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Australian Cadbury Dairy Milk Blocks to Be Available in Recycled Soft Plastic Packaging

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September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Australian made Cadbury Dairy Milk Blocks will be among the first food products in the world to be available and wrapped in recycled soft plastic packaging, the confectionary brand has announced.

Announcing the news today, Cadbury’s owner US firm Mondelez International said it had sourced the equivalent of 30 per cent of the plastic needed to wrap the brand’s famous blocks from recycled sources.

What Is Construction Safety?

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Safety is a key priority when engaging in any kind of construction project, especially those with many high-risk activities, like working at heights or in confined spaces. Construction safety specialists are important resources on any construction project, and they can help you ensure that your project is completed with a minimal number of safety incidents.

Ecocentricity Blog: Food Futurism

By: John A. Lanier
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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

Improving Our Workflow: Georgia-Pacific Mill Reduces Water Use by 40% in 10 Weeks

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The processes for making paper have evolved over hundreds of years, but one ingredient has stayed the same: water. The precious natural resource is vital to creating every sheet of paper in existence, from napkins to notebooks to cardboard boxes.

Building Sustainable Value for Our Business and Society

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KENILWORTH, N.J., September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, affirmed its commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) priorities as core to our company and a strong driver of sustainable value for our business and society. In our 2020/2021 ESG Progress Report, we describe our most recent advances toward achieving our ESG priority objectives, as well as our efforts to address the health and economic challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic uncovered and intensified.

Walmart Launches 'Built for Better' To Help Customers Shop With Purpose

By Jane Ewing, Senior Vice President, Sustainability
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At Walmart, it has always been our purpose to help people live better lives. Saving money has been core to that purpose since the beginning. But today, ‘live better’ means more. Customers have always trusted us for our low prices, but they also want to know that the products they buy are good for their families, the people who made them and the planet.

For many of our customers, living better means shopping intentionally and prioritizing brands and products that align with the things that matter to them, whether it be healthy foods, clean living or sustainability.

How To Keep More Recyclables Out of Landfills

By Jeffrey Fielkow
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Most avenues for improving recycling in the U.S. run through approximately 300 little-known material recovery facilities, or MRFs, that manage our “recyclables” after they are collected curbside.

MRFs serve a vital function of receiving, separating and then preparing recyclable materials for sale to end-user manufacturers. They are a gatekeeper determining how much of the collected material ends up in landfills and how much moves onto recyclers.

But their operations could be improved in several key ways with the help of local and national policymakers.

“Decarbonizing Value Chains: The Built Environment” - First in a Series of Executive Roundtables Focusing on Decarbonizing Scope 3 Emissions

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Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions in a company’s supply chain and among its customers—so-called Scope 3 emissions—is the biggest challenge in decarbonizing most businesses. Effective solutions are needed that companies can implement to decarbonize their value chains. Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, decades of experience with green buildings support a bold vision for net-zero buildings.

Henkel and Pregis Join Forces To Develop Advanced Protective Packaging for Improved Circularity, Enhanced Recycling

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany, and DEERFIELD, Ill., September 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Henkel and Pregis recently joined forces to advance the development of sustainable protective packaging solutions that meet environmental goals and address future packaging requirements.

Nestlé Professional USA Announces Cool Food Menu Certification in Partnership With World Resources Institute

New offering empowers foodservice customers to easily guide diners toward making climate-friendly food choices
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WASHINGTON, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Nestlé Professional USA announces a partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to bring more climate friendly meals to consumers in foodservice settings. A WRI initiative, Cool Food Meals menu certification provides consumers a quick and easy way to spot low carbon dishes when shopping or dining out, helping facilitate a shift toward more plant-forward diets that are better for the climate.

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