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Grants Program Awards Nearly 4,000 Recycling Bins to 70 Communities Nationwide

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Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Company announce the recipients of the spring 2011 Recycling Bin Grant program.
 

Bin Grants from Coca-Cola, Keep America Beautiful, Fill Important Niche for Recycling On-the-Go
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Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Company announce the recipients of the spring 2011 Recycling Bin Grant program.
 

ClimateCounts.org, Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Ceres.org and 350.org engage in climate dialogue with Nike April 20th at 12pm EST

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Today from 12-1pm EST, ClimateCounts.org, Ceres.org and 350.org are supporting the Bard Center for Environmental Policy’s Campus to Corporation (C2C) campaign by tweeting during Bard’s open dialogue with Sarah Severn, Stakeholder Mobilization Director of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike Inc.

Volcom Sponsored L.E.A.F. Contest Announces 2011 Top 15 Finalists

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 21, 2011 - This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners.
 

Dell Plans Pilot to Ship Products in Mushroom Packaging

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The power of green drives our sustainable packaging strategy.  Today we're excited to announce the latest material innovation that allows shipment of some of our products in a earth friendly way.  Harvesting and using this organic material is being praised in the media and its story is one you will hear much about in the coming months. Dell's is announcing the beginning of a pilot for mushroom based packaging.

Biofuel Blend Brings Green Future

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UPS is looking forward to a greener future, with a switch to a biofuel blend for hundreds of pieces of airport equipment at the company's Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky. 

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UPS is looking forward to a greener future, with a switch to a biofuel blend for hundreds of pieces of airport equipment at the company's Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky. 

Are You Funding Koch Climate Denial?

No? You might want to look at your toilet paper…
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David and Charles Koch might not be household names, but as major funders of climate denial organizations, they’re directly disrupting clean energy innovation and the future of our climate with your dollars. Let us explain. 

Volcom Sponsored L.E.A.F. Contest Announces 2011 Top 15 Finalists

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This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners and this year

The Top 15 selections for this year's Leaders of Environmental Action Films contest have been announced and posted.
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This past weekend, Volcom was on hand with Ana Rothwell, the founder of the Leaders of Environmental Action Films (L.E.A.F.), to present and screen the 2011 Top 15 selections at the Newport Bay Conservancy's Earth Day Celebration. This is the second year that the event, located at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at the Upper Newport Back Bay, has hosted Volcom and L.E.A.F. partners and this year

630 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 91 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - April 18, 2011 - The ruckus heard across college campuses this spring was not just because of the NCAA collegiate basketball tournaments. It was also RecycleMania season at 630 colleges and universities. RecycleMania, which wrapped up its 11th annual recycling competition in early April, is an eight-week challenge that ignites classic college rivalries, rallying students, faculty and staff to increase on-campus recycling rates beyond their collegiate competitors.
 

China Weighs Environmental Concerns Against Economic Growth

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Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from Guangdong province in southern China on the clash between the populous nation's economic ambitions and worsening pollution problem. Manufacturing Organizations in China are increasing their safety, clean-up and recycling efforts in their work processes. One effort to promote environmental awareness in China is GE’s Environmental Health and Safety Academy, which trains managers in manufacturing companies. The Academy provides courses in environmental regulations, risk assessment and health hazards. It has support from the U.S. government, major transnational corporations, and a Vermont-based foundation, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, represented in Guangdong Province by Wan Yang.

 
To learn more about GE's EHS Academy, read our feature "The EHS Academy: Where Local Improvement Drives Collaboration" here:
http://citizenship.geblogs.com/the-ehs-academy-local-improvement-global-collaboration/
 
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Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from Guangdong province in southern China on the clash between the populous nation's economic ambitions and worsening pollution problem. Manufacturing Organizations in China are increasing their safety, clean-up and recycling efforts in their work processes. One effort to promote environmental awareness in China is GE’s Environmental Health and Safety Academy, which trains managers in manufacturing companies. The Academy provides courses in environmental regulations, risk assessment and health hazards. It has support from the U.S. government, major transnational corporations, and a Vermont-based foundation, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, represented in Guangdong Province by Wan Yang.

 
To learn more about GE's EHS Academy, read our feature "The EHS Academy: Where Local Improvement Drives Collaboration" here:
http://citizenship.geblogs.com/the-ehs-academy-local-improvement-global-collaboration/
 
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Sodexo More Than Triples Reach of Its Meatless Monday Offer

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In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

More sustainable, meatless options introduced to Toyota and more than 2000 Corporate and Government Sites
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In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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