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Protecting Pollinators: Join a BioBlitz in Your Community This Month

By: Michele White, Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association
Blog

If you are a pollinator lover like me, September is going to be an exciting month. Why? Well, in September, parks in communities around the country will be hosting BioBlitz events where park staff and community members come together to support and celebrate the variety of pollinators and plants in their area. Parks are hosting BioBlitz events as a way to find and better understand the number of pollinators––and pollinator-friendly plants––in their communities. 

Climate Week NYC and Global Citizen Partner to Highlight Youth-Led and Justice-Based Climate Action

Press Release

NEW YORK, September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Climate Week NYC is teaming up with Global Citizen for the second year to promote youth-led and grassroots climate action. Global Citizen is the Youth, Public Mobilization and Justice program partner for Climate Week NYC, where they will engage citizens to create systemic change through collective action.

Land Betterment Corporation Set to Present at the 2020 Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference

View Company’s agenda and slide presentation as they discuss aligning corporate missions with sustainability
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., August 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to participate at the inaugural Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM ET on September 1, 2020, and to lead a discussion on how to efficiently and effectively align corporate missions with sustainability goals and a forward-looking business strategy. 

Accelerating Innovation to Tackle Plastic Waste

Article

Finding answers to our planet’s plastic waste issues will take innovation and investment across the waste management value chain. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has joined forces with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Centre to help kick-start innovation to help minimize plastic waste, make recycling and recovering plastics easier, and create value from post-use plastics.

Keep Lee County Beautiful Aids in Mangrove Restoration

Keep America Beautiful Affiliate in Florida Joins Volunteers to Plant New Mangroves
Blog

Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.

Tetra Tech's Michael Michels Awarded MSW Management's Legacy Award

Recognizing 40 years of experience in siting and designing landfills and biogas-to-energy projects
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Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Solutions Executive Vice President, Michael Michels, was awarded the 2020 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management’s Legacy Award for his 40 years of service in the solid waste solutions industry. He was recognized in the June 2020 edition of MSW Management Magazine, a leading trade publication, for significant contributions to advancements in the industry.

Dow's Sustainability Targets Launch 2020

Multimedia with summary

Dow announces aggressive new targets to address both carbon mitigation and plastic waste. Building on our 2025 Sustainability Goals, these targets will put Dow on a path to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and a waste-free world.

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Can Selling Timber Help Communities Maintain Forests?

Identifying measures to develop successful community-based forestry enterprises
Blog

Tetra Tech’s Mark Donahue and Ian Deshmukh explore the literature on community-based forestry enterprises (CBFE) to identify successful factors and strategies, focusing on four fundamental conditions required for their development.

This post originally ran on ClimateLinks.

Tetra Tech's Debra Darby Discusses Sustainable Organics Solutions

Meeting our clients’ organics management and sustainability goals
Blog

Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby, manager of organics sustainability solutions, has 14 years of organics experience in the solid waste industry. She is a certified composting professional and has garnered a reputation as a leader in her field through her extensive background working with organics and compostable materials and driving product stewardship. In addition to her technical expertise, Debra also has 20 years of experience in marketing and has served as a strategic advisor in the public and private sector.

Tetra Tech Partners With the City of Boulder on Biogas Use Enhancement Project

Installing our proprietary BioCNG™ system to help convert biogas to renewable natural gas
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Tetra Tech is partnering with the City of Boulder, Colorado, on their innovative Biogas Use Enhancement Project, a biogas-to-renewable natural gas (RNG) conditioning system under construction at the city’s Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF). Biogas produced from wastewater digesters will be converted into RNG for vehicle fuel for delivery to community partners after injection into the Public Service Company of Colorado delivery systems. The delivery of RNG to the City of Boulder is scheduled for September 2020.

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