BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A revolutionary new food recycler from Whirlpool Corporation’s innovation incubator, WLabs, is bringing new meaning to sustainability in the home. The ZeraTM Food Recycler now gives consumers an easy and convenient way to help reduce the amount of waste they’re sending to the landfill by converting food waste into ready-to-use, homemade fertilizer.
The prize ceremony of the “Amato Lamberti” Social Responsibility Awards, which focus on the themes of legality and civic commitment and publicly acclaim the best social responsibility initiatives as a model for active citizenship, was held today at the Nisida European Studies Center in Naples. Named after a sociologist who was a leading expert on camorraphenomena, the Awards are organized by Associazione Jonathan Onlus and Gruppo di Imprese Sociali Gesco with support from Whirlpool Corporation.
Twenty-eight-year-old Nettie Garza has three children. During the day, she manages the floral department at a local Kroger store. At night, she shares a bed with the kids in her own parents’ home.
But come December, Garza will have a bedroom of her own for the first time since she can remember, and so will her kids. Their new home is being made possible by a partnership between Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Whirlpool Corp., through Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County.
Award-winning ventless dryers, washers and video tour of ReNEWW House featured at conference
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Whirlpool Corporation will showcase its award-winning, energy efficient Whirlpool brand laundry appliances in its booth at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles Oct. 5-6.
From Dawn Dish Soap's powerful wildlife rescue campaign to Vaseline's "Healing Project," sometimes problems that have plagued communities or our environment can be solved with everyday products. But it's up to companies to think outside the box to envision how their products or services can appropriately lend a helping hand.
Like our purposeful innovation, we focus on sustainability initiatives that matter. An energy-inefficient, late 1920's bungalow became a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research.
For the third consecutive year, our Integrated Supply Chain organization has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a top environmental-friendly shipper. In addition, we've been named a semi-finalist for the EPA’s 2016 SmartWay Excellence Award.
Our commitment to improve lives and make a positive impact while we work to reduce our environmental footprint are important to us. We will continue to increase our use of renewable energy and lower-impact materials. This will directly impact the communities in which we operate and benefit our consumers, no matter where they are around the globe.
For 46 years Whirlpool has been committed to minimizing its impact on the environment
Multimedia with summary
The majority of the environmental impact created by an appliance occurs during it's in-home use and is generally 10 to 20 times higher than the impacts created during it's production, distribution or disposal life cycle phases.