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Owens Corning Offers Zero Ozone-Depleting FOAMULAR(R) Extruded Polystyrene Insulation

Published: Jul 15, 2009 – 08:20 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a global leader in building materials and energy efficiency solutions, today announced it has started manufacturing zero ozone-depleting FOAMULAR(R) Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) rigid foam insulation. The new blowing agent technology developed by Owens...

IBM and Cisco Collaborate on City of Amsterdam Smarter Energy Project

Published: Jul 14, 2009 – 08:18 AM EST

AMSTERDAM July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Cisco today announced that they are teaming on a pilot to help the Dutch utility Nuon and the city of Amsterdam make smarter use of energy by enabling consumers to make more informed decisions...

Eco-Friendly School in Oregon Named $20,000 Grand Prize Winner in the Walmart "Earth Day Every Day School Challenge"

Published: Jun 29, 2009 – 04:29 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - June 29, 2009 - Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Ore. has been named "America's Most Eco-Friendly School" in the Walmart "Earth Day Every Day School Challenge." According to Corvallis High School officials, the school consumes 30 percent less energy than...

The Color of Hope

Published: Jun 25, 2009 – 08:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, OR - June 25, 2009 -- YOLO Colorhouse, the independent paint company focused exclusively on zero-VOC, Green Seal approved finishes, today released a preview of its new Color of Hope interior palette. Each hue in the Color of Hope palette exudes the...

Rain Technologies Inc. RainTube Selected As Sustainable Industries 2009 Top 10 Green Building Product Award Winner

Published: Jun 24, 2009 – 06:36 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, OR - June 24, 2009 - Award-winning business magazine Sustainable Industries today announced Rain Technologies, Inc. RainTube as one of its 2009 Top 10 Green Building Products winners. Sustainable Industries' Top 10 Green Building Products guide is an annual publication profiling industry-leading...

Symantec Delivers on Environmental Commitments

Published: Jun 24, 2009 – 08:25 AM EST

CUPERTINO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/24/09 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced it is continuing to deliver on its environmental commitments by implementing and participating in innovative initiatives to support its environmental strategy. The company earned its second Leadership in Energy...

Three Marriott Vacation Club Resorts Receive Florida Green Lodging Program Designation

Published: Jun 23, 2009 – 01:20 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. - June 23, 2009 - Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI), the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), proudly announces Marriott's Grande Vista, Marriott's Cypress Harbour and Marriott's Crystal Shores on Marco Island as the first resorts within the Marriott...

Acoustiblok, Inc. Combines Sound Abatement and Insulation Materials at Broward County Waste to Energy Plant to Reduce Industrial Noise Pollution

Published: Jun 12, 2009 – 04:48 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Public awareness of the health risks of industry-related noise pollution has never been higher. Industrial plants worldwide are incorporating serious sound abatement strategies into their infrastructure to protect employees and visitors from hearing loss and other medical...

“Go Green Expo” Set to be Atlanta’s Largest Eco-Event

Published: Jun 11, 2009 – 01:00 PM EST

CSRwire - ATLANTA – June 10, 2009 – Over 230 of the most exciting eco-friendly companies will be exhibiting in Atlanta June 26 – 28 for the Go Green Expo at the Cobb Galleria. As one of the largest tradeshow for eco-friendly products...

Non-Profit KaBOOM!, Omidyar Network, YMCA of Honolulu Create Nature Built Playground

Published: Jun 11, 2009 – 11:36 AM EST

CSRwire -WAIALUA. - June 11, 2009 – Oahu’s children will soon have a new, 29,000 square foot playground at the YMCA of Honolulu’s Camp H.R. Erdman that celebrates nature in a fun and exciting way. The new playground is based on drawings provided...

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