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Innovation Through Adversity: How Tetra Pak Is Driving Innovation Through Virtual New Product Development During COVID-19

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Innovation often thrives in periods of adversity. It's a lesson from history, and during the past few months it has been proven to be right yet again. When Covid-19 was spreading globally, so was innovation; germinating where it was needed most and proving that humanity can respond smartly and swiftly to even the most elusive of challengers.

Timberland Pledge to Plant 50 Million Trees Supports the Launch of 1t.org's US Chapter

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Timberland has long been a fan of trees. While the brand’s logo has been a tree, since its founding in 1973, the connection runs deeper than that. Because of the many environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees, Timberland has planted over 10.7 million trees worldwide since 2001. Last September the global outdoor lifestyle brand pledged to plant an additional 50 million trees by 2025.

Barley Milk Might Just Be the Most Eco-Friendly Alt-Milk on the Market

By Emily Laurence
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Until now, there’s only been one beverage that barley has been used for: beer. Other than that, the only places you’re likely to see it pop up is in soups, stews, and grain bowls. But Sarah Pool, the CEO and co-founder of Take Two Foods, decided to try something that hadn’t been done with barley before: Milk it.

Wilson, N.C. Tire Plant Recognized for Health and Safety Procedures by North Carolina Department of Labor

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

Subaru Announces New Initiative to Recycle PPE Waste in Partnership With Terracyclesubaru Announces New Initiative to Recycle PPE Waste in Partnership With Terracycle

Subaru and TerraCycle Expand Partnership to Offer Safe Recycling Solutions for PPE Waste
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CAMDEN, N.J., August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., today announced a new recycling initiative to recycle personal protective equipment (PPE) waste in response to the increase in waste due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new initiative is an expansion of the automaker’s existing recycling collection partnership with TerraCycle®, the world's leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams.

The Business Case for Packaging Innovation

Innovations for sustainable packaging are more crucial than ever
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Innovating out of the waste problem

Less Is More: Small 3D-Printed Parts Boost Marine Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions

Koch engineers have harnessed 3D metal printing to redesign large carrier ships' engine fuel atomizers, a small metal component that boosts the efficiency of a carrier’s propulsion system and lowers its emissions
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The enormous ships that transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) around the world — called LNG carriers — can sometimes transport the equivalent of 100 Olympic-size swimming pools of the supercooled fuel in their hulls. These floating fuel warehouses burn hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel oil and gas themselves during a typical 20-day voyage. Every year, engines in these giant vessels release millions of tons of nitrogen oxide (NOx).

Ørsted Acquires Solar Farm under Construction in Alabama

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August 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted continues to expand its solar footprint via the acquisition of the 227MWac under construction Muscle Shoals solar project located in Colbert County, Alabama, in the US. Concurrent to the acquisition, Ørsted enters into a tax equity funding commitment with Wells Fargo.

Inaugural Zero Carbon Conference Focuses on Proven, Practical Strategies for Buildings and Communities

Climate Activist Tom Steyer to Keynote Virtual Event on October 7-8
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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

Timberland Announces Bold Goal for Products to be Net Positive by 2030, Continues Pursuit of a Greener Future

Brand will focus innovation on two paths inspired by nature: Regenerative Agriculture and Circular Design
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STRATHAM, N.H., September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In a bold move to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, Timberland today announced a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030 -- giving back more than it takes. Given Timberland’s outdoor heritage and longstanding commitment to protect nature, the brand is turning to nature for inspiration, driving innovation through regenerative agriculture and circular design.

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