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Anchorage Daily News | Denali National Park Tackles Trash with Zero-Landfill Initiative

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A record number of visitors traveled to Interior Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve last year, but they left behind less trash than a few years before.

A push to send less waste to the local landfill is working, officials say. Since 2016, Denali National Park has partnered with Subaru in a "zero-landfill" initiative aimed at turning trash into recycling.

View the full article on the Anchorage Daily News website.

Protecting Desert Tortoises in the Mojave Desert

SCE volunteers recently partnered with the Twenty-Nine Palms Indian Reservation to help clear an exclusion fence for the threatened species.
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Growing up on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, Marlene Woo remembers the desert life — the look, the heat and the smell from the desert plants wafting through the vast openness of the range.

Those memories returned to the Southern California Edison senior claims representative recently when she volunteered with the company’s employee resource group Native American Alliance at the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Reservation.

VIDEO | Denali's Superintendents Celebrate the Zero-Landfill Initiative

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In this video, Denali National Park superintendents discuss ways you can help reduce, reuse, recycle, and support the park's Zero-Landfill Initiative.

Alaska Beyond Magazine | Pioneering Parks

America's National Park Service explores new ideas for sustainability and learning opportunities
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Denali National Park & Preserve, in a partnership with Subaru of America, has been conducting public outreach programs and installing infrastructure to reduce waste via the Denali Zero-Landfill Project.

Visit the Alaska Beyond Magazine website to read the full article.

About the Denali Zero-Landfill Project

VIDEO | Don't Feed the Landfills

Five simple tips to help reduce waste in our National Parks
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Subaru and the NPCA share five simple things we can all do to help the National Parks reduce waste going into landfills. Join the conversation and share how you #DontFeedTheLandfills.

Watch the video here 

About Subaru

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2018

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This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

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This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

Subaru Offers Americans Tips on How to Keep National Parks Clean Leading Into Labor Day Weekend

Parks across the country will see a surge in visitors during holiday weekend
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CAMDEN, NJ, August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/Last year, more than 330 million people visited the national parks and with Labor Day weekend around the corner, parks across the country are likely to see a surge of visitor traffic. While everyone is encouraged to visit a national park in their area, with more visitors comes more waste that the National Park Service (NPS) must manage. Each year, NPS manages nearly 100 million pounds of visitor waste nationally, much of which is brought in from outside the parks.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci Mine Receives Award for Bat Preservation Program

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci copper mining operations were recently honored by the Arizona Mining Association with the 2018 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in Environment award in recognition of environmental excellence.

The award recognized the Morenci operations for its role in protecting and monitoring some 1.5 million bats roosting in two areas – a nearby cave and a historic mine opening – as well as for conservation education outreach in the community.

Reef Futures Looking Up! Large Scale Coral Reef Restoration is Possible

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August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Needing to change our visual and professional perspective was the common theme behind several promising low-cost technical solutions reviewed at a recent Coral Reef Restoration Workshop. The workshop sponsored by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Mars, Inc. and Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, convened a unique multi-disciplinary coalition of scientists, NGOs, coral restoration practitioners, Government and business, in Bali, Indonesia.

Consumers Energy: Saving Endangered Peregrine Falcons

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Consumers Energy’s historic J.R. Whiting Plant retired two years ago and is slated for demolition. But the company continues to help a pair of peregrine falcons who’ve called the site home for more than a decade.

We recently completed construction of a 65-foot tower for Harold and Ludwig, the male and female, respectively, seeking out a nesting site in their annual migratory journey to Michigan.

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