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Deal-Seeking Goes Mainstream: Honey Study Reveals Americans Are Changing How They Shop, Date and Flaunt Thriftiness

During COVID-19, seventy-five percent (75%) of Americans report they are currently seeking out more coupons, promo codes and deals when they shop online
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LOS ANGELES, September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/– Honey today released new research exploring the emotions and deal-seeking habits of online shopping during COVID-19 finding that 58% of respondents have experienced a decrease in household income. Now, there is an immediate need for shoppers to find savings with four out of five (79%) Americans saying discovering a deal is even more important than it was before the pandemic. Gone are the days of aimlessly searching for coupons in the dark as savvy shoppers adopt new behaviors for finding deals that help them buy what they love and need.

Making Luxury Goods Sustainable: 3 Challenges and 3 Leaders

by Liam Goldsworthy
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You could be forgiven for failing to join the dots between luxury brands and sustainability. How can the latest season’s must-haves be friendly to the planet?

Luxury fashion brands, like all brands, are currently facing the enormous challenge of protecting the wellbeing of employees, customers and supply chain communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is affecting key luxury markets across the globe with closures of boutiques and consumer behaviour change prevailing.

Domtar Sustainability for 2020 and Beyond

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In both the Pulp & Paper and Personal Care divisions, we have made progress on the sustainability goals outlined in 2019.

Timberland Pledge to Plant 50 Million Trees Supports the Launch of 1t.org's US Chapter

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Timberland has long been a fan of trees. While the brand’s logo has been a tree, since its founding in 1973, the connection runs deeper than that. Because of the many environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees, Timberland has planted over 10.7 million trees worldwide since 2001. Last September the global outdoor lifestyle brand pledged to plant an additional 50 million trees by 2025.

Durkan Expands Creative Partnership with Virginia Langley Through PDI Tile Program

Manufacturer’s print carpet tile category offers design flexibility and reduction in installation waste
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CALHOUN, Ga., August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/—Durkan announced today that the hospitality flooring manufacturer has partnered with longtime collaborator Virginia Langley to design print carpet tile exclusively for its PDI (Precision Dye Injection) platform. The state-of-the-art PDI tile program, which launched last summer, features proprietary high-resolution pattern design technology in 12 colors for customization, with the added wear-and-maintenance advantages of modular soft flooring.

Wilson, N.C. Tire Plant Recognized for Health and Safety Procedures by North Carolina Department of Labor

Summary: 
  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

Subaru Announces New Initiative to Recycle PPE Waste in Partnership With Terracyclesubaru Announces New Initiative to Recycle PPE Waste in Partnership With Terracycle

Subaru and TerraCycle Expand Partnership to Offer Safe Recycling Solutions for PPE Waste
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CAMDEN, N.J., August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., today announced a new recycling initiative to recycle personal protective equipment (PPE) waste in response to the increase in waste due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new initiative is an expansion of the automaker’s existing recycling collection partnership with TerraCycle®, the world's leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams.

Three Ideas from Subaru on Producing Zero-Waste Events

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by Rachel Boucher

Subaru of America’s marketing messaging centers around the Subaru Love Promise, and one of those promises is “Subaru Loves the Earth.” While the brand is involved in a number of sustainable and earth-friendly initiatives, for the first time, Subaru aimed its promise at its events, creating for its National Business Conference for Subaru dealers, a zero-waste event experience. In fact, some 33,000 pounds of trash was diverted from landfills.

The Business Case for Packaging Innovation

Innovations for sustainable packaging are more crucial than ever
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Innovating out of the waste problem

Less Is More: Small 3D-Printed Parts Boost Marine Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions

Koch engineers have harnessed 3D metal printing to redesign large carrier ships' engine fuel atomizers, a small metal component that boosts the efficiency of a carrier’s propulsion system and lowers its emissions
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The enormous ships that transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) around the world — called LNG carriers — can sometimes transport the equivalent of 100 Olympic-size swimming pools of the supercooled fuel in their hulls. These floating fuel warehouses burn hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel oil and gas themselves during a typical 20-day voyage. Every year, engines in these giant vessels release millions of tons of nitrogen oxide (NOx).

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