With headline-grabbing news about pipeline approvals, reversals of climate change policies, and the nomination of a Secretary of Energy who originally wanted to abolish that department, it’s important to remember that plans for a renewable energy future continue to be made.
SCS and Environmental Paper Network Developed New PCR for Wood and Paper
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An innovative Product Category Rule (PCR) specifying rules for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) focused on wood and paper has been developed by the North American Environmental Paper Network (EPN), an independent not-for-profit coalition with diverse expertise in forest and paper sustainability issues, and SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental certification, auditing and standards development.
Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
LOS ANGELES, California & WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the United States Composting Council (USCC) today announced that they, along with five other participating nonprofits and government agencies, recommend designating green as the voluntary container color standard for organics collection containers. This initiative was simultaneously announced at the USCC’s 25th Annual Conference in Los Angeles and at the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Wash
December 19th, 2016/3BL Media/ - For the third year, TD Bank Group (TD) is the top scoring Canadian bank in CDP's report on leadership in carbon reporting and management in Canada. TD is among the top 25 percent highest scoring companies globally, across all sectors.
CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.
The President-elect’s selection of Scott Pruitt, renowned climate change denier, for EPA head points to a grim and dirty future.
The verdict was still out about the Trump administration’s stance on climate change and environmental protection. Trump told the New York Times in a recent interview that he was keeping an “open mind” to the Paris Agreement.