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Land Conservation, Wildlife Habitat to Benefit from Nearly $1.4 Million from Duke Energy

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

Ecocentricity Blog: Let's Play Another Game

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Here’s the game. I will give you a quote, and then I will challenge you with the impossible task of guessing who said it. It could be Justin Bieber. It could be Kim Jong-un. Who knows?!?!

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Here’s the game. I will give you a quote, and then I will challenge you with the impossible task of guessing who said it. It could be Justin Bieber. It could be Kim Jong-un. Who knows?!?!

Just Energy Solar | Tips for a Sustainable Christmas

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We are fairly certain Santa and his reindeer would prefer to fly through clean, unpolluted air this holiday season, so let’s work together to have a sustainable Christmas!

We’ve compiled 25 ideas on how to navigate this holiday season while creating less waste, using less energy, spending less money, all while making memories with family and friends.

Check them out!

COP22: Business Leadership Will Be Central in Carrying the Climate Agenda Forward

by Anastasiya Kostomarova
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The UN climate conference in Marrakech (COP22) in November celebrated the entry of the Paris Agreement into force, already ratified by 111 countries. CBRE’s Anastasiya Kostomarova, a member of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth, reflects on her time at the conference.

Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

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CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.

Can Paper Be Eco-friendly? This Label Says Yes

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Forests are key to the survival of human, animal, and plant life around the world. According to the United Nations Climate Summit’s Declaration on Forests, forests support approximately 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity, helping provide clean air and combatting climate change by absorbing carbon in the atmosphere.

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

23 sites added in 2016 for total of 152 globally that send zero waste to landfills
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  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste
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  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste

Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund Grants Top $5 Million over Two Years

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  • Newly announced: 12 nonprofit organizations to share over $770,000

  • Part of $10 million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment

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  • Newly announced: 12 nonprofit organizations to share over $770,000

  • Part of $10 million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment

Improving Resource Efficiency

It's time to rethink how we use our resorces
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As featured on Sealed Air.com | Authored by Jerome Peribere, President and CEO of Sealed Air 

Ecocentricity Blog: That's a Small Number

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

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