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Lowman Discusses Keep America Beautiful’s Goals, Accomplishments

KAB President and CEO Helen Lowman discusses the organization’s goals, recycling and waste reduction efforts and how it has changed and grown over the years.
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By Mallory Szczepanski

Over the last 66 years, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) has transformed from a public service messaging organization into an organization that aims to help change behavior around litter and recycling and improve communities.

Test Your Circular Economy Knowledge with a Quiz from Schneider Electric

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With the adoption of #CircularEconomy practices, $1 trillion could be saved globally each year by 2025. Take our quiz to see what does all this and more.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

What Waste? Domtar Plant Achieves Its Zero-Waste Goal

From 2016 to 2018 , the Delaware plant made the journey from 80% to 100% beneficial reuse of its manufacturing byproducts.
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When Mark Clack joined Domtar in 2016 as the manager of the Delaware, Ohio, personal care facility, he noted that an impressive 80 percent of the manufacturing byproducts was being beneficially used or recycled. “Given Domtar’s commitment to sustainability, and my experience helping a microbrewery I previously worked at in California achieve zero waste to the landfill, I saw the opportunity to do the same in Delaware.” 

UPS Webinar: How to Become a Returns Rockstar

This holiday season is setting a new records for returns volume. Is your company making customers cheer with a great returns strategy? Or are you hitting some sour notes with shoppers?
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This holiday season is setting a new records for returns volume. Is your company making customers cheer with a great returns strategy? Or are you hitting some sour notes with shoppers?

If you’re ready to become a returns rock star, join us as we take an inside look at peak season returns trends, how you can prepare for 2020 and what tools can make your returns sing.

Thursday, January 16, 2020
2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EST

6 Lessons Learned Over a Century of Advancing a Circular Economy

by Sophie Beckham, Senior Manager of Natural Capital Stewardship at International Paper
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International Paper is 121 years old. If we want to be relevant for the next century, we must bring others along on our trajectory toward circularity. Whether you’re just starting out or are further down the path to circularity, take comfort in knowing you are not in this alone.

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International Paper is 121 years old. If we want to be relevant for the next century, we must bring others along on our trajectory toward circularity. Whether you’re just starting out or are further down the path to circularity, take comfort in knowing you are not in this alone.

Intel, Apple Tout Circular, Carbon-Free Manufacturing

By Heather Clancy
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Two of the most influential companies in producing the guts of information technology — the chips and gadgets underlying the digital economy and cloud services — are touting advances that are transforming their traditional production processes.

‘Tis the Season for Giving, Receiving, and Recycling

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According to estimates, Americans produce about 25 percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared with the rest of the year. With the most wonderful time of the year upon us, it is all the more important to continue our efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle.  

Here are some tips to cut down waste and stay sustainable during your holiday festivities – and throughout the year.

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Xylem Watermark Volunteers Participate in Rewards Trips in Cambodia and Costa Rica

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In recognition of their outstanding volunteer service with Xylem Watermark in 2018, employees were invited to attend the 2019 Volunteer Rewards Trips in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Tamarindo, Costa Rica in November.

Celebrate Giving Tuesday By Giving Back to the Planet with BACARDI and LONELY WHALE

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BACARDÍ has partnered with environmental charity Lonely Whale to create the initiative #TheFutureDoesntSuck, with the goal of eliminating one billion plastic straws by 2020.

To get the word out about #TheFutureDoesntSuck, BACARDÍ and Lonely Whale are giving people an alternative to throwing away their straws: turning them into music. Tapping into our on-premise network, we are collecting used plastic straws from partner bars across New York, Chicago and Miami and upcycling them into limited-edition vinyl records – transforming something that sucks into something that slaps.

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