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Four local firms help create pavilion for RCN (access required)

A recently completed project at Rochester Childfirst Network furthers the agency’s commitment to promoting educational immersion in nature and inclusive play with a focus on sustainability. 

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Electronics recycler launches e-Scrap for Camp fundraiser registration (access required)

Brockport electronics recycler Sunnking Inc. has launched registration for its 2022 e-Scrap for Camp fundraiser benefitting Camp Good Days & Special Times.   Businesses and organizations in the Buffalo and Rochester areas are encouraged to sign up to collect electronics from their company, employees, friends, and family members for ...

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Green Transition necessary for climate, beneficial for economy (access required)

Fossil fuel apologists constantly tell us that efforts to fight global climate change will kill jobs and/or destroy the economy. We saw this attack launched, in various forms, hundreds of times this year. President Biden’s Build Back Better bill was ...

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NYSP2I selects eight statewide recipients for community grants program   (access required)

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced selections for its 2021-2022 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York.  NYSP2I, which is sponsored by the New York State Department of ...

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Gov. Hochul announces water quality improvement grants  (access required)

New York is awarding $23 million in grants to help improve water quality across the state while mitigating the effects of climate change. Local grant awardees include the city of Rochester, Ontario County and communities in Monroe and Wayne counties.  ...

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Norm Jones to retire after more than 40 years with city of Rochester (access required)

Norm Jones, who worked his way up from the lowest-paid title position to head of the department with the largest budget, will be ending his 40-plus year career with the city of Rochester. Jones, commissioner of the Department of Environmental ...

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REMADE Institute awards $33.2 million to 23 projects (access required)

The REMADE Institute announced $33.2 million in funding for new technology research Wednesday, selecting 23 new projects as part of the Institute’s latest round of funding.  REMADE CEO Nabil Nasr said the connection between industrial development and climate change is significant, as highlighted ...

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Li-Cycle recognized for its sustainability efforts (access required)

Li-Cycle — a Canadian battery recovery manufacturer which opened its first U.S. operations in Rochester — has received accolades for its technology breakthroughs in the sustainability sector.   The company was named a winner on Fast Company’s inaugural “Next Big Things in Tech” list for its efforts ...

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Leonard’s Express leases all-electric refrigerated trailers (access required)

Farmington-based Leonard’s Express has entered an agreement with eNow Inc. to lease two eNow electric Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU). One eNow Rayfrigeration trailer is all-electric and features a Carrier Vector 8100 reefer unit. The second, also electric powered but with ...

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Hyzon appoints industry veteran as president of vehicle operations (access required)

Hyzon Motors Inc. has appointed Pat Griffin as president of Vehicle Operations. Griffin most recently served as CEO at Crane Carrier Company, a leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of vocational trucks and specialty vehicles. During Griffin’s tenure, he successfully positioned ...

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