The Environmental Protection Department awards Black & Veatch with a consultancy service agreement to assess environmental engineering techniques for Hong Kong's first woody waste recycling plant
HONG KONG, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hong Kong is embarking on a semi-research project to facilitate territory-wide recycling of woody waste material.
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has appointed Black & Veatch to be the Owner’s Engineer of Hong Kong’s first pilot plant for woody waste recycling. The pilot plant will have a capacity of 24 tonnes-per-day and will be constructed in EcoPark, Tuen Mun.
3form and LightArt have engaged leading third-party certification body, SCS Global Services, to provide life cycle assessments, EPDs, LPC assessments.
SALT LAKE CITY, July 1st, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Award-winning material and product innovators 3form and LightArt are excited to announce their newest efforts in a long-standing commitment to manufacture quality products with a focus on human health, the environment, and social equity. Recognizing that the accelerating rates of the climate crisis, habitat and species loss, and human health concerns requires more than a status quo response, the companies are pursuing Living Product Challenge (LPC) and LEED V4.1 optimization certifications.
Keith Killpack, Manager, LCA Services at SCS Global Services
Beginning in January 2019, manufacturers in four building material sectors –carbon steel rebar, structural steel, flat glass, and mineral wool insulation board –will be asked to submit Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) as part of their bids for work on California infrastructure construction and improvement projects.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has reached a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with The International EPD® System, allowing for cross-recognition of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and showcasing the alignment of both EPD Programs. An independent review was conducted to assess the levels of similarities in processes, standards, quality, and use of life cycle assessment methodology, and it was concluded that both programs operate parallel to each other with respect to specific EPD and Product Category Rule
Reducing Carbon Footprint Furthers Sloan’s Pledge to Sustainability and Transparency
November 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sloan, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, has issued a series of carbon-free products in an effort to reduce the impacts its products have on the environment.
October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The green building industry’s first and leading consortium of program operators announced today at Greenbuild the addition of two new members and an enhanced technical advisory board. CSA Group is now a member, while thinkstep is the group’s first affiliate member. This marks the first anniversary of the Program Operator Consortium, which launched last year to provide simpler, standardized, and more useful environmental-product transparency solutions and to reduce complexity in the marketplace.
Options give companies and commercial building owners alternatives to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases
São Paulo, Aug. 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ –Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will participate in the 2015 edition of Expo GreenBuilding Brazil (GBC), presenting solutions with a focus on sustainability and energy efficiency. The GreenBuilding Expo takes place at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, from August 11-13.
Company’s highlights of progress, shared for Earth Day, serve to inspire other organizations on sustainability journeys
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 21, 2011 – ATLANTA – Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFSIA), the worldwide leader in design, production and sales of environmentally responsible modular carpet, believes that Earth Day is an important time for individuals and organizations to consider environmental impacts. Today, the company is revealing highlights made over the past year in reducing its own negative impacts on the earth to demonstrate ways other companies can achieve progress toward sustainability.