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Delos™ and Tsinghua University Collaborate to Advance Mutual Interests in Societal Health Outcomes for Both the United States and China Through Healthy City Research

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Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, announced that its China subsidiary, Delos (Beijing) Building Technology Co., Ltd. (Delos Beijing), entered into a cooperation agreement with Tsinghua University that will establish a Healthy City Research Center (HCRC). The cooperation will further scientific research on solutions and strategies to improve human health and well-being in the built environment, communities and cities. Research findings may potentially inform policy making to address public health challenges in Chinese and global cities.

Next to a Georgia Highway, This Plant Is Helping Fight Climate Change

By Adele Peters
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This section of highway is a testing ground for more sustainable roadways. One solution: Replace the roadside grass with Kernza, a grain that sequesters more carbon and doesn’t require mowing or replanting.

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This section of highway is a testing ground for more sustainable roadways. One solution: Replace the roadside grass with Kernza, a grain that sequesters more carbon and doesn’t require mowing or replanting.

Waterworks: How Cities Around the World Protect and Maintain Their Water Supplies

by Karla Pope
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Turning on the faucet and expecting clean, purified water to flow through the tap is a modern-day luxury that many take for granted. In most industrialized cities around the world, drinking water is readily available and safe, but to maintain its sustainability, protecting its sources is vital. 

Safeguarding ground water (aquifers), streams, rivers, reservoirs and lakes in the United States is crucial to the country’s ongoing economic and social development, and most importantly, it is key to maintaining a healthy, thriving civilization.

Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

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RICHMOND, Va. November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. 

The McAuliffe Administration will present their proposal to the State Air Pollution Control Board later today in Richmond. 

Keep America Beautiful, ISRI Celebrate 20th Anniversary of America Recycles Day with “State of Recycling” Forum

Keep America Beautiful Invites Congressional and Industry Leaders to 2017 Forum Focused on “Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI,) today are hosting the 2017 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain. The topic for this year’s “State of Recycling” Forum is: Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.

Building Stronger, More Resilient Cities

Helping create stronger, more sustainable urban areas throughout the developing world
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As rapidly growing cities in developing countries become key frontiers of international development, urban areas require dynamic, local solutions to build resilience and sustain inclusive economic growth.

Faced with surging populations, political and economic instability, and threats of extreme weather, cities need to be more resilient, responsive, and receptive than ever before. As one of the world’s largest development and professional services firms, Tetra Tech provides a comprehensive suite of integrated services to build stronger, more resilient cities.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation grants $200,000 to Colorado Communities

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January 12, 2018 - A total of $200,000 will be awarded to four organizations serving Clear Creek and Grand counties in Colorado. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation has pledged to invest $1,000,000 in the two counties from 2017-2021. $200,000 will be invested per year in alignment with priorities identified by the communities through their work with the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day with Ribbon Cutting

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Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful celebrated recycling -- and America Recycles Day -- with a Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting to announce its enhanced electronics recycling trailer.

With help from two local sign makers, Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful (KNB) enhanced its electronics recycling trailer with a decorative wrap, creating an education tool in the process.

Regenerative Capitalism Org Expands to Build Network of Regenerative Economies

Dr. Stuart Cowan joins the regenerative economic collaborative to build global network of regenerative hubs
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GREENWICH, Conn., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Capital Institute, a non-partisan collaborative dedicated to supporting the necessary transition toward a more just and regenerative economic system, is proud to welcome Dr. Stuart Cowan as the organization’s Director of Regenerative Development.

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