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Mohawk’s Air.O Becomes First Unified Soft Flooring to Achieve Declare and Health Product Declaration Certifications

Manufacturer's Greenbuild 2019 showcase also included Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries announced today at Greenbuild that the company’s Air.o Unified Soft Flooring (USF) line has achieved rigorous Declare and Health Product Declaration (HPD) certifications. Air.o has been showcased this week as part of Mohawk’s portfolio of flooring solutions designed to minimize environmental impact at the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The Air.o display at Mohawk’s booth helped the manufacturer earn the coveted Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award at the international trade show yesterday.

Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
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ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Sustainability Expert Expands Its Comprehensive Suite of Food Safety and Quality Services
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food industry. FSSC 22000 is benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on ISO 22000  and ISO 22002 standards, which provides global recognition and credibility. The robust framework addresses food safety risk management across the entire supply chain.

Mohawk at Greenbuild 2019: Sustainability is Second Nature

Press Release

ATLANTA, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Mohawk Industries’ overarching theme at Greenbuild 2019, “Sustainability is Second Nature,” drives home the manufacturer’s total commitment to creating a believe in better culture across all divisions that will provide consumers and designers with the most advanced and innovative sustainable flooring solutions.

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

Partnership with Delta-Energy Group aims to recycle more than 2 million tires by end of 2020
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2019 /3BL Media/― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the industry’s first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from end-of-life (EOL) tires. 

Domtar's Plymouth Mill Continues Its Sustainability Journey

Domtar's mill in Plymouth, North Carolina, proves the adage that sustainability is journey, not a destination.
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The Plymouth Mill, which got its start making pulp and paper in 1937, faced a bleak future as paper consumption declined precipitously in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But Domtar’s entry into the growing personal care market, combined with Plymouth’s access to the right fiber resources, gave the mill a new lease on life

CNH Industrial Presents the Future of Farming at Futurecom, Brazil

Press Release

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) participated in the 21st edition of Futurecom which took place in São Paulo, Brazil, and is the largest digital transformation, technology and telecommunications event in Latin America.

Albertsons Companies’ debi lilly design™ Helps Shoppers Give Gifts of Food, Clean Water, and Shoes to People in Need Around the World

Every debi lilly design™ Extending Smiles bouquet helps provide a pair of shoes, a meal a day for a week, or clean water for a year
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BOISE, Idaho, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies’ exclusive debi lilly design line of floral and home décor is transforming the gift of flowers into the gift of hope.

Subaru of America Finds Homes for Pets in Need During 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

Automaker Partners with Local Shelters to Host Pet Adoption Event
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CAMDEN, N.J. – November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show through a partnership with several local animal shelters. The event, which will take place at the Subaru exhibit inside the LA Convention Center, seeks to unite pets with their forever homes.

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.

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