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It's April - and That Means It's Keep America Beautiful Month

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As communities across the country practice social distancing, there are still ways to join the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization and make an impact in your community – virtually.

Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings while keeping yourself and your neighbors healthy and safe during Keep America Beautiful Month.

Recycling Tips During COVID-19

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Regulations may be shifting in communities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC guidelines. Many communities have temporarily suspended recycling programs because of worker safety and other limitations. As always — look up what you can recycle locally.

Keep America Beautiful® is not advising the general public to use PPE to pick up litter or manage their recyclables or waste in their homes given they are in short supply and desperately needed by the medical community.

Pentair Earns 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Prevent the Release of 17.1 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide Since 2007
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LONDON, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) is proud to announce it received the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This honor marks the seventh year that Pentair has garnered recognition for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

Tetra Tech’s USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership Team Wins Company’s 2019 Technical Achievement Award

Combatting illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing across Southeast Asia
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

Agree to Disagree — With Yourself

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

Don’t Lose Sleep Over How to Recycle Your Mattress

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Unless you’re a magician, your old mattress likely won’t fit in your curbside recycling bin. Even if it could, it definitely doesn’t belong there. The good news is – you can recycle it!

About 80% of the materials in a mattress are recyclable; however, we toss out about 15 to 20 million mattresses yearly in the U.S., each taking up about 40 cubic feet of space in a landfill¹.

Here are some good options to dispose of a mattress responsibly. 

The Goodyear reCharge Concept – A Renewable, Sustainable and 100% Biodegradable Tire

Goodyear unveils its latest concept tire
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BRUSSELS, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear reCharge is a revolutionary self-regenerating concept tire that can adapt and change to meet individual mobility needs.

“Goodyear wants the tire to be an even more powerful contributor to answering consumers’ specific mobility needs, said Mike Rytokoski, Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Goodyear Europe, “It was with that ambition that we set out to create a concept tire primed for the future of personalized and convenient electric mobility.”

Ecocentricity Blog: Trash Turned Into Treasure

By: Chantel Lanier
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After taking a deep breath she smelled…nothing. If anything, it smelled like crisp, fresh, unpolluted air. She didn’t detect any unpleasant odors that she would have previously associated with composting.

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After taking a deep breath she smelled…nothing. If anything, it smelled like crisp, fresh, unpolluted air. She didn’t detect any unpleasant odors that she would have previously associated with composting.

Sodexo Achieves 100% Responsibly Harvested White Fish in Maine, Announces New Commitment

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AUGSTA, Maine, February 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has achieved serving 100% Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® white fish at all of its Maine locations. The achievement comes after five years of shifting all white fish purchasing to this ecolabel in partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI).

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