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Get Down to Earth With These Earth Day Tips

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For more than 50 years, people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day to recognize the vital importance of preserving the environment.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Why an Inclusive Future Needs Environmental Sustainability

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We have created a new blog series that will focus on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series will highlight a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.

"Road to Glasgow" - United Nations Climate Change Conference

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A message from Shonagh Smith, host of the EarthxTV Original "Road to Glasgow" - premiering on #EarthDay, April 22 at 8|7c on earthxtv.com.

Conference of the Parties of the Treaty, otherwise known as COP, is the United Nations' top conference on climate change. This year's meeting will be held this November in Glasgow, Scotland.

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.

Boomerang's Durable, Refillable Glass Water Bottle Breaks Convention

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Boomerang Water is an on-site, small batch bottling water company providing water for commercial venues like hotels and college campuses, as well as serving families for their homes. The North Carolina based company is on a mission to rid the world of single-use plastic bottles and reshape bottled water through innovation.

A Sweet Year: The BUZZ Around the Cisco Beehives in RTP

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Time has buzzed by – especially if you are a Cisco honeybee. Last year, we installed beehives near our Research Triangle Park campus, in partnership with Bee Downtown and the RTP Foundation, to support the growing pollinator population in North Carolina, advance honeybee e

Tetra Tech's Kevin Friedman Wins Company's 2020 Project Management Achievement Award

Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents
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Incorporating advanced energy-efficient technologies to improve treatment efficiency, reduce power consumption, and minimize future rate impacts for residents

As part of the Garney and Wharton-Smith design-build team, Tetra Tech’s Kevin Friedman and his design team developed innovative and cost-saving design solutions for the award-winning Hillsborough County Northwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility—the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hillsborough County, Florida.

Back to Basics: Recycling Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

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Do you find recycling confusing? If so, you’re not alone! According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, one of the biggest barriers preventing people from recycling is a lack of understanding. Approximately 26% of survey respondents admitted they don’t know what materials can and cannot be recycled. 

Dark Sky, Bright Lights: Protecting the Night Sky

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Venture outside the city and you’ll see how beautifully dark the sky can get. But in metropolitan areas, the starry night sky is overpowered by the lights we use to illuminate our roads and pathways.

Light that stretches beyond its intended area creates an inefficient use of energy. It also confuses animals with their migration and breeding habits, causing a ripple effect in the ecosystem. Harsh night light can even affect night vision and sleeping patterns in humans.

Plastic Bank Celebrates Stopping Its 1 Billionth Bottle of Ocean-Bound Plastic, Partnership With SC Johnson Accounts for Half of the Total

Partnership Also Creates Pathways to Greater Economic Success for Underserved Communities
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RACINE, Wis., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Plastic Bank®, a social enterprise revolutionizing the global supply chain for recycled ocean-bound plastic, announced today it has reached the significant milestone of stopping 1 billion plastic bottles from entering the world’s oceans. Plastic Bank’s global partnership with SC Johnson, an industry leading manufacturer of household consumer brands, has accounted for more than half of this environmental achievement.

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