Posts Categorized: Environment

GreenAir Partnership with Sani-Powder Offers Unique and Sustainable Disinfectant

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Originally created as an industrial-grade disinfectant, Sani-Powder is now repackaged in convenient pre-measured pouches, ready to be added to water to create an effective disinfectant that is safe for everyday use in homes and small businesses. According to their website, mixing Sani-Powder with water creates a hypochlorous acid liquid solution that provides total sanitization and… Read more »

The unresolved problem of ocean pollution and the solution. Certified treatment of OBP by TONTOTON

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What are ocean-bound plastics (OBP)? Ocean-bound plastics are non-recyclable plastics that are likely to end up in the ocean. There are no real studies to show where these plastics come from, but when we’re talking about ocean-bound plastic, we’re referring to plastic found within 50km of the coast. They consist of low-value plastic that cannot… Read more »

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Supports Budget 2021’s funding for Canada Water Agency and understanding the effects of Climate Change

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St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik, Vice-Chair of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, responded to the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021. “Budget 2021 investments into environment and infrastructure programs creates a foundation for municipal governments on the shores of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River to start investing in critical shoreline projects,”… Read more »

iWrc Creates Opportunity for Waste Workers in Brazil

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Recycling centers often lack the proper resources to protect their employees from hazardous and strenuous working conditions. iWrc collaborates with these cooperatives to improve the health, safety, and financial stability of employees. The initiative trains workers at the cooperatives in proper practices and protocol. Elizabete Rocha, president of Futura Cooperative, says that in the past workers “feared nothing. We had no PPE. We had no… Read more »