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Apr 11, 2018, 12:30 ET "Governor Brown, Please Step Up": More Than 750 Public Interest Groups Call On Governor Brown To Halt New Dirty Oil And Gas Projects, Protect Californians' Health And Prevent Climate Change

More than 750 public interest groups from California and around the world kicked off a campaign today urging Governor Jerry Brown to stop the...


Apr 10, 2018, 12:30 ET Study Shows 95% of Wooden Pallets are Recycled, Indicating Significant Gains in Landfill Avoidance

Preliminary results of a research project conducted by Virginia Tech on the disposal of wood pallets at landfill sites reveal that 95% of wooden...


Apr 10, 2018, 10:00 ET 4-H Ag Innovators Experience Marks Fifth Year of Helping Youth Apply Critical Thinking and STEM Skills to Solve Agriculture Challenges

This spring and summer, youth from five states across the Midwest will participate in Monarchs on the Move Challenge, a hands-on activity to learn...


Apr 10, 2018, 09:40 ET Florida Beach Business, 30A, Recycles 1 Million Plastic Bottles

Last year, a small business in Florida decided to help reduce the amount of plastic garbage making its way into the Gulf of Mexico. "Plastic can...


Apr 10, 2018, 06:00 ET Nestlé Aiming at 100% Recyclable or Reusable Packaging by 2025

Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging,...


Apr 09, 2018, 08:38 ET Innovative Renewable Energy Training Launches for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day 2018, Tonex, a leading technology training provider, is offering a new class in renewable energy to be held April 17-20...


Apr 06, 2018, 10:46 ET Fyffes Honduras, el productor de melones, recibe la certificación Comercio Justo de EE. UU.

Suragroh ha sido reconocida por su sostenibilidad social y ambiental Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh), una división hondureña de la...


Apr 06, 2018, 08:03 ET Melonenproduzent Fyffes Honduras wird durch Fair Trade USA zertifiziert

Suragroh für soziale und ökologische Nachhaltigkeit ausgezeichnet Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh), eine honduranische Division des...


Apr 06, 2018, 07:05 ET Monarques Partners with Mission Monarch

MONTREAL, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION ("Monarques" or the "Corporation") (TSX-V: MQR) (OTCMKTS: MRQRF) (FRANKFURT: MR7)...


Apr 06, 2018, 05:54 ET Le producteur de melons Fyffes Honduras a obtenu la certification Fair Trade USA

Suragroh a été reconnue pour sa durabilité en matière sociale et environnementale Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh), une division...


Apr 05, 2018, 13:30 ET Wynn Las Vegas Powers Its Data With 100 Percent Sustainable Energy

Wynn Las Vegas is pleased to announce that its IT infrastructure, housed at Switch's Core Campus data center in Las Vegas, is being powered by 100...


Apr 05, 2018, 11:12 ET Fyffes Honduras Melon Producer Granted Fair Trade USA Certification

Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh), a Honduran division of Irish produce company Fyffes, has received Fair Trade certification from Fair Trade...


Apr 05, 2018, 10:34 ET Natural Grocers customers pledge to protect the ladybug this Earth Day

Throughout the month of April, and in celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Natural Grocers will invite the community to pledge to protect one of...


Apr 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Schneider Electric Partners with Albéa to Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

Schneider Electric today announced it is working with Albéa on an integrated energy and carbon management program that will help the beauty and...


Apr 04, 2018, 17:42 ET San Antonio ranked 6th in nation for solar energy

Solar energy capacity in San Antonio grew an impressive 37% last year, earning the Alamo City a ranking of 6th highest in the United States,...


Apr 04, 2018, 16:20 ET Forest City earns 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award

Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA) today announced that the company has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for...


Apr 04, 2018, 13:02 ET Going Paperless Made Texas Nameplate Co. Greener, More Efficient

A small family business has improved its operations and helped the environment by going paperless, and it's encouraging other businesses to do the...


Apr 04, 2018, 11:02 ET 7 maneras de ser un amante de los parques superestrella

Al igual que los parques en sí, hay algo para todos a la hora de contribuir a nuestros tesoros nacionales. En honor a la Semana del Parque Nacional...


Apr 04, 2018, 07:45 ET Jacobs Helps Restore Landscape at The Avenue Coking Works in the UK

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC), and client Homes England (formerly Homes and Communities Agency), celebrate the completed restoration of...


Apr 04, 2018, 07:11 ET KWHCoin Signs MOU with Kenyan Company Nurse In Hand Emergency Response

KWHCoin, the blockchain-based renewable energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital...


Apr 03, 2018, 13:13 ET Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition & Topcoder announce Decentralized Impact Incubator

ConsenSys Social Impact, Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) and Topcoder announced the launch of the Decentralized Impact Incubator, a...


Apr 03, 2018, 11:06 ET 7 Ways to be a Park-Loving Superstar

Just like the parks themselves, there is something for everyone when it comes to giving back to our national treasures. In honor of National Park...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:00 ET Tom's of Maine and The Nature Conservancy Invite Public to Vote For Water Restoration Projects Across America

America's waterways stretch for millions of miles, providing drinking water, irrigation, electricity, food, transport and recreation for people and...


Apr 03, 2018, 08:01 ET Hotel Felix Invites Travelers and Chicagoans to Celebrate Earth Month

Hotel Felix, Chicago's first Silver LEED certified hotel, will offer new deals and activities to kick off Earth Month in April 2018. Hotel...