Machines that brew single cups of coffee are extremely popular. Single serving coffee brewing machines are the second most popular brewing system in the US after drip coffee makers. In 2017, 29 percent of American coffee drinkers used them to brew their favorite drink.
Single serve coffee makers tend to create waste that isn’t recyclable as most of the pods used are made from plastic. And plastic itself is harmful to the environment as it is a petroleum product. Enter the Nespresso machines.
While some jaded readers may view claims about sustaining communities as a bunch of corporate fluff, in Domtar’s case it is. Literally.
Domtar’s mills in Plymouth, North Carolina, and Ashdown, Arkansas, have decades of papermaking history and an experienced workforce. They are essential pillars of their local economies. And, like many mills across North America, their longterm future was directly affected by declining paper demand in the markets they served.
Our mill in Windsor, Quebec, is on its way to becoming one of the largest private producers of renewable energy in the Eastern Townships region of the province with a second turbine generator scheduled for commissioning in 2017.
The mill is already generating steam and electricity from its current 32 megawatt (MW) turbine generator. Energy efficiency improvements and other operational changes have yielded enough spare capacity in the biomass boiler to allow the mill to take advantage of a renewable energy program launched by the provincial utility for Quebec’s forest industry.
Aramark, Citi Field's food and beverage provider, and the New York Mets have been recognized by the New York City Department of Sanitation with a "Certificate of Amazing Participation" for their continuous support and exemplary commitment to their organics program.
This is where we can use technology in revolutionary ways. AT&T is teaming up with companies to deploy innovative solutions throughout cities, making them “smarter.” We’re also developing connected solutions to help cities improve the way they use resources and take care of their citizens. But what if we could use the efficiencies created by this technological revolution to understand a city’s environmental impact — and improve it?
CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Barbara Duerk as Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. The Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Duerk’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. The three finalists – who were chosen by local judging panels – competed in an online public vote for the title of Virginia’s Cox Conserves Hero.
Bloomberg has long believed that environmental sustainability and conservation in the communities in which we live and work is essential. In this edition of Bloomberg 35, we highlight the way Bloomberg as a company and our employees as citizens have partnered with organizations to protect the environment and connect people to nature around the globe.