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Anvil's 2012 Interim CSR Report -“Growing Into the Future”

Press Release

January 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Anvil’s 2012 Interim CSR Report, “Growing Into the Future,” presents the company’s progress and results for the 2011 fiscal year with regards to Anvil’s three CSR pillars: social, product and environmental responsibility.

GE’s Growth in Brazil Seeks to Leapfrog Over Pollution and Wasteful Ways

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Brazil proves it is possible: A country can be a laboratory for ideas about creating a future that protects, respects, and restores the environment, while meeting the needs of the prospering masses. The environmentally savvy population, business community, and policy leaders can lead by example as Brazil “leapfrogs” directly to technologies that make the most of precious natural resources.

ConAgra Foods Announces Zero Waste Champions

Press Release

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of America Recycles Day, ConAgra Foods announced its annual Zero Waste Champion award winners today, recognizing 17 facilities that have reached a major environmental milestone: diverting more than 95 percent of solid waste from landfills through reuse and recycling. These facilities –representing nearly 75 percent of the company’s total waste generation – helped ConAgra Foods achieve a 91 percent waste diversion rate in fiscal year 2012.

City of Carrollton’s Recycling Rewards Brought by Waste Management Just Got Better

Residents can now sign up for Recyclebank and start earning reward points that can be redeemed for hundreds of discounts and deals
Press Release

CARROLLTON, TEXAS., October. 19, 2012 /3BL Media - The City of Carrollton, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, today announced that it now offers Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program to Carrollton residents. Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from locally-based businesses and national brands.

Darden's Waste Reduction

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In 2009, Darden set an ambitious goal to one day send zero waste to landfill. Since that time, we have taken a number of steps to help move our company down that path.

About Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger

Hotels launch pilot food donation systems in nine markets on World Food Day
Press Release

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe.

Ecolab’s Environmental Performance

Ecolab promotes the stewardship of natural resources and environmental protection
Blog

As individual companies prior to our merger, both Ecolab and Nalco had committed to improving operations and reducing environmental impacts by establishing key environmental metrics. We merged our companies December 1, 2011, and as we complete the integration of the companies in 2012, we will establish new goals for our combined company. As part of that process, we are recapping progress as separate companies through 2011, as a final report on our prior targets.

Greenhouse Gases

Waste Not, Want Not

Exploring the business case for ecological responsibility
Blog

By Melinda Cheel

If you take a long hard look at a landfill you’ll see both tremendous need (where do we continue to put all this waste?) and undertapped opportunity (how can we redesign, reuse and repurpose to avoid the landfill altogether?)

Sodexo Helps Ohio State Kick Off Game Day Zero Waste Plan

Ohio State and Sodexo ask football fans to punt trash to the recycling stations
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After three games this season efforts have diverted nearly 60,000 pounds of waste – the equivalent weight of about 300 college football players – away from landfill.

Press Release

After three games this season efforts have diverted nearly 60,000 pounds of waste – the equivalent weight of about 300 college football players – away from landfill.

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