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L'Oreal USA Corporate Manufacturing for North America Joins EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Clark, NJ - February 10, 2011 - L’Oréal USA has joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution associated with transportation.   

Anvil Knitwear Joins Growing BICEP Business Coalition, Advocating Strong Energy, Climate Policies

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - February 9, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear, a century-old apparel brand, today announced that it has joined the fast-growing Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition. Anvil becomes the 20th member of BICEP, a group of major American companies committed to working with businesses and policymakers to enact meaningful energy and climate policies.

New Report Finds Investments to Clean and Modernize U.S. Power Plants Will Create Significant U.S. Job Growth

1.4 Million New Jobs Associated with Installing Pollution Controls and Building New Power Plants
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(3BLmedia/theCSRfeed) WASHINGTON, DC - February 8, 2011 - Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States, concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced today at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference.

Climate Counts Congratulates Tshirt Tuesday Winner Jill!

Answer our questions on Twitter and you could win a free ClimateCounts.org WEADDUP T-shirt!
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A round of applause to Jill for winning last week’s #T-shirt Tuesday contest! Last week we asked our Twitter followers to name the airline with the highest Climate Counts score. The answer Southwest Airlines. Southwest scored a 57/100 in the latest round of Climate Counts scores. Send Southwest a message and encourage them to keep taking climate action!
 

Collaborative Consumption at the Contractor Yard Sale

New Venture Helps Contractors Reduce Waste and Remodelers Save Money
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From Glenn Croston's Fast Company blog

Climate Counts Tshirt Tuesday: Who has the #1 Climate Counts airline score?

Answer our questions on Twitter and you could win a free ClimateCounts.org WEADDUP T-shirt!
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What we’re doing: As part of our upcoming Green Watching Campaign this spring we’ll be giving away T-shirts on Twitter every Tuesday!

Climate Counts Congratulates Tshirt Tuesday winner Bill Connelly

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Congratulations to Bill Connelly for winning last week’s #T-shirt Tuesday Twitter contest! The number one @ClimateCounts story from 2010 was (drum-roll please) our free iPhone app being featured in the NYC WIRED store and WIRED online store!

Eco Tips for Green Conferences

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Bringing people together for meetings, often for multiple days at a time, can create a "host" of environmental impacts—from the smog and greenhouse gas emissions associated with air and ground travel to the paper, plastic, and food waste associated with feeding attendees.  In fact, Marriott Hotels, estimates that the average three-day meeting attended by 1,000 people produces more than 12 tons of trash, uses 200,000 kilowatts of power and consumes 100,000 gallons of water. 

Registration Now Open for Climate Ride California!

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Give yourself the gift of adventure while performing a good deed for mother earth.  Sign up today for Climate Ride California as a supporter or Climate Counts.  

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