September 15, 2020

Novartis – Our ambition is to be a catalyst for positive change and a leader in environmental sustainability

We aim to drive sustainability through our own operations, as well as those of our suppliers, and we have set ambitious targets to minimize our impacts on climate, waste and water. We have already made significant progress. While Novartis Group sales have increased in the past 10 years, our consumption of energy and water, as well as our greenhouse gas emissions, have declined.

Stockholm Data Parks: making the modern sustainable city | Company Report | Construction Global

Stockholm Data Parks (SDP) represents an advanced infrastructure offering to the data centre industry; a partnership between it, district heating/cooling provider Stockholm Exergi, electricity distributor Ellevio, dark fibre provider Stokab and the City of Stockholm. Collectively driven by a vision of creating a sustainable, waste-free city that’s entirely free of fossil fuels by 2040, SDP’s contribution lies in the unique opportunity presented by the rapidly expanding data centre sector.

Sustainable agritourism and rural development in Africa

Agritourism is a concept over 100 years old that describes any activity based on the relation between agriculture and tourism occasioned by among other factors – when city dwellers visited the countryside to escape war developed stress and for countryside nostalgia. Therefore, agritourism involves…

Grant funds New York State Center for Sustainable Materials Management

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) and Syracuse University are collaborating to establish the New York State Center for Sustainable Materials Management (SMM), funded by a $5.75 million grant over five years from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC).  The center-the first of its kind in the United States-will be devoted to practices in waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting.

The Community Voice: It is time to purge e-waste

Some find organizing therapeutic, I’m not one of those people. I do, however,  find joy in finding what I need with minimal effort. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve all been spending more time indoors. For some of us, time indoors provides more time to evaluate our surroundings. Whether you’re cleaning house to improve the quality of your Zoom background, or you just have extra time to clear out junk –Rohnert Park Community Services Center is hosting a free E-waste recycling event.