Brown-Forman provides $25,000 to plant trees in West Louisville
The Brown-Forman Corp. is renewing its partnership with Brightside by donating $25,000 to plant more trees in West Louisville. Since 2001, the Brightside/Brown-Forman Legacy Tree Program has planted more than 1,000 trees in the city.
Leaves rustle and twigs snap under the scuffle of small shoes. A light wind blows; the air is crisp. And Hoosiers can breathe a bit easier, thanks to a 160-acre woods Toyota has planted near its Princeton, Ind., facility.
The afforestation project grew from an idea that began 16 years ago, when then plant president, Seizo Okamoto, had a vision of a nature trail adjacent to the childcare center.
How well do you know the lifecycle of recycled paper?
As much as technology surrounds us, we are far from being a paperless society — from sales receipts to instruction manuals to children’s homework, paper is an intrinsic part of our society. Fortunately, paper is also fairly easy to recycle, and comes from a renewable (albeit slowly renewable) resource.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.
How do you save a few billion trees and a billion bucks? Boot the box. Kick the carton. Punt the packaging.
More than a decade ago, Toyota began using returnable containers for shipping parts and accessories. The environmental impact so far: saving 220 million pounds of wood and 145 million pounds of cardboard, the equivalent of 2.7 billion trees.
To celebrate FedEx’s 40th Anniversary in Atlanta, FedEx volunteers joined Trees Atlanta to help with tree maintenance in Freedom Park near downtown Atlanta, which is one of the most heavily used green spaces in Atlanta due to the miles of biking and walking trails that weave throughout the park. Trees Atlanta plants thousands of trees each year and maintains them for a minimum of two years in order to give them a better chance to survive long term in the tough urban environment.