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Home Charging Installation Rebates Make it Easier to Drive Electric

SCE announces the new rebate at a celebration of the utility’s 1,000th non-residential charging station
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Southern California Edison celebrated the installation of 1,000 electric vehicle chargers in more than 60 locations throughout the Southland, and also announced that it is starting a new pilot program to help customers install EV charging stations at home.

The 22nd Annual Viacommunity Day Was All Good, All Around (the Globe)

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.

Nestlé Waters Plant in Sacramento Now Powered Entirely by Clean Energy

Agreement with SMUD moves Nestlé Waters towards nationwide goal of using only renewable electricity
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America, in partnership with SMUD, today announced agreements that will allow its facility in Sacramento, California to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The agreement is a major step towards parent company Nestlé’s global goal to transition to 100-percent renewable electricity use in its operations.

HP Inc. Named First Technology Company in California to Achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

Recognized for achieving 95% diversion rate for waste at Palo Alto headquarters
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PALO ALTO, California – April 23, 2018 – In celebration of Earth Month, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced that its corporate headquarters has been awarded Gold under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste certification program.

Cisco's Commitment to End Homelessness in Santa Clara County

by Chuck Robbins, CEO Cisco Systems
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Two years ago, Cisco made a commitment to positively impact the lives of 1 billion people globally by 2025, and we have made great progress toward that goal. Our efforts have helped people develop digital skills through our Networking Academies around the world, and we have invested in breakthrough, early-stage, technology-based solutions that address social and environmental challenges.

Nestlé Waters Achieves North America’s First and Only Gold Standard Water Stewardship Certification for California Bottling Factory

All five California Nestlé Waters factories certified to rigorous water sustainability standard
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CABAZON, Calif., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Cabazon and Los Angeles, Calif. factories have received certification against the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard, with the Cabazon facility achieving an AWS Gold certification – the first facility in North America to do so.

Salvation Army Program Helps Veterans Find Jobs, Get a New Start

Edison International is partnering with the nonprofit to help veterans reintegrate into the community.
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Cris Zavala, a 15-year Navy veteran from San Diego, relocated to the Los Angeles area in 2016, seeking a career change and a new start, knowing few people in his new city. Thanks to help he received from the Compton office of the Salvation Army Haven Veterans Employment Services Program, he discovered a new career.  

New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

By Cole Rosengren, Waste Dive
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In the nearly two years since California's commercial organics diversion mandate took effect, it has created unique opportunities for waste and recycling service providers to step outside their comfort zones. For Republic Services, that has meant partnering with food recovery organizations and advising customers about donation potential when conducting waste assessments. Last year, the company facilitated the recovery of more than 300 tons of edible food.

Continue reading on Waste Dive.

Republic Services General Manager Receives Mayor's Award in Daly City

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Republic Services General Manager, Michael Mahoney of the Daly City division recently received the Mayor's Award at the Daly City council meeting at City Hall. The award recognizes a Citizen of the Year, Youth of the Year and Business of the Year for their professional leadership and commitment to give back to the community. The awards were presented during the Daly City Council annual reorganization meeting presented by Mayor Glenn Sylvester.

Where There’s Smoke: California Wildfires

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Most of us associate Napa and Sonoma counties with delicious wine and rolling hills. But this year those hills were ablaze. Dozens lost their lives, thousands were displaced, and millions of people suffered from the fire’s noxious fumes. This week on Sea Change Radio our guests are journalist Jeremy Miller whose recent article about the fires appeared in the New Yorker magazine, and Ed Struzik who just published a book chronicling the connection between wildfires and climate change.

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