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Earth Day and Managing the Clean Energy Transition

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Because it falls on a spring day, it’s easy to mark Earth Day as a time of sunny, optimistic renewal.  It’s become traditional to plant trees, clean up parks, recycle, and reduce energy.

But for the 50 percent of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, including many of our own customers in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, it’s just another day of trying to make ends meet.

The past three winters have been difficult – a polar vortex, record snowfall, and a tough economy – and New Englanders paid about $7 billion more on heat and electricity than they should have.

Happy Earth Month from Aflac

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Did you know that more than 85 percent of Aflac’s U.S. properties are ENERGY STAR certified? And the energy savings will continue growing, as Aflac recently installed solar panels to help supplement our electrical power. #EarthMonth #SmartGreen

In Celebration of Earth Day, Republic Services of Kent Announces Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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KENT, Wash., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 30 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers throughout Kent. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated locally by Republic to 74.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates Year-Round Commitment to Volunteerism During Annual Cares Day

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PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, April 22nd, more than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, and their families and friends, and community partners will participate in the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of the company’s year-round commitment to community service.

National Grid Employees Pitch in for Earth Day in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island

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April 21, 2017, WALTHAM, MASS. /3BL Media/ - April is Earth Month, and National Grid continues its annual commitment by sponsoring Earth Day events throughout our service territory of New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. This year we have over 600 volunteers participating in 19 community activities throughout the month in all three states.

Hanes Partners with Give Back Box to Give Old Clothes New Life for Earth Day

Hanes encourages consumers to “Give Back for Good” by matching new underwear with used outerwear donations
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April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/  - As Earth Day approaches, Hanes, America’s No. 1 apparel brand, today announced that it is partnering with Give Back Box® to encourage consumers to “Give Back for Good” by reducing waste, giving their old clothes new life and helping those in need.

How Business Can Lead Sustainable Growth

Now is the time for companies to set the tone on sustainability leadership.
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Tamara Barker | UPS

Today the private sector is uniquely positioned to step forward and assume a higher level of sustainability leadership. The changing policy landscape around the world presents an opportunity for companies to create a consumer-driven marketplace that is better for the environment and better for business.

Join Albertsons Companies in Reducing Food Waste This Earth Day

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We do our part to celebrate Earth Day today and every day. We recognize that food waste is a serious problem across the country. Why does it matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated 30 – 40 percent of the food supply is wasted in the US every year. That’s approximately $161 billion worth of food, enough to provide 110 billion meals. Most of the wasted food ends up in the landfill and as it breaks down, it produces methane.

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Sonoma County with Enhancements to Recycling Capabilities

New, Advanced Sorting System Brings Increased Recycling Capability to Region
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SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services celebrated its enhanced recycling facility today that will enable Sonoma County to achieve their sustainability goals for years to come. The Sonoma County Recycling Center is capable of processing more than 200 tons of recyclable material per day, and is expected to increase the recycling capacity in the region.

We Can All Be Champions for Environmental Sustainability

by Pauline Vogl, Project Manager, Sustainable Business Practices
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I’m a champion for environmental sustainability. As a member of Cisco’s Corporate Affairs team, I’m constantly looking for ways to be a global problem solver and positively impact people, society, and especially the planet.

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