An interactive, large-scale sculpture built almost entirely from upcycled materials by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska, Overflow represents plastic pollution in our oceans while celebrating ingenious recycling technologies that help minimize our waste stream. The work serves as a “canary in a coal mine,” warning us about what will become of our oceans if we fail to take responsibility for our waste.
The construction industry is more than aware of the urgency to build more robust sustainability foundations into its operations to lessen the environmental impact.
With around 40 per cent of man-made global carbon emissions arising from constructing and operating buildings, it is fair to say the industry often falls under the spotlight for its negative contribution to the planet.
Manufacturers have invested billions of dollars in developing electric vehicles (EVs) for both personal and commercial use. Fleet and sustainability managers are increasingly embracing the benefits and EVs are hitting the roads. But with more and more medium and heavy-duty EVs on the market, utilities must invest in the high-powered infrastructure necessary to support these vehicles’ needs.
The Living Future 2020 Online Conference is the world’s premier green building event. The theme of “Sustaining Hope Within Crisis,” originally intended to reflect the climate emergency, is even more relevant in light of current events. Coming together as a community is paramount to creating a collective message of hope.
Selecting responsible and sustainable buildings products continues to be a thorn in the side of well-meaning project teams, hampering industry progress toward both human health outcomes and climate-friendly building materials.
Creating sustainable bee habitats on former coal mining properties
FISHERS, Ind., May 6, 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 committed to enhancing the ecosystem of former coal mining sites through its subsidiary, Pollinate. Pollinate is focusing on cultivating bee colonies on former mining properties. With bees being by far the most significant animal pollinators and critical to the ecosystem, Land Betterment is aiming for Pollinate to work
Leading paper and packaging supplier highlights collaborative results in annual report
BOSTON, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving pulp, today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, illustrating the bright future for sustainability within the company.