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Visa Response to California Wildfires

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Visa and the Visa Foundation today announced a commitment to help those impacted by multiple major wildfires that have devastated regions throughout California over the last week.

Intacta RR2-PRO™-Soybeans Lead to Positive Environmental Impacts in South America

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November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2018

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

Second Annual Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced

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CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy with the second annual Biophilic Design Award last night at a special award ceremony hosted by Interface, Inc., at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year the award was presented to two outstanding projects: The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, and the Dixon Water Foundation Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion.

Poland Spring and Sea Bags Collaborate to Celebrate America Recycles Day

Iconic Maine Brands Announce Consumer Sweepstakes to Give Away Exclusive Tote Bags Made from Recycled Materials
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POLAND SPRING, Maine, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Poland Spring® 100% Natural Spring Water and Maine retailer, Sea Bags, are collaborating to raise awareness about recycling, and help prevent recyclable materials from being discarded in landfills. In celebration of America Recycles Day, Poland Spring and Sea Bags have collaborated to create 100 limited-edition, premium tote bags utilizing sail cloth made from recycled water bottles.

Nestlé Waters North America Signs Agreement With Recycled PET Supplier CarbonLITE as They Build New Facility in Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN, Pa., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that it has signed a significant agreement with recycled PET plastic (rPET) supplier CarbonLITE, and that CarbonLITE will expand its U.S. operations by building a third facility in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.

It’s America Recycles Day: Let’s Engineer Out Waste

By Nick Abbatiello
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I’ve always been drawn to examining how design affects us; the reason you like your favorite mug, the smartphone that easily guides how you swipe and click, why you like the layout of your go-to grocery store. I’m an engineer in the Experience Design Group at Dell. My team designs products and services with a focus on the quality of the user experience.

Sometimes design is done well, but frequently it’s not, and that can have significant implications for sustainability.

I’m reminded of this today, America Recycles Day.

Go Green This Holiday Season

10 little things you can do at home to create a more sustainable holiday
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The winter holiday season is here! In addition to pumpkin pie, cocoa, and holiday cheer, this time of year also brings more waste. From Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent and an additional one million tons of waste head to landfills each week.[1]

Gift giving, traveling to see loved ones, and holiday decorations can strain the environment, and we have an opportunity to choose more planet-friendly ways to celebrate. 

Nurturing Our Habitats: Conserving More Than 5,000 Acres of Wildlife Habitats in 16 Countries

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General Motors’ biodiversity efforts focus on reducing environmental footprint, driving business value and savings, maximizing benefits for communities and supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss.

Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful Celebrate America Recycles Day With Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program

2018 Grant Program Opens Today; Grant Applications Accepted through Dec. 30
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation today – on America Recycles Day – announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program. In its 12th year, the initiative is designed to increase access to recycling in community public spaces across America. Grant applications will be available online through Dec. 30 (11:59 p.m. EST), 2018.

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