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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day With “State of Recycling” Forum

2018 Forum Streams on Facebook Live; Focuses on “Motivating Individuals to Recycle”
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, in celebration of America Recycles Day, is hosting the 2018 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington, D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper. This year’s topic is “Cleaning Up Recycling: Motivating Individuals to Recycle.” The Forum, which take place Nov.

Ecocentricity Blog: There Is No "Away"

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John Lanier and his family have made great strides in reducing their waste stream at home. Organics go in the compost bin. Recyclables go in the blue bin, and other recyclables are regularly taken to Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. Now they've discovered the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box.

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John Lanier and his family have made great strides in reducing their waste stream at home. Organics go in the compost bin. Recyclables go in the blue bin, and other recyclables are regularly taken to Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. Now they've discovered the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box.

Sodexo Encourages College Students to Support Vermont’s Local Food Economy

First-Ever Taking Root Student Symposium Celebrates the Best of Farm-to-Institution
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, organized and hosted the first-ever Taking Root Student Symposium to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to buying locally-sourced products in Vermont and to teach college students in the state what it means to chart a career in food.

U.S. Department of Energy Honors Ingersoll Rand With Better Practice Award for Cutting Energy Use by 50 Percent

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November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Ingersoll Rand® a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, a 2018 Better Practice award for energy management initiatives that reduced energy consumption by 50 percent at its Trane® HVAC manufacturing plant in Waco.

Albertsons Goes All in on Sustainability

From cleaner transportation and reducing waste to expanding organic, retailer shows off its sustainable side
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By Michael Browne

Albertsons last week released its 2018 Sustainability Update, highlighting its efforts in waste reduction, expansion of organic products, seafood sustainability and cleaner transportation.

GreenBiz Group Announces Major New Conference on Circular Economy

Circularity 19 to focus on trillion-dollar markets for products and services that eliminate waste and utilize renewable resources
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OAKLAND, Calif., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group today announced the launch of a new event, Circularity, a three-day conference focusing on how to seize and accelerate the growing opportunities in the circular economy. The premiere event, Circularity 19, will be held June 18-20, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Medtronic Delivers Significant Progress on Global Corporate Citizenship Efforts

2018 Integrated Performance Report Shows Improvement on Environmental Stewardship and Diversity Aspirational Goals
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DUBLIN, November 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, is pleased to announce its fiscal year 2018 (FY18) Integrated Performance Report.

SCS Celebrates #FSCFriday With Customers

Clients Showcase Benefits of their Responsible Forestry Certification
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At SCS Global Services, we believe Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification demonstrates environmental leadership and provides a competitive business advantage through responsibly-sourced products, well-managed forests, and protection of the planet’s natural resources, local communities and wildlife.

To celebrate FSC Friday we asked our customers what FSC certification means to them. Here's what they had to say...

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Sysco Attends VERGE Conference to Talk Sustainability Initiatives

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Sysco took part in GreenBiz magazine’s VERGE 18 Conference, where more than 2,500 leaders gather to explore scalable solutions at the intersection of technology and sustainability. This year the focus areas included: clean energy, transportation and mobility and the circular economy.

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