USPS Notice of PRC filing – 2017 Promotions

May 17, 2016

USPS Notice of PRC filing – 2017 Promotions and First-Class Mail Parcels

The Postal Service filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to establish the 2017 Promotional Program in addition to adjusting certain prices in the First-Class Mail Parcels product.  The proposed price adjustment does not constitute the Postal Service’s annual, general …

Environmental Resources: Electronics and Plastics Recycling

According to Earth911, electronic waste, or e-waste, is generally considered anything that plugs into a wall or accepts batteries. E-waste has surfaced as an important issue, because it can be dangerous if disposed of improperly. Many major retailers have instituted take-back programs, and municipalities have created drop-off locations to help quell e-waste issues.

To bring you …

Environmental Resources: Carbon Accounting

Carbon accounting is the accounting undertaken to measure the amount of carbon dioxide equivalents that will not be released into the atmosphere as a result of flexible mechanisms projects under the Kyoto Protocol. These projects include, but are not limited to, renewable energy projects and biomass, forage and tree plantations.

GC presents organizations …

Environmental Resources: Climate Change

Thanks to agencies like the EPA, GC can offer you comprehensive information on the issue of climate change in a way that is accessible and meaningful to all parts of society.

The EPA indicates that the phrase “climate change” is growing in preferred use to “global warming” because it helps convey that there are changes in …

Environmental Resources: Biomass

Biomass is biological material from living or recently living organisms. As a renewable energy source, biomass can either be used directly or converted into other energy products such as biofuel.

On one level, biomass is plant matter used to generate electricity or produce heat, usually by direct incineration. Examples include forest residues (such as dead trees, …