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Force for Good: VMware Releases 2017 Global Impact Report


At VMware, we recognize that all parts of our business have an impact — from the products we create and the people we employ to our environmental footprint. We are striving to have a net positive impact by putting back more than we take and involving all parts of our business in the challenge. We’ve set ambitious goals to scale our global impact, and we know that every action counts.

UPF Diverts 97 Percent of Waste from Landfills

by Patti Jones, Communications Manager, Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

In less than five years, the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Project has recycled or reused nearly 194 million pounds of materials and diverted more than 97 percent of the project’s total waste from landfills.

“Our recycling and reuse effort is the result of careful planning prior to the beginning of construction,” said UPF Project Director John Howanitz.

HanesBrands Makes Significant Strides Toward 2020 Environmental Goals

HanesBrands reports achievements in water use, carbon dioxide emissions, energy use, renewable energy use and landfill diversion; on track to meet 2020 benchmarks
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a socially responsible, leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, today released the company’s 2017 environmental performance.

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

Press Release
  • Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community
  • More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date
  • Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

Brandywine Sees Cost Savings by Going Green

6.24 million bags of trash diverted from landfills in less than 1 year

Brandywine Realty Trust is one of the largest full-service integrated real estate companies in the United States and has operations in eight states.

Client Challenge

Brandywine aimed to establish sustainable office practices and wanted to start a pilot recycling program in its Maryland and Virginia offices, which were diverting 20% of their waste at the time. Brandywine’s aim was to reach an 80% recycling goal at these properties.

WM Sustainability Plan

Narrowing the Waste Stream to a Trickle


This post was written by Prashant Kripalani, a manager in Clorox’s Eco Office.

ARAMARK Parks and Destinations to make ‘Ride the Hurricane’ a Zero Waste Event

Concessions provider has set a 100 percent landfill diversion goal for popular bike ride
Press Release
Port Angeles, Wash., July 31 2013 /3BL Media/ – The annual Ride the Hurricane biking event will be greener than ever thanks to the environmental commitment of co-sponsor- ARAMARK Parks and Destinations. This recreational ride allows cyclists to bike along the famed Olympic National Park Hurricane Ridge Road, free of all vehicles from 7a.m. – noon. As a part of ARAMARK’s commitment to sustainability, all food scraps and service ware for the snacks and beverages served to participants at the Aug. 4 event will either be composted or recycled.
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