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Mohawk’s Innovative Airo: Revolutionary 100 Percent Recyclable Alternative to Traditional Carpet

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk’s new Airo soft floorcovering is a complete breakthrough in carpet—it gives consumers a completely recyclable revolutionary alternative to traditional carpet and retailers an easy-to-install, easy-to-service product.

“Airo is not just an improvement to an existing product line,” said Tom Lape, Mohawk’s president of Mohawk residential. “It represents an entirely new, completely recyclable flooring category called USF – Unified Soft Floorcovering.”

Sustainable Brands Set to Debut Innovative Model for Conference Collaboration

The Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit will foster creative dialogue between attendees and brands including Ford, Amazon, Whirlpool and more
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/– Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into a collaborative environment packed with tools, solutions and breakthrough ideas to be generated on the spot by the attending crowd.

CAUSEBOX On a Mission to Deliver Better Products & a Better World

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Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Brett McCullom and Matt Richardson, the founders of CAUSEBOX - sustainably and ethically made, curated products for women.
 

Roma Boots: Taking Steps to Grow Their Business & Help Children

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Next week is National Small Business Week, and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Samuel Bistrian, the founder and CEO, and Beatrice Pitocco, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, of Roma Boots.
 

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Article by San Francisco Chronicle 

Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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Article by WWD

To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

Sodexo Challenges Industry & Businesses to Take a Global Approach to Preventing and Eliminating Food Waste

Sodexo Group aims to ensure 100% of its sites have implemented waste management programs and actions to prevent and reduce food surplus and waste by 2025
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, and a founding member of the International Coalition for Food Waste, is an industry leader in preventing, reducing and eliminating food waste, which accounts for $940 billion in economic losses annually.

Celebrating Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark

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On Saturday, April 22, millions of people across the globe celebrated Earth Day to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. At Kimberly-Clark, it’s also a day to reflect on Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability achievements and where we’re going in the future.

Of course, sustainability has come a long way since Kimberly-Clark was formed in 1872! Throughout our history, we’ve continuously improved how we operate and embed sustainable practices into our business.

Patagonia, Outerknown, Prana, and More to Participate in New Fair Trade USA Campaign

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Article from GRINDTV

In an effort to mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse, WWD reports that Fair Trade USA has gathered notable influencers and figures from...

 

Read more at GRINDTV

A Surround Sound Approach to Sustainable Fashion: Four Years After the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

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Today marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week remembering the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which many deem the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. The tragedy, which took place on April 24, 2013, brought the fashion industry’s supply chain issues to light and sparked a global conversation between companies, consumers and workers.

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