Category: Conservation

Why You Should Re-use Your Old Phone as a Dash Cam

If you’re like most Americans, you have an old phone laying around in a drawer somewhere. Many upgrade to the “newest model” every two years. Unfortunately, this leads to an incredible amount of waste. According to Planet Green Recycle, up to 70% of cell…

Oregon State receives grant to reduce university food waste

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Materials Management program has awarded Oregon State University with a $27,372 grant to help the university reduce food waste by 10 percent at its Corvallis campus. The money will be used to institute a new computer…

Unsold sandwiches, salads donated to Keep Austin Fed

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) news AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is working with concessionaires and Keep Austin Fed to operate a terminal Food Rescue Program. The Food Rescue Program donates food to the Austin community rather than having the unsold, packaged food going…

EPA settlement with Emerald Services, Inc. in Tacoma helps protect community from hazardous waste

DATE: November 20, 2017 Seattle – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, has reached a settlement with Emerald Services, Inc., a hazardous waste storage and treatment facility in Tacoma, Washington, over violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and violations of…

ABB Canada Goes LEED on Main Campus in Montreal

ABB Canada lifted the curtain in May of this year on a $90 million project to make its new 300,000 square foot corporate headquarters leaner, greener and more capable of growth. MONTREAL, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Today ABB is pleased to announce…

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