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A Sustainability Conversation with Maarten Eddes

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"Our 2025 Sustainability Goal is to achieve at least 3 percent absolute reduction year over year. We are making great progress, and with the speed of technology and increasing availability of renewable energy, this way of working ensures we have the latest information. "

Whether we’re making CSR investments that support responsible forestry in Vietnam, responsibly sourcing materials or innovating more environmentally friendly technologies and processes, Avery Dennison is firmly committed to our 2025 Sustainability Goals.
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"Our 2025 Sustainability Goal is to achieve at least 3 percent absolute reduction year over year. We are making great progress, and with the speed of technology and increasing availability of renewable energy, this way of working ensures we have the latest information. "

Meet Sunweave, Living Product Woven Sustainable Carpeting That Evokes the Sun’s Natural Patterning

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CALHOUN, Ga., September 6, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- Sunweave is a Living Product Challenge Petal certified woven broadloom carpet collection that merges the time-honored craft of woven construction with today’s desire for artisanal materials, authenticity and warmth in contract spaces. Inspired by women weavers of indigenous cultures around the world, Sunweave evokes the natural patterns found in baskets, blankets and textiles realized in its biophilic design.

VIDEO | Mohawk Group: 2018 Chicago Showroom Tour

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Interior Design editor-in-chief Cindy Allen chats with Jackie Dettmar and George Bandy Jr. about Mohawk Group's new Living Product Challenge certified introductions, including the Nutopia carpet plank collection, which is inspired by the idea of “urban fabric.”

Ecocentricity Blog: Hey, Can I Borrow That?

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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

By: John A. Lanier
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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

Sysco's Commitment to Protecting the Planet

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Sysco is committed to protecting the planet by advancing sustainable agriculture practices, reducing the company’s carbon footprint and diverting waste from landfills, in order to protect and preserve the environment for future generations.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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Sysco Improves Sustainability in Seafood Supply Chain

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Sysco is committed to working with suppliers to improve sustainability in our seafood supply chain through fishery improvement programs (FIPS). In partnership with World Wildlife Fund, we are working with fishermen to improve record-keeping and traceability, reduce bycatch and better manage fish stocks, helping increase the supply of sustainable seafood for current and future generations.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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Builds Are Underway in Support of Habitat for Humanity

Avery Dennison believes in supporting the communities where our employees live and work. We look for local needs and opportunities for our employees to volunteer time and resources to making their communities stronger.
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“On our Habitat for Humanity build days, we put values like teamwork, excellence and innovation into action. Our community and our team are stronger for it.”

Registration for 2018 America Recycles Day Now Open

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day, the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, has opened registration  for businesses, community organizations, government entities, individuals and others planning to host an America Recycles Day-themed event.

Behind the Scenes VIDEO | Nutopia Carpet Plank Collection from Mohawk Group

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Our Nutopia carpet plank collection is designed to achieve petal certification by meeting stringent requirements for the Living Product Challenge. Created to transition across the floor or create defined areas in the built environment, Nutopia’s four styles can be used together as a cohesive system, or separately depending on the desired configuration, end use, and budget. Layouts can be subtle or vivid and dramatic – just like the dynamics of city life.

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VIDEO | Mohawk’s Nutopia Looks at Urban Connectivity and Biophilia

by Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk
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Mohawk’s latest innovative flooring collection is Nutopia, a modular plank system inspired by the idea of “urban fabric,” in which we coexist with buildings, streets and other urban structures, but also how biophilic elements are interwoven.

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