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Eco-Conscious Summer Style: Timberland Introduces the GreenStride™ Solar Wave ST Collection

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Just in time for longer days and warmer weather, Timberland introduces new eco-innovative styles ready for the season. Step out and chase the light in the GreenStride™ Solar Wave ST collection, offering progressive style and lightweight comfort to take you from the city streets to summer trails and back again.

EarthX: the 6th Annual E-Capital Summit

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From April 20-22, 2022, EarthX hosted the 6th Annual E-Capital Summit which convened more than 230 leading investors, innovators, dealmakers, industry and innovation ecosystem leaders to help catalyze action and impact related to sustainability investing and business innovation.

Pentair Earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

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LONDON, May 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Pentair, a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year since 2013.

O-I Glass Partners with Coca-Cola UNITED to Ensure Recycling of Glass Bottles

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Coca-Coca Bottling Company UNITED is committed to creating a World Without Waste and has a goal of using 50% recycled material in their bottles by 2030. The bottling company is partnering with O-I Glass to capture more recycled glass to be created into new glass bottles.

From Haiti to Your Home: How Recycled Plastic Kept Moving Despite the Pandemic

By Vania André
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A year before the pandemic, HP announced it would invest $2 million to expand its ocean-bound plastic supply chain by building a new plastic washing line in Haiti.

At the time, individual plastic collectors in Haiti sold what they collected to HP. The company then sorted, compacted and shipped the items to the U.S. There, workers grinded, washed and sent the plastic to a recycling company in Canada for further processing. After that, the plant shipped the processed plastic back to HP to be turned into ink cartridges.

Yum China Launches First KFC Green Pioneer Stores in Hangzhou and Beijing

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SHANGHAI, China, May 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China", NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987) today announced the launch of KFC’s first Green Pioneer Stores in Hangzhou and Beijing, aiming to further integrate innovative solutions for building net-zero restaurants in the future.

Voluntary Certification, Timber Legality and Carbon Offsets in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

Turning the tide: Reversing deforestation and forest degradation
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Voluntary Certification, Timber Legality and Carbon Offsets in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

This video was prepared for the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from May 2-6, 2022. The related sub-theme is "Turning the tide: Reversing deforestation and forest degradation."

Abstra Collection by Kohler WasteLAB Named Fast Company's 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards Finalist

The new sustainable tile collection was honored within the Art & Design Category
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KOHLER, Wis.,May 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring Abstra Collection™ by Kohler WasteLAB® as a Finalist within the Art & Design Category, among other creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change, and public health crises.

Clarke Energy to Demonstrate Carbon Negative Carbon Capture System

Kohler Co. part of consortium that won Ofwat’s “Water Breakthrough Challenge”
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KOHLER, Wis., May 4 2022 /3BL Media/ - A first-of-its-kind project to remove carbon from biogas engine exhaust and turn it into eco-friendly products to reduce net carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was recently named a winner of Ofwat’s second Water Breakthrough Challenge. Ofwat is the body responsible for economic regulation of the privatized water and sewerage industry in England.

Owens Corning's Frank O'Brien-Bernini Reflects on His 38+ Year Career With the Company

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In my 38+ years, 5 CEOs, and 14 different roles within Owens Corning, I have done a lot, seen a lot, had successes and failures, and worked with thousands of amazing people around the world. As I prepare to launch my next life-chapter, I’ve reflected on much of this.

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