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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

JetBlue Celebrates Earth Month by Announcing Meaningful, Short-term Actions to Advance Decarbonization Efforts and Benefit its Communities

Summary: 

-- JetBlue Sets Ambitious and Comprehensive Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Targets, Focuses on Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040, Expanding Usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), Increasing Representation in Leadership and Robust ESG Governance  --

-- As part of its annual GreenUp® Environmental Campaign, JetBlue is Encouraging Customers and Crewmembers to Lessen their Individual Impact and Participate in the Great Global Clean Up in Partnership with EARTHDAY.ORG --

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-- JetBlue Sets Ambitious and Comprehensive Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Targets, Focuses on Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040, Expanding Usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), Increasing Representation in Leadership and Robust ESG Governance  --

-- As part of its annual GreenUp® Environmental Campaign, JetBlue is Encouraging Customers and Crewmembers to Lessen their Individual Impact and Participate in the Great Global Clean Up in Partnership with EARTHDAY.ORG --

Don't Fall Flat: Here's What to Do With Old Tires

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With the 5th largest vocational fleet in the nation and more than 16,000 trucksRepublic Services knows a few things about tires and what to do and not do with your old tires.

When dealing with old tires, you have a few options. From recycling to disposal or even repurposing an old tire, there’s a solution that works for everyone. 

Yum! Brands Joins How2Recycle® Label Program

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How2Recycle, the leading recycling labeling system in the US and Canada, is excited to welcome Yum! Brands and their KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands into the How2Recycle label program. Yum! Brands, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 50,000 restaurants in more than 150 countries and territories and is a global leader of the chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. Yum!’s global citizenship and sustainability strategy, called its Recipe for Good, focuses on responsible and sustainable growth, of which minimizing waste is a key component. Yum!

Circular Views: Podcast on the Circular Bioeconomy With International Paper and WBCSD

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Our Manager of Renewable Solutions, Devin Giles, shares our experience in implementing circular bioeconomy solutions on the WBCSD – World Business Council for Sustainable Development's most recent episode of their podcast, Circular Views.

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White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Mohawk Group Launches Four New LVT Designs, Expanding Domestically Made Living Local Collection

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group announces the expansion of its domestically manufactured 2.5mm LVT platform, Living Local. With four new 12” X 24” designs including stone, terrazzo and abstract textile visuals complimenting the existing 6” X 48” wood, the new styles provide designers with the ultimate flexibility to create vibrant and unique spaces.

Why the Recycling System Is Not Broken

by Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director at Dow
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I wouldn't be surprised if every one of you has seen an article with the headline "recycling is broken" or something to that effect. I don't disagree entirely BUT, more importantly, I think it's a system worth fixing. 

I'm all about circularity – and that means I'm not willing to scrap recycling just because it has flaws. I'm much more interested in working toward fixing those flaws and creating a viable solution. Because we have got to do a better job managing our resources.

International Paper Receives Sustainability Award in Spain

Community of Madrid Awards: International Paper recognized for its long-standing commitment to the circular economy.
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Madrid, Spain, March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper, a global leader in renewable packaging solutions, was recognized for its long-standing commitment to the circular economy during the third edition of the Community of Madrid Awards. The company received the award in the category "Sustainability in Paper and Packaging Solutions" in recognition of the significant sustainability contribution it is making in Spain.

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