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FCA US Prioritizes Wetlands Preservation at North American Headquarters

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Feb. 2 is World Wetlands Day – a day honoring a global treaty to conserve and sustain wetlands. So, what does that have to do with an automotive company?

The FCA US headquarters in Michigan boasts more than 100-acres of natural wetlands, and has since breaking ground 25 years ago.

Renewable Energy Continues to Grow Under New Administration - The Minute

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With headline-grabbing news about pipeline approvals, reversals of climate change policies, and the nomination of a Secretary of Energy who originally wanted to abolish that department, it’s important to remember that plans for a renewable energy future continue to be made.

Data and Planning Drive the Growth of Smart Cities and Utilities

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
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The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report investigates the progress made by communities and utilities as they continue their evolution toward smarter infrastructure.

New Product Category Rule Developed for Roundwood and Pulp/Paper

SCS and Environmental Paper Network Developed New PCR for Wood and Paper
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An innovative Product Category Rule (PCR) specifying rules for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) focused on wood and paper has been developed by the North American Environmental Paper Network (EPN), an independent not-for-profit coalition with diverse expertise in forest and paper sustainability issues, and SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental certification, auditing and standards development.

Green is for Organics: Voluntary Container Color Standard Recommended by Consortium of Organics Collection Organizations and Agencies

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
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LOS ANGELES, California & WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the United States Composting Council (USCC) today announced that they, along with five other participating nonprofits and government agencies, recommend designating green as the voluntary container color standard for organics collection containers.  This initiative was simultaneously announced at the USCC’s 25th Annual Conference in Los Angeles and at the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Wash

Orvis CEO Stresses Urgency of Everglades Crisis

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins Calls fo "Urgency and Total Devotion" in the Fight to Save the Everglades
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The following comments were made by Orvis CEO Perk Perkins at the Everglades Coalition Conference on Jan. 5, 2017.

I remember from my earliest days camping with my father, he taught me and my brother to always leave a campsite better than we found it. That has become a metaphor for my life and our company.

TD Is Top Performing Canadian Bank in CDP's Canada Climate Change Report

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December 19th, 2016/3BL Media/ - For the third year, TD Bank Group (TD) is the top scoring Canadian bank in CDP's report on leadership in carbon reporting and management in Canada. TD is among the top 25 percent highest scoring companies globally, across all sectors.

TD was recognized for:

Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

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CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.

Improving Resource Efficiency

It's time to rethink how we use our resorces
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As featured on Sealed Air.com | Authored by Jerome Peribere, President and CEO of Sealed Air 

Trump’s Pick for EPA Head Deals Crippling Blow to the Environment

The President-elect’s selection of Scott Pruitt, renowned climate change denier, for EPA head points to a grim and dirty future.
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The verdict was still out about the Trump administration’s stance on climate change and environmental protection.  Trump told the New York Times in a recent interview that he was keeping an “open mind” to the Paris Agreement.

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