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Archive for the ‘Waste Management’ Category

NEW YORK—CleanBrands LLC, a maker of mattress, box spring, and pillow encasements, announced that it has created the industry’s first Bed Bug Math ROI Calculator, which helps uncover the total hidden costs of infestations. The interactive calculator, showing a return on investment of up to 15x the original cost of professional grade encasements like CleanRest PRO Mattress Encasements, was recently released at HX: The Hotel Experience, held November 8 to 10 in New York.
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TORONTO—Totally Green Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Cam Carver as Chief Executive Officer effective November 2, 2015. Carver was most recently the Co-founder and CEO of Temporal Power Ltd. As CEO, Cam Carver succeeds Shawn Dym, who will continue to serve as an active member of Totally Green’s Board of Directors.
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MONTREAL—Arborite, a manufacturer of high pressure laminate, and Wilsonart, a leading manufacturer of decorative engineered surfaces for more than 50 years, announced their combined sponsorship at the platinum level of the Save a Sample! program. Save a Sample! provides a second life for unused brochures, samples, fabrics, and finish cards by delivering them to design schools and students for use in their projects and design work. Arborite and Wilsonart’s combined platinum level sponsorship aids Save a Sample! in its mission to continue to help budding designers as well as the environment.
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CORAL SPRINGS, FLA.—Nubo Bottle Co. announces the release of its Gen II Filtered Water Bottle. Both ends of the bottle are removable for superior cleaning it features a gravity fed filtration system which filters water on its way into the bottle.
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ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes JRS Amenities as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. JRS Amenities is featuring its MOSAIC Dispenser—a bulk, refillable amenity dispensing solution that can eliminate 99 percent of waste from single-use amenity bottles. A typical 100-bed hotel can exceed 50,000 small amenity bottles and 10,000 soaps per year. MOSAIC could save this hotel up to 33,000 ounces of unused product (based on 1/3 usage).
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TORONTO—Totally Green announced that its ORCA system was featured in the September 28, 2015, edition of Maclean’s Magazine. The article spotlights ORCA’s adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology to increase system efficiency by letting customers wirelessly track waste and sustainability metrics while proactively managing their overall service.
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OAKLAND, CALIF.—Everyday a tsunami of plastic hangers streams into landfills—93 million a day according to HANGD, an environmental coalition against the rising numbers of virgin plastic hangers finding their way into municipal dumps. That results in 34 billion plastic hangers every year and growing, enough to fill almost 20 Empire State Buildings.
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SPOKANE, WASH.—Ecova, the total energy and sustainability management company, has been selected by Caesars Entertainment to help the company reach its CodeGreen goal of reducing waste generation by 50 percent by 2020. As a leader in environmental sustainability in the gaming entertainment industry, Caesars, which operates under the Caesars, Harrah’s and Horseshoe brand names, demonstrates their commitment to sustainability by reducing waste, reporting their greenhouse gas emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with the help of Ecova, a CDP accredited provider, and by leveraging the Ecova Energy and Sustainability Management Platform to gather additional insight to optimize its energy management strategy at the company’s affiliated locations in the United States.
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MIDLAND, MICH.—Dow Building Solutions (DBS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., announced STYROFOAM extruded polystyrene foam insulation products in North America have received validation from UL Environment that they contain 20 percent pre-consumer recycled content on average. This verification marks the latest sustainability milestone for Dow insulation products, which also hold Cradle to Cradle certification.
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NIAGARA FALLS, ON.—Niagara Casinos was awarded a 4 Green Keys rating from Green Key Global acknowledging their sustainable convention facilities and practices, topping off another year of substantial environmental initiatives at both Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara.
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