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Keep America Beautiful Crowns 2016 Recycle-Bowl Champion

More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.

Celebrating World Water Day: Companies Making Waves in Water Stewardship

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Water is the essence of life. Yet, for many, this basic human right is rapidly drying up. With climate change dramatically affecting rainfall patterns and water availability, the global water crisis is intensifying in many parts of the world. Today, more than 650 million people still lack access to safe drinking water sources, while another 2.4 billion do not have access to basic water sanitation.

Recognizing World Water Day

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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World Water Day 2017 asks the question "Why Waste Water?" and highlights the linkages between water, wastewater, and sustainable development. At Weatherford, we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner and protecting the environments in which we live and operate. In line with this commitment, we are observing World Water Day on March 22 to encourage the proper management of water resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling water wherever possible.

Timberland Evolves Material Innovation

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In 2016, companies made enormous strides in materials innovation. From Patagonia's spider silk jacket to Adidas's biodegradable shoes, organizations are continuously pushing the envelope making their products more sustainable. Now, one company is taking that a step further, incorporating more sustainable materials while also creating a positive impact on communities.

Sands Academy takes Team Members on Sustainability Tour through The Venetian and The Palazzo

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In January, Sands Academy and Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability hosted a sustainability tour of The Venetian and The Palazzo, continuing Las Vegas Sands’ efforts in our commitment to providing Team Members with a wide range of educational partnerships.  The tour emphasized the efforts that the sustainability depa

We Give Back As A Team: Cards For Hope By The Marina Bay Sands Sales Team

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Executive Director of Sales, Ailynn Seah, participated in a corporate social responsibility (CSR) recycling project organized by SCRAP at a Green Meeting Industry Council event two years ago in San Francisco. SCRAP, a non-profit creative reuse center, breathes new life into pre-loved or old objects and reduces waste by diverting over 200 tons of useful materials from landfills annually.  These services are provided to the local community and the center also offers classes, workshops and volunteering opportunities.

HP's New Greenhouse Gas Goal Aligns with Climate Science

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HP announced it will redouble its efforts to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global operations and strengthen relationships with key organizations that urge businesses to improve environmental performance.

HP to IT Industry: Bring Transparency to E-Recycling Supply Chains

by Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
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HP says transparency is key to ensuring responsible electronics recycling, and as such the tech company has disclosed the names and locations of all of its recycling vendors — and is challenging the IT industry to follow suit.

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

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  • Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community
  • More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date
  • Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

Ecocentricity Blog: Who Doesn’t Love a Good Singalong?

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Perhaps the words are overly simplistic (it is a children’s song after all), but the song directly acknowledges our dependence on nature for a range of ecosystem services. Which isn’t exactly a simple concept when you reflect on it.

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Perhaps the words are overly simplistic (it is a children’s song after all), but the song directly acknowledges our dependence on nature for a range of ecosystem services. Which isn’t exactly a simple concept when you reflect on it.

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