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Expert Interview With Michael Kovacich, Groundwater Remediation Expert

Applying academic innovation to real-life groundwater problems
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Michael Kovacich, CPG, CP graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1991 with a major in geology and a minor in biology. He received his Master of Science in Earth Science from Western Michigan University in 1999, specializing in contaminant hydrogeology and coastal processes.

Interview With Steve McGee, Sediment Remediation Expert

Investigation, modeling, and engineering design for construction of effective, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to remediate contaminated sediments
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Steve McGee has more than 30 years of experience in the investigation, development, and implementation of sediment remediation projects. He has studied and managed several of the largest sediment remediation efforts in the United States, from the Fox River in Wisconsin to the Kalamazoo River in Michigan. Mr.

Five Ways LIXIL is Making a Difference on World Toilet Day 2018

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  • LIXIL is extending its sanitation initiatives, from raising awareness to field-testing and collaborating on innovative technologies
  • So far, LIXIL’s SATO products have enabled access to basic sanitation for approximately nine million people around the world
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  • LIXIL is extending its sanitation initiatives, from raising awareness to field-testing and collaborating on innovative technologies
  • So far, LIXIL’s SATO products have enabled access to basic sanitation for approximately nine million people around the world

Timberland Makes New Commitment to Green 500,000 Square Feet of Urban Space in U.S. Cities Over Next Five Years

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STRATHAM, N.H., November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Known worldwide for its outdoor heritage and environmental responsibility, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protect and restore the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces people explore every day.

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019

Application for grants, which will help communities establish local waste recovery programs, open through Jan. 31, 2019
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful to award up to $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag® programs in their communities.

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Our Operations in India

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We work aggressively to reduce the environmental footprint of our India facilities by developing solutions that address the country’s unique challenges to air and water quality.

The Avery Dennison Foundation Helps Clean Up the Ocean

“We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and our support of The Ocean Cleanup is the latest example of that."
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“We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and our support of The Ocean Cleanup is the latest example of that."

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is one of the biggest threats to our environment and impacts more than 600 marine species. Discarded trash, mostly comprised of single-use plastic, accumulates in five ocean garbage patches, the largest of which is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch located between Hawaii and California.

GRI Podcast September Edition: Focus on Water

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GRI’s updated Water & Effluents reporting standard was officially launched during the World Water Week. In this episode, we talk with Paul Reig from the World Resources Institute, who gives his view on the current state of water stewardship reporting and how we can make progress in getting closer to where we want to be.

Subaru Offers Americans Tips on How to Keep National Parks Clean Leading Into Labor Day Weekend

Parks across the country will see a surge in visitors during holiday weekend
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CAMDEN, NJ, August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/Last year, more than 330 million people visited the national parks and with Labor Day weekend around the corner, parks across the country are likely to see a surge of visitor traffic. While everyone is encouraged to visit a national park in their area, with more visitors comes more waste that the National Park Service (NPS) must manage. Each year, NPS manages nearly 100 million pounds of visitor waste nationally, much of which is brought in from outside the parks.

I Love A Clean San Diego Protects Summertime Celebrations from Litter With Clean Beach Coalition

I Love A Clean San Diego installs temporary trash and recycling bins to ensure beaches stay clean over long summer holiday weekends.
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One of the best ways people choose to spend their summer holidays is on the beach — especially in sunny San Diego. During the summer holiday season, families and friends flock to the coast. In response to the influx of locals and tourists, I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) and the San Diego Clean Beach Coalition (SDCBC) place 200 temporary trash and recycling bins along some of the city’s busiest beaches to reduce the amount of beach and marine litter.

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