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'Recycling Is Our License to Operate': How Tetra Pak Is Hoping to Package-up a New Wave of Sustainability Innovation

By Madeleine Cuff
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Mustan Lalani gets asked a lot about recycling. This isn't that surprising in itself - as the head of environmental affairs for Tetra Pak, one of the world's best-known packaging suppliers, recycling is a big part of his day-to-day role.

Republic Services Offers Five Easy Tips to Help Make the Holiday Season More Environmentally Friendly

Press Release

PHOENIX, November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers across the country to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into celebrations and family gatherings with five simple tips.

AEG Celebrates America Recycles Day

More than 35 AEG facilities-affiliated venues to participate in raising awareness about recycling
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November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - This week more than 35 AEG Facilities-affiliated arenas, stadiums, theaters, clubs and convention centers nationwide are celebrating America Recycles Day, a nationally-recognized event organized by Keep America Beautiful to promote recycling in the United States. Throughout the week, AEG venues will host a variety of events, from cell phone recycling drives to recycling awareness campaigns, to encourage guests, employees and community members to make recycling a part of their lives.

Nestlé Waters North America Celebrates America Recycles Day

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today is America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day meant to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States, and like many organizations around the country, Nestlé Waters North America is marking the day by reflecting on the momentum built in the past year, and recommitting ourselves to doing our part to address recycling issues in the United States.

Keep America Beautiful, ISRI Celebrate 20th Anniversary of America Recycles Day with “State of Recycling” Forum

Keep America Beautiful Invites Congressional and Industry Leaders to 2017 Forum Focused on “Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI,) today are hosting the 2017 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain. The topic for this year’s “State of Recycling” Forum is: Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.

Republic Services Opens its Newest & Most Advanced Hauling Facility in North Texas

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LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.

Slag Recycling Reduces Landfill Waste at Caterpillar Mapleton Foundry

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The Mapleton Foundry generates anywhere from 2,000 to 4,000 tons of slag annually – a by-product from the iron melting process.

Click here to learn more about how Mapleton has developed a cost-effective slag recycling process with the assistance of Veolia Environmental Services.

H&M Wants Your Help to Keep America Beautiful

Press Release

NEW YORK, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- This year, H&M is proud to announce that the Garment Collecting initiative will have a new partner in the United States with Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization. To kick off this new partnership, H&M is urging customers and fans to participate in America Recycles Day by donating unwanted textiles from any brand in any condition to any H&M in the U.S. From Nov.

Coca-Cola in Western Europe Sets Ambitious New Sustainability Commitments on Drinks, Packaging and Society

Summary: 
  • New Sustainability Action Plan, This is Forward, launched jointly by The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe and Coca-Cola European Partners plc
  • Key commitments include:
    • 50% of sales in Western Europe from low/no calorie drinks by 2025
    • 100% collection of packaging and at least 50% recycled plastic for PET bottles by 2025
    • At least 40% of management positions held by women by 2025
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  • New Sustainability Action Plan, This is Forward, launched jointly by The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe and Coca-Cola European Partners plc
  • Key commitments include:
    • 50% of sales in Western Europe from low/no calorie drinks by 2025
    • 100% collection of packaging and at least 50% recycled plastic for PET bottles by 2025
    • At least 40% of management positions held by women by 2025

Trick or Treating for Plastics, Diving Under Water, and Building a Bottle Mountain — These Two Schools Recycled 17 Million Bottles and Cans Last Year

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David Culbreth and Paul Perea have never met - but their rivalry is as fierce, passionate, and maybe a little crazy as two teams battling for a championship.

Culbreth is principal at Fayetteville, N.C.’s Pine Forest High School, the winner of the 2016-2017 Recycle Rally.

Perea helped lead the effort at Maverick Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas.

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