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Alicia Daniels Uhlig Receives a Women in Sustainability Leadership Award From Green Building & Design Magazine

International Living Future Institute community and policy leader recognized for important contributions to a more sustainable world
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CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Alicia Daniels Uhlig, Living Community Challenge and Policy Director, has been awarded one of Green Building & Design (gb&d)’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards.

Become a Better Recycler This America Recycles Day

Republic Services® offers tips to reduce contamination over the holiday season
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PHOENIX, November 15, 2018/3BL Media/ – Republic Services, an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal, is celebrating America Recycles Day by offering simple tips to help consumers be better recyclers.

BLOG | ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation-Funded Research Examines Outdoor Water Conservation

Findings may help identify water-efficient ways to preserve access to greenspace
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By Carol Nowlin
Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro

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By Carol Nowlin
Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Enhanced Climate Change and Human Rights Disclosures in Westpac Group 2018 Sustainability Performance Report

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“For us, sustainability is about reflecting deeply on the issues that matter most to our stakeholders and constantly challenging ourselves,” said Brian Hartzer, Westpac Group CEO.

Westpac Group has released its 2018 Sustainability Performance Report as part of its broader Annual Reporting Suite.

Duke Energy Helps Protect and Restore North Carolina's Wildlife and Natural Resources With $1.1 Million Contribution

11 organizations will benefit from environmental grants
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is providing more than $1.1 million to support 11 North Carolina environmental nonprofit organizations to preserve, protect and enhance natural heritage across the state.

"North Carolina is home to some of the nation's most beautiful and treasured natural resources," said Stephen De May, Duke Energy's North Carolina president. "We are proud to support initiatives that protect wildlife and natural resources and encourage people to enjoy and care for their surrounding environment."

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in Chicago

Volunteers install new pocket park and restore a growing garden for seniors in Blue Island neighborhood
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Timberland recently convened a team of volunteers in Chicago to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year, five-city commitment to double its footprint with urban green spaces by 2021. More than 65 volunteers from Timberland, Journeys, the Student Conservation Association and the local community gathered in the Blue Island neighborhood of Chicago to transform an overgrown triangular lot into a community park and restore a growing garden for residents of a nearby senior center.

Ecocentricity Blog: There Is No "Away"

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John Lanier and his family have made great strides in reducing their waste stream at home. Organics go in the compost bin. Recyclables go in the blue bin, and other recyclables are regularly taken to Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. Now they've discovered the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box.

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John Lanier and his family have made great strides in reducing their waste stream at home. Organics go in the compost bin. Recyclables go in the blue bin, and other recyclables are regularly taken to Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. Now they've discovered the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box.

Sodexo Encourages College Students to Support Vermont’s Local Food Economy

First-Ever Taking Root Student Symposium Celebrates the Best of Farm-to-Institution
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, organized and hosted the first-ever Taking Root Student Symposium to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to buying locally-sourced products in Vermont and to teach college students in the state what it means to chart a career in food.

The Los Angeles Convention Center Launches Strawless Campaign & Water Saving Initiatives in Celebration of America Recycles Day

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LOS ANGELES, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, announced its straw ban during a sustainability presentation at the National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit on November 9, 2018.

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