Conservation & Recycling Various news stories dealing with conservation and recycling efforts are included in this section. Releases on local and global green initiatives are included here in English and other languages, as written.

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24 May, 2017, 17:45 ET The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge Announces Its Six Finalist Utilities

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association are pleased to announce the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge...


24 May, 2017, 11:55 ET Ease Up on Energy Consumption

(Family Features) Enhancing your home's energy-efficient features is a savvy way to make the space more livable while also making a smaller impact...


24 May, 2017, 11:45 ET First-of-its-Kind Oyster Shell Recycling Program Launches in Alabama

The Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) and Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in the recycling and waste services industry, are pleased to...


24 May, 2017, 09:00 ET The World's Most Refreshing Beer Introduces New Sustainability Initiative

Since pioneering the recyclable aluminum can, Coors Brewing has been a leader in sustainable brewing practices. This summer, the World's Most...


24 May, 2017, 07:53 ET GreenMantra™ Technologies Introduces New Ceranovus™ Polypropylene Waxes with Unique and Customizable Technical Properties

GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces high-value polymer products from waste plastics, has developed a...


23 May, 2017, 16:32 ET Five Tips for Cleaner Air and a Greener Wallet from Georgia's Clean Air Force

May is Clean Air Month, and Georgia's Clean Air Force (www.cleanairforce.com) is offering expert tips on how to help improve air quality in Georgia...


23 May, 2017, 11:00 ET HR Green Environmental Consulting Instrumental in Bakery-to-Brewery Transformation

The transformation of a 1927 industrial bakery into the new Single Speed Brewing Co. is yet another urban renewal success story that HR...


22 May, 2017, 14:51 ET Fuels Groups Unveil Video Illuminating Harms of Shifting RFS Compliance Responsibility from Refiners to Retailers

A new video unveiled today by NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)...


22 May, 2017, 14:36 ET SC Johnson Finds Way to Recycle Ziploc® Brand Bags From Curbside Bins, Step Toward Increasing Recycling

In its quest to make Ziploc® brand bags recyclable from curbside bins, and avoid millions of pounds of plastic from ending up in landfills, SC...


22 May, 2017, 14:00 ET Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports The Nature Conservancy's National Soil Health Initiative with $1 Million Commitment

Today, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced its support for The Nature Conservancy's reThink Soil initiative, a national, collaborative effort...


18 May, 2017, 14:30 ET Michael Baker International Partners with Marines to Establish Environmental Stewardship Habits in Younger Generations

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced completion of activities to promote...


18 May, 2017, 13:24 ET Lt. Gov. Crouch joins leaders from Duke Energy Indiana and NSA Crane to celebrate completion of new solar power plant

Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a...


18 May, 2017, 09:00 ET The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and NineSigma Announce $1 Million Circular Materials Challenge to Catalyze a New Plastics Economy

From food wrappers to shampoo bottles, plastics are all around us, and the demand for them is expected to double in the next 20 years. But, today's...


17 May, 2017, 23:30 ET PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy Initiative as Core Partner

PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a Core Partner, signaling the global food and beverage company's continued commitment to...


17 May, 2017, 16:17 ET SDG&E Awards San Diego Businesses Leading In Energy Efficiency

Achieving a healthier future takes the commitment of an entire community, which is why today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) honored...


17 May, 2017, 13:18 ET Great Lakes Protection Fund Hires Lee Swindall as New Executive Director

The Great Lakes Protection Fund (GLPF) is pleased to announce that Lee Swindall has been appointed to serve as the organization's new Executive...


17 May, 2017, 10:50 ET Bluon Energy Announces Investors, Strategic Partnerships

Bluon Energy – creator of Bluon TdX 20 (R-458A), an energy-efficient replacement refrigerant for existing HVAC-R systems, announced today the...


17 May, 2017, 02:30 ET Volvo é pioneira em caminhão de coleta de lixo autônomo em ambiente urbano

Na mais recente pesquisa e desenvolvimento em veículos autônomos, o Grupo Volvo, junto com especialistas suecos em resíduos e...


16 May, 2017, 14:00 ET DTE Energy announces plan to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent

DTE Energy today announced a broad sustainability initiative that will reduce the company's carbon emissions by more than 80 percent by 2050. This...


16 May, 2017, 12:00 ET Finalists Named for Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces....


16 May, 2017, 09:26 ET UltraTech Spill Containment System Installs Quickly and Can Protect Against Spills of More than 80,000 gallons

UltraTech International, Inc., recently added the Ultra-Containment Wall to their innovative product line. The hard-walled containment system is...


16 May, 2017, 08:07 ET Happy Trails: Wounded Warrior Project Joins In Bike Path Cleanup

Richard Pittman and his family had just finished tossing their last bag on the trash pile when a local man sitting on a park bench nodded in...


15 May, 2017, 12:51 ET Lindsay Honda Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

Lindsay Honda announced today that it has been awarded LEED Silver certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating...


15 May, 2017, 11:36 ET A Bear Named 399 & Friends: New Children's Book Introduces Readers to National Parks

Just in time for Spring, a new children's book is helping young readers fall in love with National Parks, a famous bear, and several other majestic...


15 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Lamesa Solar Facility in Texas begins commercial operation

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the commercial operation of the 102-megawatt (MW) Lamesa Solar Facility in Dawson...