Sustainable Cities and Communities CSR News

Reducing Carbon in the Built Environment

Article

The built environment is a major emitter of greenhouse gases. To help encourage net-zero building practices, Dow joined two leading industry associations to challenge architects and building owners to design and construct energy-efficient buildings.

Dow partnered with the American Institute of Architects International Region (AIA International) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to conduct engagement programs to help drive the adoption of lower-carbon building technologies during the decision-making and design phase.

Mohawk Group Launches Data Tide: Innovative Carpet Collection Supports Nature With Data

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group announces the launch of Data Tide, an innovative collection of modular carpet planks that seeks to explore the symbiotic relationship between nature and data through the visualization of water.

Earth Day 2021: Making Smarter Technology More Sustainable

Mary Jacques, Director, Global Environmental Affairs & Sustainability and Senior Engineer Staff Member at Lenovo
Blog

Each year, April 22 marks a world-wide commemoration that has become increasingly important to global citizens: Earth Day. At this time last year, at our Morrisville, North Carolina operational center, we were all working remotely and canceling international travel amidst lockdowns.

Putting Waste to Work: Converting Landfill Waste to Energy Across Canada

Enbridge, Walker Industries, Comcor Environmental join forces to develop Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) projects throughout the country
Blog

It’s estimated that Canadian landfills can produce enough Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to supply energy to 400,000 homes a year.

Enbridge, Walker Industries and Comcor Environmental are looking to unlock this potential—and put some of that waste to work.

Creating China's First “Milk Bottle Road”

Blog

Dow has teamed with dairy brand Shiny Meadow to construct China’s first road made with recycled plastic milk bottles. The project gives hard-to-recycle plastic a second life and helps keep plastic waste out of the oceans, landfills, streets and rivers.

The “Milk Bottle Road” used more than 6,000 used milk bottles and other plastic waste and is located at the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) Xuhui campus. Although milk bottles are easily recycled, recyclers often reject milk bottles due to the high contamination rate caused by milk residue.

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

Mohawk Expands Recover Carpet Recycling Program Into Residential Market

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In honor of Earth Day, Mohawk Industries announces that the ReCover Carpet Recycling Program, a landmark sustainability program, will expand into the residential market. Already an established and successful program within the commercial market, ReCover now provides sustainable carpet solutions to specialty retailers and their customers.

Tetra Tech Releases Our 2021 Sustainability Report Card and ESG Goals for the Next Decade

Sharing results of our five-year environmental, social, and governance goals and commitments for 2030
Article

Tetra Tech’s 2021 Sustainability Report shares our progress during our first decade of sustainability reporting and our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments for 2030.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

Multimedia with summary

MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Dow and Mura Technology Announce Partnership to Scale Game-changing New Advanced Recycling Solution for Plastics

Summary: 
  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.
Press Release
  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.

Pages

Subscribe to Sustainable Cities and Communities