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5 Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
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We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.

Learn How a Plastic Wrapper Becomes a Beautiful Picnic Table

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CAMDEN, N.J., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Employees at Subaru of America can eat today's lunch at a table crafted from yesterday's trash.

It might not happen overnight, but the environmental efforts at the nationwide headquarters have resulted in several benches and picnic tables completely made from recycled plastic.

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Setting Sail With Lower Emissions

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Click here to learn how Caterpillar is helping find ways to reduce the emissions footprint of marine transport – and specifically the cruise industry – thanks to MaK™ brand dual-fuel engines.

Ecocentricity Blog: It Is Hereby Resolved

By: John A. Lanier
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When I was reflecting on what my resolution would be this New Year, it dawned on me that saying no is also a good environmental resolution.

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When I was reflecting on what my resolution would be this New Year, it dawned on me that saying no is also a good environmental resolution.

Boeing Reduces Solid Waste Sent to Landfills

Exploring Boeing's top environmental priorities
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**This is the 16th and final article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Today’s major manufacturers can be measured by their commitment to optimal management and reduction of solid waste produced by their operations. Boeing is no exception.

AIDAprima Sets Highest Standards in Emission Control

LNG operation in the ports of AIDAprima's Metropolitan routes in preparation
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April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - AIDAprima, the new flagship from Germany's leading cruise line, AIDA Cruises, is setting standards with regards to environmental and climate protection. No other ship has more modern eco-technology on board. AIDAprima is the world's first cruise ship to feature a dual-fuel engine and can be operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the time spent docked at port. It also features two shore-side power supplies and is the world's first passenger ship with an onboard three-step system for exhaust aftertreatment.

We’re Up for the Challenge

TransCanada joins with several energy sector companies to combat climate change.
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United States Environmental Protection Agency News Release

EPA Launches New Voluntary Methane Challenge Program To Reduce Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

VIDEO: H&M Closing the Loop

From the 2014 H&M Sustainability Report
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We strive to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever we can. Our biggest concerns is that too much fashion ends up in landfill. That’s why we teamed up with I:Collect and created a the first global garment take back system.

You can drop any unwanted clothes at H&M and we give them a new life. The goal is to create a closed loop where unwanted garments are recycled into new creations. Currently we can blend in about 20% recycled fibers without any loss of quality or longevity.

P-P-P-Paper

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In my recent blog “Stop. Don’t Recycle That,” I put heavy emphasis on the first R of the sustainability mantra – namely, REDUCE. In our digital world, it’s easy to forget about paper and its environmental costs. I continuously get reminders from companies that insist that I should get all my information from them electronically because it’s “more green.” The truth of the matter is that it costs them a boatload less money, and the environmental savings are a bonus.

Bloomberg Reports: The Life of a Plastic Water Bottle

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The U.S. alone accounts for 5.35 billion pounds of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic a year, less than a third of which is recycled, according to the National Association for PET Container Resources, an industry group. The world's track record is even worse, with an average recovery rate of 10 percent.

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