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Agree to Disagree — With Yourself

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

Don’t Lose Sleep Over How to Recycle Your Mattress

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Unless you’re a magician, your old mattress likely won’t fit in your curbside recycling bin. Even if it could, it definitely doesn’t belong there. The good news is – you can recycle it!

About 80% of the materials in a mattress are recyclable; however, we toss out about 15 to 20 million mattresses yearly in the U.S., each taking up about 40 cubic feet of space in a landfill¹.

Here are some good options to dispose of a mattress responsibly. 

Gaming’s Coolest Chair Design Wins HP’s HBCU Challenge

By Sarah Murry
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Meet the winners from North Carolina Central University, who took home the top prize for HP’s third-annual HBCU business challenge

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Meet the winners from North Carolina Central University, who took home the top prize for HP’s third-annual HBCU business challenge

UPS Longitudes | Podcast: Quality, Style and Respect for All Women

Kathleen Marran @ UPS | Alexandra Waldman @ Universal Standard
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Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Segments: women business owners face difficulties in raising money and handling that first big order — how exactly do you master the logistics needed to keep pace with rising customer demand?

Marran says it’s not just about shipping. Upstart entrepreneurs must navigate the challenges of streamlining payments, finding suppliers and going international, issues that make or break any small business.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Best Laid Schemes

By: John A. Lanier
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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

UPS Infographic | A Smart & Sustainable Shipping Journey

Our customers want to ship more, with less impact.
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Our customers want to ship more, with less impact. We offer sustainable solutions to help minimize the environmental impacts associated with their supply chains.

What is Precycling?

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If recycling had a best friend, it would be precycling. Precycling is about reducing your impact on what goes into the waste stream by purchasing and using items that are unpackaged, reusable or recycled. It has also been referred to as a low-waste lifestyle.

Precycling or adopting a low-waste lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight. It takes intention and practice. Here are some baby steps to get you started.

The Green Premium Ecolabel on Schneider Electric Products Explained

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What is the meaning of the Green Premium™ eco label on Schneider Electric products? As a sign of our commitment to transparency and environmentally friendly performance, it brings value to everyone – our customers, partners, and employees.

Learn more about how Schneider Electric is working to make manufacturing more sustaianble through innovate design

LG Brings Sustainability, Energy Efficiency to 2020 ‘New American Home’ and ‘New American Remodel’

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA was selected by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as Platinum Partner for The New American Home® (TNAH) and The New American Remodel® (TNAR), the official show homes of the 2020 International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas this week. 

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