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Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee Grows Partnerships One MOU and Hard Hat Sticker at a Time

Jared Johnson proudly wearing an SFI Qualified Logging Professional sticker. Photo: Resolute FPOperating across two time zones and two Canadian provinces, with a combined area the size of continental Europe, hasn't stopped the Central Canada Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Implementation Committee from setting a new standard for community building, partnerships and member participation. In recognition of this outsized effort, the committee received the SFI Implementation Committee Award at the SFI 2016 Annual Conference.  

"The committee has established an extraordinary range of partnerships and signed 15 memorandums of understanding (MOUs). The central Canada committee is the first Canadian committee to win this award. The fact that they managed to stand out in such a competitive competition, among 34 SFI Implementation Committees, speaks volumes about the good work they are doing to promote SFI and spread responsible forestry," said Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of SFI Inc. The committee's partners come from government, NGOs, universities, Indigenous groups and industry.

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Winning Weather Photography Announced!

Photos came in from around the country, but in the end, there was only one Grand Prize winner in Weatherwise Magazine’s 2016 Photo Contest: Fred Wasmer of Gainesville, Florida, won for his picture of a jet aircraft flying underneath a bank of mammatus clouds.

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Solar Powered Generator .6Kwh and 1.3Kwh kits With Up To Three 100 Watt Solar Panels Now Available From FuellessGenerator.net

FuellessGenerator.net offers solar powered rechargeable generators that are light portable and powerful due to the units advanced technology and internal lithium battery pack. The company now offers three solar panel bundles with the 1500 series Solar Powered Generators to maximize the refueling times when refueling or charging by the sun.

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Naturipe Berry Growers Invests In Harvest Croo Robotics

Adds to the growing list of strawberry industry investors

Naturipe Berry Growers has joined the growing list of strawberry industry investors supporting Harvest CROO Robotics’ mission to answer the need for agricultural labor with technology.  Naturipe is one of the largest strawberry growers in North America. With the support of Naturipe, now more than 20% of the U.S. strawberry industry has invested in Harvest CROO Robotics.

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CHEP and IFCO Named by Kroger as Key Component of 2020 Zero Waste Strategy

 CHEP and IFCO Named by Kroger as Key Component of 2020 Zero Waste Strategy

Environmental Attributes of Reusable Supply Chain Assets Play a Critical Role in Supporting Retailer’s Sustainability Commitment

CHEP and IFCO, member companies of the Brambles Group, announced the companies’ shared pallets and bulk containers and Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) have been identified by Kroger[1] as critical to reducing waste in the company’s supply chain. The nation’s second largest retailer highlighted CHEP and IFCO in its 2016 Sustainability Report. By replacing more single-use packaging and platforms with reusables, Kroger aims to meet or exceed the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s zero waste threshold of 90% diversion from landfill in its facilities by 2020.

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MagneGas® Fuel Deployed in Steel Fabrication Projects for Two Major Florida Amusement Parks

Fabrication Components to be Installed in Two Orlando Area Theme Parks

MagneGas Corporation, a technology company, that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts renewable and liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced  that its cutting fuel has been selected by Suwannee Ironworks & Fence, Inc. ("Suwannee"), which is acting as sub-contractor for steel fabrication projects at two major amusement parks in Florida.

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