Day: May 5, 2023
The Biden-Harris Administration Will End COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Federal Employees, Contractors, International Travelers, Head Start Educators, and CMS-Certified Facilities
In 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration announced COVID-19 vaccination requirements to promote the health and safety of individuals and the efficiency of workplaces, protecting vital sectors of our economy and vulnerable populations. Since January 2021, COVID-19 deaths have declined by 95%, and hospitalizations are down nearly 91%. Globally, COVID-19 deaths are at their lowest levels since […]
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $700 Million in Grants to Replace Aging Passenger Railcars in Six Transit Systems
Friday, May 5, 2023 Grants largely invest in medium-sized transit agencies that often lack the resources needed to make long-overdue improvements WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the selection of six projects in six states to replace aging passenger railcars, improving reliability, safety, and accessibility on the nation’s […]
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Mark Your Calendar: 2023 FAA Drone Symposium and Advanced Air Mobility Summit Friday, May 5, 2023 WASHINGTON— The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 8th Annual FAA Drone Symposium and the first-ever Advanced Air Mobility Summit this summer. The two events, from Aug. 1-3 at […]
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USDOT Announces Bipartisan PIPES Act Proposal to Modernize Decades-Old Pipeline Leak Detection Rules, Invests in Critical American Infrastructure, Create Good-Paying Jobs, and Improve Safety
WASHINGTON – Following the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic announcement to invest $196 million in grants for 37 pipeline modernization projects spread across 19 states, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is proposing a new rule to significantly improve the detection and repair of leaks from gas pipelines. […]
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Free Country, the outdoor clothing company, is proud to announce their FreeCycle® collection featuring Repreve® recycled materials has saved more than 55 million plastic bottles from landfills since its launch in 2019. This milestone represents a significant step towards Free Country's goal of reducing their carbon footprint and promoting sustainability.
With an estimated 24,120,607 million plastic bottles saved from landfills for the Fall 2023 production alone, Free Country's FreeCycle® collection has been a huge success in reducing waste. The FreeCycle® collection features outerwear, activewear, and swimwear for men and women. Each garment is powered by Repreve®, which uses recycled bottles and post-industrial waste to create stylish and eco-friendly garments. Plastic bottles are collected, cleaned and converted into high-quality fibers, which are then spun, and air-jet textured into yarn. The result is performance-packed high-quality fills and fabrics, all applied to our versatile designs that prioritize functionality and comfort.
"At Free Country, we take sustainability seriously. We launched the FreeCycle® collection to reduce our impact on the environment," said Ira Schwartz, CEO and Founder of Free Country. "We are thrilled to have surpassed the milestone of 55 million-plus plastic bottles saved from landfills, and we are committed to continuing to use eco-conscious materials in our products. Ultimately, people want to look and feel good in what they wear, and we aim to do that."
Free Country's FreeCycle® collection has become increasingly popular among customers who value sustainability and eco-conscious clothing, and the company plans to expand its offerings in the future. The FreeCycle® collection is available online at freecountry.com and in select stores nationwide. Customers can choose from a wide selection of styles in a variety of colors and prints, and an inclusive range of sizes.
About Free Country
Free Country is an American lifestyle brand established in 1990, that values family, friends, and shared experiences. Headquartered in New York City, the company embodies the spirit of adventure and empowers people to lead a fun, active, outdoor lifestyle, making the outside accessible to all, with affordable prices on outdoor clothing. #OutsideIsOurs
Repreve® is wholly owned by Unifi, Inc., one of the world's leading textile manufacturing innovators. Unifi operates with a foundational commitment to ethical and sustainable practices that are consistent throughout its supply chain.
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Free Country Hits 55 Million Plastic Bottles Saved from Landfills
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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Loans of Up to $327 million for Improvements to the Sound Transit System in Washington State
Improved Light Rail Service Will Connect Community to Jobs, Reduce Emissions Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that its Build America Bureau has provided low-interest loans totaling $327 million to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for improvements to the transit system. By providing Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation […]
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. is honored to welcome Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to Washington, DC. The leaders recognize the remarkable ties of friendship, community, and shared sacrifice that serve as the foundation of the U.S.-Philippines alliance. President Biden and President Marcos welcome the historic momentum in U.S.-Philippine relations, and resolve to continue […]
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