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Communities Report Prolonged Success in Reducing Cigarette Butt Litter

National Program Continues to Reduce Cigarette Litter by More than Half
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports an average 48 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) during 2013. In 2013, the program’s 11th year, there were 200 grant-supported implementations across the country in a variety of settings including downtowns, roadways, beaches, parks, marinas, colleges/universities, tourist locations, and at special events.

Connected Cities Blog Shares AECOM Insights for an Improved Urban Future

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LOS ANGELES, Mar. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As part of a sharpened focus on urban issues globally, AECOM offers its Connected Cities blog to share its professional city-related knowledge and advance the dialogue around how to improve the world’s urban areas.

Sustainability Report 2013: Customers

Sappi is respected by customers as a thought leader in industry.
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Sappi has long been respected as a leading provider of educational information to the print industry and we are committed to continuing this legacy.  We also know that our sustainability performance is an integral element of our brand promise.

Buyers want to know that they are working with reputable suppliers, eliminating risk from their supply chain. In addition to quality products and services, we are delivering peace of mind to pulp and paper buyers.

New Tools Take the Thinking Out of Donating

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With technology platforms changing the way we purchase products and services on a regular basis, it was only a matter of time before such innovations impacted the way we give to charity. Launched earlier this month, Boston-based startup Changefolio allows users to set up automated donations tied to everyday purchases.

RecycleMania Kicks Off 2014 Collegiate Recycling Competition

461 Colleges and Universities to Participate in Largest US Student-Driven Recycling Campaign
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STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Let the competition begin.  Through March 29, a special kind of madness is in the air at college campuses across the nation – the  14th annual RecycleMania, the national tournament for colleges and universities competing to reduce, reuse and recycle the most.

Innovative New Initiative from JPMorgan Chase to Catalyze Investment in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

$33 million to help CDFIs across the country build capacity
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NEW YORK, Jan, 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) today announced it has created a new CDFI Collaboratives program and awarded through its Foundation $33 million to community development financial institutions (CDFIs) across the U.S. This first-of-its-kind program creates partnerships among CDFIs to help them build capacity, improve access to capital for small businesses, affordable housing and healthy food networks, and create economic growth in distressed and underserved communities.

Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola Announce 2014 Grant Program to Continue Support for Recycling

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Stamford, Conn., Jan. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced a call for applications for the 2014 Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program, a program designed to expand and support recycling in communities across America. The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is funded through a $350,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Renews Commitment to Keep America Beautiful

State and Local Governments Invited to Apply for DPS-funded Grants for Recycling Bins in Parks
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STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has renewed its partnership with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) with a $300,000 commitment that continues efforts to provide recycling opportunities to consumers.

Keep America Beautiful Appoints Jennifer M. Jehn as President and CEO

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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of Jennifer M. Jehn to lead the organization as its new president and CEO, beginning in January.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Community Paint Donation Program through Support from Dow

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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Dow (NYSE: DOW) today announced the launch of the KAB Community Paint Donation Program, which will award donated paint to communities throughout the country.

These merit-based grants have been developed to support KAB affiliates’ efforts to build and sustain vibrant communities at a local level. Grant awards will be used to purchase paint that features innovative raw materials provided by Dow Coating Materials.

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