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Water Efficiency and Cost Reduction Are Signs of Good Water Management

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Watching water move down a river can lull us into thinking it’s as free as it is free-flowing. But this resource, which we share with our communities, isn’t free. In recent years, we have taken a closer look at the costs of using water in making pulp and paper. Thanks to a variety of process improvements, we are seeing greater water efficiency and lower costs.

Las Vegas Sands Retains A List Position by CDP and Discusses the Importance of Transparency About Environmental Performance

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Las Vegas Sands was recently recognized on the Climate Change and Water A List by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform.  This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and is the company’s first time responding to the Water recognition.  The company has participated in CDP disclosure since 2012, beginning with reporting on climate change initiatives and performance.

Hallmark's DaySpring Greeting Cards Business Achieves Zero-Waste to Landfill Status

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2017 marked the fifth straight year that DaySpring, a Hallmark Greetings business, has achieved “zero waste to landfill” status at their facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. They have found alternate ways to process waste generated by DaySpring operations, either by recycling or burning at a waste-to-energy facility.

DaySpring’s annual waste reduction efforts resulted in:

Sustainable Forestry Tour: Educating the Social Media Generation

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Domtar, the Forest Stewardship Council® and Procter & Gamble brands Charmin and Bounty recently hosted two social media influencers during a sustainable forestry tour. It’s just one way we’re helping to raise awareness for the next generation of digital natives.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Sponsors the First National Atlas of Nesting Birds of Chile

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El Abra recently supported the publication of the first National Atlas of Nesting Birds of Chile, a project carried out by the Network of Bird and Wildlife Observers of Chile.

The network received more than 675,000 pieces of information about the reproductive habits and distribution of 331 bird species from more than 1,800 volunteers.

Chile supports a wide range of breeding and migratory birds that draw birdwatchers from around the globe.

Subaru of America Continues Sponsorship of the Philadelphia Flower Show for the 18th Consecutive Year

Subaru returns as premier sponsor to celebrate the beauty of nature
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CAMDEN, NJ, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Subaru of America, Inc. has announced that, for the 18th year in a row, it will serve as the premier sponsor of the Philadelphia Flower Show. This annual show is produced by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) and will run from March 2nd to the 10th.

Interview with Sami Ayass, Landfill Gas Project Manager

Preserving our environment for future generations
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Sami Ayass is a project manager based in Tetra Tech’s Diamond Bar, California, office and is part of the company’s Waste Management Practice, focusing on methane gas services. He graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and is a self-taught and certified Civil Professional Engineer in California and Texas.

What inspired you to get into that field of study?

Keep America Beautiful and Nestlé Waters North America Partner to Clean up National Parks During Government Shutdown

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STAMFORD, Conn., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As national parks face issues with unmanaged waste during the government shutdown, Keep America Beautiful, the largest community improvement organization in the United States, and Nestlé Waters North America, one of the leading beverage companies in North America, announced today that they are teaming up to help mobilize affiliate organizations and volunteers across the country to clean up these shared public spaces.

Activating Small-Holder Farmers for Personal and Environmental Change

How One Agricultural Training Ground is Changing Traditional Farming Methods Across Zambia
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Mr. Cipolo worked at an airport in Lusaka, Zambia for most of his adult career. In 1994, at the age of 50, he was suddenly laid off. He applied to other jobs in the city but no one wanted to hire him because of his age. Yet he still needed a full-time income to support his family. He tried farming, but after balancing his books at the end of first year, he found he was losing money.

Interview With Rob Ivanovic, SCADA Systems Expert

Improving utility performance and efficiency with real-time data
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Rob Ivanovic is a senior engineering project manager with 20 years of experience in water treatment, wastewater treatment, and water distribution involving SCADA and DCS planning, design, programming, implementation, and testing. He has managed numerous engineering, construction, configuration, and start-up projects.

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