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Pfizer's Progress on 2020 Waste Reduction Goals

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Building on the successful achievements of Pfizer’s carbon emission reduction and green chemistry programs, we are working to contribute meaningfully to global efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.

Throughout the lifecycle of our products, our aspiration is to further reduce our carbon footprint and increase energy efficiency, decrease dependence on limited resources and reduce waste in order to help ensure a sustainable future for our patients, our global community and our company.

Carnival Corporation Receives Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards

Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recognized at annual Port of Seattle ceremony
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SEATTLEMay 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was well represented last month at the sixth annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, with three of its cruise line brands being recognized for environmental excellence. Carnival Cruise LineHolland America Line

Sustainability in Facility Operations 101: Establishing a Foundation For Continued Performance

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Antea Group consultant Steven Meun recently presented on sustainability for facility operations. The session walks you through the fundamentals of sustainability in the facility context, looks at the rationale for incorporating sustainability into your business, and examines some of the basics and first steps for tackling sustainability in water, waste, and energy.

Watch Your Language!

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What are the environmental “bad words” to which society has become desensitized? I think “disposable” is one. We need to replace it with “reusable.”  

Antea Group White Paper on Hazardous Waste Management Services in the Healthcare Sector

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March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. Hazardous waste is managed, from generation to final disposition, by trained technical experts.  

Is Waste a Resource in the Wrong Place?

New report shares findings on how businesses can recapture lost value from waste, and transform it in to profit.
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[This post is a segment of the Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profit Streams report.]

Reflections on Laudato Si - Continued

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All of this block quoting of the Pope is pretty convenient. I mean, it shortens up what I have to write considerably. I promise you I’m not being lazy though. Pope Francis has some important things to say, so here’s your next quote (emphasis again my own).

The New Sustainability…

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Earth Overshoot Day keeps coming earlier, and it’s not an occasion we want to celebrate. It’s the day our annual demand for ecosystem goods and services, like cropland, timber, fish stocks and carbon dioxide absorption, begin to exceed what ecosystems are able to renew in a year.

Fire Season Safety Tips to Secure Your Waste and Recycling Materials

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Many of Republic Services’ customers are ahead of the curve when it comes to being eco-friendly, and today, it is more important than ever before to be environmentally conscious. Below are three fire safety tips that you might find helpful this fall. Together, we can protect the local environment while mitigating risks.

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