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Scotts Miracle‐Gro, Marysville Plant — Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Gold Award Winner Case Study

  • On  February 24, 2017 in |
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  • Scotts Miracle-Gro, Marysville plant (SMG-Marysville) manufactures, packages, distributes and markets consumer lawn and garden products.

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  • On  December 2, 2016 in |
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  • WPCLF CSO Discount Project Nominations, Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant Nominations, WRSLA Project Nominations , U.S. EPA's 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Program and RFPs for FY 2017 Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grants

GOJO Industries, Inc.- Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Gold Award Winner - Case Study

  • On  December 2, 2016 in |
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  • GOJO Industries, Inc. (GOJO) is a leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design and functionality. They are one of a handful of Ohio companies that received recognition at the Achievement (in 2012), and Silver and Gold (in 2015) levels of the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program.

The New Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Platinum Level Award

  • On  December 2, 2016 in |
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  • Ohio EPA Director Butler announced a new Platinum Level for the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards on August 31st at Ohio EPA’s Compliance Assistance Conference in Columbus. This top level recognizes organizations that go above and beyond, including demonstrating how their environmental stewardship efforts improve the social wellbeing of the local community, region and/or a larger geographic area, and how these efforts result in long term societal benefits.

Ohio EPA Recognizes 2016 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award Winners

  • On  December 2, 2016 in |
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  • Ohio EPA Director Butler presented nine Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards on August 31 at Ohio EPA’s Compliance Assistance Conference in Columbus. Ohio’s E3 program recognizes businesses, nonprofits and governmental agencies for going above and beyond compliance with requirements while demonstrating environmental excellence.

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  • On  September 30, 2016 in |
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  • Ohio EPA's Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver, Gold and Platinum Awards and Ohio EPA's Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Achievement Award Winners — Ohio Hospitals Case Study

  • On  September 29, 2016 in |
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  • In 2001, Ohio EPA’s Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP) and the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) partnered to eliminate mercury from Ohio hospitals. OCAPP continues to participate on the OHA Environmental Leadership Council, providing updates on regulations and assisting with OHA’s Pollution Prevention University. OCAPP also helps evaluate potential recipients of OHA’s Melvin Creeley Award, an award that recognizes hospitals for promoting sound practices through environmental stewardship.

Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Gold Award Winner — Pioneer Automotive Technologies Case Study

  • On  September 29, 2016 in |
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  • Pioneer in Springboro, Ohio, assembles vehicle electronics including radio, sound systems and GPS navigation units. Pioneer was awarded the E3 Bronze in September 2013 and E3 Gold in May 2016. Pioneer’s proactive environmental policy promotes waste and greenhouse gas emission reductions and meeting the goals established in their ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System (EMS). Annual updates to their management policy identify goals and reflect the EMS priorities. Their long-term goal is to achieve zero waste-to-landfill status.

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