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SCS Global Services Applauds Release of New Report by the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

Report Explores Transition to Low Carbon Cotton and Polyester
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party sustainability and climate certification, congratulates the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (FICCA) for publication last week of its groundbreaking report outlining the processes that contribute to low carbon sources of cotton and polyester. SCS served as the neutral technical lead for the FICCA Raw Material Working Group, which authored the report. The Working Group engaged industry experts and textile and apparel organizations to complete the comprehensive study.

On Earth Day, LG Reaffirms 'Zero Carbon 2030' Pledge

Company Encourages Consumers to Reduce Carbon Footprint
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ ― Commemorating Earth Day 2021, LG Electronics USA is reaffirming its Zero Carbon 2030 pledge to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, while promoting a sustainable lifestyle, greener products and a circular economy. After reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its U.S. operations by 50 percent,* LG is now striving to reach net-zero emissions through highly energy efficient buildings and operations, renewable energy use, fleet electrification and carbon offset projects.

Teva Launches TevaForever Recycling Program with TerraCycle

Teva works to divert products from landfills with new sandal recycling initiative
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GOLETA, Calif., May 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Teva®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), announces TevaForever, a partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle®, dedicated to giving well-worn Teva sandals a new life. The recycling program reinforces Teva's commitment to reducing its environmental impact and keeping waste out of landfills.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Dow and Mura Technology Announce Partnership to Scale Game-changing New Advanced Recycling Solution for Plastics

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  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.
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  • Technology can recycle all forms of plastic – including multi-layer, flexible plastics often used in food packaging.
  • Dow to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1MM metric tonnes of recycling capacity by 2025.
  • Dow to receive supply of recycled feedstocks made from plastics waste from Mura’s first-of-its-kind plant in Teesside, UK, supplying major brands across the globe with sustainable plastic products.
  • Future Mura sites planned in US, Germany, and Asia as Mura’s global rollout accelerates.

Goodyear Installs Air Purification Systems and Develops a Greenbelt Area in India

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April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goodyear India Limited (GIL), as a part of Goodyear’s Better Future framework and CSR initiative “Solutions to Air Pollution (SAP),”has collaborated with Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF), Corridor Management Unit of Mathura Road, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), and Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) for initiatives to protect the environment, to improve the quality of air that people breathe in Ballabhgarh and Faridabad and to raise awareness regarding air pollution and steps that can be taken to reduce it.

SCS Global Services' Carbon Neutral Certification Added by Amazon to Its Climate Pledge Friendly Program

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, SCS Global Services’ Carbon Neutral Certification Program announced that it has been selected by Amazon as one of its newest, trusted, third-party certifications for its Climate Pledge Friendly program, which helps customers discover and shop for more than 75,000 sustainable products in the U.S. and Europe.

Mohawk Reinvigorating SmartStrand by Appealing to Consumers With Incredible Story of Easy Care, Durability and Environmental Friendliness

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Introduced more than 15 years ago, SmartStrand is still the softest, most durable and easiest to clean carpet on the planet. In 2021, Mohawk will continue the celebration of this story by reaching out to both longtime fans and excited newcomers with more ways to enjoy SmartStrand.

O-I Fire and Sand - How Glass Is Made

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Glass packaging is made of three natural ingredients: silica sand, soda ash and limestone. The materials are mixed with recycled glass--called cullet. Cullet is the main ingredient in O-I's glass bottles and containers. Globally, our glass containers contain an average of 38 percent recycled glass. Globally, we've manufactured glass with as much as 100 percent recycled content. Together, these four ingredients: sand, soda ash, limestone, and recycled glass-make up the sustainable glass package for your favorite foods and beverages. 

Driving Packaging Sustainability From the Start

Fabien Thibault, global manager, product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma
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Across industries, sustainability is becoming an increasing expectation. From reducing emissions to increasing recycling, both businesses and consumers are looking for ways in which they can reduce their environmental impact. But when it comes to products and packaging in the life science industry, developing sustainable solutions while meeting transit and safety regulation requirements is an ongoing challenge.

Now, imagine the complexity of executing this process for more than 300,000 products and 2.5 million SKUs along with associated packaging.

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