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CNH Industrial Promotes Good Water Stewardship

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CNH Industrial N.V. is committed to optimizing the usage of water across all of its global facilities and has set the ambitious target of reducing the volume of water used by each manufacturing plant by 24% by 2022 vs the 2014 baseline. A number of initiatives have been implemented across the Company’s 66 global production facilities, including recycling wastewater either for reuse during the production process or more broadly within its manufacturing plants’ campuses.

Republic Services, Inc. Releases Inaugural Report Aligned With Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Company first in its industry to comprehensively report risks and opportunities through investor-driven framework
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PHOENIX, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released the Company's inaugural climate disclosure report aligned with recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report, which identifies the Company's climate-related risks and opportunities, is the industry's first comprehensive TCFD reporting and represents Republic's commitment to environmental leadership and sustainability.

Port of Long Beach Goes Green With Renewable Natural Gas

Converting biogas to vehicle fuel at the Los Angeles County Sanitation District’s Joint Water Pollution Control Plant
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Tetra Tech’s Mike Michels led the team that completed the design-build project for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) to convert biogas to fuel near the Port of Long Beach, the second busiest container port in the United States. In this blog he discusses using this project as a model for future conversions of high-quality digester biogas—produced by municipal sewage combined with commercial food waste—to vehicle fuel.

Wisconsin Takes Proactive Approach to PFAS Regulation

Developing an action plan for PFAS regulation by collaborating with solid waste and wastewater industries and state agencies
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Tetra Tech’s Erica Lawson and Meleesa Johnson, the Director of Solid Waste Management for Marathon County, Wisconsin. wrote this piece to discuss the how the solid waste solutions and wastewater industries work together with state agencies to develop an action plan for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulation.

The original article appeared in Waste Advantage Magazine’s March 2021 issue.

Recycling - Why It's Essential

by Mike Witt, Dow Corporate Director, Carbon, Circularity and Safer Materials
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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

Three Tips That You Might Not Know for Saving Water in Your Yard

By Phil Dwyer, Ph.D. Research Principal, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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In celebration of World Water Day and spring greenup, we’re sharing tips and insights to help you understand ways to maximize lawn water use efficiency all season long.

#1 You can water less

Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

VIDEO: Colorado Brewery Launches Glass Recycling Program

A grassroots glass recycling program has sprung up at Crabtree Brewing in Greeley, Colorado, thanks to a little ingenuity, a little bit of recycling education, and a long friendship between a craft brewer and a glassmaker.
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Bob Kunkle is a second-generation employee for O-I Glass, one of the world’s largest glass packaging manufacturers. Bob noticed his friend Jeff Crabtree, founder of Crabtree Brewing in Greeley, Colorado, was tossing used beer bottles into the trash. He knew that if those bottles were recycled, they’d become new glass bottles. He started working to convince Jeff that recycling glass was the better solution.

Scotts Expands Commitment to Long Island Water Quality with Turf Builder Long Island Lawn Food Designed to Help Local Residents Protect Water

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  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

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  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

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