Don’t you have a cow? Perfect Day Life Cycle Assessment Highlights Sustainability Benefits of Animal-Free Dairy Protein

Life cycle assessment(LCA) – conducted by consultancy firm WSP USA and critically reviewed by a panel of independent experts in accordance with the ISO 14067 GHG emissions standard – showed that Perfect Day’s production of non-animal whey protein Reduces blue water consumption by 96-99%, and non-renewable energy use by 29-60% compared to conventional production methods. The assessment extends the scope …

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First-ever SpaceX civilian flight returns from orbit

Four people returned to Earth after a three-day alien excursion aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on Saturday night, marking the end of the first-ever flight to Earth orbit entirely piloted by tourists or non-astronauts. “Thanks a lot SpaceX, it was a hell of a ride for us,” billionaire and mission commander “Inspiration4” Jared Isaacman was heard to say during …

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The SAWS gets closer to controlling the destination of the treated wastewater it rejects

A 2013 permit application submitted by the San Antonio Water System to control 50,000 acre-feet of treated water per year discharged into the San Antonio River is in the final stages of the approval process. And the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority is still trying to derail it. The Texas Environmental Quality Commission issued a proposed Bed and Banks permit that SAWS …

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Dairy farmers have an opportunity, if only the state would help them

Dear Governor Mills, You might not expect to hear this from a vegan, but please help Maine dairy farmers. The devastating news that Danone is abandoning 14 organic farms in Maine is just the latest in decades of depressing headlines for dairy farmers. I come from a dairy farm family in Maine that divorced the land in the early 1990s, …

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Waste management a sensitive point for Panchkula MC: La Tribune India

Amit Bathla Tribune press service Panchkula, September 18 Waste management, the most basic of all civic amenities, remains a sore point for the Panchkula Municipal Corporation as it has not been able to set up a proper landfill for garbage disposal. The city generates around 120 metric tons of waste per day and in the absence of a solid waste …

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People of Color Take a Toll Due to Environmental Hazards

In August 2015, Steve Benally walked out of his Halchita, Utah, Navajo Nation home and heard a warning: do not use the water. The Gold King mine near Silverton, Colorado, had dumped toxic sewage into the Animas River watershed. The big picture: Benally would lose his crop and suffer side effects on health, highlighting one of the environmental dangers some …

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Milestone Environmental expands in carbon sequestration

Milestone Environmental Services has built a business on energy waste management. The Houston-based company has nine disposal facilities across the state – seven in the Permian Basin and two in the Eagle Ford. Seven are sludge to accept liquid waste while there are two landfills for solid waste, one near Orla and one in Upton County, south of Midland. All …

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3 Federal Way nonprofits receive waste management grants for their sustainability work

Three Federal Way nonprofits recently received grants from Waste Management (WM) and the City of Federal Way for their dedication to public service and sustainability. The Federal Way Multi-Service Center, Goodwill and the South King Tool Library are the recipients of the grants, totaling over $ 15,000 for each organization. The WM Green4Good community grants are provided by the Federal …

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Urban wastewater coronavirus surveillance project launched in Cyprus

Cyprus launches coronavirus monitoring project in wastewater It is co-funded by the European Commission and follows its recommendation for a common approach to surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants in urban wastewater across the EU The Nireas International Water Research Center at the University of Cyprus and the Water Development Department (WDD) have agreed to establish a national urban wastewater …

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Mike Hall and the role of the SWCD

Service is Mike Hall’s motto. He is the program administrator who manages the District Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) office located at 3111 Ohio 98. His goal is to help landowners and residents of Crawford County and tailor programs to their benefit. The program was started in 1945 by a group of five farmers who were licensed by the state …

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Conservation group supports moratorium on lake turbines | News, Sports, Jobs

By JEAN D’AGOSTINO [email protected] An important voice has been heard regarding the potential placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie. At its September meeting, the New York State Conservation Council said publicly that it was calling for a “Permanent moratorium on the development of offshore industrial wind turbines in all waters of the Great Lakes. The installation of wind turbines …

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Indigenous issues sidelined as election day approaches in Canada

As the 36-day snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advances towards Monday’s vote, the Liberals and Conservatives remain stuck in a statistical tie in the polls. It was a largely rambling campaign with few highlights and a debate in English that was widely criticized for using a format that actually inhibited the debate. To a large extent, this …

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Untreated wastewater drains into the river at Meadowbrook golf course – Montreal

As golfers take to the Meadowbrook Golf Club in Montreal West, an unsightly river flows right next to the greens. Both untreated sewage and raw sewage fill the stream that winds through the course. The problem is due to the interconnection pipes in the neighboring cities of Montreal West and Côte Saint-Luc. Sewage from homes is supposed to be connected …

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Numerous bear sightings call for increased waste management

An above average number of bear sightings have been reported this year, in part due to the extreme wildfire season as well as drought conditions; send bears to new areas for food. Many complaints calls come from areas of southeast Kelowna to West Kelowna, Lake Country and Peachland. Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says now is the time to be …

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