environmental sustainability

Beijing Agencies Name Kohler Plant's Boiler Room a 'Benchmark' for Safety and Sustainability

Kohler replaces last two coal-fired boilers with gas ones, continuing its corporate environmental strategy
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China’s capital city is on an air-quality mission. And one way to begin to mend the heavy haze and smog that plagues its environment is replacing the unknown (but most likely large) number of coal-fired boilers still burning.

In 2013, our faucets plant in Beijing did indeed have two coal-fired boilers, but devised a plan to convert them to gas.

Kohler Believing In Better Blog: San Bernardino Distribution Center Exceeds California's Recycling Law

Associates embrace smart sorting system to divert 95% of its waste from the landfill.
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We'll Take That Bet and Raise You!

When California required companies to divert 75 percent of their waste from the landfill, associates at our distribution center thought, “Hey, we can do better than that.” And they did.

Republic Services' Commitment to Planet Reinforced Through Inaugural Participation in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report

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PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- In its dedication to responsible, long-term management of the country's recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in CDP's 2014 climate change program, the results of which were released through the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014.

Carnival Corporation Honored With New Economy Award

Carnival Corporation Received Clean Tech Award For Best Marine Solutions
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LONDON, ENGLAND, February 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In an economy characterized by unrelenting and rapid change, innovation is critical for the survival of any individual or company. 2014 has been no exception. In recent months we've seen any number of big ideas change the global economy for the better. In The New Economy Awards 2014, we take a look at the biggest achievers of the past year: the firms and individuals that have redefined what it means to do business.

Carnival Corporation Multi-Year Fuel Conservation Program Expected to Save More Than One Billion Gallons of Fuel and Reduce Carbon Emissions by 12 Billion Kilograms by End of 2014

Fleet of over 100 ships will see 24 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2007 through 2014 Broad, multi-year strategy to conserve onboard energy usage and reduce fuel consumption will save $2.5 billion in fuel costs by the end of 2014
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MIAMI, January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today released the results of its multi-year Fleet Fuel Conservation Program that by the end of 2014 will have saved more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period.

Using the Sun to Power PepsiCo Operations

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Solar panels are creating clean energy and reducing costs at PepsiCo's Tolleson, Ariz. facility. Since early 2014, flat solar photovoltaic panels generate enough electricity to power approximately 200 average Arizona homes for an entire year – or over 10% of the electricity used by the entire Tolleson facility each year.

1 Million Steps to a Greener World

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Use a programmable thermostat. Actually read your water bill. Keep plants in your work station. Visit a farmers market in your area.

TransCanada Adds Eighth Solar Facility to Power Portfolio

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.
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TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jan. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. (Canadian Solar). The newly built Liskeard 1 facility has a generating capacity of 10-megawatts and is located in northeastern Ontario in the New Liskeard region.

Fetzer Vineyards Joins the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

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December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Fetzer Vineyards, a leading wine company, as its newest member.  Fetzer Vineyards, America's sixth largest premium wine producer, has been delivering high quality varietal wines since 1968 in Mendocino County, California.  As a founding member of the Climate Registry and the first winery to achieve Zero Waste certification, Fetzer Vineyards offers a leading perspective to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage

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