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#DardenDigest: Approaching Sustainability in a Sustainable Way

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Since its inception more than 40 years ago, Earth Day has become a day for communities to come together and celebrate the environment around them. Entire neighborhoods, schools and businesses head outside to participate in local cleanups, tree plantings, and educational events. It’s a great time to get enthused about living sustainably, but how do you keep that passion going all year long? After all, living a sustainable life should be fun and make you feel good about your choices – it shouldn’t be work. The key is finding a way to make an impact that fits into your lifestyle.

Earth Day Pioneer Denis Hayes’ New Challenge: Greenest Commercial Building in the World

Posted by Christina Nunez
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Forty-four years ago today, Denis Hayes convened the very first Earth Day, an event that drew millions to events across the United States and heralded a new global awareness of the need to preserve our natural resources.
 

Chrysler Group’s Belvidere Assembly Plant Receives $1.3 Million Incentive Check from Nicor Gas on Earth Day

Summary: 
  • Check represents largest cumulative incentive ever awarded
  • Three plant projects will save the energy used in 1,000 homes in one year
  • Belvidere achieves significant year-over-year environmental improvements in water, waste and energy
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  • Check represents largest cumulative incentive ever awarded
  • Three plant projects will save the energy used in 1,000 homes in one year
  • Belvidere achieves significant year-over-year environmental improvements in water, waste and energy

Go Green: Mopar Reman Parts Help Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day

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  • Mopar Remanufactured (Reman) Parts repurposed 5,793 tons of materials in 2013
  • More than 14,173 semi-trailers of material kept out of landfills through the Mopar Reman Parts program last year
  • Mopar Reman Parts result in a smaller carbon footprint and cleaner air, earth and water resources
  • The Mopar Reman Parts portfolio offers 25 different product lines and more than 4,000 part numbers, providing customers with a high-quality, cost-effective option for vehicle repairs
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  • Mopar Remanufactured (Reman) Parts repurposed 5,793 tons of materials in 2013
  • More than 14,173 semi-trailers of material kept out of landfills through the Mopar Reman Parts program last year
  • Mopar Reman Parts result in a smaller carbon footprint and cleaner air, earth and water resources
  • The Mopar Reman Parts portfolio offers 25 different product lines and more than 4,000 part numbers, providing customers with a high-quality, cost-effective option for vehicle repairs

FREE LEED Training - Happy Earth Day!

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Leonardo Academy announced that all its on-demand training courses available on Leonardo Academy’s website are FREE for Earth Month.   Many of the available courses are approved for continuing education credit through GBCI and AIA.  This offer also includes LEED Green Associate exam prep training, an eight hour training course.

13 Green (And Pink) Facts About Earth Day

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There are some things we love around Mary Kay. The number 13. The color pink. Really good mascara. The planet earth. And, we love to celebrate everything we love. On, April 22, we will join the world in celebrating Earth Day 2014. More than any other time of the year, it’s a time to go green – with a dash of pink of course. Here are 13 interesting and fun facts about Earth Day and Mary Kay.

1. Earth Day is the world’s largest civic observance, with more than 1 billion participants worldwide.

LG and Team ENERGY STAR® Invite Youth To Join Fight Against Climate Change On Earth Day

Activities include ENERGY STAR Most Efficient TV give away and PSA to encourage families to save energy and money
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WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics USA has joined forces again with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the “Team ENERGY STAR” program, Now in its third year, Team ENERGY STAR teaches kids and their families how saving energy helps save money and prevent climate change with fun educational activities and energy-saving actions they can do at home on Earth Day and beyond.

Earth Day 2014: Time for Hope (and Frustration)

by Darrel Stickler
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If you’re into sustainability, Earth Day can be a bit like New Year’s Day. A time to reflect. A time of hope. Maybe a bit of frustration with things not yet completed. But impatience can grease the wheels of change…

Recyclebank Launches Online Shop One Twine

Sustainability pioneer showcases 400 carefully vetted products at OneTwine.com that are better for your home, your wallet and the planet
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, today launched One Twine, a new online shop to discover carefully vetted products that are better for your home, your wallet and the planet. Each product featured on One Twine is reviewed through Recyclebank’s Impact Lens, a selection process that examines how it’s made, how it’s used, and how it can be disposed.

Students Observe Earth Day by “Connecting to the Oceans"

20th annual Wheelabrator Environmental Symposium to be held in May
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HAMPTON, N.H., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As America celebrates Earth Day today, students at 15 middle schools across the East Coast will be putting the finishing touches on sustainability projects they will present next month at the 20th annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education in Broward County, Fla.

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