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Republic Services Recognized with Recycler of the Year Award in Oregon

Press Release

CORVALLIS, Ore., June 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services is pleased to announce that the Oregon Recycling Association has recognized the Pacific Region Compost (PRC) facility with the Recycler of the Year Award. The Award was presented last week at the Association’s annual conference in Gleneden Beach, Ore.

HP Announces Supply Chain Goals to Enhance Environmental and Social Impact

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News highlights

  • HP announces a new goal to reduce first-tier production supplier and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity 10 percent by 2025, compared to 20151
  • In addition, HP has set a new goal to double factory participation in supply chain sustainability programs by 2025, compared to 2015, to increase both the number of suppliers that participate in its programs and the depth of their engagement
  • HP’s new goal to develop the skills and improve the well-being of 500,000 supplier factory workers by 2025, compared to 2015, follows HP’s longstanding commitment to the well-being of the workers in its supply chain, with a focus on vulnerable groups including women, student and foreign migrant workers
  • These goals, as well as progress through HP’s fiscal year 2016, are outlined in the just released HP 2016 Sustainability Report
New Sustainability Report Outlines Targets to Cut Supply Chain GHG Intensity and Empower Factory Workers, also Shares New Recycling Goal
Press Release

News highlights

  • HP announces a new goal to reduce first-tier production supplier and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity 10 percent by 2025, compared to 20151
  • In addition, HP has set a new goal to double factory participation in supply chain sustainability programs by 2025, compared to 2015, to increase both the number of suppliers that participate in its programs and the depth of their engagement
  • HP’s new goal to develop the skills and improve the well-being of 500,000 supplier factory workers by 2025, compared to 2015, follows HP’s longstanding commitment to the well-being of the workers in its supply chain, with a focus on vulnerable groups including women, student and foreign migrant workers
  • These goals, as well as progress through HP’s fiscal year 2016, are outlined in the just released HP 2016 Sustainability Report

Republic Services Supports Seattle Clean Sweep Community Clean-Up

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Republic Services, joined by Coca-Cola, Starbucks and many other community organizations, recently partnered with Clean Sweep for the annual Seattle community cleanup event in Capitol Hill in partnership with the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce and Pridefest. Volunteers rallied together at Cal Anderson Park and dedicate hours to picking up trash, recyclables and sharps in the Cap Hill neighborhood. Not only does the cleanup benefit the community in general, it also helps prep the streets for Pride month and the upcoming parade.  

See How BACARDI Rum Barrels Are "Upcycled" to Find New Life

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In celebration of World Environment Day, see how BACARDI rum barrels are "upcycled" to find new life after aging rums for many years.

Celebrating World Environment Day and Sustainability at Shire

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Managing the environmental and social impacts of our operations, products, and sourcing is fundamental to our success #WorldEnvironmentDay

Learn more about Shire's commitment to sustainability in the 2016 Annual Responsibility Review.

DEQ Grant Will Help Promote Residential Composting in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
Article

It's been almost a year since Republic Services and the City of Lake Oswego rolled out their new residential food scraps composting program, and the City plans to mark the anniversary with a new public outreach effort aimed at answering lingering questions and getting more residents on board.

Kimberly-Clark’s Howard Sharfstein Named Sustainability “Pro” of the Year

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Kimberly-Clark announced that Howard Sharfstein, the company’s Associate General Counsel for Environment, Energy, Safety and Sustainability, has received a Crystal Tree Award as Kimberly-Clark’s first-ever Sustainability Pro of the Year. The award is the company’s highest internal recognition for individuals whose work helps drive social and environmental impacts that make our communities and workplaces better for future generations.

Nestlé Waters North America Announces $6 Million Investment in Closed Loop Fund

Joins with Other Leaders to Jump-Start Recycling Programs across the United States
Press Release

May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters North America today announced it is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in cities across the United States.

HP Australia Achieves Significant Recycling Milestone

10 million HP print cartridges recycled with Cartridges for Planet Ark
Press Release

SYDNEY, Australia, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – HP Australia has become the first organisation in the country to have recycled 10 million print cartridges via its partnership with Cartridges for Planet Ark.

Cartridges for Planet Ark’ (C4PA) is an innovative recycling program that provides Australians with a free, easy-to-use and environmentally-accredited way to recycle their printer cartridges with a zero waste to landfill commitment. HP is a founding member of C4PA, which was created in 2003.

Carnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence

Port of Seattle’s Annual Green Gateway Awards honor three of company’s brands
Press Release

SEATTLE, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony.

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