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PepsiCo Launches TerraCycle Operated Reusable Packaging Pilot

By Tony Corbin
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PepsiCo will be offering Paris consumers two of their favourite brands, Tropicana Orange Juice and Quaker Cruesli Chocolat Noir, in reusable containers.

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PepsiCo will be offering Paris consumers two of their favourite brands, Tropicana Orange Juice and Quaker Cruesli Chocolat Noir, in reusable containers.

Sazerac Partners With Keep America Beautiful to Host Great American Cleanup Events in Massachusetts

Keep America Beautiful and Keep Massachusetts Beautiful Work with Family-Owned U.S. Distillery to Make Massachusetts Communities Clean, Green, and Beautiful
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sazerac Company, one of the largest family-owned distilleries in the United States, is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and its Keep Massachusetts Beautiful state affiliate on a series of cleanup events in May and June.

HARC Joins Forces With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to Support Sustainability Research and Regional Green Building Leadership

—Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donation Funds HARC’s Next Step Toward Becoming First Net Zero Energy Commercial Building in Texas—
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HOUSTON, May 14, 2019, /3BL Media/ – HARC and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club leaders celebrated the completion of a sustainability project signifying a major step towards the organization’s goal of achieving a highly regarded net zero energy (NZE) status, which would make the HARC headquarters in The Woodlands the first commercial building in Texas to accomplish the feat.

Smithfield Foods Continues Support of James River Association Environmental Clean Up Efforts

Company donates $10,000 to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of the James River and its natural resources
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/— Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $10,000 donation to the James River Association to support efforts to restore and protect the future of Virginia’s largest river. To kick-off the continuation of the partnership, Smithfield employees contributed their time with James River Association staff to clean trash from Tyler Beach in Rushmere, Virginia.

Tetra Tech Designs Innovative Irrigation System in Lakewood, California

Improving water quality through stormwater diversion and treatment
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As part of the Los Cerritos Watershed Management Plan, the City of Lakewood, California, selected Tetra Tech to provide preliminary engineering, design services, and construction support services for the stormwater and runoff capture project in Bolivar Park.

Bolivar Park currently uses potable water for all irrigation needs. The City is implementing a smart regional stormwater best management practice that results in water quality improvements in the Los Cerritos channel, enables stormwater infiltration, and provides an alternate water supply for the park’s irrigation needs.

Reducing GHG Emissions: From Seed To Shelf

How PepsiCo is fighting climate change though the value chain
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We’ve set ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, aiming to cut them by 20% by 2030. See how we’re taking action at every step in our value chain to help make it a reality.

eBay for Charity Partners with Bill Nye, Ellen DeGeneres and Little Sun to Celebrate Earth Month

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Today, in celebration of Earth Day, eBay is shining a spotlight on the environment with a newly launched Earth Month campaign alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Nye, and social business Little Sun to raise funds and support various environmental issues including global conservation efforts for space science exploration, women in the aerospace industry, endangered species and universal access to clean energy.

Taking a Stand Against Ocean Pollution

Legg Mason Sponsors Inagural “The Race Against Plastic” 10k
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Legg Mason and Jupiter Asset Management joined forces to co-sponsor a run on April 11th in Stockholm, Sweden, to benefit Plastic Oceans, a pioneer in the fight against plastics in our seas.

 “The Race Against Plastic (TRAP)” inaugural 10k featured 25 clients dusting off their running shoes and joining together in the fight to reduce polluting our oceans with plastics. Runners and supporters raised nearly $10,000 for the cause!

Arrow Electronics Employees Spend Earth Day Cleaning Denver Park

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DENVER, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For the second year, Arrow Electronics employees at the company’s global headquarters celebrated Earth Day by teaming with Denver Parks and Recreation to clean Commons Park, near downtown Denver. Arrow volunteers mulched around trees, picked up litter and pruned overgrowth at the park. 

Focus on Gas and Petrochemicals in the Transition to Low Carbon Future

OMV presents performance and action plans to fulfill 15 sustainability targets by 2025
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On April 18, 2019, OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, published its 14th Sustainability Report. The OMV Sustainability Report provides a detailed overview of the company's sustainability performance, along with its activities, achievements and challenges.

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