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Tetra Tech’s USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership Team Wins Company’s 2019 Technical Achievement Award

Combatting illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing across Southeast Asia
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

Agree to Disagree — With Yourself

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

Don’t Lose Sleep Over How to Recycle Your Mattress

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Unless you’re a magician, your old mattress likely won’t fit in your curbside recycling bin. Even if it could, it definitely doesn’t belong there. The good news is – you can recycle it!

About 80% of the materials in a mattress are recyclable; however, we toss out about 15 to 20 million mattresses yearly in the U.S., each taking up about 40 cubic feet of space in a landfill¹.

Here are some good options to dispose of a mattress responsibly. 

The Goodyear reCharge Concept – A Renewable, Sustainable and 100% Biodegradable Tire

Goodyear unveils its latest concept tire
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BRUSSELS, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear reCharge is a revolutionary self-regenerating concept tire that can adapt and change to meet individual mobility needs.

“Goodyear wants the tire to be an even more powerful contributor to answering consumers’ specific mobility needs, said Mike Rytokoski, Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Goodyear Europe, “It was with that ambition that we set out to create a concept tire primed for the future of personalized and convenient electric mobility.”

Ecocentricity Blog: Trash Turned Into Treasure

By: Chantel Lanier
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After taking a deep breath she smelled…nothing. If anything, it smelled like crisp, fresh, unpolluted air. She didn’t detect any unpleasant odors that she would have previously associated with composting.

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After taking a deep breath she smelled…nothing. If anything, it smelled like crisp, fresh, unpolluted air. She didn’t detect any unpleasant odors that she would have previously associated with composting.

Sodexo Achieves 100% Responsibly Harvested White Fish in Maine, Announces New Commitment

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AUGSTA, Maine, February 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has achieved serving 100% Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® white fish at all of its Maine locations. The achievement comes after five years of shifting all white fish purchasing to this ecolabel in partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI).

Regenerative Agriculture Is a Hopeful Solution to Climate Change

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Every bite of the foods you love could have a positive impact on the earth. How we grow food can help restore natural resources, help address climate change and its effects on our communities, so General Mills has committed to advancing regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres by 2030.

Learn more about our commitment to regenerative agriculture

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Ecocentricity Blog: The Best Laid Schemes

By: John A. Lanier
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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

Growing a Regenerative Renaissance

General Mills provides $1.65 million grant for Soil Health Academy to assist wheat, oat producers transition from conventional ag practices
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FT. PAYNE, Ala., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The non-profit Soil Health Academy (SHA) today announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices.

To implement the three-year, mentoring, consulting and evaluation components of the project, SHA is partnering with the regenerative agriculture consulting company, Understanding Ag, LLC (UA).

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