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The Mandate for Companies Looking to Electrify Fleets: Start Planning Now

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By Paul Stith and Randal Kaufman

As concerns about climate change stoke pressures on companies to make their fleets cleaner and greener, ground shipping giant UPS believes it has delivered. The company has more than 1,000 electric and hybrid electric vehicles – 50 of them electric-powered delivery trucks brought on just last year in the U.S. More are on the way.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 4: The Dirt

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. 
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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. 

An Innovative Future Factory for S.Pellegrino

Works begins on new home for the well-known Italian brand
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To celebrate the 120-year anniversary of S.Pellegrino, work has begun on the new production plant of one of the best-known and iconic Italian brands in the world. The new S.Pellegrino bottling facility at San Pellegrino Terme in Italy is an innovative and technologically advanced structure. 

The Place Makers Episode 3 - Changi Airport, Singapore

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Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Khaja Nazimuddeen, Head of Horticulture, on how Changi is an airport in a garden, and how its commitment to fabulous placemaking has seen it win world's best airport for 9 years in a row. To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

Dart Container Corporation Partners With Keep America Beautiful on National Plogging Initiatives

Dart Committed to Prevent Litter from Entering Waterways through its Support of Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash Events
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Dart Container Corporation and Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced Dart will be the Title Sponsor on all Keep America Beautiful national plogging initiatives, including the Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash™.  

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 3: Stormwater

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

HP and Palo Alto Team Up on One of the Largest Solar Array Projects in Palo Alto

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At HP, we aspire to create a world without waste. From our supply chain, to our operations, to our technology and service offerings, we are transforming our entire business for a circular, low-carbon economy.

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful Announce Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Recipients

More Than 30 Organizations will Continue to Improve Foundation for Public Space Recycling Collection Infrastructure
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced the recipients of their 2019 Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program in a combined effort to improve recycling collection in more public space locations throughout the country.

SCE Harnesses Technology to Hone Wildfire Forecasts

A supercomputer is helping SCE meteorologists better understand when and where the wildfire threat will be.
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In the past, forecasting a wildfire season was more of an art than a science. Everyone generally expected wildfires to begin during the Santa Ana wind seasons in the late summer and fall and end around Thanksgiving, but specifics were hard to come by.

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group Ranks High in Buildings Sector

Achieving top 10 rankings for sustainable building engineering design and consulting services
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Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group debuted this year in the top 10 in two major Architecture/Engineering/Construction reports on leading firms within the industry.
 
Our group placed 5th in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s annual MEP Giants report, which ranks the nation’s top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms; and 6th in Building Design + Construction’s annual Engineering Giants report, which similarly ranks architecture and building engineering firms. Both reports are based on 2018 revenue.

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