100 event recycling and 120 permanent bins) to increase access to recycling on beaches and at other public recreation locations along Florida’s waterways.
More Than 920,000 Votes Cast in #VoteYourMainStreet Campaign Celebrating Historic Commercial Corridors Across the U.S.
NEW YORK, November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - American Express, The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced today the winners of the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. The 11 winning historic sites, determined by popular vote, will receive a total of $1.5 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects. An additional $500,000 in grants was provided to the nonprofit partners of the 25 main street communities that participated in the program at the outset of the campaign to help raise awareness about their preservation needs.
Recyclable waste may literally pave the way to a sustainable future. Around the world, an increasing number of urban planners and engineers are utilizing recycled garbage and turning it into viable, environmentally friendly infrastructure.
More than 50,000 Recycling Bins Expand Public Space Recycling Opportunities to 2.1 Million People
STAMFORD, Conn., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2017 Coca-Cola Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program. In its 11th year, the initiative is designed to expand access to recycling in public spaces in communities across America. Grant applications will be available online through Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. All interested parties can visit BinGrant.org to apply.
Providing engineering support for the first ground-up office building built in Williamsburg in more than 40 years
Tetra Tech provided consulting engineering services to create an innovative, flexible, and comfortable office space in Brooklyn, New York.
Heritage Equity Partners selected Tetra Tech to provide consulting engineering services for 25 Kent, the first ground-up office building to be built in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in more than 40 years. This office space addresses the needs of today’s cutting-edge technology and light industrial and manufacturing companies.
Reengaging people by linking water management to what they value most and incentivizing needed decisions, behaviors, and management practices
Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, helps communities solve 21st Century water challenges using holistic, One Water approaches that emphasize building stronger and more resilient communities by balancing economic, quality of life, and environmental objectives. In our first Water Connections blog post, Trevor discusses the 2017 Imagine a Day Without Water event and how we can change the way people think about water. All opinions expressed in this post are the author's own.