Innovative Platform to Close Funding Gap in U.S. Communities, Improve Access to Safe, Sustainable Drinking and Wastewater Systems
WASHINGTON, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Millions of people across the U.S. lack access to safe, reliable, and affordable drinking and wastewater services. To address this challenge, a new non-profit platform, the Water Finance Exchange (WFX), is launching to increase investment in the nation’s aging water and wastewater infrastructure and to help meet the growing needs and funding gaps of small and mid-sized utilities across the U.S.
Throughout October, Xylem invited employees and partners to participate in the fifth annual Global Month of Service. With the challenges posed by COVID-19, we focused more on individual and small group opportunities rather than large group outings. We are incredibly proud of the ways teams, partners and individuals came together to exemplify how we make a difference in the communities where we live and work.
During the campaign, more than 2,200 individuals from around the world generously donated more than 8,800 hours of volunteer service!
November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - October, which was declared by four governors and four mayors to be ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month,’ proved to be a very busy month.
Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) collaborated with volunteers, community stakeholders, businesses, and elected officials to host river cleanups, an online pledge campaign for those wanting to make a difference from home during the pandemic, and issue the 2nd annual Ripple Effect Awards presented by Yamaha Rightwaters™.
Identifying the importance of landfills in sequestering PFAS
Arie Kremen is a civil and environmental engineer with more than 25 years of experience in solid waste engineering and water resources, with an expertise in leachate management and disposal. His academic background is in beneficial reuse of reclaimed wastewater, including biological nutrient recovery. He has worked around the world and in the United States on wastewater and leachate treatment, landfill design and construction, and landfill remediation and closure projects.
Index recognizes leading global sustainability-driven companies
ST. PAUL, Minn., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally.
At IVC, Mohawk’s carpet tile and vinyl flooring business headquartered in Belgium, inland waterways are an important contributor to sustainability, providing a source of water for processing and a lower-carbon transportation route. They also serve as a reminder to operate with respect to the local environment.
DALLAS, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – On December 1st, EarthX will kick-off the holiday season by celebrating Giving Tuesday with an inaugural fundraising campaign in support of important environmental programming that will help shape our world now and in the future. Such programs include a youth initiative, educational content for the world’s first environmental conservation streaming platform, EarthX TV, and an annual expo that brings together tens of thousands of people worldwide who are tackling some of the most important issues our planet is facing.