EIA analysis found ALDI U.S., Whole Foods, Target, Sprouts and Ahold Delhaize USA as companies taking significant steps to reduce HFCs and increase energy efficiency in refrigeration.
October 2, 2019
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Washington, D.C., unveiled a new initiative identifying U.S. retailers committed to taking leadership action to reduce potent greenhouse gases used in cooling, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
The report details the way different parts of the cow (meat, milk, collagen and leather) and the markets they serve will be disrupted separately and concurrently by different technologies and business-model innovations.
September 17, 2019
By 2030, the dairy and cattle industries will have collapsed, as animal-derived foods are replaced by modern equivalents, and the rest of the livestock industry will suffer a similar fate, according to a report released by RethinkX.
This initiative will install technology across as many as 19 area farms to transform manure into renewable natural gas.
August 16, 2019
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., and Dominion Energy, Richmond, Va., broke ground on what is said to be North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG).
Pilgrim’s also made progress toward 2020 sustainability goals.
August 14, 2019
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., Greeley, Colo., released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s recent achievements and progress toward 2020 sustainability goals.
Smithfield installed infrastructure to capture methane emissions from its Northern Missouri hog farms and convert them into pipeline-quality natural gas.
August 5, 2019
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., completed construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Milan, Mo., with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline.
OpenTEAM is a farmer-driven, interoperable platform to provide farmers around the world with the best possible knowledge to improve soil health.
August 5, 2019
Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment, Freeport, Maine, together with founding collaborators Stonyfield Organic, Londonderry, N.H., and the USDA's LandPKS project and Foundation for the Food and Agriculture (FFAR), Washington, D.C., launched OpenTEAM, what is said to be the first open source technology ecosystem to address soil health and mitigate climate change.
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