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Nestlé Waters North America Signs Agreement With Recycled PET Supplier CarbonLITE as They Build New Facility in Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN, Pa., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that it has signed a significant agreement with recycled PET plastic (rPET) supplier CarbonLITE, and that CarbonLITE will expand its U.S. operations by building a third facility in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.

It’s America Recycles Day: Let’s Engineer Out Waste

By Nick Abbatiello
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I’ve always been drawn to examining how design affects us; the reason you like your favorite mug, the smartphone that easily guides how you swipe and click, why you like the layout of your go-to grocery store. I’m an engineer in the Experience Design Group at Dell. My team designs products and services with a focus on the quality of the user experience.

Sometimes design is done well, but frequently it’s not, and that can have significant implications for sustainability.

I’m reminded of this today, America Recycles Day.

Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful Celebrate America Recycles Day With Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program

2018 Grant Program Opens Today; Grant Applications Accepted through Dec. 30
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation today – on America Recycles Day – announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program. In its 12th year, the initiative is designed to increase access to recycling in community public spaces across America. Grant applications will be available online through Dec. 30 (11:59 p.m. EST), 2018.

asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark Now More Accessible to Product Manufacturers

SCS Global Services now approved by Allergy Standards Limited to offer asthma & allergy friendly® certification
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CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/  SCS Global Services (SCS) and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) today are announcing an initiative aimed at growing the asthma & allergy friendly® certification program internationally.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day is annually observed on November 15th to inspire Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates $9 billion worth of materials are sent to the landfill each year. Whether its metal, plastic, glass, electronics or paper, these materials consume a vast amount of resources during the extraction, manufacturing and transportation process.

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.

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