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Living Standard Research Shows Storytelling Advances the Sustainability Conversation

A Job Called “Common Sense”
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Written by Calvin Hennick

When George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer for Mohawk Flooring North America and winner of the 2018 GreenBuild Leadership Award, began working in the field, he tried to explain his new job to his grandmother. “She said, ‘We paid for all the schooling for this boy, and he got a job doing something called ‘common sense,’” Bandy recalls.

Tetra Pak Becomes the First Company in the Food and Beverage Industry to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane. This move is yet another reinforcement of the company’s commitment to drive ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains, while lowering the carbon footprint of its packaging.

Pediatric Therapy Network ‘Goes Green’ With ENERGY STAR Appliances From LG

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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Pediatric Therapy Network (PTN) in Southern California is going green with a new suite of energy efficient appliances from ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics.

Book Excerpt: Innovation on Tap

Stories of Entrepreneurship from the Cotton Gin to Broadway’s Hamilton
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What do Eli Whitney, Willis Carrier, Elizabeth Arden, Emily Rochon, and Brenna Berman have in common?

Printing Can be More Sustainable Than You Think

HP's bold vision to protect the world’s forests through responsible consumption and forest management.
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Everyone has seen the messages on the wall near the office printer or at the end of an email: "Think before you print," "Please consider the environment before printing," or "Save paper, save a tree." These messages spring from the conventional wisdom that using paper requires trees, so avoiding printing must be the more environmentally friendly choice.

But what if printing could actually help protect and grow forests?

Partnering Across Sectors to Shape the Future of Cotton

Celebrating World Cotton Day
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In honor of the first World Cotton Day organized by the World Trade Organization, Marc Doyon, Vice President Commodities at Gildan talks about the important industry partnerships that have helped shape the reputation of US cotton as an increasingly sustainable fiber.

Q.  What are the advantages of cotton for making garments?

For the consumer, cotton is a natural fiber that offers a soft, comfortable feel which is breathable. On hot days, it pulls moisture away from the skin and allows the body to better regulate its temperature.

Firestone Ag Launches New Line of Energy Efficient Agriculture Tires

Firestone Maxi Traction tires engineered for improved energy efficiency, tread wear and traction in a variety of soil conditions
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/― Firestone Ag, a business of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone), today announced the launch of a new line of agriculture tires designed to deliver reliable and improved performance* in the field. Firestone Maxi Traction tires, now available in 15 sizes, offer farmers improved tread wear*, traction in a variety of soil conditions and targeted load capacity to match application needs. 

Swimming Upstream: The Venetian Resort Las Vegas Navigates Sustainable Seafood with New Partner FishWise

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On World Oceans Day, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas announced a sustainable seafood partnership with FishWise, an innovative and solutions-driven industry leader providing data-driven market tools and expertise in sustainability, human rights action, and traceability best practices.

Is The New HP Elite Dragonfly The World’s Most Sustainable Laptop?

by Jeroen Kraaijenbrink
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This week, HP launched its new Elite Dragonfly laptop. Even though its low weight and specs are a significant move forward compared to earlier models, it deserves attention for another reason. As HP claims, it is the world’s first PC made with “ocean-bound” plastics—plastics collected from river-sides, beaches and shores that would otherwise end up in our oceans.

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