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Los Angeles and San Francisco Make the Top 15 List for Bed Bug Infestations
Los Angeles and San Francisco Make the Top 15 List for Bed Bug Infestations
3/22/2019 3:21:59 PM
Recently, Orkin published its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list and it included several major population centers in California. The highest ranking city in the state was Los Angeles (ranked 4th ) followed by San Francisco (12th ) and San Diego (49th ).
We’re Investing in West Africa’s Leading Off-Grid Solar Company
We’re Investing in West Africa’s Leading Off-Grid Solar Company
3/22/2019 1:54:43 PM
A new investment designed to increase access to solar energy for thousands of households in West Africa has been announced by CDC, the UK’s development finance institution.
UPM Supports the Baltic Sea Action Group’s Operations to Prevent Eutrophication
UPM Supports the Baltic Sea Action Group’s Operations to Prevent Eutrophication
3/22/2019 12:35:22 PM
UPM continues its long-standing co-operation with the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) to prevent eutrophication in the Baltic Sea and in Finnish waters.  "Preventing eutrophication requires collaboration between various parties.
World’s largest companies using more water despite rising risks
World’s largest companies using more water despite rising risks
3/22/2019 12:23:58 PM
• New analysis shows that companies are withdrawing more water, despite greater awareness of water risks • Less than a third (31%) of companies in high impact sectors have incentives in place for C-Suite executives on water-related issues • Companies reported US$38billion in water-related financial losses in 2018 • Retail is the least transparent sector, outstripping …
Call for cooperation in West Africa to enhance information for farmers impacted by climate change
Call for cooperation in West Africa to enhance information for farmers impacted by climate change
3/21/2019 7:18:30 PM
  Today, on the International Day of Forests, at the  UN Africa Climate Week  in Accra, Ghana, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Opus Insights B.V.
Transforming a Former Shale Mine Into a New Park and Outdoor Event Facility
Transforming a Former Shale Mine Into a New Park and Outdoor Event Facility
3/21/2019 4:27:33 PM
In the course of land recultivation of a shale mining area as part of a cement plant, not only agricultural land was restored but a new park was created.
Stora Enso Starts Co-Determination Process Regarding the Possible Conversion of the Oulu Paper Mill Into Packaging Board Mill and Closure of One Paper Machine
Stora Enso Starts Co-Determination Process Regarding the Possible Conversion of the Oulu Paper Mill Into Packaging Board Mill and Closure of One Paper Machine
3/21/2019 4:03:16 PM
Stora Enso announced in June 2018 that it would evaluate development opportunities for the Oulu Mill, because current coated wood-free paper production is facing challenges with market demand and profitability.
Sasol Offers Support to Cyclone Idai Victims
Sasol Offers Support to Cyclone Idai Victims
3/21/2019 3:49:42 PM
Today, Sasol committed to donate US$ 250,000, approximately 15 million meticais, for the relief and support of communities that have been severely affected by tropical Cyclone Idai in Beira and Dondo in Sofala province, as well as other impacted areas in Inhambane province.
DSM drives clean operations at its Zhangbin site, Taiwan
DSM drives clean operations at its Zhangbin site, Taiwan
3/21/2019 1:48:48 PM
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has optimized the environmental impact of its coating resins manufacturing facility in Zhangbin, Taiwan, setting an example of sustainability in our operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Braskem invited to CDP 2019 Water Global Forum
Braskem invited to CDP 2019 Water Global Forum
3/21/2019 1:44:21 PM
Braskem was invited to the CDP 2019 Water Global Forum, a webinar to be held on March 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., by Disclosure Insight Action, an organization that works to improve the management of environmental impacts by companies, cities and regions in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Formaldehyde Exposure Risks and Protecting Workers in Hair Salons
Formaldehyde Exposure Risks and Protecting Workers in Hair Salons
3/21/2019 11:56:11 AM
As recently as 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports there were over 673,000 jobs in the United States alone for hairstylists, barbers and cosmetologists.
City Pool Temporarily Closed as a Precaution After Two People Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease
City Pool Temporarily Closed as a Precaution After Two People Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease
3/21/2019 10:11:30 AM
Earlier this year, a city in Missouri announced it was temporarily closing an indoor pool at a recreation center as a precautionary measure after receiving notification that a second person had been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease.
Skjern Papirfabrik A/S, Denmark Selects Toscotec to Rebuild the Dryer Section of Its PM1.
Skjern Papirfabrik A/S, Denmark Selects Toscotec to Rebuild the Dryer Section of Its PM1.
3/20/2019 8:01:58 PM
Skjern Papirfabrik A/S chose Toscotec for the complete rebuild of its paper machine’s dryer section at Skjern mill, Denmark. The delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019.
Koepala and Kemira Test New Renewable Packaging Formats
Koepala and Kemira Test New Renewable Packaging Formats
3/20/2019 7:58:33 PM
Koepala, a sustainable packaging company providing innovative solutions for on-the-go food, and global chemistry expertise company Kemira are pleased to announce a cooperative partnership.
The EU Chemical Industry at the Forefront of the Transition Towards a Low-Carbon, Circular and More Digital Economy
The EU Chemical Industry at the Forefront of the Transition Towards a Low-Carbon, Circular and More Digital Economy
3/20/2019 7:45:13 PM
“The chemical industry is committed to playing a leading role in the transition to a true Circular Economy model” This was the message Cefic President and CEO of Versalis (Eni) Daniele Ferrari conveyed to the audience of more than 1,500 people at the annual IHS World Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Report Finds Global Banks Poured $1.9 Trillion into Fossil Fuel Financing Since the Paris Agreement was Adopted, with Financing on the Rise Each Year
Report Finds Global Banks Poured $1.9 Trillion into Fossil Fuel Financing Since the Paris Agreement was Adopted, with Financing on the Rise Each Year
3/20/2019 7:32:53 PM
A report released today by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network, Oil Change International, Sierra Club, and Honor the Earth, and endorsed by over 160 organizations around the world, reveals that 33 global banks have provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris climate accord at the end of 2015.
High School in Michigan Begins Additional Disinfection Procedures Following Student’s MRSA Diagnosis
High School in Michigan Begins Additional Disinfection Procedures Following Student’s MRSA Diagnosis
3/20/2019 2:22:58 PM
Earlier this year, WNEM published a report about a high school student from the Flint, Michigan area that was diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant  Staphylococcus aureus  (MRSA).
Braskem signs partnership with Join the Pipe for distribution of Green Plastic water bottles in the U.S. and in countries in Europe and Africa
Braskem signs partnership with Join the Pipe for distribution of Green Plastic water bottles in the U.S. and in countries in Europe and Africa
3/20/2019 12:09:04 PM
Braskem has teamed up with Join the Pipe, a Dutch water company, to distribute sustainable and reusable water bottles made with the I’m GreenTM  green plastic in the United States and in countries in Africa and Europe.
HEINEKEN announces ’Every Drop’ water ambition for 2030
HEINEKEN announces ’Every Drop’ water ambition for 2030
3/20/2019 11:41:21 AM
HEINEKEN today announced its 2030 water vision in support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6, dedicated to water protection. "The world needs to pay more attention to water," said Jean-François van Boxmeer, Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO of HEINEKEN.
Smithfield Foods’ Peru, Indiana Facility Participates In North America’s Largest Environmental Education Program
Smithfield Foods’ Peru, Indiana Facility Participates In North America’s Largest Environmental Education Program
3/20/2019 11:09:19 AM
  Smithfield Foods, Inc.  is pleased to announce its Peru, Indiana facility’s participation in the  National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon’s  2019 Indiana Northeast Regional Envirothon competition where 50 high school students competed to demonstrate their knowledge and environmental problem-solving skills.