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AT&T Energy Director to Expand Focus to Include Smarter Buildings
AT&T Energy Director to Expand Focus to Include Smarter Buildings

PRESS RELEASE - John Schinter, who was hired as AT&T’s first Director of Energy in 2009, was recently appointed Assistant Vice President of Energy and Smart Buildings. While continuing with his current role to oversee company-wide energy management efforts, Schinter’s focus will expand to include the deployment of new M2M and big data solutions to optimize facility equipment operational performance and reliability.

Radio Flyer’s Chicago Headquarters Earns LEED Platinum Certification
Radio Flyer’s Chicago Headquarters Earns LEED Platinum Certification

PRESS RELEASE - CHICAGO – April 15, 2014 – In time for Earth Day, Radio Flyer, Inc., maker of the famous little red wagon and leading producer of wagons, tricycles and three-wheel scooters in the United States, proudly announced today its Chicago, Ill. headquarters has received Platinum Certification for its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).  Focused on environmentally sustainable practices, the certification acknowledges key design decisions, including the renovation of existing warehouse space, dedicated recycling areas, and geo-thermal heating and cooling systems.

Drilling Company Wants to Build Roads From Fracking Waste
Drilling Company Wants to Build Roads From Fracking Waste

WASTE NOT - In an interesting "band-aid" proposition, oil and gas exploration and production company Range Resources recently announced it would like to start using the waste rock material brought to the surface at fracking sites — known as gas well drilling “cuttings” — as a paving material.

Interface to Use Food Waste to Power Dutch Plant
Interface to Use Food Waste to Power Dutch Plant

WASTE NOT - Global carpet-tile manufacturer Interface has announced it will switch to using 100 percent renewable gas at its manufacturing plant in Scherpenzeel, The Netherlands, beginning January 1, 2014. The company has signed a contract with sustainable energy supplier Eneco, which will supply the Interface plant with gas produced using certified 'green' waste from the food industry, provided by fish processor A. van de Groep.

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Interface Joins Initiative Turning Marine Plastic 'from Waste to Wear'
Interface Joins Initiative Turning Marine Plastic 'from Waste to Wear'

WASTE NOT - Innovative carpet-tile manufacturer and environmental pioneer Interface has announced its participation in 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear' — a new initiative designed to address the growing environmental problem of marine waste. Interface is the first flooring company to participate in this global program, founded by yarn manufacturer Aquafil, conservation group ECNC Land & Sea Group, and Dutch manufacturer Star Sock, as part of Interface's long-term 'Mission Zero' sustainability goal.

Jones Lang LaSalle Illustrates Commitment to Responsible Business in Latest Sustainability Report
Jones Lang LaSalle Illustrates Commitment to Responsible Business in Latest Sustainability Report

MARKETING AND COMMS - Jones Lang LaSalle last week released its 2012 Sustainability Report, “Moving toward a more sustainable enterprise,” which details the company’s services, operations and client-focused strategies to achieve long-term sustainable solutions across five sustainability categories: energy and resources; client service excellence; green buildings; community and supply chain; and workplace, well-being and diversity.

Retailers, Manufacturers Launching Consumer Water Efficiency Label for Bathroom Products
Retailers, Manufacturers Launching Consumer Water Efficiency Label for Bathroom Products

MARKETING AND COMMS - A group of leading DIY retailers, builders’ merchants and manufacturers in the UK – including Argos, B&Q, Chandlers’ Building Supplies, Homebase, Travis Perkins, Saint Gobain, Wolseley UK and Southern Water — are joining forces to launch a voluntary labelling scheme to help consumers identify the water efficiency of bathroom fittings such as taps, showers, toilets and baths, according to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

H&M, M&S, Benetton, Zara Commit to Fire and Building Safety Agreement in Bangladesh
H&M, M&S, Benetton, Zara Commit to Fire and Building Safety Agreement in Bangladesh

SUPPLY CHAIN - H&M announced Monday it has publicly committed to supporting the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, which was initiated by IndustryALL Global Union and UNI Global Union in response to last month’s deadly building collapse that has claimed some 1100 lives.

BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day
BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day

PRESS RELEASE - BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day FLORHAM PARK, NJ, April 26, 2013 -- BASF employee volunteers joined Morris Habitat for Humanity today to build homes for three families in Madison, New Jersey. More than 30 BASF employees worked on various aspects of construction, installing roofs, exterior walls and exterior frames for the homes.

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Bombay Sapphire Turns Derelict Mill into Sustainable Distillery
Bombay Sapphire Turns Derelict Mill into Sustainable Distillery

CLEANTECH - The Bombay Sapphire gin distillery in Hampshire, England has become the first to achieve an “Outstanding” design-stage Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) accreditation, according to a recent announcement.

C2C Thinking Helps Shaw Redefine Sustainability in Flooring Industry
C2C Thinking Helps Shaw Redefine Sustainability in Flooring Industry

WASTE NOT - Twelve years ago, in response to growing demand from our customers, Shaw Industries set out to create a more environmentally responsible product alternative to the traditional PVC-backed carpet tiles prevalent in the commercial market.

Interface To Recycle Discarded Fishing Nets Into Carpet
Interface To Recycle Discarded Fishing Nets Into Carpet

WASTE NOT - Global carpet tile manufacturer Interface, Inc. will soon begin using discarded fishing nets to make carpets, bringing both conservation and socioeconomic benefits to some of the world's poorest coastal communities.The company recently completed a pilot project, called Net-Works, with conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). By establishing a community-based supply chain for discarded nets, Net-Works aims to improve the livelihood of local fishers, while providing Interface with an innovative source of recycled materials for its carpet tiles.

BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC
BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

PRESS RELEASE - News Release October 24, 2012 For immediate release BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

REBUILDING TOGETHER, CAESARS FOUNDATION AND CASINO EMPLOYEES JOIN FORCES TO PROVIDE SAFE AND HEALTHY HOUSING THIS FALL
REBUILDING TOGETHER, CAESARS FOUNDATION AND CASINO EMPLOYEES JOIN FORCES TO PROVIDE SAFE AND HEALTHY HOUSING THIS FALL

PRESS RELEASE - Washington, D.C. – Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit whose members believe in a safe and healthy home for every person, is collaborating with Caesars Foundation and Caesars Entertainment Corporation employees to help homeowners in-need maintain a safe and healthy home.

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HARRAH’S RINCON CASINO RECOGNIZED FOR ‘GOLDEN’ SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS BY TRAVELIFE
HARRAH’S RINCON CASINO RECOGNIZED FOR ‘GOLDEN’ SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS BY TRAVELIFE

PRESS RELEASE - As the world's most diverse casino-entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment Corporation continues to lead the way in environmental stewardship with its property, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort, receiving the Gold Certification for commendable environmental sustainability practices from the prestigious international certification program Travelife, a program that certifies and assists hotel pr

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park, New Jersey
BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park, New Jersey

PRESS RELEASE - BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park, New Jersey • Company showcases its commitment to a sustainable future • Outlines plans for growth in North America • Construction of a new formic acid plant in Geismar, Louisiana

BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park
BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park

PRESS RELEASE - BASF opens new headquarters building in Florham Park Company showcases its commitment to a sustainable future

“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions
“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions

PRESS RELEASE - "Life Cycle Analyzer" supports sustainable solutions  Life cycle assessment tool developed for Europe under BASF’s “Green Sense® Concrete” approach  Sustainable solutions for concrete gain importance With the newly developed “Life Cycle Analyzer” BASF helps to improve concrete characteristics. The special software offers solutions in major concrete improvement areas like process

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