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Recycling - Why It's Essential

by Mike Witt, Dow Corporate Director, Carbon, Circularity and Safer Materials
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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

Don't Fall Flat: Here's What to Do With Old Tires

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With the 5th largest vocational fleet in the nation and more than 16,000 trucksRepublic Services knows a few things about tires and what to do and not do with your old tires.

When dealing with old tires, you have a few options. From recycling to disposal or even repurposing an old tire, there’s a solution that works for everyone. 

Circular Views: Podcast on the Circular Bioeconomy With International Paper and WBCSD

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Our Manager of Renewable Solutions, Devin Giles, shares our experience in implementing circular bioeconomy solutions on the WBCSD – World Business Council for Sustainable Development's most recent episode of their podcast, Circular Views.

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15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Mohawk Group Launches Four New LVT Designs, Expanding Domestically Made Living Local Collection

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group announces the expansion of its domestically manufactured 2.5mm LVT platform, Living Local. With four new 12” X 24” designs including stone, terrazzo and abstract textile visuals complimenting the existing 6” X 48” wood, the new styles provide designers with the ultimate flexibility to create vibrant and unique spaces.

Why the Recycling System Is Not Broken

by Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director at Dow
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I wouldn't be surprised if every one of you has seen an article with the headline "recycling is broken" or something to that effect. I don't disagree entirely BUT, more importantly, I think it's a system worth fixing. 

I'm all about circularity – and that means I'm not willing to scrap recycling just because it has flaws. I'm much more interested in working toward fixing those flaws and creating a viable solution. Because we have got to do a better job managing our resources.

Food Industry Professionals Around the World Encouraged to Attend Major GFSI Conference to Advance Food Safety

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  • Annual GFSI Conference from 23 – 25 March will bring together over 500 food industry leaders, government representatives, IGOs and food industry stakeholders from over 60 countries
  • Food industry professionals across public and private sectors will reflect on an unprecedented 12 months and discuss solutions to shared challenges
  • Event to take place virtually for first time, making it even easier for attendees across the globe to take part
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  • Annual GFSI Conference from 23 – 25 March will bring together over 500 food industry leaders, government representatives, IGOs and food industry stakeholders from over 60 countries
  • Food industry professionals across public and private sectors will reflect on an unprecedented 12 months and discuss solutions to shared challenges
  • Event to take place virtually for first time, making it even easier for attendees across the globe to take part

How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust

This blog was written and contributed by: Andrea Schlossarek, Director, Corporate Master Data Management METRO AG
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Presently, it is near impossible to accurately estimate the number of products traded across global markets, and even more so to understand how many of them have unique identifiers and find each product’s history and associated details. Data inconsistencies lead to costly workarounds and manual alternations. For businesses, this can be harmful to operations and complicate supply chains. And for consumers, this lack of clarity can lead to a reduced or total lack of trust.

Looped In: Suntory's Role in Recycling Technology and the Future of Plastics

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Suntory is a global leader in consumer-packaged goods, producing and distributing a uniquely diverse portfolio of beverages, premium spirits, beer, wine, and wellness products all over the world. Their mission is to create harmony with people and nature therefore limiting our environmental impacts.

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