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Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting

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Tim Bohlke, Marketing Innovation Manager at Avery Dennison:

Ecocentricity Blog: Do I Smell Smoke?

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Maybe someday leasing will be the norm for durable goods. I hope so. It would be a big boost for environmentally friendly business practices, and I really don’t think people will mind the shift.

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Maybe someday leasing will be the norm for durable goods. I hope so. It would be a big boost for environmentally friendly business practices, and I really don’t think people will mind the shift.

The Venetian, the Palazzo & Sands Expo Sustainable Efforts Recognized Amongst ‘Stella Award’ Wins

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The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo won six “Stella Awards” for 2017 including the top honor of “Best Hotel/Resort” overall in the Far West region. As we remain committed to our planet to pursue a sustainable lifestyle at all of our properties, outstanding efforts in Green Meetings were also recognized with the “Best Green Initiative” award.

Microfiber Leadership Summit Accelerates Cross-Sector Collaboration on Microfiber Pollution

Companies, NGOs and academics plot key steps to advance microfiber research and innovation
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January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - You’ve invested in a steel water bottle, pack your lunch in glass Tupperware, and recycle any plastic you get your hands on. But your plastic footprint might be bigger than you think thanks to the ubiquity of plastic-based fabrics—from that polyester onesie you wore on Halloween to the fleece blanket you wrap yourself in every winter, and even the carpet beneath your feet.

Newsweek Recognizes Mohawk in 2017 Green Rankings For Reducing Its Environmental Impact

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CALHOUN, Ga., January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has earned recognition as one of Newsweek magazine’s 500 greenest companies in the United States, and once again it is the only flooring manufacturer to make this influential list. The company ranked 265 in Newsweek’s 2017 Green Ranking program, which uses key indicators to measure environmental performance of large publicly traded companies that are delivering solid business results while minimizing their environmental impact.

Ecocentricity Blog: Giving a Better Gift

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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

Groundbreaking Study Sheds Light on the Environmental Performance of Viscose Fiber Used in Apparel Products

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This is the first blog post in a series focused on the groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study completed by SCS on behalf of Stella McCartney in October 2017. Download the full report, and click here to watch a webinar on the topic.

China’s ‘First’ Successful Cross-Ocean Biofuels Flight Completed

By: Biofuels International
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Flight 497 took off from the Beijing on 21 November. It landed at Chicago’s O’Hare airport at 12:05pm local time. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the more than 11,000km journey with biological aviation fuel produced from waste cooking oil, according to Xinhua.

Read the full article on Biofuels International.

Carlsberg Group Ready with First Carbon-Neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Sverige now runs Sweden's first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption. The brewery in Falkenberg is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity.
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November 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, the Carlsberg Group launched a new sustainability programme - Together Towards Zero. One of its four ambitions "Zero Carbon Footprint" is supported by a target to eliminate carbon emissions from all breweries1 and achieving a 30% reduction in the beer-in-hand carbon footprint2 by 2030. To achieve the ambitious targets, Carlsberg Group’s breweries will use 100 percent renewable electricity and eliminate coal as a source of energy by 2022.

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