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National Waste Associations Comment on Proposed Revision to U.S. EPA Landfill Regulations

National Waste & Recycling Association, Solid Waste Association of North America collaborate
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have provided joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its proposed rules to update the Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have provided joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its proposed rules to update the Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.

Yum! Brands Volunteers for Hope Hit 10,000 Hours

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Thanks to the efforts of Yum! and brand associates across the globe, the Volunteer for Hope (V4H) program has achieved their goal of 10,000 tracked volunteer hours!

Volunteers across the globe are continuing to give back to their communities during the World Hunger Relief season that launched in early August this year with the #PassTheRedCup Campaign.

We are so very proud of our associates that volunteer their time and talents with nonprofit agencies and continue to make a difference in the lives of others.

Drink Tea; Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

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I’m loving tea these days. I've almost stopped drinking soda altogether except for an occasional Dr. Pepper fix. Tea is just more refreshing to me. And even if I add some sweetener (coconut sugar is my latest favorite), it’s still much less sugar than a soda or commercially sweetened beverage.

So I was thrilled to see the latest study that linked drinking tea to cutting your risk of ovarian cancer. Perfect timing too since we’re in the midst of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.

Seventh Generation Recieves Major Investment from Generation Investment Management

Investment Firm to Provide $30 Million in Capital for the Company's Future Growth
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BURLINGTON, VT,  September 17, 2014  /3BL Media/ – September 17, 2014 – Today, Seventh Generation, the nation’s leading brand of non-toxic and renewable bio-based household, baby and personal care solutions, announces the addition of a new investor, Generation Investment Management.

Mars Leaders Speak at APEC Food Safety Dialogue Meeting in China

Michael Yeung and Bob Baker lead dialogue on addressing food safety at meeting sponsored by Mars
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Beijing, China, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On September 12, Mars’ leaders engaged with regulators, industry and academia from around the world to address an issue of global proportions—food safety.

Marijke Mars Speaks At Annual Assembly Of The German Branded Goods Association 2014

Addressing an audience of over 500 influential leaders, Marijke discussed how “Doing Good is Good for brands…”
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September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - At today’s annual assembly of the German Branded Goods Association, Marijke Mars addressed a keynote that focused on the entire spectrum of this year's theme "Brands mean freedom of choice! Superior brands – confident consumers".

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights September 16, 2014

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights September 16, 2014
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DJSI -– Celebrating 15 Years As Leading SRI Index Review/Rebalance for Coming Year

It was a decade-and-a-half ago that S&P Dow Jones Indices teamed with Robeco SAM Group to create a family of sustainable & responsible benchmarks/indices for asset owners and managers, and their clients.  The “DJSI” was the first to track the financial performance of sustainability-focused companies.  Today the DJSI family includes [Sustainability] World; Asia Pacific; Australia; Emerging Markets; Europe; Korea; and North America.

Workiva Announces Partnership with Urjanet to Automate Big Energy Data Collection

Seamless Product Integration Enables Real‐time Decision‐making to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reduce Costs
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Ames, IA, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Workiva, which has pioneered a cloud-based and mobile-enabled platform for enterprises to collaboratively compile, report, and analyze critical business data in real time, today announced a strategic partnership with Urjanet, the world’s first provider of automated big energy data, during its annual users conference.

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