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Coca-Cola European Partners Reports on 2018 Sustainability Progress

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March 14, 2019 - Coca‑Cola European Partners (CCEP) set out its sustainability performance in its 2018 integrated report, published today. CCEP increased the amount of recycled PET it used in 2018, while also increasing the amount of its packaging that is recyclable and reducing the amount of sugar in its products.

Highlights of the report include:

Finding the Right Microbe: Teck, Genome BC and UBC Partner to Improve Water Quality

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Microscopic organisms, or microbes, live in almost every habitat on earth, from arid deserts to arctic tundra to the deep sea. Microbes, which include bacteria and some plants, play an important role in human health and culture, from fermenting food, to producing fuel, and treating water to remove contaminants.

New Black & Veatch Water and Wastewater Report Provides Insight into Water Rates in Top 50 U.S. Cities

Report offers benchmarking data to help cities, utilities plan for financial resilience
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Across the U.S., water and wastewater management is gaining greater attention as cities and utilities grapple with rising rates for water and sewer services, the direct result of aging infrastructure, rising operational costs, evolving capital funding mechanisms and regulatory requirements.

Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup Launches With Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful and Local Partners

March 15: Kickoff of "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup" Across the Expanse of the Tennessee River
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — This March, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup," bringing four major cleanups spanning 400-plus river miles in four weeks.

Xylem and Manchester City F.C. Partner to Deliver Clean Water Towers, Training and Education to Communities in Bangalore, India

Cityzens Giving ‘Water Goals’ project will benefit over 5,000 children this year
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, has partnered with current Premier League Champions Manchester City F.C. to deliver clean water towers, WASH education, and sports and leadership training to communities in Bangalore, India – which will benefit over 5,000 children this year.

Video: Catalina Island Exits Mandatory Water Conservation

The recent rainstorms in Southern California filled the island’s main reservoir and ended nearly seven years of mandatory water conservation.
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The latest rainstorms to soak Southern California wreaked havoc on some parts of the state, but for Catalina Island residents and businesses, they brought welcome relief from a historic drought and seven years of mandatory water conservation measures.

Utilizing Micro-Enterprise to Sustain Safe Water

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by Marybeth Thorsgaard, Pentair Vice President of Communications and President of the Pentair Foundation

More than a decade ago, Pentair began work with Safe Water Network to launch the first safe water station in India. Today our water stations provide clean water to more than 400,000 people on a daily basis, and are sustained through local micro-enterprise.

Hydrofinity Has The Only Washing Machine In The World With Environmentally Preferred Status

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The Hydrofinity washing system is the first commercial washing machine globally to be awarded Environmentally Preferable Product Certification by international body, SCS Global Services (SCS).

Through its rigorous assessment process, SCS certified that Hydrofinity washing machines show better environmental performance than conventional commercial washing machines. 

Xylem Watermark Partners with the Water Well Trust to Bring Clean Water to 24 Households in Holly Ridge, NC

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This past summer, the Water Well Trust partnered with Xylem Watermark to launch its largest project to date outside of Ashville in Holly Ridge, NC. The small town of 24 households relied on 3 deteriorating wells as its water source and did not have access to clean water. Xylem Watermark worked with local distributors, and together they assessed the site and installed 3 new well houses, which provided all 24 households access to clean, safe water.

Ecolab Contributes Nearly $17 Million to Communities in 2018

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February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities in 2018 through several initiatives, including corporate giving, grants to nonprofit organizations, in-kind product donations and employee volunteerism, with a total impact of nearly $17 million.

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