Waste Reduction

Burgerville's Newest Environmental Efforts Will Prevent Nearly 25,000 Pounds of Waste from Reaching Landfills

French Fry Bags are Newest Recyclable Product at Burgerville
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Vancouver, Wash - October 3, 2011 - Burgerville and ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston have partnered to introduce a new packaging bag that will prevent nearly  25,000 pounds of trash from reaching landfills each year. The 100-percent recyclable bag is now being used when Lamb Weston ships french fries to all 38 Burgerville restaurants.

GM Landfill-Free Environmental Initiative Gains Steam

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DETROIT – July 7, 2011 - General Motors’ efforts to eliminate the shipment of plant waste to landfills is spreading to its non-manufacturing sites, 10 of which now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from normal operations.

The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Grants

Thirteen Communities Receive Grants Totaling $130,000 for a Wide Array of Local Projects
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The UPS Foundation awarded 13 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates with $10,000 community improvement grants, each supporting programs across the country that address recycling, beautification and community greening, litter prevention and waste reduction. The projects will take place during 2011 and into early 2012.
 

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The UPS Foundation awarded 13 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates with $10,000 community improvement grants, each supporting programs across the country that address recycling, beautification and community greening, litter prevention and waste reduction. The projects will take place during 2011 and into early 2012.
 

GM Recognizes Supplier for Environmental Excellence

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Mobile Fluid Recovery cited for unique recycling ideas including oil-soaked booms

 

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Mobile Fluid Recovery cited for unique recycling ideas including oil-soaked booms

 

The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Chile

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Santiago, Chile, May 5, 2011 – The World Environment Center (WEC) today launches an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Chilean businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. WEC is partnering with Chileoliva, the national industry association for the country’s olive and olive oil-producing sector to improve the industry’s overall environmental performance. The partnership is funded by the United States Department of State through its “Cleaner Production Private

Top 3 Strategies for Sustainability Employee Engagement

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Incorporating sustainability in business strategy is a continually evolving topic. Not long ago, most would consider sustainability as a topic primarily suited for companies looking to reduce waste in their production process. More recently, a lot of attention has been placed on reducing waste within a company’s supply chain. Today, the vision for incorporating sustainability into business strategy has expanded even wider, and is now applicable to businesses of all types and sizes.

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