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Stepping Up Our Work on Circularity

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The circular economy is a natural extension of Cisco’s own business transformation. As a company, we are moving from product upgrade cycles to recurring cloud computing and a software-subscription model. With this same mindset, we aim to harness technology to limit the unintended consequences of one-way consumption.

Cisco is accelerating the adoption of circularity with the goal of decoupling business growth from the consumption of finite resources, designing waste out of the system, and transitioning to renewable energy.

What Waste? Domtar Plant Achieves Its Zero-Waste Goal

From 2016 to 2018 , the Delaware plant made the journey from 80% to 100% beneficial reuse of its manufacturing byproducts.
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When Mark Clack joined Domtar in 2016 as the manager of the Delaware, Ohio, personal care facility, he noted that an impressive 80 percent of the manufacturing byproducts was being beneficially used or recycled. “Given Domtar’s commitment to sustainability, and my experience helping a microbrewery I previously worked at in California achieve zero waste to the landfill, I saw the opportunity to do the same in Delaware.” 

The IVECO Plant in Sete Lagoas, Brazil Achieves Silver Level Designation in World Class Manufacturing

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The IVECO commercial vehicles manufacturing facility in Sete Lagoas, Brazil, has attained silver status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program.

HanesBrands Partners With How2Recycle to Encourage Consumers to Join Company’s Focus on Zero Waste

Hanes will incorporate How2Recycle’s standardized labeling system across all product lines to more clearly communicate how to recycle the company’s product packaging
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands uses recycling to divert more than 86% of its production waste from landfills with a goal of 100% by 2020. Now, the company is making it easier for consumers to pitch in when they pitch out its product packaging.  

Living Our Mission to Drive Zero Waste

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As published on the Pentair Blog

by Darcy Robison, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Pentair 

Sands ECO360 Emphasizes Importance of Team Member Engagement While Reducing Environmental Impact

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Las Vegas Sands, through its award-winning sustainability program Sands ECO360, continuously focuses on reducing environmental impact while engaging Team Members and partners to unite around the protection of our planet.  Engaging Team Members with various activities and initiatives around the world allows its over 46,000 Team Members to understand the efforts that the company makes to reduce its footprint, while also learning how to reduce their own impact in their daily lives, at work and at home. 

Subaru of America Announces Major Recycling Milestone

One Million Pieces of Waste Recycled Through Partnership with TerraCycle
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CAMDEN, N.J., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/Subaru of America, Inc., announces that it has recycled one-million pieces of waste through the automaker’s ongoing Subaru Loves the Earth recycling program, created in partnership with TerraCycle®, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams.

Consumers Buy From Companies That Take a Stand

By Michael Browne
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Originally posted on Supermarket News

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63%) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day is annually observed on November 15th to inspire Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates $9 billion worth of materials are sent to the landfill each year. Whether its metal, plastic, glass, electronics or paper, these materials consume a vast amount of resources during the extraction, manufacturing and transportation process.

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