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Sustainability in Action | Remanufacturing

Operations at Trane Remanufacturing Facility Include Large Emphasis on Sustainability
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Countless air conditioning compressors and motors get a new life at the Trane Remanufacturing Facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, every year. Employees at this facility specialize in disassembling, cleaning, inspecting and rebuilding old equipment to extend its working lifespan.

White House Lauds Ceres' Sustainable Water Initiatives at World Water Day Summit

Five major companies join Ceres’ Connect the Drops Campaign with collective commitments to save one billion gallons of water by 2020
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March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres’ Connect the Drops campaign in California and its climate-resilient water bonds initiative were both recognized at a White House ceremony today commemorating World Water Day.

Upgrade an Industry and Cut Global Emissions in Half ... at Neutral to Negative Cost

Featured Research: Powering the Wastewater Renaissance
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Hidden away or underground, wastewater infrastructure is an essential component to growing, sustainable communities. Around the world, this infrastructure enables cities to develop, economies to grow and communities to thrive. It is also a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions, primarily due to inherent inefficiencies. (Source: EPA)

Freeport-McMoRan’s El Paso Operations Receives Environmental Excellence Award

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September 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan El Paso copper refinery and copper rod plant is located in El Paso, Texas. For the second year in a row, the El Paso operations received a Certificate of Excellence from El Paso Water Utilities for its handling of wastewater. This is the sixth time the operations have received the award since the award program began in 2002.

Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike—And Evidence of Industry's Role

Spike in seismic activity is linked with oil and gas wastewater disposal.
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Customers who stop by Mike Kahn’s insurance agency in Oklahoma City are increasingly looking to buy a policy that was unheard of a decade ago: earthquake insurance.

Kahn, who opened the Lynnae Insurance Group in 2002, said he sold earthquake coverage to two homeowners during the first decade he was in business. During the past six months, he sold more than 125 policies.

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

Tremors induced by wastewater disposal are larger and harder to predict than previously thought.
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Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed, particularly in areas of the U.S. Southwest and Midwest where earthquake faults have not been mapped extensively, seismology researchers said at a conference Thursday.
 

Leading in Environmental Stewardship Earns Ingersoll Rand Facility Local Green Award

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The Trane plant in Clarksville, TN became Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified based on waste reduction and efficiency projects that resulted in significant improvements, including:
  • Reduced wastewater by 6 million gallons
  • Reduced non-hazardous waste-to-landfill by 11 percent

 

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The Trane plant in Clarksville, TN became Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified based on waste reduction and efficiency projects that resulted in significant improvements, including:
  • Reduced wastewater by 6 million gallons
  • Reduced non-hazardous waste-to-landfill by 11 percent

 

Wastewater Treatment System at Ingersoll Rand Plant Saves Over 1,000 Gallons of Water Daily

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Read one-page success story: Wastewater Treatment System at Ingersoll Rand Plant Saves Over 1,000 Gallons of Water Daily

Teams at Ingersoll Rand's Monterrey, Mexico facility addressed water scarcity issues and made changes that enabled reuse of wastewater from manufacturing processes, and saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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