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The Circular Economy of Glass

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We are celebrating America Recycles Day 2020 this year by sharing this interesting video from our friends at Strategic Materials about what happens when glass is recycled and its role in the circular economy.

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Over Road and Rail, Bacardi is Recognized for Green Supply Chain by US EPA

Fourth recognition by US EPA Smartway® Excellence Award demonstrates continuous efforts to keep sustainability top of mind by world’s largest privately held spirits company
Press Release

CORAL GABLES, Fla., November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Transporting bottles of the world’s most awarded spirit, BACARDÍ rum, and its family of brands across the United States, is a carefully orchestrated process that aims to continuously reduce environmental impacts while keeping up with supply chain demands. Efforts to keep sustainability top of mind throughout supply chain planning, operations, and while working with transportation partners, has earned Bacardi USA the SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the fourth time.

UPS Longitudes | Shedding New Light on Supply Chain Visibility

Philippe Gilbert @ UPS
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Supply chain visibility is not a new concept. But true, real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility is something few companies have been able to obtain due to the inherent complexities and investment required.

COVID-19 has been a stark reminder that a lack of visibility leaves companies struggling without the tools to make the important, timely decisions needed to steer their organizations in the right direction.

Liby and Dow Introduce China's First Fully Recyclable Laundry Packaging

Partnership strengthens both companies’ commitment to achieving a circular economy in China
Press Release

SHANGHAI, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ Dow (NYSE: DOW) recently announced that the INNATE™ TF Polyethylene Resins for Tenter Frame Biaxial Orientation (TF-BOPE) has been chosen by Liby, a leading laundry brand in China, for its packaging used to contain laundry pods. The first batch of the fully recyclable packaging is now available on its e-commerce flagship stores, Tmall.com.

What Cocoa Sustainability Means at Hershey

BEATRICE MOULIANITAKI, Head of Cocoa Sustainability
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Nearly 70 percent of the world’s cocoa comes from West Africa, and cocoa is a critical and often sole source of cash for millions of smallholder farming families. Unfortunately, these communities face environmental and economic difficulties that present various challenges for West African cocoa farmers. Many typically have low incomes, often at or below the accepted poverty line. Basic infrastructure is minimal or non-existent and land-rights are often poorly defined.

Doing Our Part to Wipe Out Environmental Impact

by Caroline Tillett, Global Head, R&D, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health
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I love my job. As a scientist, I’m constantly challenging myself and my teams to make a meaningful difference on human health. 

Human health is complex and is interdependent with the health of the planet. This is why we design products with the earth in mind. We look to create products in ways that consider the planet’s health without sacrificing the product’s safety and efficacy.

5 Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
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We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.

Designing a More Sustainable Future, Together

by Nassreen Olang, Product Stewardship leader
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Our actions matter. If you have seen the images of major cities before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, you have probably noticed that the sudden decrease in human activity -- fewer cars on the road, production slow-downs at factories – cleared the air in cities. These pictures offer one illustration of the impact we have and remind us to be responsible stewards of our natural world.

Mohawk's Continuum Process Honored as One of Fast Company's Most Innovative Sustainability Projects of 2020

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga. October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries has been recognized as a finalist in Fast Company magazine’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards in the sustainability category. The flooring manufacturer was honored for Continuum, its patented process that recycles plastic bottles and transforms them into sustainable carpet fibers.

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

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