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Communicating With Nematodes for Better Farming

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

Dow's RENUVA™ Program Wins Sustainability Award From Chemical Week

Flagship RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program awarded Best Sustainable Product
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HORGEN, Switzerland – November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: Dow), has won Best Sustainable Product for its RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program in Chemical Week’s Sustainability Awards. The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program contributes towards recycling end of life polyurethane mattresses in collaboration with the value chain. This project converts polyurethane foams from end-of-life (waste) mattresses back to one of the main chemical building blocks of its polymer - polyol.

Tetra Tech's Dr. Arie P. Kremen Discusses the Role of PFAS in the Solid Waste Industry

Identifying the importance of landfills in sequestering PFAS
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Arie Kremen is a civil and environmental engineer with more than 25 years of experience in solid waste engineering and water resources, with an expertise in leachate management and disposal. His academic background is in beneficial reuse of reclaimed wastewater, including biological nutrient recovery. He has worked around the world and in the United States on wastewater and leachate treatment, landfill design and construction, and landfill remediation and closure projects.

What Does the Future Hold for Beneficial Use of Landfill Gas?

Using landfill gas as a source for green power
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Tetra Tech’s Paul Stout, Vice President of our solid waste solution’s west region, specializes in landfill gas and renewable natural gas projects. In this post he provides insight into California’s leading role in getting other states to adopt sustainable energy regulations.

Arbor Day Foundation and Williams Collaborating to Reforest New Jersey and Virginia

More than 35,000 Trees Planted to Protect Wildlife Habitat and Waterways
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LINCOLN, Neb., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today announced it will partner with Williams, a leading natural gas infrastructure company, to plant more than 35,000 trees in New Jersey and Virginia. The reforestation efforts will help to reestablish natural habitats and waterways, while contributing to the restoration of endangered wildlife.

Black & Veatch, a Leader in Decarbonization, Joins Ammonia Energy Association

Company embraces membership as catalyst for making ammonia a key player in zero-carbon energy landscape
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As an industry leader in advancing decarbonization, Black & Veatch – experts in ammonia-related projects – sees an expanding role for the chemical compound in a low-carbon landscape. To help further that, the company has joined the Ammonia Energy Association, an influential advocate of responsible ammonia use in a sustainable energy economy.

Forest Stewardship Leaders Honored by FSC During Greenbuild Week

Georgia-Pacific and Usal Redwood Forest Company are Among FSC Leadership Award Recipients
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates this year’s fifteen FSC® Leadership Award winners, including two companies whose ongoing achievements are certified by SCS: Georgia-Pacific and Redwood Forest Foundation Incorporated/Usal Redwood Forest Company (RFFI/URFC). The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announced the winners on Thursday, Nov. 12th, during the week of the Greenbuild virtual conference.

Dave Hallowell Named to Lead Black & Veatch's Global Renewable Energy Business

New role for infrastructure solutions veteran comes as growing integration of renewables propels power sector’s transformation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The drive for decarbonization in the power industry, coupled with technology advancements making large-scale solar and wind power complemented by battery storage more cost competitive, continues to propel growth in the global renewable energy market. The world’s power providers understand the need to thoughtfully invest in ways to rapidly integrate renewable energy in the mix on the power grid.

EarthX to Join Global GivingTuesday Movement in Support of Creating a Cleaner, Greener Planet

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DALLAS, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – On December 1st, EarthX will kick-off the holiday season by celebrating Giving Tuesday with an inaugural fundraising campaign in support of important environmental programming that will help shape our world now and in the future. Such programs include a youth initiative, educational content for the world’s first environmental conservation streaming platform, EarthX TV, and an annual expo that brings together tens of thousands of people worldwide who are tackling some of the most important issues our planet is facing.

Protecting the Sierra Nevada's Yosemite Toad

See how SCE works with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other wildlife resource agencies to minimize impacts to the Yosemite toad.
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California’s Sierra Nevada provides habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, making it a place to admire, visit and protect. California is ranked as one of the top states with the highest number of endangered or threatened animal or plant species, which are protected under the state and federal 

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