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Time for Trash Talk: GRI Waste Standard Out for Public Comment

Waste reporting disclosures being developed by GRI
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May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts.

International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The scale of the issue – from the effect of plastics in marine ecosystems to the mounting disconnect between food waste generation and global hunger – illustrate why businesses and other organizations need to play their part by improving waste management practices.

Bloomberg employees make a real impact — on Earth Day and every day

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At Bloomberg, sustainability considerations are integrated into everything we do – from the way we operate our business and develop our products to giving back to our communities.

In fact, many of our sustainable projects begin with an employee’s idea. No idea is too small or too big to rally for support. Whether it’s drinking from a re-usable water bottle or installing solar panels, our company is a place where smart sustainable ideas can be put into action.

Lockheed Martin Employees Embrace Earth Day All Year Long

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This week, Lockheed Martin employees around the world will come together for informational events and volunteer activities focused on Earth Day. Their commitment to the environment is on display throughout the year, however. In 2018, for example, Lockheed Martin employees:  

  • Collected over 18 tons of hazardous household materials that could have otherwise ended up in landfills or the natural environment during a “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” in Lufkin, Texas.

Teck Employee Introduces Sustainable Solutions in the Frozen Arctic

Teck’s Red Dog Operations creates sustainable waste removal process and recycling program
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When Johanna Salatas arrived at Teck’s Red Dog Operations, she discovered most of her colleagues were concerned about the limited and outdated options available to dispose of waste: burial in the landfill or incineration. Relying on the landfill wasn’t a sustainable long-term option, and incinerating high volumes of trash contributed to greenhouse gas emissions.

Video | Capitalizing on Change: Novelis’ Enterprise Efficiency Story

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Sustainability creates increasing business opportunities, but to deliver on targets and sustain results is not an easy task. Learn from Novelis, the world ‘s leader in rolled aluminum and largest recycler of aluminum, on how to embrace change and succeed on an enterprise efficiency program.

Watch Novelis' story on enterprise efficiency here. 

Walmart Launches New Reusable Bag Campaign; Announces 93 Million Metric Tons of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton and Announces New Sustainable Textile Goals

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Retailer will provide more convenient access to reusable bags for purchase at U.S. stores and continues to make progress towards its goals to work with suppliers to avoid greenhouse gas emissions across global value chains.

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Retailer will provide more convenient access to reusable bags for purchase at U.S. stores and continues to make progress towards its goals to work with suppliers to avoid greenhouse gas emissions across global value chains.

Republic Services Celebrates Opening of “Next-Gen” Recycling Center in Plano, Texas

State-of-the Art Facility Demonstrates Company’s Commitment to Recycling Innovation and Consumer Education
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PLANO, Texas – April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today celebrated the opening of its new “Next-Gen” recycling facility and learning center in Plano, Texas. The 77,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility serves more than 510,000 residents and 2,500 commercial customers throughout the Metroplex – including Plano, Richardson and other neighboring cities.

VIDEO | Subaru Loves the Earth 2019

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This April, Subaru and participating Subaru retailers nationwide are continuing our partnership with TerraCycle® to keep waste out of landfills and turn it into things like park benches and bike racks. So far, we’ve diverted over 1,000,000 pieces of waste from local landfills.

Subaru of America Kicks Off “Subaru Loves the Earth” With Renewed Partnership With Terracycle®

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CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2019 /3BL Media/​– Subaru of America, Inc. today announced its ongoing partnership with TerraCycle®, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams, to help divert hard-to-recycle waste from landfills and incinerators through the automaker’s environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth.

Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title

More than 260,000 K-12 students and teachers participated in Keep America Beautiful’s national recycling competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.

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