Environmental Leader Environmental Leader Conference, Energy Manager Today 2017-05-26T20:16:05Z https://www.environmentalleader.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[Stormwater Management for Parking Areas Benefits from New Surface Options]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171401 2017-05-26T20:16:05Z 2017-05-26T20:15:12Z Businesses with large surface parking areas are increasingly needing to focus on stormwater runoff management, particularly as rules are toughening regarding how such water is being collected, writes the BizTimes of Milwaukee. New porous pavement and pervious concrete options are beginning to solve the problem for some companies. Retail centers, ... Read more »

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Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[Significant Step Toward Zero Waste As Simple as a Fresh CEO?]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171395 2017-05-26T19:39:35Z 2017-05-26T19:39:32Z Sock manufacturer Wigwam says it has been in the business of protecting the environment and using sustainable manufacturing practices for 112 years, but just recently discovered a significant – and easily solvable – sustainability problem: new president and CEO (as of last fall) Tom Wheeler discovered that a large number of ... Read more »

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Alyssa Danigelis <![CDATA[Prioritizing Water Reduction and Reclamation: Q&A with Ford’s Andy Hobbs]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171388 2017-05-26T18:12:02Z 2017-05-26T18:11:59Z Andy Hobbs, director of the Environmental Quality Office at Ford Motor Company, discusses strategies for water reclamation and reduction.

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Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[Cautionary Tale: New ‘Sustainable’ Olympic Medals Decaying]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171370 2017-05-25T17:16:48Z 2017-05-25T17:16:44Z A big deal was made about the sustainability factor of the Rio Olympics, with Dow, for example, working with partner companies and nonprofits to implement a host of energy- and resource-efficiency initiatives and technologies in the sectors of agriculture, manufacturing, packaging and construction. But one sustainability move may not have been ... Read more »

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Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[‘Sustainable Apparel’ Apparently Continues to Gain Momentum; Supply Chain Cited]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171362 2017-05-25T17:31:04Z 2017-05-25T17:29:47Z In yet another announcement about “sustainable apparel,” Levi Strauss & Co. has said that it is funding $350,000 toward new approaches and innovations in the apparel supply chain. Projects will include expanding a natural indigo dyeing facility, creating products that are less water-intensive, and making wastewater treatment solutions more accessible ... Read more »

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Alyssa Danigelis <![CDATA[‘Partnerships Are Crucial for Water Goals’: Q&A with MillerCoors]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171339 2017-05-24T20:33:45Z 2017-05-24T19:31:41Z Marco Ugarte, PhD, sustainability manager for MillerCoors, discusses how public-private partnerships address water reduction goals.

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Ken Silverstein <![CDATA[Trump’s 2018 Budget Would Whack EPA and DOE. Will it See the Light of Day?]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171314 2017-05-24T10:00:30Z 2017-05-24T10:00:21Z The Trump administration proposes to cut the funding for the Environmental Protection Agency more than 31% in the 2018 budget. The odds?

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Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[Rainwater Harvesting Increasingly Helps Companies Reduce Stormwater Fees & Energy Use]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171283 2017-05-22T17:57:11Z 2017-05-22T17:56:24Z Commercial enterprises are increasingly installing various rainwater harvesting systems for water conservation purposes. Harvesting can also reduce stormwater runoff and fees, and helps solve potable, non-potable, and energy challenges. Commercial property owners are beginning to realize how much stormwater fees are costing them, says Zachary Popkin, program manager for the Energy ... Read more »

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Jennifer Hermes <![CDATA[Nestlé Waters Invests $6M to Close the ‘Recycling Gap’]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171278 2017-05-22T16:56:45Z 2017-05-22T16:56:42Z Nestlé Waters North America is investing $6 million in an effort to find a national solution to the “critical recycling gap” in the US, the company announced today. Its investment is going to the Closed Loop Fund, a $100 million social impact investment fund committed to funding comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs ... Read more »

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Ken Silverstein <![CDATA[If Big Oil Is Committing to Carbon Cuts, Others Will Follow Its Lead]]> https://www.environmentalleader.com/?p=171232 2017-05-23T01:17:12Z 2017-05-22T10:00:23Z While Big Oil and Exxon in particular are voicing support for CO2 reductions, institutional investors are keeping up the pressures.

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