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10 july 2018

16:47
Media are invited to call in to a technical briefing on amendments to Canada's Marine Mammal Regulations. The new rules, which come into effect on July 11, will provide a suite of increased protections including a minimum approach distance of 100...

14:13
Seattle became the first major city in the United States to ban plastic straws, utensils and cocktail picks at restaurants on July 1, when a city ordinance took effect. "Seattle has long been a leader in protecting our...

12:00
As Canada transitions to a low-carbon future, investments in clean technology will support jobs for the middle class and improve clean air by reducing pollution. Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of...

11:36
The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will...

09:00
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced that its subsidiary, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., has acquired Pennington, New Jersey-based WCD Group, LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, WCD...

05:10
The U.S. electronic goods recycling market size is expected to reach USD 15.23 billion by 2025. Factors such as rapid industrialization, increasing demand for automobiles and consumer electronics, and growing need to manage proper utilization of...

03:21
Multi-award-winning Africa Plantation Capital signed an MOU to supply bamboo biomass to Bidco Africa group for a green and sustainable energy source. Bidco Africa Group needs over 60,000 tons of dry bamboo biomass annually to support its power...

03:00
Tetra Pak now obtains half of its global electricity supply from renewable sources, putting the company firmly on course to meet its RE100 commitment of using only renewable electricity across all global operations by 2030.      (Logo:...


9 july 2018

16:03
MGM Resorts International announced that single-use plastic straws will only be served upon request at company operated restaurants in the U.S. As one of the world's top five largest non-chain restaurant operators in the world, MGM Resorts and its...

15:30
Earlier today SaskPower announced their intention to retire their aging Boundary Dam Power Units #4 and #5, in 2021 and 2024 respectively. Despite this decision, the news release notes that Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) will continue to play an...

10:26
Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) make up 98.2% of businesses in Canada, and emit as much climate change-causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per year as Canada's combined transportation sector, including every car, truck, train, plane, and...

08:40
Sustainable population organizations across the globe are calling on their governments to take action in response to a warning from 15,000 scientists last November regarding worsening environmental crisis. World Population Balance is among the groups...

08:00
Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life today announced the installation of beehives on the rooftops of their offices in Winnipeg, London and Toronto. The hives will produce sustainable honey and help boost declining honey bee populations, which...

08:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Nunavut Day: "Twenty-five years ago today, the Parliament of Canada passed two important pieces of legislation, which led to the creation of Nunavut as a recognized...

06:45
According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global Bioplastic Composites Market for Injection Molding by Polymer, Fiber Type, and End-User Industry: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023, the global...

06:00
Recycled Glass Market size is expected to exceed USD 4.4 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Recycled glass is a sustainable material providing boundless ecological aids including contribution to...


6 july 2018

08:00
PharmaCielo and its partners from Cooperativa Caucannabis are pleased to announce their sponsorship of BanCO2 in the Cauca Department of Colombia, an initiative designed to provide economic support to rural farm families, indigenous people and...


5 july 2018

15:15
Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, will announce additional Coast Guard capacity in Victoria and other measures under the Oceans...

14:43
Energy efficiency is hard to see, but we feel its benefits in our homes, environment and economy. Investments in energy efficiency save Canadians' hard-earned money. Canada's clean energy future includes federal investments driving economic growth,...

14:30
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. ("ARCA" or the "company"), a leading provider of utility appliance recycling programs, announced today that on July 3, 2018 it received notification from the Listing Qualifications Department of The...

14:23
Seamounts are underwater mountains that are home to an abundance of marine species, from cold-water corals and sponges to Bocaccio and killer whales. These ecosystems are important to maintaining biodiversity in the ocean and contribute greatly to...

11:38
First Affirmative Financial Network, one of the largest advisory firms that specialize in sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing, announced today that B Lab has honored it as a Best For The World: Customers company. B Lab certifies B...

10:52
Five years ago, Toronto and surrounding areas were hit with a rainstorm described by many as biblical. Slow-moving storm cells made their way over parts of the city, dumping 101.7 millimetres ? more than 10 centimetres - of rain at Toronto's Pearson...

10:00
Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience against climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. More than $2.8...

09:00
Understanding that children's drawings and other works of art are cherished keepsakes for many parents, Hydro Ottawa hopes to encourage its customers to sign up for paperless billing and save paper for what matters: kids and their imaginations....

08:00
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. ("ARCA" or the "company"), a leading provider of utility appliance recycling programs, announced today that on July 3, 2018 it received notification from the Listing Qualifications Department of The...

07:30
Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. welcomes regulatory changes by the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure that remove certain tire-related commercial disincentives and advance sustainable mobility practices in the trucking industry....

07:00
The Andes Amazon Fund congratulates the government of Colombia for expanding Chiribiquete National Park by 3.7 million acres on July 2, 2018. Now one of the largest national parks in South America, it protects 10.5 million acres of Amazonian...

06:00
Export Development Canada (EDC) is forging new partnerships to bring more capital to a broader range of Canadian cleantech companies at a critical point in their operations. The Cleantech Co-Investment Program (CCIP) will see EDC and eligible...


4 july 2018

17:00
The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment for future generations while growing our economy. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the proposed North American Lithium...

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