Kyocera Expands Cell Phone Recycling Program With Big Sky Recycling Partnership

In 2015, Kyocera Communications Equipment Group launched their consumer cell phone take back program. Today, they are expanding this program by teaming up with Big Sky Recycling. Together, the two companies aim to protect the environment, conserve natural resources, and support the communities in which they work.  Since beginning business in 1959, Kyocera has embraced … Read more

Verra Opens the Door to Engage Blockchain Climate Initiatives

The Blockchain Infrastructure Carbon Offset Working Group (BICOWG) applauds the Dec. 15 announcement of a Legal Due Diligence Questionnaire for Related Instruments by The Verified Carbon Standard (VERRA) — a widely accepted standard for certifying carbon emissions reductions. “As pioneers in the crypto carbon space, it’s encouraging to see this announcement from Verra — it is truly a dream … Read more

Irish Food Company Plant-It Leads the Way at the Plant-Based World Expo in New York

Award-winning Irish plant-based food brand Plant-It launched with a resounding success in the US attracting key retailers. They were very impressed with the great-tasting innovative range of plant-based food and Plant-It’s commitment to its purpose-led tree planting global initiative. The company was delighted with the response and overwhelmed with the positive feedback and leads received at Plant-It’s … Read more

Pearl Certification and ClimateCheck Help Homeowners Understand and Mitigate the Impact of Climate Change

Homeowners now have a new tool to protect their property against the damage caused by natural disasters linked to climate change. Pearl Certification, which certifies high-performing homes, has teamed with ClimateCheck, a provider of climate risk assessments, to help consumers understand how vulnerable their home is to climate change and how to mitigate the risk. … Read more

Trayport and IncubEx Are Working Together to Launch a Voluntary Climate Marketplace and an Electronic Platform for Trading Voluntary Carbon Offsets

Trayport Limited (Trayport), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group, and IncubEx, Inc. (IncubEx), a Chicago-based privately held company that designs and develops new financial products in global environmental, climate risk, and related commodity markets, today announced the forthcoming launch of a new global voluntary carbon marketplace. The Voluntary Climate Marketplace (TVCM) operated by IncubEx, will … Read more

Digitizing Water Risk With Deutsche Telekom and divirod

Extreme weather events are occurring more and more frequently, with severe consequences for people and the environment. They bring floods, storms, and cause sea levels to rise. Now Deutsche Telekom, together with water data specialist divirod, is offering municipalities and companies digital solutions that provide information and warnings about water risks. For this purpose, digital … Read more

Over 50 Percent of Viable Candidates Running for Office in the City of Los Angeles Pledge to Support LA 25×25, a Challenge to Reallocate 25% of Street Space Back to People

Spearheaded by Streets For All, LA 25×25 is a challenge for those running in the city of Los Angeles for mayor, controller, city attorney, and city council: commit to repurposing 25% of street space by 2025. “Los Angeles has been stuck in the 1980s in the way we think about our public space,” said Michael … Read more

Neighborhood Coalition Sonoma County Argues Piecemealing Cannabis Permits to Circumvent CEQA Creates Juggernaut Environmental Disasters

Neighborhood Coalition Sonoma County (NCSC) is calling for a moratorium for all future multi-tenant projects, and immediate cancellation of all previously issued permits to mitigate the destruction that is wreaking havoc on the environment of Sonoma County. The multi-tenant permitting process called ‘Ministerial Permits’ by the Department of Agriculture is more accurately described by the … Read more

FiveADRIFT Is Ending Plastic Pollution – One Luxurious Beach Towel at a Time

FiveADRIFT has announced the launch of their sustainably crafted towels. The company is on a mission to remove ocean plastic and end consumption of single-use plastic – one towel at a time. FiveADRIFT’s luxurious, fast-drying, and lightweight beach towels are made from all-natural hemp and cotton fibers with 100% of profits going to the removal … Read more

Pace Analytical® Expands COVID-19 Monitoring Services to Include Air Testing

Pace Analytical® Services, LLC, committed to advancing science through innovative services, today announced the expansion of its quantitative COVID-19 and variant testing and monitoring services to include air sampling. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is a single-stranded RNA virus and part of a group of viruses referred to as coronaviruses. Pace Analytical® collects and analyzes air samples for coronavirus and … Read more