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Leonardo Academy Facilitates Clean Diesel Projects for Wisconsin School Bus Fleets

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, Wisconsin - February 15, 2011 - Every day tens of thousands of school children across Wisconsin ride on school buses that utilize diesel fuel, exposing them to hazardous pollutants and increasing their potential to suffer from adverse health effects.

Trash is a 20th Century Gold Mine

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Last night, I had the chance to watch “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” on one of my favorite channels, CNBC.

And although we have been very successful in creating the RecycleMatch marketplace over the past year, it was validating to see the focus on trash and how it can be used as a resource. Here are my favorite quotes from the show last night:

  • Garbage is being reborn in ways you can’t imagine

  • Where some see a problem, others see dollar signs

GE Partners with EPA on Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Landfill Waste

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  • Agreement with Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA) will reduce the typical landfill waste of a refrigerator by approximately 85 percent by weight
  • Innovative technology being used by ARCA and GE is the first in the U.S.
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  • Agreement with Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA) will reduce the typical landfill waste of a refrigerator by approximately 85 percent by weight
  • Innovative technology being used by ARCA and GE is the first in the U.S.

EPA Must Be Free to Pursue Its Legal Mandate to Clean Up Air Pollution, BICEP Coalition Representative Timberland Company Tells Congress

Jobs, Health at Stake as New Clean Air Act Regulations Spur Move toward Clean Energy
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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

New Report Finds Investments to Clean and Modernize U.S. Power Plants Will Create Significant U.S. Job Growth

1.4 Million New Jobs Associated with Installing Pollution Controls and Building New Power Plants
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(3BLmedia/theCSRfeed) WASHINGTON, DC - February 8, 2011 - Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States, concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced today at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference.

New LEED Pilot Credits Advance While Chemical Data Gap Looms

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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By Bill Walsh, Executive Director

New House Energy Committee Chair Rep. Upton Grows Skeptical About Climate Change and Waits for Business to Change his Mind

Are Michigan companies listening to climate-conscious consumers?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 13, 2011 - In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, new House energy committee chair Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) continued changing his tune from being a climate solutions advocate to a climate change skeptic when he aligned himself with fellow skeptic and Americans For Prosperity (AFP) President Tim Phillips to support the lawsuits by global warming polluters against climate rules. 

Poop to Plastic? How what's in your dumpster is suddenly a resource.

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

CSRminute: MetLife Earns 14th Energy Star Certification, Named to EPA's Energy Star Leader List; UPS Foundation Gives $2M Grants to Nine Environmental Programs

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

New LEED Materials Credit Targets Phthalates, Flame Retardants

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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 by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

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