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Alternative Energy Sources Prove Beneficial in Reducing GHGs

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 20, 2011 - NBS is pleased to announce the publication of Alternative Energy Sources in Cement Manufacturing, a systematic review commissioned by NBS for the Cement Association of Canada. The study reveals that using household garbage, tires and even plastic to manufacture cement would produce fewer greenhouse gases and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill than the fossil fuels currently used.

PepsiCo Supports Beverage Container Recycling with Launch of 2011/2012 Dream Machine Recycle Rally™

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PepsiCo helps support education on recycling in schools from grades K-12 with the Dream Machine Recycling Rally, which is a multi-year collaboration between PepsiCo, Waste Management and Keep America Beautiful.   

 

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PepsiCo helps support education on recycling in schools from grades K-12 with the Dream Machine Recycling Rally, which is a multi-year collaboration between PepsiCo, Waste Management and Keep America Beautiful.   

 

PepsiCo Beverages Canada Unveils the 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle, Canada's First Soft Drink Bottle Made from 100 Percent Recycled PET Plastic

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Read about the creation of Canada's first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic: PepsiCo’s 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle.

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Read about the creation of Canada's first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic: PepsiCo’s 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle.

Kitt Doucette: From the Frontlines of the Plastic Bag Wars

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 Host Alex Wise speaks to Kitt Doucette, a journalist for Rolling Stone who recently wrote about the war over plastic bags

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 Host Alex Wise speaks to Kitt Doucette, a journalist for Rolling Stone who recently wrote about the war over plastic bags

Mark your calendars– several learning opportunities this fall for climate supporters with eco-events across the country– and world!

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 14, 2011 - There are 4 great events over the next few weeks—one even starts today! Here at Climate Counts, we’re always trying to expand our knowledge of other climate organizations out there and we want our supporters to be armed with the latest knowledge related to climate change, too.
 

Make Climate Count this School Year

Free iPhone App
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 13, 2011 - Summer's over and students are heading back into the classroom. This school year Climate Counts continues its mission of motivating companies to significantly improve their climate leadership... and we need your help. 

Merchants of Virtue: A Look at How We Design for the Environment

by David Foster
Blog

We design products with consideration for their environmental impact. Sometimes it’s straightforward—usually it’s not. But that doesn’t matter because we believe it’s the right thing to do. Merchants of Virtue, a new book by independent journalist and writer Bill Birchard, tells the stories of our struggles to be good stewards of the environment.

Why Herman Miller? Bill Birchard in his own words:

blissmo and Fair Trade USA Partner to Launch Inaugural Fair Trade blissmobox for Fair Trade Month

Box will contain a selection of Fair Trade Certified products specially curated for the blissmo community.
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Fair Trade blissmobox gives consious consumers a fun way to discover high-quality products that imrpove lives and protect the environment.

 

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Fair Trade blissmobox gives consious consumers a fun way to discover high-quality products that imrpove lives and protect the environment.

 

Nalco Wins 2011 WateReuse Award

Honors outstanding commitment and performance by a specialty-equipment product or manufacturer
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 

How to Recycle Your Books in LA

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Recycle your books! The book drive is this Saturday, September 10th at the Traveler's Bookcase in Los Angeles, CA. Books will be donated to the Los Angeles Public Library to help support lacking budgets and programs. Join the fun and recycle your knowledge!

Traveler's Bookcase
8375 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

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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Recycle your books! The book drive is this Saturday, September 10th at the Traveler's Bookcase in Los Angeles, CA. Books will be donated to the Los Angeles Public Library to help support lacking budgets and programs. Join the fun and recycle your knowledge!

Traveler's Bookcase
8375 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

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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