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SCA Populates Outdoor Nation

More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits
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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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GM Eliminates Solvent from Suppliers’ Paint Process

Adhesion alternative is energy efficient and practically emission free
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - August 24, 2011 - General Motors is introducing a flame treatment technology that lets paint stick to plastic vehicle parts like instrument and door panels without using primers that contain solvents and can foul the air.

Plastic solutions from the producers

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By Carol Pierson Holding 

Americans are as addicted and repelled by plastic as residents of Los Angeles were by cars in the 1960s. Los Angeleans had to experience stinging eyes and hacking coughs, then school closures, closed government offices and businesses before the city and state governments enacted legislation that tightened emissions standards.

GE, Coke Among Industry Leaders Launching Water Risk Mapping Project

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

General Mills Wins GMA’s CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity

Company honored by industry for innovative and sustainable energy solution
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 22, 2011 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Associate Member Council (AMC) today awarded General Mills with the 2011 CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity. The award is given annually to companies that have demonstrated creativity and innovation, and have made a significant impact on the industry knowledge base.

LA Sparks Go Green!

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This year, LA Sparks has teamed up with Waste Management for the 'Bag Your Shoes' campaign. Bring any new or gently used shoes and sneakers to STAPLES Center before the game and receive a pair of biodegradable shoe laces courtesy of Waste Management, and a raffle ticket for a chance to be an Honorary Coach at a Sparks home game.

 

About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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This year, LA Sparks has teamed up with Waste Management for the 'Bag Your Shoes' campaign. Bring any new or gently used shoes and sneakers to STAPLES Center before the game and receive a pair of biodegradable shoe laces courtesy of Waste Management, and a raffle ticket for a chance to be an Honorary Coach at a Sparks home game.

 

About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Advances With Recyclebank Partnership

Companies to Reward Consumers for Taking Small Steps Toward a Big Environmental Impact
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ – MAY 3, 2011 – To help deliver against the ambitious goals laid out in the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, the roadmap for doubling the size of its business while reducing its environmental impact, Unilever (NYSE: UN) announced today a partnership with Recyclebank® to educate consumers on how they can take small actions to make a big difference in reducing waste and water use.

Recyclebank Launches Sustainability Advisory Council

Thought Leaders from Sustainability, Business and Nongovernmental Organizations to Help Recyclebank Expand its Reach; Ian Yolles Appointed to Chief Sustainability Officer
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - TUESDAY, FEB. 8, 2011 - Recyclebank®, a sustainable action platform that motivates individuals to make a collective impact on the environment, announced today it has established the Recyclebank Sustainability Advisory Council to advise the company in its mission to realize a world where nothing is wasted.

Nature Made, Kashi, LeapFrog and Nestle Purina Join RecycleBank to Raise Awareness for America Recycles Day

Companies to Unveil New Ways to Reward Consumers for Environmental Actions
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY – September 29, 2010 – As part of an initiative to raise awareness for little-known holiday America Recycles Day on November 15, several national leading brands are partnering with RecycleBank®, the premier green rewards program that motivates people to take environmental actions, to incentivize more consumers to recycle. Joining RecycleBank in this effort are Nature Made®, Kashi, LeapFrog and Nestle Purina’s Friskies® and Fancy Feast® Gourme

Recyclebank Launches “Green Your Home Challenge” for Earth Month

Contest features daily challenges and a chance to win a grand prize, $18,000 green kitchen makeover from green living expert Danny Seo
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK CITY, NY—MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011—Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 3,000 local and national businesses, today announced the Green Your Home Challenge, a nationwide contest to educate, motivate and inspire people to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. The Challenge, which runs from today until April 30, features green living tips and challenges that offer opportunities to earn reward points.

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