With the start of summer only a few weeks away, hundreds of New York State parks that are maintained by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will soon open too. May is National Electrical Safety Month, dedicated to safe practices in and around the home and workplace, and National Grid crews are using an opportunity to promote a special focus on outdoor electrical safety.
On April 22, 138 Timberland employees, business partners, consumers and members of the media spent a memorable Earth Day planting and watering trees in China’s Horqin Desert. I was privileged to pull on my yellow boots alongside these heroes, to step outside, work together, and make it better in this extremely remote area of Inner Mongolia that has a significant environmental impact on the surrounding region.
After more than 30 years of collaboration, Flint Hills Resources was recently recognized for reaching a significant milestone in its relationship with nonprofit Ducks Unlimited, surpassing $1 million in contributions to support habitat conservation initiatives for waterfowl and other wildlife.
Conference attendees will join local nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan to green Muliett Park
LINCOLN, Neb., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is collaborating with Brambles|CHEP, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands to help ReLeaf Michigan plant 35 trees in Detroit’s Muliett Park on June 3. The trees will be planted by volunteers attending the 2019 Sustainable Brands Conference being held in Detroit June 3–6, 2019. The new trees will help the city meet its goal of having a park within a ten-minute walk for all residents.
Designing a unique, multiuse stormwater capture facility and recreational space for the Los Angeles community
The City of Los Angeles recognized Tetra Tech for its work on the civil engineering design of the Albion Riverside Park in Los Angeles, California. The City presented Tetra Tech’s project team with a certificate of recognition as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the park in March 2019. Tetra Tech’s work included pre-design, civil engineering design, and construction support services for the project.
The award recognizes emerging leaders in the forestry community
LINCOLN, Neb., May 30, 2019/3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that David Moore has been honored with the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award. The award recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years. David will receive the award at a reception on June 6 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Arsenal in Central Park, New York City.
Teammates at SunTrust Bank’s Atlanta, Richmond and Orlando’s offices brought in paper to shred and recycle securely during its annual Teammate Shred Day in celebration of Earth Day. Across these locations, teammates shredded 6,650 pounds of paper.
Antonio Marcos Tavares Barbosa has been working as the Industrial Director of the Kitambar ceramic factory for over 30 years. In 2007, after decades of making bricks, blocks and tiles for the local Brazilian economy, Barbosa and his team of 42 employees decided to run their factory on an unusual concoction of plants for energy, including algaroba, cashew tree residues and coconut husk. These plants are all by-products of renewable local crops that would normally be thrown away with no productive use.
—Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donation Funds HARC’s Next Step Toward Becoming First Net Zero Energy Commercial Building in Texas—
HOUSTON, May 14, 2019, /3BL Media/ – HARC and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club leaders celebrated the completion of a sustainability project signifying a major step towards the organization’s goal of achieving a highly regarded net zero energy (NZE) status, which would make the HARC headquarters in The Woodlands the first commercial building in Texas to accomplish the feat.