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UPS Reports Reduction of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel Miles
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ATLANTA, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.  Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.

Modern-Day Silk Road Optimizes HP’s Supply Chain

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In approximately three weeks, a freight train carrying thousands of Hewlett-Packard notebooks and displays makes its way from Chongqing, China to distributors and customers in Duisburg, Germany. This modern-day Silk Road covers two continents, six countries and more than 6,700 miles.

Despite the distance, the journey is cost-effective and better for the environment than air transport, and it’s faster than ocean shipping.

Recyclebank Reduces Carbon Footprint 27 Percent from 2011 to 2012, Funds NativeEnergy Clean Water Initiative

Offsets for remaining emissions help provide critical funding for Kenya-based clean water project
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NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals , announced a 27 percent reduction in its corporate carbon emissions, down from 830 metric tonnes in 2011 to 602 metric tonnes in 2012. Since 2009, Recyclebank has partnered with NativeEnergy to calculate the company’s greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Recyclebank to reduce its operational footprint.

NativeEnergy Teams With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. to Help Build Wind Turbine for Lake Region State College

1.6 MW turbine provides hands-on learning for college’s Wind Energy Technician program
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Burlington Vt., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Today, representatives from NativeEnergy, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), and Lake Region State College in North Dakota will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a 1.6 MW wind turbine. Through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, GMCR provided critical upfront funding to enable the project to be developed. The turbine will provide LRSC with energy and a teaching tool for students.

Designtex Operates Carbon Neutral for 4th Year in a Row, Funds Indiana School Wind and Ute Tribe’s Carbon Offset Projects

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Designtex announced today that for the fourth year in a row it has operated as a carbon neutral company. The New York-based surface materials company assessed its full operational footprint and reduced or offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its business, resulting in a net-zero footprint. Designtex continues to partner with NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon offsets and greenhouse-gas footprint consulting. To mitigate its emissions, Designtex is funding two projects this year, the first of which is the Indiana School Wind project.

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Designtex announced today that for the fourth year in a row it has operated as a carbon neutral company. The New York-based surface materials company assessed its full operational footprint and reduced or offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its business, resulting in a net-zero footprint. Designtex continues to partner with NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon offsets and greenhouse-gas footprint consulting. To mitigate its emissions, Designtex is funding two projects this year, the first of which is the Indiana School Wind project.

How 6lbs of gasoline turns into 19lbs of CO2

TerraPass walks you through the math of burning a gallon of gasoline.
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At TerraPass, as the summer travel season gets underway, we notice an uptick in interest around the carbon footprint of travel. The curious (or suspicious-minded) among you have occasionally wondered about our carbon footprint calculator’s claim that one gallon of gas turns into about twenty pounds of carbon dioxide exhaust. Let’s walk through the math.

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HP Publishes its Complete Carbon Footprint, Leading the Industry in Transparency

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Chris Librie is the Director of Environmental and Health Initiatives, HP Sustainability & Social Innovation

Climate Friendly Shipping from VivaTerra & TerraPass

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San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a leading provider of carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs), is proud to partner with VivaTerra, a top online and catalog green lifestyle retailer, to offer customers the option to offset the emissions created with the shipping of their products. VivaTerra products strike a balance between well-being and living well, and carbon offsets help ensure the sustainability of the products all the way to the customers doorstep.

ANN INC. Reduces Carbon Footprint By 20%

Company surpasses its goal three years ahead of schedule, sets new target
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announced that it has surpassed its 2015 carbon footprint goal of reducing its emissions by 8 percent per square foot. Based on year-end 2012 results, the Company has more than doubled that goal, achieving a 20 percent reduction over its 2008 baseline. ANN INC. reaffirms its continued commitment to environmental sustainability by setting a new goal of reducing emissions per square foot by 30 percent by 2015.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Re-Love

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By Dr. Cristi Gomez

I have a couple of pet peeves. Noisy eaters, sentences that end with prepositions, when my three boys leave the toilet seat up and stinky feet all bother me. Well, maybe I have more than just a couple. My pet peeve of all pet peeves is styrofoam. It just bugs me. It annoys me. It’s simply not needed.

Continue reading about Dr. Gomez and Mary Kay's dedication to the loving the planet.

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