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Primo Water North America Announces Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification for its Wekiva Spring Site

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TAMPA, Fla., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Primo Water Corporation (NYSE:PRMW; TSX:PRMW) (the “Company” or “Primo”), a leading provider of water direct to consumers and water filtration services in North America and Europe as well as a leading provider of water dispensers, purified and spring bottled water, and self-service refill drinking water in the U.S.

Xylem Donates 300,000 Units of PPE to Essential Workers

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January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Xylem, a leading global water technology company, has donated and delivered more than 300,000 pieces of PPE to frontline workers in 2020, working alongside its partners. The personal protective equipment went to healthcare facilities and to water utility operators working to keep essential services flowing in local communities.

Cleaning With a Purpose, American Airlines Earns STAR Accreditation From the Global Biorisk Advisory Council

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FORT WORTH, Texas, December 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – American is the first airline to achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) for its entire fleet of aircraft and Admirals Club lounges. STAR is a performance-based program based on American establishing effective cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention work practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics such as the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Tetra Pak Research Study Reveals Food Safety-Environment Dilemma Fostered by COVID-19 Pandemic

Tetra Pak today unveils findings from its global research study, in partnership with Ipsos, showing that food safety is a major issue for society.
Summary: 
  1. Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  2. Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  3. Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge
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  1. Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  2. Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  3. Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge

New At-Home COVID Test: Results in Minutes

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We believe COVID testing should be more widely available, in more places, where people work, live, and study.

FDA Authorizes Ecolab's Bioquell Technology System for N95 Respirator Decontamination

Ecolab’s decontamination technology enables respirator reuse by healthcare personnel to help address shortages
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ST. PAUL, Minn. – December 18, 2020  /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S.

Emergency CalOSHA Regulations to Protect Workers From COVID-19

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We knew they were coming! 

The new CalOSHA regulations to protect California workers from getting COVID-19 in the workplace have arrived. The timing coincides with rapidly increasing case rates and a new round of statewide lockdowns.

On November 19, 2020, the CalOSHA Standards Board adopted emergency temporary standards to protect workers from COVID-19. On November 30th, the rule was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and is now in effect.  

Primo Water Earns First Certification for Spring Water Source Under Alliance for Water Stewardship

SCS Global Services Announces Certification of Pilot Project Site in Pennsylvania
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  —Today, SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party certification of sustainability performance, announced that Primo Water Corporation (NYSE: PRMW) (TSX: PRMW) has become the first company to have a spring water source certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) program. SCS confirmed this certification based on an independent, in-depth assessment of Primo’s pilot project – its Diamond Spring site in Pennsylvania.

Education, Reinvention and Common Action Can Right the Wrongs Exposed by COVID-19

by Ellen Jackowski Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Summary: 
  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.
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  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.

Nine Tips for a More Sustainable Beauty Regime

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There is nothing more beautiful than protecting the environment and our bio diverse ecosystem through our everyday lifestyle choices.

While we’re on the subject of beauty, the cosmetics industry plays a key role in creating a significant amount of pollution and waste. According to waste management firm TerraCycle, globally the industry produces 120 billion units of packaging every year, leaving beauty companies striving for change through innovation to help tackle the problem.

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