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Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Kick Off Sixth Year of Recycling Partnership

Now accepting applications for 2018 Park Recycling Grant Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program opened its 2018 application process today, offering new opportunities to make recycling convenient for communities across the country. Applications are open for submission at kab.org/parkrecycling through Feb. 16, 2018.

SCE Receives State Approval for Four Electric Transportation Pilots

The projects are part of the company’s strategy to help reduce greenhouse gas and air pollution.
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Southern California Edison received approval today to move forward on four pilot projects that will help to expand electric transportation. Transportation electrification is key to meeting California’s 2030 greenhouse gas and air pollution reduction goals.

Bottled Water Industry Teams Up with Keep America Beautiful to Promote Value and Importance of Recycling

IBWA Becomes National Sponsor of America Recycles Day
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DALLAS, January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With a common goal of improving recycling access and increasing recycling rates by educating consumers about the value of recycling, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Keep America Beautiful announced their partnership today at the 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference, taking place Jan. 17-19 at The Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Next City Launches New Section Focused on Urban Solutions for Inclusive Economic Growth With Support From Citi Community Development

“The Bottom Line” to highlight innovative policies, investments and technology addressing pressing urban problems related to affordability, inclusive economic growth and access to capital
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NEW YORK, January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Next City today announced the launch of its newest editorial section, The Bottom Line, made possible with support from Citi Community Development. Through enterprise reporting, news coverage and op-eds written by public and private sector leaders, The Bottom Line will explore new and promising programs, partnerships, policies, technologies and financial tools emerging in response to increasing inequality, household financial vulnerability and other troubling economic trends affecting American cities.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

Expert Interview With Bob Daylor, Land Development Expert

Working with natural protections to protect Boston from sea level rise
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Bob Daylor is a civil engineer and senior consultant for land development and land tenure issues at Tetra Tech. He has 50 years’ experience in facility planning, design, and construction and specializes in master planning and permitting projects at the water’s edge and in or near ecologically-sensitive landscapes. He holds professional registrations in civil engineering and land surveying and has held several elected and appointed city and regional planning positions.

Atonix Digital™ to Provide Data-driven Infrastructure Solutions

New Black & Veatch company focuses on data analytics to drive efficiency
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Responding to the widening importance of Big Data analytics across the global business landscape, leading engineering, construction and consulting company Black & Veatch today launched Atonix Digital™ LLC. Atonix Digital is a wholly-owned subsidiary tasked with delivering transformational, data-driven solutions for clients.

Expert Interview With Sam Huston, Water and Sanitation Expert

Mobilizing investment for water and sanitation services in the developing world
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Sam Huston is Chief of Party for Tetra Tech’s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Financing (WASH-FIN) project, which focuses on closing financing gaps to achieve universal access to water and sanitation services. Sam has 15 years of experience working in the WASH sector, with expertise in infrastructure financing, utility reform, and water-related conflict issues in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States.

WELL Story: Air at Haworth Kerry Center, Shanghai

by Alex Przybyla, Sustainability Manager, Haworth
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The air we breathe can have a profound effect on our health, wellness and productivity. Air pollution is a growing concern across the world, and as a result it is more important than ever to ensure that our indoor air quality is optimized to support human health.

Tree City USA Is Greening Communities Across the Country

Communities reap the benefits of strong and sustainable urban forestry programs
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With the support of our members and partners, the Tree City USA program has strengthened and sustained urban forests across the country. From the Gulf of Alaska to the Gulf Coast, more than 143 million Americans are living in Tree City USA towns and cities that pay particular attention to tree planting, management, and care.

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