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Drive Environmental Sustainability and Maximize Savings with Think Green Initiative (TGI)

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 16, 2011 - The Challenge

As consumers become more educated about the overall environmental footprint of the products they buy, businesses are looking for innovative ways to incorporate green practices while realizing cost and operational efficiencies. Do you have a solution in place that will enable you to:
  • Quickly gain market competitiveness while improving supply chain energy efficiency and reducing carbon and water footprints?

Move Over GHG: Water is Trickling In

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Water is trickling into another basin: World Resources Institute.  WRI’s Aqueduct project is a database and suite of practical tools that measure, map and explain water-related risks (À la Water Risk Atlas).  As H20 issues are increasingly facing companies and their investors, organizations can use this project to effectively manage and reduce their exposure to water risk.

Solutions for a Changing Planet

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This week on Sea Change Radio, the inventor of BioLighter, petroleum-free lighter fluid, Joe Marlin and Dan Ferber, co-author of "Changing Planet, Changing Health."

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This week on Sea Change Radio, the inventor of BioLighter, petroleum-free lighter fluid, Joe Marlin and Dan Ferber, co-author of "Changing Planet, Changing Health."

Volcom Partners with I:CO to Give Used Clothes and Shoes New Life

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As a part of its New Future outreach program, Volcom is proud to announce the launch of their partnership with the I:CO Recycling program. It’s an initiative where you can now bring in any unwanted apparel items and/or shoes to most any US Volcom retail store for recycling and get a 10% discount to shop for new gear. 

Press Release

As a part of its New Future outreach program, Volcom is proud to announce the launch of their partnership with the I:CO Recycling program. It’s an initiative where you can now bring in any unwanted apparel items and/or shoes to most any US Volcom retail store for recycling and get a 10% discount to shop for new gear. 

Guess That Bin!

Can you identify recyclable items?
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Play "Guess That Bin" with Melissa McGinnis from Greenopolis TV at The Sustainable Brands Conference for tips on how to strive for a zero waste event. Can you identify recyclable items? [Youtube]: "Guess That Bin" at Sustainable Brands Conference

 

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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Play "Guess That Bin" with Melissa McGinnis from Greenopolis TV at The Sustainable Brands Conference for tips on how to strive for a zero waste event. Can you identify recyclable items? [Youtube]: "Guess That Bin" at Sustainable Brands Conference

 

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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How Green Is Your Boardroom?

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No, I don't mean green as in money. I mean green as in environment. At Kimberly-Clark, sustainability is not only discussed in the C-suite; it's also on the board of directors' agenda.

"Save Kai" Gets a Boost From Hollywood Celebs

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Last week the Twitterverse was buzzing with mentions of the “Save Kai” campaign by top Hollywood celebs. In addition to continued support from Mermaid Linden, Kai was cited by Twilight star Peter Facinelli, TV host and personality Danny Boome, and celebrity chef Evette Rios. Tweets calling attention to the digital fundraising campaign boosted Kai’s popularity as the unconventional star of an ‘eco-reality show’ and further raised awareness of Project Kaisei’s efforts to tackle the Plastic Vortex.

Greenopolis June 2011 Newsletter

The latest news and events on sustainability from Greenopolis
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It’s been an eventful week for Greenopolis as we celebrated World Oceans Day, launched a new Facebook mini-game and attended the Sustainable Brands conference. For more on each, check out our recaps below:

 

World Oceans Day

The Greenopolis team was in full effect at the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium to celebrate World Oceans Day on June 4th - 5th. Check out our Greenopolis TV videos discussing fun activities and the meaning of ocean gyres.

Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA

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Anthony Zolezzi from Greenopolis speaking at the Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA.

Anthony was the co-founder of Code Blue Recycling which was acquired by Waste Management and the predecessor to the greenopolis recycling system. Today Anthony serves as the Creative Director of greenopolis. "There can only be one change to any problem – change in attitude and consciousness.”

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.

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Anthony Zolezzi from Greenopolis speaking at the Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA.

Anthony was the co-founder of Code Blue Recycling which was acquired by Waste Management and the predecessor to the greenopolis recycling system. Today Anthony serves as the Creative Director of greenopolis. "There can only be one change to any problem – change in attitude and consciousness.”

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.

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