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The Home Depot Wins 3 Environmental Protection Agency Awards

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The Home Depot was honored with three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards that reflect the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The company is proud to serve as industry leaders in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products that are safer for the environment.

The Home Depot was honored in the following three categories:

Kimberly-Clark Receives US EPA 2021 SmartWay Excellence Award

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Kimberly-Clark announced that it was recognized with a 2021 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. The award recognizes companies for using a range of fuel-saving strategies in their shipping and freight delivery services that reduce transportation emissions and make freight delivery more sustainable.

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With 2021 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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KOHLER, Wis., October 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today honors Kohler Co. with a 2021 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award – the seventh such award for the company – for its efforts in 2020 to help consumers and businesses conserve water. Kohler was recognized during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, along with 33 other utilities, manufacturers, builders, retailers, and other organizations that partner with WaterSense to promote water-efficient products, homes, and programs.

The Purpose of Business and the Circular Economy

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by Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle 

In college, one of my professors taught a popular theory of economics that a company’s sole purpose is to deliver profit to shareholders. Since then I’ve found that, yes, of course you want a company to be profitable so it can continue to exist. But the purpose of business to me is what it does — what service it provides, what product it makes, and how it helps people, society, and the planet.

EarthX Environmental Justice – Houston

By Cata Hopkins
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 73 million Americans live within three miles of a hazardous pollution site that could be harming their local environment and their health.

Koch Industries Earns Environmental Protection Agency 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Energy Management

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WICHITA, Kan., April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – At its more than 300 operations and production units in the United States, Koch companies create everyday essentials that help people improve their lives while working to use fewer resources. In recognition of this work, Koch Industries has earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award – the second time since becoming an ENERGY STAR partner.

MetLife Earns 2021 Energy Star® Sustained Excellence Award

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NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy.

EPA Honors LG USA for Responsible Electronics Recycling Leadership

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WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has been recognized for responsible electronics recycling leadership by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, receiving the highest-level recognition in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge.

Georgia-Pacific's Leaf River, Miss., Facility Becomes First Pulp Mill to Earn EPA Energy Star Certification; Other Georgia-Pacific Facilities Also Receive Recognition for Sustainable Efforts

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Efforts to reduce water use, use energy efficiently and streamline resources used to ship products across the U.S. earned employees and GP facilities a variety of awards from the EPA. 

Georgia-Pacific facilities received several awards and certifications, including the ENERGY STAR® Top Project for 2020, an ENERGY STAR® Certification, the SmartWay Excellence Award and a 2020 Energy Star Challenge Achiever for Industry by the EPA.

Leaf River, Mississippi

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