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Tour de Fresh Partners with Fort Worth Mayor and Industry Sponsors to Bring Salad Bars to Local Schools

Mayor of Betsy Price of Fort WorthThis year’s first local Tour de Fresh Texas event, presented by The California Giant Foundation, was set for Oct. 1, with the goal of raising $10,000 to place at least three new salad bars for local Dallas / Fort Worth schools. In the midst of planning, however, Tour de Fresh saw an opportunity to partner with Mayor Betsy Price of Fort Worth, which would allow for more sponsor costs and donations to go to funding salad bars in the Fort Worth community. With this change, Tour de Fresh expects to donate up to five salad bars.


Whole Foods Agrees to Improve Waste Management in EPA Settlement

Whole Foods sanctioned for hazardous waste by EPAFacilities in Texas, Ark., La., Okla., and N.M. included in $3.5M settlement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Whole Foods, Inc. over violations of hazardous waste regulations. During a year-long investigation, EPA found Whole Foods improperly identified or mishandled hazardous waste at company facilities throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. In addition to correcting the violations, Whole Foods will also pay penalties totaling more than $3.5 million and promote hazardous waste compliance in the retail industry as part of a supplemental environmental project, or SEP.


Viking Cold Solutions™ delivers green, cost-effective energy saving technology to help provide 100,000 meals to hungry San Diegans

Solar Thermal Energy Storage provides significant cost savings and carbon emission reduction

Viking Cold Solutions has completed another energy efficiency installation, helping the San Diego Food Bank - the largest hunger relief organization in San Diego County-reduce costs and feed over 100,000 meals to hungry San Diegans.


Argus honors Covanta, CSX with prestigious Win-Win Award

Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has named Covanta Sustainable Solutions and eastern Class I railroad CSX as the 2016 recipients of its prestigious Win-Win Award.

The Argus Win-Win was awarded at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in Arlington, Virginia, which was attended by nearly 250 representatives of the railroad industry.


VITCHELO® Empowers Consumers to Embrace Sustainability With Its Line of Smartly Designed, Versatile Outdoor Gear

Recognizing the growing trend of sustainability, outdoor gear brand VITCHELO® ( has developed numerous products that embody respect for the natural world. The V800 Plus headlamp, for instance, is a great example of forward-thinking and sustainable product development. The headlamp helps consumers enjoy the great outdoors – or accomplish any number of tasks – all while making a minimal impact on the environment.


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