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Walmart Makes Fortune's Change the World List for 4th Straight Year

Fortune releases fourth annual list of companies helping the planet and tackling social problems.
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The world’s largest company by revenue does not want to be a top source of greenhouse gas emissions. So Walmart last year launched Project Gigaton, aiming to reduce emissions related to its operations by a total of 1 billion tons by 2030. 

Read the full article on Fortune.com.

Republic Services® Expands Natural Gas-Powered Fleet Serving Greater Denver Area

More than half of its Colorado fleet now powered by the domestic fuel source
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DENVER, August 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services® announced today the addition of 17 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by the Company throughout Colorado to 108.

2018 Pharma Innovation Awards

By Karen Langhauser
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Wrapping up our bioprocessing category is MilliporeSigma’s Biopharma Product Recycling Program. The increase in single-use plastics waste is pushing biopharma manufacturers to address the environmental impact of currently utilized methods of disposal, such as landfilling and incineration, and question whether there is a better option.

Worst Types of Litter: Plastic Straws Not Even in the Top 5

By Ashley May, USA TODAY
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Plastic straws aren't the only environmental contaminants missing the trash can, or, rather, the recycling bin. 

As companies such as Starbucks move away from plastic straws, environmental advocates say these items aren't the worst litter offender. 

Kimberly-Clark Recognized at SBA Singapore for its Commitment to Sustainable Business

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Kimberly-Clark and its employees in Asia Pacific received two honors at the Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) Singapore for its sustainable business best-practices in the areas of waste productivity and water management.

Waste Management Supports Recycling Education with $100,000 Donation for Cutting-Edge Training Scholarships

Waste Management Funds Workshop Offered by Keep America Beautiful and The Recycling Partnership at 2018 WasteCon
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful and The Recycling Partnership will offer 40 communities within 10 states the opportunity to be a part of an advanced recycling workshop at WasteCon 2018, which takes place Aug. 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Denali National Park Tackles Trash With Zero-Landfill Initiative

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by Laurel Andrews

A record number of visitors traveled to Interior Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve last year, but they left behind less trash than a few years before.

A push to send less waste to the local landfill is working, officials say. Since 2016, Denali National Park has partnered with Subaru in a "zero-landfill" initiative aimed at turning trash into recycling.

U.S. Recycling Companies Face Upheaval From China Scrap Ban

By Erica E. Phillips
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U.S. companies that collect waste for recycling are weighing higher prices and other changes to their operations since China upended the industry when it stopped accepting much of the scrap material Americans have been shipping there for decade.

Last Day for Early Pricing on 2018 IMDS Conference! (Plus Get Free IMDS Training With Your Registration!)

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How do you design for environmental compliance? To learn the answers, plan to attend the 2018 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference on September 26–27, 2018, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Early registration ends Thursday, July 26, so register today to save!

Engaging with Children: Taking Care of the Planet

Gildan’s employees and their families participate in activities to help the environment.
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Employees and their families in Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Mexico and their children joined in a number of community initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection.  Families participated in reforestation activities and children were invited to compete in an environmental drawing contest and recycling challenge.

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