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The Place Makers Episode 3 - Changi Airport, Singapore

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Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Khaja Nazimuddeen, Head of Horticulture, on how Changi is an airport in a garden, and how its commitment to fabulous placemaking has seen it win world's best airport for 9 years in a row. To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

Atonix Digital Introduces the First Purpose-Built Asset Performance Management Solution for Wastewater Treatment Facilities

SCADA alone isn’t enough: New software solution frees stranded data to unlock new insights into the health of wastewater treatment infrastructure
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Atonix Digital – a subsidiary of Black & Veatch focused on data-driven software applications – announces its new Wastewater Treatment Solution. The solution is geared to help facility operators identify previously undetectable changes in systems performance and unlock new opportunities to control costs, manage risk and improve service.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 3: Stormwater

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

HP and Palo Alto Team Up on One of the Largest Solar Array Projects in Palo Alto

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At HP, we aspire to create a world without waste. From our supply chain, to our operations, to our technology and service offerings, we are transforming our entire business for a circular, low-carbon economy.

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful Announce Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Recipients

More Than 30 Organizations will Continue to Improve Foundation for Public Space Recycling Collection Infrastructure
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced the recipients of their 2019 Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program in a combined effort to improve recycling collection in more public space locations throughout the country.

SCE Harnesses Technology to Hone Wildfire Forecasts

A supercomputer is helping SCE meteorologists better understand when and where the wildfire threat will be.
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In the past, forecasting a wildfire season was more of an art than a science. Everyone generally expected wildfires to begin during the Santa Ana wind seasons in the late summer and fall and end around Thanksgiving, but specifics were hard to come by.

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group Ranks High in Buildings Sector

Achieving top 10 rankings for sustainable building engineering design and consulting services
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Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group debuted this year in the top 10 in two major Architecture/Engineering/Construction reports on leading firms within the industry.
 
Our group placed 5th in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s annual MEP Giants report, which ranks the nation’s top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms; and 6th in Building Design + Construction’s annual Engineering Giants report, which similarly ranks architecture and building engineering firms. Both reports are based on 2018 revenue.

Applications Now Open for Retail Revival Program in Austin

Small business owners in Austin can now apply to join eBay’s Retail Revival program.
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This fall, eBay is expanding its Retail Revival program to the Texas capital. Applications are now open for Austin small businesses to join Retail Revival, an innovative program designed to equip local retailers with the skills and training needed to thrive in our global marketplace. 

Earthquakes Set Stage for Emergency Planning Drill

A companywide exercise in response to a mock 7.8 magnitude earthquake is part of SCE’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts.
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by Justin Felles 

IRWINDALE, Calif.—Southern California sits in the middle of earthquake territory and eventually the day will come when a damaging quake hits, potentially crippling vital lifelines in the region for days, weeks — even months.

You can never be too prepared. 

As part of its ongoing emergency preparedness planning, Southern California Edison recently hosted a daylong multi-agency drill to simulate a major 7.8 earthquake.  

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