On Saturday, April 22, millions of people across the globe celebrated Earth Day to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. At Kimberly-Clark, it’s also a day to reflect on Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability achievements and where we’re going in the future.
Of course, sustainability has come a long way since Kimberly-Clark was formed in 1872! Throughout our history, we’ve continuously improved how we operate and embed sustainable practices into our business.
BRIDGETON, Mo., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 20 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers throughout Bridgeton. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated locally by Republic to 133.
DALY CITY, Calif., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 22 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers of Daly City. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks in the Company’s fleet.
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.
New, Advanced Sorting System Brings Increased Recycling Capability to Region
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.
Matthew, a materials engineer at General Motors, offers tips on how to incorporate more recycled content into manufacturing.
Several years ago, when I was offered a management position at a plastics recycling company, I had no idea that it would change the way I thought about manufacturing. Once I was able to take in and comprehend the volume of materials that are recycled and reused in all types of industries, I was surprised, to say the least.
First Retail Space in U.S. to be Recognized Under New Guidelines
KOHLER, Wis., April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification under the new LEED v4 guidelines. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded the 5,800 square-foot showroom located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, LEED Gold v4 for Interior Design & Construction Retail.
JACKSON, Mich., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As Michigan residents start their spring cleaning, Consumers Energy is encouraging people to turn old household items into cash through its appliance recycling program.
Consumers Energy expects to recycle over 20,000 old refrigerators, freezers, room air conditioners and dehumidifiers this year. The energy provider started offering appliance recycling again after suspending its program in November.
STAMFORD, Conn., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As Americans head to their favorite public park, beach or playground this spring, many will find new recycling bins helping keep those treasured spaces clean thanks in part to a significant grant by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.