Tag Archives: environmentalism

Guest view: Don’t be surprised by environmental problems

For 30 years ending in 1977, General Electric discharged PCB pollutants into the Hudson River. In 1969 the Cuyahoga River in Ohio caught fire. Happily, industry has become mindful regarding its impact on the environment since those days. To assist with your own company’s mindfulness, I have outlined a five-step program to help identify and remediate environmental hazards:

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Mattress store with environmental focus opens in York

Harry Mahler and his wife, Sarah, own eco-friendly mattress retailer No Badger Mattress in York. (Photo: Markell DeLoatch)

Harry Mahler has always been passionate about the environment and seeking eco-friendly solutions to existing problems. To help address the problem of discarded mattresses being thrown into landfills, he and his wife Sarah recently opened No Badger Mattress in York, which sells eco-friendly mattresses and accepts old ones for recycling.

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A Conversation With: Mark Hand

Mark Hand, second from left, accepts the Governor's Award for Excellence for his efforts in organizing and leading the Drive Electric PA Coalition. (Photo: Submitted)

Mark Hand, 41, joined the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection almost two decades ago as a geologic specialist. He is currently an energy program specialist and recently earned the Governor’s Award for Excellence for his efforts in organizing and leading the Drive Electric PA Coalition.

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