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2 days 4 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the EPA, plastics constitute almost 13 percent of the municipal solid waste stream, a dramatic jump from one percent in 1960. In 2012, the total plastic waste generated in the U.S. was 32 million tons, out of which only nine percent was recycled. The automobile industry has a significant opportunity to use recycled plastics and help keep them out of landfills to preserve the environment.


3 days 2 hours ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Between 2014 and 2015, São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city and the country’s financial center, underwent the worst drought in 80 years. The Cantareira reservoirs, the main source of water supply to São Paulo,​ ​went down to a record low.


5 days 3 hours ago

Guest blog by Shakeb Afsah, Nicola Limodio, and Kendyl Salcito

We have reached a tipping point in America’s power sector. An industry that has sustained itself on Americans’ growing power demands has suddenly seen demand drop. This is making it difficult for U.S. power utilities, under their current model, to turn a profit.


6 days 7 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A majority of leading companies outsource accountability with regard to their sustainability policies and practices to third-party certification groups. However, 3M has announced an unusual, against-the-trend decision to stop outsourcing accountability, and adopt a more comprehensive, even if more expensive, approach of doing its own screening, auditing and reporting throughout a vast supply chain.


6 days 13 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Vanuatu is in urgent need after Cyclone Pam tore through the country on the weekend of March 14-15. President Baldwin Lonsdale said the storm had "wiped out" all development of recent years and his country would have to rebuild "everything.” Aid agencies believe it could be one of the worst disasters ever to hit the region.


6 days 13 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Inmoov Explorer is a full size 3D printed robot that will allow children to explore the world from their hospital room here in the U.K. and is known as the Robots For Good project. It combines state-of-the-art open source technologies to allow sick children to experience and interact with the world from their confined space.


6 days 13 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women are geared up to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement: in the U.S. alone, 140 women are enrolled in higher education for every 100 men. Women now earn more than 50 percent of all bachelor's and master's degrees, and nearly 50 percent of all doctorates.


1 week 7 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The share of solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, biomass, and waste-to-energy technologies is on the rise in total world energy output as costs reduce and companies seek to limit their environmental footprint. A number of global companies, including Apple, Google, IBM, Walmart, IKEA, and Dow Chemical, are at the forefront of this growth, despite the continuing challenges of grid integration, supplier consolidation, and subsidy reduction.


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