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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.

Video: GM Reaches Century Mark in Landfill-Free Facilities

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To go along with GM's 100 landfill-free facility announcement from earlier in the week, here's John Bradburn from GM and Jennifer Berry from Earth 911 explaining why it's important to reduce your trash, whether you are one person or a large automotive facility.

The Buzz Over Bees

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Bees may be small, but the movement to save them is getting bigger by the day, and the plight of the bee just might be one of the most buzzed about issues in cause. What was once a niche issue is now becoming commonplace, as more companies realize disappearing bees are bad for business.

Since 2006, beekeepers have reported on the rapid disappearance of adult worker honey bees known as Colony Collapse Disorder, and companies have taken note.

Guest Post: GM Achieves 100 Landfill-Free Facilities

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By John Bradburn, manager of GM’s waste-reduction efforts

We did it.

General Motors has achieved 100 landfill-free facilities – meaning zero waste from daily operations is sent to landfill.  We have more landfill-free operations than any automaker, and we recycle and reuse more waste than any auto manufacturer. 

Greener Products Essential to Sustainable Healthcare

Suppliers like Johnson & Johnson address lifecycle analysis to reduce environmental impacts
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(3BL Media) June 27, 2012 - Recognizing that human health is connected to the health of the planet, healthcare providers and suppliers are making strides to reduce their environmental impact. A major component of this is through greener products and supplies.

Rio+20 Round-Up on Drylands, Desertification and Drought

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At the Rio+20 summit, negotiations on the text have concluded but events continue as heads of state arrive. Here's a mid-conference news round-up covering issues of desertification, land degradation and drought.

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At the Rio+20 summit, negotiations on the text have concluded but events continue as heads of state arrive. Here's a mid-conference news round-up covering issues of desertification, land degradation and drought.

Second GM Facility Receives ENERGY STAR Certification

Energy efficient distribution center also named 100th landfill-free site
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(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 20, 2012General Motors’ Lansing Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution center reached landfill-free status and earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Domtar Met À Jour Son Outil En Ligne – La Trace Papier

La dernière version inclut des produits supplémentaires ainsi qu’une usine
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(3BL Media) Montréal - le 20 juin 2012 – Afin de renforcer la transparence de son calculateur de ressources inégalé dans l’industrie, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) a annoncé aujourd’hui une mise à jour de son site primé, La Trace papier (www.latracepapierdomtar.com). Cette nouvelle version permet l’ajout d’une panoplie de produits et d’une usine supplémentaire pour aider, entre autres, les clients à en apprendre davantage sur les impacts environnementaux et sociaux des usines de papier Domtar.

Domtar Releases Updates to its Online Tool – The Paper Trail

Latest Version Includes Additional Products, Mill
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(3BL Media) Montreal - June 20, 2012 - To bolster its industry-leading transparency tool, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced an expansion of its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com).  The move adds more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.

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