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Coca-Cola Enterprises Joint Venture Set to Step Change Plastics Recycling in Great Britain

CCE invests £5m in new plant to more than double GB production of food-grade recycled PET
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2001 - Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) today announces a joint venture with ECO Plastics to develop a new purpose-built recycling facility in Lincolnshire. The deal marks a step change in the GB plastic reprocessing industry.

When Orcas are Shareholders

Merging Environmentalism & Business Process
 This post originally appeared on Triple Pundit.

 By Carol Pierson Holding 

Philips: Green Leader or Greenwasher? #Tshirt Tuesday


This week the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign is telling Philips they want to see a Climate Counts score. Philips pulled in $35 billion dollars in revenue last year and, according to its annual report, reduced its operational carbon footprint from 1,937 to 1,808 kilotons CO2-equivalent. The company also has an entire green campaign and green logo for its products. But is Philips a green leader or a greenwasher?

L'Oréal Canada recognized for its green initiatives

L'Oréal Canada receives level 3 certification “ICI ON RECYCLE!” with a Special Mention for its project "Réduction à la source" from RECYC-QUEBEC
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) MONTREAL - February 23, 2011 - On February 10, the L’Oréal Canada Distribution Center was promoted to the highest and most demanding rank of the ICI ON RECYCLE! Program: Level 3 - Performance. 

#Tshirt Tuesday Connects with SustainU’s oneShirt Campaign

When you Tweet you’ll be in the running for a Free WEADDUP Climate Counts T-shirt!

#Tshirt Tuesday is here! Congratulations to last week’s winner Heather (@NNUS on twitter) for helping to get the attention of Hewlett-Packard (HP) by thanking them for their continued climate action and support of DoSomething.org’s Green Your School Challenge.

Water Management: Where Does it Fit in the Supply Chain?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

A growing focus on sustainable supply chain management over the past few years has proven to be a big opportunity for many businesses.  With traditional procurement strategies primarily focused on cost savings through vendor reduction, leverage spend, inventory reductions, transaction efficiencies, a shifting sustainability mindset is elevating supply chain thinking.  Stakeholder expectations have called for greater transparency, specifically increasing risks from lesser known and managed environmental sources like water.  

Grading Corporations on Climate Action

Climate Counts' Green Watching campaign: helping consumers ask questions about corporate environmental initiatives and support companies taking meaningful climate action.

While climate action on individual levels is important, our daily carbon emissions are dwarfed by those of global businesses. A website called ClimateCounts provides data and channels for consumers to let corporations know that we are judging, and spending our dollars, based on companies' climate performance. 

Leonardo Academy Facilitates Clean Diesel Projects for Wisconsin School Bus Fleets

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, Wisconsin - February 15, 2011 - Every day tens of thousands of school children across Wisconsin ride on school buses that utilize diesel fuel, exposing them to hazardous pollutants and increasing their potential to suffer from adverse health effects.

Trash is a 20th Century Gold Mine


Last night, I had the chance to watch “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” on one of my favorite channels, CNBC.

And although we have been very successful in creating the RecycleMatch marketplace over the past year, it was validating to see the focus on trash and how it can be used as a resource. Here are my favorite quotes from the show last night:

  • Garbage is being reborn in ways you can’t imagine

  • Where some see a problem, others see dollar signs

What Do You Think About Our New RecycleMatch Website?

B2B Recycling and Zero Waste Now Managed Online

The new site launched and the press has been incredibly positive, there are hundreds of tweets, likes, and LinkedIn mentions.  However, now the most important test is underway….what do you, our customers, think?


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