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Labs Rack up Big Energy Bills and Produce a Ton of Trash. Many Are Trying to Become More Eco-Friendly

by Megan Thielking
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Scientific labs produce a ton of waste: plastic pipette tips and the plastic racks that hold them, plastic foam coolers that house chemicals and cells, surplus solvents that expire in storage. They also rack up big energy bills: special freezers keep experiments cold, high-tech vents keep air clean, and dedicated machines keep equipment sterile.

Spring Is Here! Time To Plan Your Summer Vacation At Yosemite National Park

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Spring has arrived and it's the perfect time to book your summer vacation at Yosemite National Park.

Located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famed for its waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant seqouias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. With activities like hiking, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, and boating, it is impossible to be bored at this incredible destination and resort!

Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Vista, Recognized by Lloyd’s Register for ‘Green’ Ship Environmental Design, Construction and Operation

First Carnival Cruise Line ship to be granted LR’s coveted ‘ECO Notation’ for exceeding environmental regulatory standards
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MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Classification society Lloyd’s Register has bestowed the “ECO Notation” designation on the new Carnival Vista, marking the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to achieve this distinction. The notation recognizes that the cruise line designed, built and operates Carnival Vista in a manner that exceeds current maritime statutory environmental regulations. 

Volkswagen Brand Improves Environmental Compatibility of Car Production by 25 Percent

Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative
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• Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative

 

• 5,000 individual measures – a single goal: sustained reduction in the environmental impact of plants

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• Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative

 

• 5,000 individual measures – a single goal: sustained reduction in the environmental impact of plants

The Impact and Importance of the Geodesic Dome

by Ashlee Christian
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Architecture is an ever-evolving medium. From the ancient pueblo cliff villages of the Navajo to the houseboats of modern-day Amsterdam, humans have always found a way to make space for one another in harmony with their environments. Architecture can represent the perfect marriage of form and function, and you would be hard-pressed to find a better example of that than in the design of the geodesic dome home.

Carnival Corporations AIDA Cruises receives German Fairness Award 2014

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January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Rostock cruise line AIDA Cruises has received the German Fairness Award 2014.

In collaboration with the news channel n-tv, the German Institute for Service Quality conducted a survey with over 40,000 consumers on the subject of fairness. The survey centered on e.g. price-performance ratio, reliability of products, services or company statements, and transparency of information on prices, product and contract services. Around 350 companies from 31 sectors were assessed.

Johnson Controls Sponsors Ohio State University’s Award-Winning EcoCAR 2

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July 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is proud to be the seating sponsor of the first-place award-winning EcoCAR 2.

Johnson Controls Automotive Seating supplied the seats for Ohio State University’s EcoCAR 2 vehicle.

As the vehicle’s seating sponsor, Johnson Controls conceptualized, designed and built eco-friendly seats that showcase its innovative and sustainable products.

Cascades Launches Respak: the Alternative to Polycoated Packaging

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Kingsey Falls, Québec, June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cascades is proud to announce the launch of Respak, the ecological answer to the environmental challenge of polycoated packaging products. Designed primarily for the food and food services industries, Respak is recyclable and compostable, without compromising on the performance and durability characteristic of traditional polycoated packaging.

KFC Malaysia Uses Electric Scooters for Eco-Friendly Deliveries

The Star/ANN, Petaling Jaya
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KFC Delivery is taking the lead in the Malaysian quick service restaurant delivery sector by using eco-friendly electric scooters.

The environmentally friendly scooters emit no carbon dioxide, smoke or noise. Continue reading > http://bit.ly/19T0DkI

*Originally published on the Jakarta Post on November 13, 2013

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