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National Park Waste Reduction Efforts Receive $2.1 Million Donation From 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event

Now in Its 11th Year, Automaker’s Annual Philanthropic Event Provides Funding for Critical Support Across the National Park System
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WASHINGTON, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The National Park Foundation has announced that Subaru raised $2.1 million for national parks through its 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event. This donation enables the National Park Foundation to support waste reduction efforts and enhance public awareness and engagement across our National Park System.

How One Redfish Can Make a Difference in Florida

Duke Energy teams with nonprofit to replenish redfish after red tide devastates Gulf of Mexico
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Eleven-year-old Genesis Garrett has been fishing for redfish in the Gulf of Mexico since she was a toddler, but on this day, instead of taking fish from the water, she put one in. Genesis and her dad, Zachary Garrett, joined Duke Energy and Coastal Conservation Association Florida at Brasher Park in Port Richey, Florida, to release 25 adult and 2,000 juvenile redfish.

Genesis smiled as she shuffled a release bag and a 2-foot-long redfish into the Gulf.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation-Sponsored Webinar Discusses Backyard Conservation and the Lawn of the Future

NACD webinar series imparts strategies for structuring urban conservation initiatives
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Dr. Phil Dwyer has been a member of the Scotts R&D research team since 2006. Primary work efforts have focused on lawn fertilizer research and new product development at Scotts' own field stations and in collaboration with university Turfgrass research programs. Much of his work has involved finding ways to optimize the consumer experience while protecting our environment. These efforts have focused on reducing a lawn's water needs, recycling yard waste, improving seedling establishment, optimizing slow release fertilizer technologies, seasonal nutritional responses and consumer education/outreach. 

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Dr. Phil Dwyer has been a member of the Scotts R&D research team since 2006. Primary work efforts have focused on lawn fertilizer research and new product development at Scotts' own field stations and in collaboration with university Turfgrass research programs. Much of his work has involved finding ways to optimize the consumer experience while protecting our environment. These efforts have focused on reducing a lawn's water needs, recycling yard waste, improving seedling establishment, optimizing slow release fertilizer technologies, seasonal nutritional responses and consumer education/outreach. 

Kimberly-Clark's Sustainability Team Joins Community Leaders in Cape Town to Tackle Water Risk Challenges

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Water is a valuable natural resource and the primary element in many of Kimberly-Clark’s manufacturing processes. This World Water Day the company is releasing an inside look at the implementation of WaterLOUPE at one of its twelve mills located in high water-stressed areas. WaterLOUPE is a water scarcity dashboard developed by Kimberly-Clark and Dutch research institute Deltares that provides critical data to inform local communities on water risk, availability and the use of water in scale and over time.

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches the Time for Trees™ Initiative to Plant 100 Million Trees by 2022

Initiative unites corporations, communities and citizens to take critical action to preserve the necessities of life affected by climate change
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022 – the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day. The initiative will leverage trees as a simple, powerful way to preserve the necessities of life on Earth that are becoming increasingly compromised, as well as reverse the damage done by climate change.

Coca-Cola European Partners Reports on 2018 Sustainability Progress

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March 14, 2019 - Coca‑Cola European Partners (CCEP) set out its sustainability performance in its 2018 integrated report, published today. CCEP increased the amount of recycled PET it used in 2018, while also increasing the amount of its packaging that is recyclable and reducing the amount of sugar in its products.

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Ash Kalra + Stefan Kalb: Saving Food and Forests

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What can we do to be better citizens, better consumers and better advocates for the planet? Fighting waste and saving forests are a good place to start. This week on Sea Change Radio, we first talk to California Assembly member Ash Kalra about his new bill to save tropical forests. California may not have rainforests of its own, but Kalra explains how we are all playing a role in their destruction and how we all have an obligation to help save them. Then we hear from Stefan Kalb about his company, Shelf Engine, which helps grocery stores eliminate waste.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2019 Arbor Day Award Winners

Leaders in environmental stewardship from across the country recognized with an Arbor Day Award
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2019 Arbor Day awards. Individuals and organizations are being recognized for their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. The winners will be presented their award at a reception in their honor in their local community throughout the month of May. 

Healing Nora: How Johnson & Johnson Helped an Injured Polar Bear

For International Polar Bear Day, we're sharing the heartwarming story of a plucky and beloved bear who benefited from a company donation of medical supplies for a challenging surgery.
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By Linda Lombardi

Nora the polar bear is just 3 years old, but she has already faced a host of challenges.

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