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Real vs. Fake: The Great Christmas Tree Debate

Are they real or fake?
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Are they real or fake? Most of us who celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree have an opinion about which type of tree is better, so we decided to take a look at the climate impact of each to see if that should make a difference in your decision.

The winner?

It depends on how long you keep your artificial tree and how far you drive to purchase a tree.


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Tetra Pak Launches New Service to Reduce Environmental Impact for Customers

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December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has launched a new Environmental Benchmarking Service to help food and beverage companies assess the environmental performance of their production operations, and to identify opportunities for improvement.

The List: 6 Money and Energy-Saving Things to do Before Going Out of Town

Don’t leave town before doing these six simple things. They’ll save you money and reduce your carbon footprint!

Here’s a little secret: leaving for vacation gives you a great chance to reduce your home’s carbon footprint. Whether you’re heading out of town for a weekend leaf-peeping trip, doing a few simple things to get your house ready for your absence will save resources and energy… and, subsequently, money on your next utility bill. Who doesn’t love that?

Take a look at my vacation checklist. It takes less than an hour to take care of all of these items, and they will help to save resources, keep your home secure, and prevent damage.

Norfolk Southern Reports Progress and Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impact

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Norfolk, VA, Aug 08, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern has reported its carbon performance and strategic efforts in the past year to lower the railroad’s greenhouse gas emissions, driving improved operating efficiencies and customer service.

Norfolk Southern Achieves Leadership in Carbon Disclosure with Best-Ever Score

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Norfolk, VA.,September 29, 2014 /3BL Media / - Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad’s broad integration of sustainable business practices into daily operations.

This or That: Chocolate vs. Pumpkin Seeds

Which Halloween Snack Has The Lowest Carbon Footprint?
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Halloween is becoming one of the biggest holidays with consumers spending close to $7.4 billion this year. Finding the perfect costume and eating delicious Halloween candy usually takes priority. Halloween can also encourage poor nutritional choices and generate a lot of waste. We took a look at two Halloween snack options and we found out that the healthier snack was also better for the environment, too. The carbon footprint of pumpkin seeds is about 70 percent lower than the average chocolate bar.

New Gas Plant Venture Aims at Carbon Capture From a Different Angle

Posted by Christina Nunez
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is often promoted as a way for coal power to be made “clean”: Projects such as the in-progress Kemper power plant in Mississippi and the recently announced Petra Nova project in Texas aim to trap the carbon dioxide from burning coal and then store it into underground storage or into previously depleted wells to extract more oil. (See related story: “Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon.”)

HEINEKEN recognised by CDP as a leader for climate change transparency and corporate action

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AMSTERDAM, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - HEINEKEN has been recognised as a world leader for both transparency and corporate action on climate change by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies.  

You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

TerraPass Launches New "Consumer-Friendly" Carbon Calculator
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SAN FRANCISCO, October, 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The art of calculating and managing your carbon footprint just got easier!  TerraPass, a leading carbon offset provider, is pleased to launch its new state-of-the art online carbon calculator. They have taken the complex process of calculating your carbon footprint and turned it into a comprehensive, easy and informative customer experience.


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