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Our Renewable Future: Recycling and Beyond

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Recycling your paper-based products ensures they can be used again and again. We use 5 million tons of recovered fiber each year to make new fiber-based products. This makes us one of the largest users of recovered fiber!

Sealed Air & Packaging Recyclability: Why Efficiency and Innovation Matter

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A packaging company known for its many brands, including Cryovac food packaging and Bubble Wrap, Sealed Air Corporation is in the business of protecting products, solving packaging challenges and improving the world. In doing so, Sealed Air pledged to design and advance their packaging solutions to be 100% recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Plastic Bank Celebrates Stopping Its 1 Billionth Bottle of Ocean-Bound Plastic, Partnership With SC Johnson Accounts for Half of the Total

Partnership Also Creates Pathways to Greater Economic Success for Underserved Communities
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RACINE, Wis., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Plastic Bank®, a social enterprise revolutionizing the global supply chain for recycled ocean-bound plastic, announced today it has reached the significant milestone of stopping 1 billion plastic bottles from entering the world’s oceans. Plastic Bank’s global partnership with SC Johnson, an industry leading manufacturer of household consumer brands, has accounted for more than half of this environmental achievement.

Recycling - Why It's Essential

by Mike Witt, Dow Corporate Director, Carbon, Circularity and Safer Materials
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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

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Recycling is essential to the transition to a circular economy.

Don't Fall Flat: Here's What to Do With Old Tires

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With the 5th largest vocational fleet in the nation and more than 16,000 trucksRepublic Services knows a few things about tires and what to do and not do with your old tires.

When dealing with old tires, you have a few options. From recycling to disposal or even repurposing an old tire, there’s a solution that works for everyone. 

Yum! Brands Joins How2Recycle® Label Program

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How2Recycle, the leading recycling labeling system in the US and Canada, is excited to welcome Yum! Brands and their KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands into the How2Recycle label program. Yum! Brands, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 50,000 restaurants in more than 150 countries and territories and is a global leader of the chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. Yum!’s global citizenship and sustainability strategy, called its Recipe for Good, focuses on responsible and sustainable growth, of which minimizing waste is a key component. Yum!

VIDEO: Colorado Brewery Launches Glass Recycling Program

A grassroots glass recycling program has sprung up at Crabtree Brewing in Greeley, Colorado, thanks to a little ingenuity, a little bit of recycling education, and a long friendship between a craft brewer and a glassmaker.
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Bob Kunkle is a second-generation employee for O-I Glass, one of the world’s largest glass packaging manufacturers. Bob noticed his friend Jeff Crabtree, founder of Crabtree Brewing in Greeley, Colorado, was tossing used beer bottles into the trash. He knew that if those bottles were recycled, they’d become new glass bottles. He started working to convince Jeff that recycling glass was the better solution.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Over 100 Million PET Bottles are Upcycled Into SABIC'S LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ Products Contributing to Net Zero Carbon Goals

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EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  /3BL Media/ - Since the introduction of LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ materials in late 2019, SABIC has helped divert more than 100 million single-use 16.9 oz. (50 cl) PET water bottles from landfills and incinerators. This portfolio of globally available polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials is produced from post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) water bottles through a unique chemical upcycling process.

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

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