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Cream Cheese Plant Uses ‘Unsustainable & Disruptive’ Amounts of Water

Cream Cheese Plant Uses ‘Unsustainable & Disruptive’ Amounts of Water

A Philadelphia Cream Cheese plant in the Village of Lowville, NY, has been issued a mandatory water conservation order. The plant recently used more than a million gallons of water in a day, when the village’s water filtration plant can only filter 1.3 million gallons in a 24-hour period, according … Read more »

Water Reuse Innovation Leads to Top-Selling Pickle Product

Water Reuse Innovation Leads to Top-Selling Pickle Product

As water management issues increasingly take the limelight on the world’s sustainability management stage, organizations as diverse as the NFL, Anheuser-Busch and Timberland are seeking new ways to conserve water on a massive scale with tactics like better stormwater management or irrigation practices. But smaller companies, too, have found innovative ways to conserve. The … Read more »

Water Reduction & Energy Efforts Achieve $72,000 Savings at Meat Processing Plant

Water Reduction & Energy Efforts Achieve $72,000 Savings at Meat Processing Plant

Italian meat processor and producer Inalca SpA’s projects to reduce water and energy use at its plant in Rieti, Italy, resulted in annual savings of 3.7 million gallons of water and more than $72,000. The facility’s heating plant, which consists of three boilers fueled by methane gas, generates the steam … Read more »

Water Supply May Be in Danger for Colorado Agribusiness as Population Booms

Water Supply May Be in Danger for Colorado Agribusiness as Population Booms

With Colorado’s population expected to grow from about 5.5 million now to as many as 10 million by 2050, water concerns are increasing in the semi-arid state. More than 85% of water used in Colorado is by agriculture, the state’s second-highest economic driver, but the statewide water plan released in 2015 … Read more »

Consumers Say Businesses Must Help Solve Water Crisis

Consumers Say Businesses Must Help Solve Water Crisis

Businesses, government and environmental organizations must collaborate to solve the problem of clean drinking water, according to a new report about the major concerns of Americans from Nestle Waters North America (conducted by global research firm PSB). Americans expected businesses to play a role in ensuring that people have access … Read more »

Help May Be on the Way for Industry’s Water Challenges

Help May Be on the Way for Industry’s Water Challenges

A large proportion of US companies may not be aware of the risks that face their businesses in terms of water challenges, according to the CDP. Just 34% of companies responding to a CDP survey in 2016 had undertaken a water assessment that included both direct operations and supply chain. … Read more »

Look Beyond the Obvious When It Comes to Water Issues: Tips from Nestle Waters

Look Beyond the Obvious When It Comes to Water Issues: Tips from Nestle Waters

Water issues covered by the regulations and policies in the city and state where a facility is located may not be the only water issues that a company faces, according to Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer of Nestle Waters NA. For example, regulations may cover water quality in terms of … Read more »

Groundwater Fees Prompt Farmers to Slash Water Use by a Third

Groundwater Fees Prompt Farmers to Slash Water Use by a Third

When it comes to drought and the farming community, it seems a self-imposed fee on groundwater could work better than government regulations, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder. The study suggests that self-imposed well-pumping fees can play an important role, incentivizing farmers to slash use … Read more »

Ballast Point Brewing Conjures Beer with Water from Thin Air

Ballast Point Brewing Conjures Beer with Water from Thin Air

Just as the water intensive nature of brewing beer has become a hot topic in the sustainability world – beer is made up of 90% to 95% water – Ballast Point Brewing Co. announced that it has completed its first two batches of beer made with water extracted literally from thin air. That … Read more »

Rainwater Harvesting Increasingly Helps Companies Reduce Stormwater Fees & Energy Use

Rainwater Harvesting Increasingly Helps Companies Reduce Stormwater Fees & Energy Use

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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Levi’s Saves 1bn Liters of Water

Levi Strauss and Co. says it has saved 1 billion liters of water since 2011 through its Water<Less process, which reduces the water used in garment finishing by up to 96 percent. This announcement coincides with the release of Levi’s Product Lifecycle Assessment (LCA), an update on the company’s groundbreaking 2007 … Read more »