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Disney Announces Paper Sourcing And Use Policy

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BURBANK, Calif., October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Disney today announced a new Paper Sourcing and Use Policy, establishing guidelines for paper used in Disney’s day-to-day business operations as well as its consumer products and packaging.  The policy – effective immediately – continues Disney’s commitment to responsible forest practices and conservation, and will be implemented in two phases.  The first phase will focus on paper sourced directly by Disney or on behalf of Disney for use in Disn

At Work for the Planet: Domtar, Student Conservation Association Join Forces for Habitat Restoration at Lasalle’s Parc Des Rapides

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MONTREAL, October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that on Saturday, October 13th, more than 50 employee volunteers and their families from the company’s head  office in Montreal, along with local and international members of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), will converge on Parc des Rapides in LaSalle for an intensive half-day of habitat restoration activities.

FedEx Talks Fuel Economy, Sustainability at Green Fleet Conference

By Greg Basich, Contributor
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SCHAUMBURG, IL - FedEx has improved fuel economy by 16.6% and is on track to meet its goal of reducing fuel consumption by 20% from its 2005 baseline, said Mitch Jackson, Environmental Affairs & Sustainability, during a keynote speech last week during the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.

 

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SCHAUMBURG, IL - FedEx has improved fuel economy by 16.6% and is on track to meet its goal of reducing fuel consumption by 20% from its 2005 baseline, said Mitch Jackson, Environmental Affairs & Sustainability, during a keynote speech last week during the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.

 

A Commitment to Energy Efficiency at Verizon Wireless Retail Stores

Verizon sets a goal of EnergyStar certification for all eligible Verizon Wireless retail stores.
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Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs on our commitment to Energy Star and Verizon's new goal of earning Energy Star certification for all eligible Verizon Wireless retail stores at least once.

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Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs on our commitment to Energy Star and Verizon's new goal of earning Energy Star certification for all eligible Verizon Wireless retail stores at least once.

Steve Almond Pt. 1: On Magical Thoughts

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Magical thinking. According to the McGraw Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine, this is a condition, “similar to a normal stage of childhood development, in which thoughts, words or actions assume a magical power, and are able to prevent or cause events to happen without a physical action occurring.” 

U.S. EPA recognizes HP as a Leader in Supply Chain Management

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(This entry was posted by Tony Prophet, senior vice president, Operations, Printing and Personal Systems, HP)

Where Is Climate Change in Energy Debate?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week’s Presidential debate was supposed to showcase the differences between President Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney. But between Romney’s radical move to the center and Obama’s lackluster performance, the two seemed to agree more than they disagreed.

New Strategies Needed to Fight Climate Change

The Psychology of Fighting Climate Change
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Climate change is a great risk to our world, maybe the greatest.  Climate change related threats like rising seas, drought, floods, and strains on food production threaten our way of life, and the lives of billions of others.  These changes are not all in the distant future - they are already underway today, and getting increasingly hard to ignore.  And yet, as a planet and a people, we’ve barely started to address this problem.  Greenhouse gas emissions dipped briefly in the midst of the Great Recession, but have since continued to soar, along with the global temperature.

New BSR Report Analyzes Total Sustainability Impacts, Market Outlook for Commercial Transportation Fuels

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SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s new report assesses the total sustainability impacts of commercial transportation fuels as well as the market outlook for a complete range of fuel types. The report will help large-scale fuel purchasers make viable decisions that lessen impacts to the environment and society and enhance economic growth and development.

Recycling Efforts Heat Up as National Recycling Challenge Reaches Midway Point

Fifty Communities Across the U.S. Recycle for Chance to Win $100,000 Grant from SC Johnson
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RACINE, Wis., October 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - October marks the midway point for the SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, a six-month program encouraging residents in 50 communities, one in each state, to compete for the highest reported recycling participation. After three months, Lakes at Red Rock, Va., leads the Challenge with Huntington Woods, Mich., and Horace, N.D., trailing not far behind.

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