Environmental Stewardship

Manitoba Program Engages Students to Watch Over Watersheds

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For well over 60 years, the Canadian Mainline system has been the backbone of Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines operations. Stretching from Edmonton to Gretna, Man., where it crosses the international border, the Canadian Mainline system allows Enbridge to transport 65 per cent of Western Canada’s crude exports.

Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Celebrate Fifth Anniversary of Tree Campus USA

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Nebraska City, Neb., Oct. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota celebrate five years of the Tree Campus USA® program. Nearly 200 distinguished leading universities have been honored with the Tree Campus USA designation, and the number of schools applying to be included continues to expand. 

Keep America Beautiful Announces Wrigley as the 2013 Recipient of the Vision for America Award

National nonprofit honors Wrigley with a prestigious environmental award
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October 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will honor the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, with the 2013 Vision for America Award on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

BAN Applauds LG Electronics for Responsible e-Waste Recycling

100% of LG's U.S. e-Waste Now Goes to e-Stewards Recyclers, Who Won't Export it to Developing Countries
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SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Global electronics and appliance innovator LG Electronics has received high praise from the toxic trade watchdog group Basel Action Network (BAN) for ensuring that none of LG’s e-waste is exported to developing countries.

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.

Avista Announces City Hall Plaza as a gift to Spokane

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Avista Corp.  and the City of Spokane announced a partnership on a new public plaza that will replace the parking lot immediately north of City Hall. The new plaza will connect Riverfront Park with the area known as Huntington Park, which Avista began renovating earlier this month and will serve as a new community gathering place. 

Asilomar Conference Grounds Awarded Prestigious Environmental Designations

Trip Advisor Gold GreenLeader and ISO 14001 Certifications Demonstrate Asilomar’s Continuing Commitment to Sustainable Practices
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Pacific Grove, Calif., July 29, 2013 / 3BL Media/  The 100-year-old Asilomar Conference Grounds has recently been awarded a Trip Advisor Gold Level GreenLeader designation. The GreenLeader program helps travelers plan greener trips by identifying environmentally-friendly accommodations across the U.S. The award comes on the heels of the National Historic Landmark receiving International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification.

Avista Uses Goats for Environmentally-Friendly Weed Removal

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July 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Knapweed, Dalmatian toadflax, kochia, oh my!  What do you do when you need to remove noxious weeds from almost impassable terrain? Just ask Avista Utilities – bring in the goats!

Eastman Chemical Company Issues 2013 Sustainability Progress Report

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Kingsport, Tenn., June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has released its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report, an overview of achievements and areas for continued improvement experienced since the publication of its 2011 Sustainability Report, “Connecting Science and Sustainability.”

Committed to being increasingly transparent, Eastman provides an update on the 2011 Sustainability Report’s short-, mid-, and long-term goals for economic growth, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

Avista Receives Outstanding Steward Award from National Hydropower Association

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Avista successfully restored two channels downstream of their Upper Falls Development on the Spokane River to look much the way it did long ago, before the channels were altered to divert water to numerous flour and lumber mills, as well as for hydropower generation. The channel restoration, using weirs shaped and colored to look like the bedrock throughout the river, spread water more evenly throughout the two channels and has now functioned successfully through an entire spill season.

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