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Postal Service Plants Second Green Roof

Sows New Seeds of Sustainability
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SYRACUSE, N.Y.June 28, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated another example of environmental leadership as local officials announced a green roof atop the Colvin-Elmwood Post Office. The 11,300 square foot green roof will be built at no cost to the Postal Service through an innovative sustainability partnership with Onondaga County, NY.

SCA Hosts Let’s Move Outside! Service Event at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Garden

Washington, D.C. Trail Project Commemorates SCA’s 55th Anniversary
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(3BL Media) Washington, DC - June 28, 2012 - With a focus on healthy kids and a healthy environment, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) today conducted a Let’s Move Outside! service project for more than 100 active youth  at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Garden in Washington, D.C.  The event also commemorated SCA’s 55th anniversary.

Tomorrow Looks Bright for All Things FM

a blog by Brandon McCraney, regional director, energy and construction for Sodexo’s North America Solution Center.
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World FM Day, an annual event by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), will be celebrated on June 28th. I find it appropriate that the theme for this year is “Celebrating Success.” Indeed. The Facilities Management (FM) industry has much to celebrate; it plays an integral role in every organization’s success. Whether they are behind the scenes, maintaining equipment or engaging building occupants, FM has a major impact on the organization.

"Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise" a presentation from CBS EcoMedia President and Founder Paul Polizzotto at the 2012 Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators" Forum.

The inside story of how a revolutionary ad model is funding some of the nation's most effective nonprofits dealing with the biggest social issues of our time.
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In this live presentation to the 2012 Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators" forum, Paul Polizzotto tells the story of how he created EcoMedia and the one-of-a-kind ad model behind it, explains how the company came to be acquired by CBS in 2010 and how successful it has become since then.  Polizzotto reveals why EcoMedia expanded its mission beyond funding environmental projects through the EcoAd program to now include wellness and education projects vis the WellnessAd and EducationAd programs.

Sterling Planet Teams with Clean Air Council for New Green Projects in Philadelphia

Green reinvestment fund to bring additional renewable energy and energy efficiency to metro area
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Sterling Planet, the nation’s leading retail provider of renewable energy and other carbon-reduction assets, announced today a unique partnership with Clean Air Council, a Philadelphia headquartered nonprofit organization, to fund and manage projects aimed at further improving air quality in Philadelphia.

Interview with CBS EcoMedia Founder Paul Polizzotto at the 2012 Edison Awards

Social Entrepreneur Behind Revolutionary Ad Model Answers Questions At Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators Forum"
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On April 26 the 2012 Edison Awards were held in New York City celebrating 25 years of honoring the successful development and launch of game-changing new products and services.  EcoMedia's EcoAd program won the 2012 bronze Edison Award for Social Innovation in the Innovative Services category.  EcoMedia President and Founder, Paul Polizzotto, accepted the award on the company's behalf and was interviewed by the Edison Awards crew about EcoMedia's revolutionary ad model and how it works.

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
Press Release

(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

Mary Kay Nature Explore Classrooms Help Domestic Violence Survivors Heal from the Effects of Abuse; Call for Applications Now Open

Donation supports Mary Kay’s efforts to end domestic violence
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - June 26, 2012 - Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay FoundationSM are building four new Nature Explore Classrooms at women’s shelters across the United States as a part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, Pink Changing LivesSM. Domestic violence shelters providing shelter services to survivors of domestic violence with outdoor space available to accommodate learning stations and equipment are eligible to apply at www.marykayfoundation.org.

2012 California Climate Ride

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(3BL Media) July 31, 2012 - It’s that time of the year again folks! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in the 2012 California Climate Ride, September 9 -13, amongst like-minded individuals fighting for the environment.

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