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Plasma Environmental Technologies Inc.
Plasma Environmental Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Turtle Island Recycling Corporation (TI). The purpose of the LOI is to establish a joint venture to develop and install a Plasma Assisted Gasifier ("PAG") that converts municipal solid waste into electricity, a technology co-owned by Kinectrics Inc.
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Connecticut Laboratory Awarded NVLAP and CT DOH Accreditations for Asbestos Analysis
EMSL Analytical, Inc., the largest network of AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP and NVLAP accredited indoor air quality testing laboratories in the nation, is proud to announce that the Wallingford, CT laboratory is now NVLAP accredited for Asbestos Analysis by TEM Air and PLM Bulk. In addition, the laboratory is also CT DOH accredited for Asbestos Analysis.
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ARCADIS Selected for Prestigious Channel Project in France
ARCADIS (NASDAQ:ARCAF, EURONEXT:ARCAD), the international consultancy and engineering company, today announced that a consortium in which it is a partner has been awarded a contract for the hydraulic design of one of Europe's biggest water projects: a channel that will link the harbors of Antwerp and Paris. This 105-km 'Canal Seine Nord' will contain 6 or 7 locks.
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Pendleton Creates Online Blanket Special for Crater Lake Trust
Just in time for the holidays, Pendleton Woolen Mills has developed an exclusive online offer that allows you to purchase one of their renowned national park blankets and make a donation to the Crater Lake National Park Trust at the same time.
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Sustainable Leadership Awards Announced at CoreNet Global Summit
A Seattle building materials maker, a New York neighborhood and a Kansas City design firm are winners of this year's Sustainable Leadership Awards, presented by CoreNet Global at their Global Summit meeting in San Antonio in conjunction with International Interior Design Association and the American Institute of Architects.
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Activists Hold 'Day Of Intervention' At North American Ford Dealers Dealers asked to pressure Detroit to stop pushing oil-addicted gas-guzzlers
Activists will today begin protesting at Ford dealers across the United States and Canada as part of an international 'Day of Intervention' to force the EPA's worst-ranked automaker to stop driving America's oil addiction. The mass action is a direct response to Ford's broken promises to improve fuel efficiency and the controversial decision to eliminate its popular natural gas and all-electric vehicle programs.
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Wildlife Trust Launches International Network at World Conservation Congress in Bangkok
Wildlife Trust, an innovator in conservation science and the emerging field of conservation medicine, will officially launch the Wildlife Trust Alliance, an international network of leading conservation organizations, during the third annual World Conservation Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, November 17-25, 2004.
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UL Announces New Restricted Substances Compliance Solutions -RSCS-
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) today announced a new program to help organizations meet the European Union's strict Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive for electronics manufacturers scheduled to go into effect July of 2006.
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Starbucks Environmental Leadership Drives Industry First with Use of the Only FDA Approved Recycled-Content Cup
In an important step to further integrate leading environmental practices into its business, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Starbucks supply chain member, Mississippi River Corporation, the first-ever approval to use recycled content in food packaging, specifically Starbucks hot beverage cups. Following successful testing, Starbucks expects to convert its hot beverage cups to 10 percent recycled material, an industry first.
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Green Plus Helps Taxi Drivers in London Lower Emissions and Save Fuel
London's famous diesel "black cabs" are now running cleaner and more economically thanks to the addition of Green Plus in their fuel. Biofriendly Corporation and its sister company in Europe, Green Plus Limited, announced that they have received a letter of endorsement from British Clean Fuels, a fuel company in London known for its service to taxis in London. Green Plus is a liquid fuel combustion catalyst that can be added to diesel, gasoline, marine and other fuels.
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