Remediation CSR News

How Technology Transformation Can Drive Climate Change Action

Summary: 
  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

Article
  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

EarthX Environmental Justice – New Orleans

Blog

By Lauren Zanolli 

New Orleans seems to hold more joy, and more sorrow, than its relatively small frame should allow. The city of 390,000 has an outsized place in the American heart and imagination. And if you’ve ever been there, it’s easy to understand why.

Mohawk Group Launches Data Tide: Innovative Carpet Collection Supports Nature With Data

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group announces the launch of Data Tide, an innovative collection of modular carpet planks that seeks to explore the symbiotic relationship between nature and data through the visualization of water.

A Tree Grows in Milan: Forestami's Ambitious Mission to Tackle Climate Change

Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
Blog

The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.

UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.
Article

Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

CGF Environmental Sustainability Newsletter - Q1 2021

Newsletter

In this video, hear from the CGF's Aliya Kumekbayeva as she gives updates from the CGF's Environmental Sustainability Coalitions of Action.

www.tcgffoodwaste.com

www.tcgfforestpositive.com

www.tcgfplasticwaste.com

Tetra Tech's Kevin Friedman Wins Company's 2020 Project Management Achievement Award

Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents
Article

Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents

As part of the Garney and Wharton-Smith design-build team, Tetra Tech’s Kevin Friedman and his design team developed innovative and cost-saving design solutions for the award-winning Hillsborough County Northwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility—the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hillsborough County, Florida.

Apalachicola Bay Living Shoreline

Multimedia with summary

Coastal resilience is one of the most challenging climate issues we face. Through multiple innovative projects, WSP USA and the Apalachee Regional Planning Council (ARPC) are spearheading sustainable solutions for shoreline restoration and resilience efforts.

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
Blog

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
Blog

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.

Pages

Subscribe to Remediation