PALO ALTO, February 3, 2020— Environmental nonprofit Acterra has selected 14 organizations from six Bay Area counties as finalists for Acterra’s 2020 Business Environmental Awards. The Business Environmental Awards program recognizes exceptional achievements in sustainability among San Francisco Bay Area companies, nonprofits, and public agencies from a variety of sectors. Presented annually since 1990, these…

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7  October, 2019 – NewGen Surgical was honored to be a finalist in Green America’s People and Planet Award for Green Businesses. This award recognizes small American businesses for their dedication to a green economy. Twice each year, Green America awards two green businesses in various categories for their innovation in environmental stewardship. The Alternatives…

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NewGen Surgical was nominated as a Joe Garbarino Green Business of the Year at the 35th annual State of the City Dinner by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. At NewGen Surgical, being an environmental steward means doing our part to lessen negative environmental impacts globally while supporting local organizations and community initiatives. The Chamber…

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San Rafael, California, November 3, 2017 – NewGen Surgical has been shortlisted for the edie Sustainability Leaders Award in the Sustainability Product Innovation category. The edie Sustainability Leaders Award, now in its 11th year, is organized by Faversham House, specialist sustainability publisher in the UK, and edie is their year-round resource providing practical information, insight…

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World’s First Innovation Forum and Business Accelerator to Focus on Plastic Pollution Launched at Secretary Kerry’s Oceans Conference June 16, 2014 – Washington, DC. – Think Beyond Plastic™, an Innovation Forum and Accelerator advancing entrepreneurship for solutions that measurably reduce plastic pollution, launched today at “Our Ocean”, an international oceans conference hosted by the Honorable…

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What’s the ocean got to do with single-use plastic medical devices you might ask? As innovators creating products and looking at the plastics problem as a design challenge, we were so honored, as part of the Think Beyond Plastic Innovation Group, to be introduced at the OUR OCEAN 2014 conference sponsored by the US State…

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