Waste

North Jersey Residents Recycle Electronics at NFL, Verizon-Sponsored Event in Fair Lawn

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
THE RECORD
by Andrew Wyrich

North Jersey residents looking to rid themselves of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly way braved frigid temperatures on Tuesday morning at the Fair Lawn headquarters of e-waste handler AnythingIT as part of a joint program between the National Football League and telecommunications company Verizon.

The NFL has been holding environmentally related events ahead of the Super Bowl next month at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.

Vegetable Power: How the Green Fields of Kenya are Leading an Off-Grid Revolution

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“If you don’t have power, it is difficult to achieve economic growth and better living standards,” observes George Njenga, GE Distributed Power Regional Leader, Sub-Saharan Africa.

It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa is without electricity, and more than 85% of those living in rural areas lack access to the grid. (Source: International Energy Agency)

Hilton Worldwide Announces Commitment to Repurpose Waste Across 90 Countries at Ninth Annual Clinton Global Initiative Meeting

Announcement Made in Partnership with Feeding America, The Global FoodBanking Network, Global Soap Project, Good360, DH Hospitality Group, Serta, and Waste Management Sustainability Services
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MCLEAN, Va., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide, in partnership with Feeding America, The Global FoodBanking Network, Global Soap Project, Good360, DH Hospitality Group, Serta, and Waste Management Sustainability Services, announced its commitment to reducing waste across the organization’s portfolio of more than 4,000 hotels in 90 countries.  This Commitment to Action, entitled, RePurpose: Making Waste History for our Business and Society, was submitted today at the ninth annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting in New York City.    

Cascades lance son Plan de développement durable 2013-2015

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Kingsey Falls (Québec), le 24 septembre 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cascades a révélé aujourd’hui le contenu du plan triennal qui encadrera ses efforts en matière de développement durable pour la période 2013-2015. Fruit de consultations auprès de ses parties prenantes et du travail assidu d’un comité de pilotage, le document renferme neuf enjeux auxquels Cascades a attribué des indicateurs de performance et des cibles à atteindre.

Weyerhaeuser Reduces Solid Waste Sent to Landfills by 9%

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Waste is not a word that Weyerhaeuser uses often. The company reports that it uses almost every portion – 95 percent – of every log. Wood chips left over from making lumber are used to make pulp and paper. Logs too small for dimensional lumber are processed into engineered wood products such as oriented strand board. And, a substantial amount of energy is generated from wood residuals, also known as biomass fuels.

Reducing Waste is a Full Time Job at America’s National Parks

ARAMARK Parks and Destinations drives innovative recycling and composting programs
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PHOENIX, August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Each year, millions of people flock to America’s national parks, forests and state parks to enjoy our pristine natural resources. Keeping these visitors fed, sheltered and comfortable is a monumental task that normally results in the use of vast amounts of resources and leads to thousands of tons of waste.

ARAMARK Parks and Destinations to make ‘Ride the Hurricane’ a Zero Waste Event

Concessions provider has set a 100 percent landfill diversion goal for popular bike ride
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Port Angeles, Wash., July 31 2013 /3BL Media/ – The annual Ride the Hurricane biking event will be greener than ever thanks to the environmental commitment of co-sponsor- ARAMARK Parks and Destinations. This recreational ride allows cyclists to bike along the famed Olympic National Park Hurricane Ridge Road, free of all vehicles from 7a.m. – noon. As a part of ARAMARK’s commitment to sustainability, all food scraps and service ware for the snacks and beverages served to participants at the Aug. 4 event will either be composted or recycled.
 

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