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Cleaning the Built Environment After the Big Celebration

by Daniel Rosen
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The city of Philadelphia’s football team won the big game for the first time ever and its long-suffering fan base celebrated the victory in kind. In February, the city held a massive parade for its football team, a turnout that some estimated teetered over 700,000 people (a spokesman for the City of Philadelphia did not have an official tally). With this great turnout came its inevitable byproduct: trash. Lots of trash.

LIXIL Marks World Toilet Day with Next Generation of SATO Products

SATO’s new V-Trap Connection System going for $10 or less in India, helping to reduce open defecation
Press Release

TOKYO, November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”), a global leader in the housing and building industry, is marking World Toilet Day (November 19) with the roll-out in multiple states in India of its new series of innovative SATO products. SATO is a first-of-its-kind line of innovative toilet and sanitation products designed to bring improved sanitation and comfort to rural and peri-urban communities around the world.

Investing in Scale

How iDE used flexible funding to help solve the sanitation crisis
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This is part two in a series highlighting the Lipman Family Prize. Read part one here, and stay tuned for part three.

Carnival Cruise Ship Scores Second Straight Perfect 100 Health Score

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Carnival Elation has scored a second consecutive perfect 100 health score during a recent unannounced inspection in Jacksonville, Florida.

To read more about the perfect score and inspection, click here for the complete story on CruiseFever.net. 

Republic Services Drivers Honored by San Angelo Students

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Each month, fifth grade students at Potter's Hand Christian School in San Angelo, Texas choose to be a blessing to someone in the community or organize a mission project. This month, they chose to send care packages to Republic Services drivers, filled with goodies, handwritten notes and bibles for each driver. As a "thank you," the drivers paid a visit to the school, letting students sit inside the trucks and answering questions. 

Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam Receives Perfect Score of 100 on First United States Public Health Inspection

Score makes Koningsdam the sixth ship in the fleet to earn 100 in 2016
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SEATTLE, January 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam earned a perfect score of 100 on its first routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ship launched in April 2016 in Europe and made its maiden visit to the United States in November.
 
Koningsdam’s first unannounced U.S.P.H. inspection was held Dec. 20, 2016, during a call at San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the middle of a 10-day Caribbean cruise. 
 

Tetra Tech’s 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund Helps Communities Around the World

Partnering with Engineers Without Borders organizations to provide clean, safe water supplies
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Clean, safe water is essential to life. Yet many communities around the world do not have reliable access to water. Tetra Tech’s 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund helps meet this vital need.

Toilet Board Coalition Announces Kimberly-Clark’s Mauricio Troncoso as New Chairman

Press Release

September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world’s first business-led accelerator for market-based sanitation solutions, has appointed Mauricio Troncoso of Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chairman, and has named 3 new board members and one new non-executive director.  Mr. Troncoso has been elected by the TBC board for a two-year term commencing 1 September, 2016.

The Role of Restaurants in Preserving Water Quality

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August is National Water Quality Month in the United States, and Yum! Brands is taking time to reflect on the role of restaurants in preserving and promoting water quality.

As stories regarding water supplies in Flint, Michigan and California’s Central Valley appear more frequently, non-profit organizations and government agencies work to address disparities in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) that affect populations’ public health and food security. Businesses contribute to these efforts, too.

Booz Allen’s Creative Minds Strike Gold with Next Gen Solutions to Global Challenges

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It’s easy to surrender to mindless activities during the summer: lying on the beach, binging on Netflix. Booz Allen Summer Games interns, however, chose to take on challenges that will change the world.

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