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Scotts Expands Commitment to Long Island Water Quality with Turf Builder Long Island Lawn Food Designed to Help Local Residents Protect Water

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  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

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  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Tetra Tech's Dr. Sujoy B. Roy Discusses Modeling and Analysis to Assess Future Climate Change Impacts

Increasing resilience of water resources and infrastructure to the extremes of climate and weather events
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Sujoy B. Roy, PhD, a principal engineer in Tetra Tech’s Lafayette, California, office, has more than 25 years of experience in large water-related modeling projects.

“I was drawn to climate change because of the scale and consequences of the problem,” said Dr. Roy. In looking at longer-term infrastructure and future water supply studies, climate considerations are seen less as a separate discipline, and more integrated into ongoing and long-term analyses.

From Ash Pond To Riverside Wetlands: Making the Business Case for Engineered Natural Technologies

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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.
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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.

Everything You Think You Know About Recycling Is Wrong and Here's How to Fix It

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March 15th is "Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong Day." At Republic Services, we're celebrating the holiday by debunking some of the most common myths about recycling. In fact, across the country, the average recycling contamination rate is 20%. 

WSP Supports World Water Day 2021 - Valuing Water

A series of webinars and articles by WSP thought leaders will explore opportunities to maintain a reliable, sustainable water supply.
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Given the impacts of climate change on water, it is more imperative than ever that we value this precious resource in a responsible and accountable manner.

World Water Day will be celebrated on March 22, 2021 to raise awareness around global water shortages and support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

ECOncrete Turns Marine Infrastructures Into Thriving Natural Ecosystems

Reprinted from Intelligent Living by Andrea D. Steffen
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ECOncrete succeeds in making coastlines less disruptive to marine ecosystems by replacing intrusive concrete structures (like seafloor mats and seawalls) with products that blend in with their surroundings. It accomplishes this through biomimicry – a technique that relies on the textures, shapes, and sizes of natural systems to dictate how a product is built. The result is a bio-enhancing material that helps marine life thrive.

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ECOncrete succeeds in making coastlines less disruptive to marine ecosystems by replacing intrusive concrete structures (like seafloor mats and seawalls) with products that blend in with their surroundings. It accomplishes this through biomimicry – a technique that relies on the textures, shapes, and sizes of natural systems to dictate how a product is built. The result is a bio-enhancing material that helps marine life thrive.

#TtInspires: Rod Cashe, Civil Engineering Discipline Lead and Project Manager

Leading with Science in the water sector to encourage and inspire the next generation of engineers
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Rod Cashe is a civil engineering discipline lead and senior project manager with Tetra Tech. He leads teams of engineers and other technical staff in various offices in Florida, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Rod’s more than 30 years of experience includes civil and site engineering projects for various public and private facilities. He has provided stormwater management planning, engineering design, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for citywide infrastructure and regional stormwater management facilities.

VF Corporation Allocates Green Bond Net Proceeds to Advance Ambitious Science Based Targets

Press Release

DENVER, February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

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