UPS has installed two new solar power projects at its distribution facilities in New Jersey. The Parsipanny project was completed in fall 2012, and the Secaucus project is planned to go online this spring. Each installation is 1.2 megawatts in power, and, added to UPS’s existing solar power generating capacity, they will produce three million kilowatts of renewable energy per year. New Jersey is currently second in the U.S. for total installed capacity of solar energy technology.
TULSA, Okla., February 13, 2013 /3BLMedia/- Caelus today announced that all versions of their CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit will be updated to include the newest EPEAT® standards for greener electronics. The EPEAT registry’s Imaging Equipment standard, publicly unveiled today in Washington DC, will be added to CurrentState™ immediately. EPEAT’s Television standard will be added to CurrentState™ as soon as it is released later this year.
Two Pioneers in Recycling Unite to Reward Consumers for Their Environmental Efforts
CHICAGO, February 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Coors Brewing Company, inventor of the first 100 percent recyclable aluminum can, today kicked off its latest sustainability initiative by announcing a partnership with Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking every day green actions with discounts and deals. The program, Coors Recycles®, will support the Recyclebank mission to promote environmentally conscious waste disposal through a monetary contribution and special packaging.
Every year, sustainability professionals come together to discuss trends and expectations for the future. The meetings, like Net Impact and BSR, buzz with heady discussions about the world’s social and environmental issues: poverty, human trafficking, child labor, transparency, and climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Merrillville, Ind.–based Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO’s) new Green Power Program has been certified by Green-e Energy. NIPSCO joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.
LAS VEGAS, January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As the world's most diverse casino-entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment Corporation continues to lead the way in environmental stewardship with its properties. Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Casino and Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino received the Gold Certification for commendable environmental sustainability practices from the prestigious international certification program Travelife, a program that certifies and assists hotel properties in managing social and environmental issues.
Public-Private Partnership Helps Customers, Environment, Bottom Line
Jan. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In a video address to a global audience, U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Donahoe, and UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis announced a unique partnership designed to offer better service to customers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and optimize operational efficiencies.