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Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Continue to Provide Grants to Increase Recycling in Public Parks

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STAMFORD, Conn., March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Public parks will be getting cleaner in communities across the country thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful.

Twenty-six local and county governments in 19 states will receive durable, permanent recycling bins as part of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group /Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant program.

LBG Canada Trends in Leveraging External Resources (Part II)

Increasing Value to the Community
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The attached infographic illustrates LBG Canada company community investment trends specific to the leveraging of external resources. In our last post of this series, we discussed the concept of external resources leveraged (read more here) and the value it offers to an overall community investment portfolio.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off the 16th Annual Great American Cleanup to Transform Public Spaces into Beautiful Places in Communities Coast to Coast

Leading Corporations Partner with National Nonprofit and Its Affiliate Network to Engage and Educate Volunteers to Improve Their Community’s Environment
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, announced today the launch of the 16th annual Great American Cleanup.

The Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off each spring and engages 4+ million volunteers in more than 20,000 communities.

True Purpose of Internet Sensation 'The Miracle Machine' Revealed

Faux machine turns spotlight onto Wine to Water, a charity tackling the global water and sanitation crisis
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Internet sensation the “Miracle Machine”, the first affordable wine making device for the home, is not a real device – it is just a piece of wood. The fictitious miracle, fronted by wine entrepreneurs Kevin Boyer and Philip James of CustomVine, has generated extensive media coverage around the world since its unveiling nearly two weeks ago.

Pittsburg, Calif. Elementary School Wins National Recycle-Bowl Competition

Recognized with $4,000 in cash and prizes at Keep America Beautiful Award Ceremony
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful today recognized Foothill Elementary School in Pittsburg, Calif., in an all-school awards ceremony celebrating its championship in Recycle-Bowl, a nationwide recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students.

Caesars Foundation Announces More Than $1 Million in Giving For First Quarter of 2014

Since its inception, Caesars Foundation has given more than $66 million to community organizations
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LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Furthering the commitment to the communities in which they operate, Caesars Foundation is pleased to announce the approval of 21 grants totaling more than $1 million at the 2014 first quarter meeting. Grants were approved in the following program areas: older individuals, education and sustainability.

Communities Report Prolonged Success in Reducing Cigarette Butt Litter

National Program Continues to Reduce Cigarette Litter by More than Half
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports an average 48 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) during 2013. In 2013, the program’s 11th year, there were 200 grant-supported implementations across the country in a variety of settings including downtowns, roadways, beaches, parks, marinas, colleges/universities, tourist locations, and at special events.

Connected Cities Blog Shares AECOM Insights for an Improved Urban Future

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LOS ANGELES, Mar. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As part of a sharpened focus on urban issues globally, AECOM offers its Connected Cities blog to share its professional city-related knowledge and advance the dialogue around how to improve the world’s urban areas.

Sustainability Report 2013: Customers

Sappi is respected by customers as a thought leader in industry.
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Sappi has long been respected as a leading provider of educational information to the print industry and we are committed to continuing this legacy.  We also know that our sustainability performance is an integral element of our brand promise.

Buyers want to know that they are working with reputable suppliers, eliminating risk from their supply chain. In addition to quality products and services, we are delivering peace of mind to pulp and paper buyers.

New Tools Take the Thinking Out of Donating

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With technology platforms changing the way we purchase products and services on a regular basis, it was only a matter of time before such innovations impacted the way we give to charity. Launched earlier this month, Boston-based startup Changefolio allows users to set up automated donations tied to everyday purchases.

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