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Go Batty Over Bat Conservation

It's #BatWeek!
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It may come as a surprise, but we go batty over bats at our Auburn Hills Complex – and it’s not just during Halloween. Scattered across the grounds are 10 bat houses with each having the potential to shelter 100 - 300 bats and their young that need nurturing.

ARIA Resort and Casino Receives a 5 Key Rating With New GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program

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Originally published on TravelDailyNews.com

Green Key Global announced ARIA Resort and Casino, a Green Key Global member since 2010, has received a 5 Key rating with the new GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program. 

Efficiency Meets Sustainability: First-ever Fair Trade USA Certified Organic Palm Oil Now Available

Daabon Group, Hain Celestial and Fair Trade USA lead efforts to address social, environmental concerns regarding the world’s most-used vegetable oil crop
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MIAMI, October 14, 2016/ 3BL Media/ -  Socially and environmentally conscious cooks can now bake their cake and eat it, too. Today Daabon Group announced it has achieved the first-ever Fair Trade USA certification of a palm oil product. 

Carnival Shipboard and Shoreside Employees Participate in International Coastal Cleanup Day

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Hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line employees, both on board and ashore, did their part to help our environment by participating in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest single day cleanup event spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy.

From Florida and the Caribbean to Central America and Europe, Carnival employees pitched in to clear debris and collect refuse at a variety of seaside destinations, underscoring the cruise line’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and preservation.

Black & Veatch and Royal HaskoningDHV Partner to Deliver Sustainable Water Solutions

Alternative water treatment technology could produce capital savings, environmental gains
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has signed a teaming agreement with Royal HaskoningDHV to apply Nereda® wastewater treatment technology to projects in the United States. Developed by Royal HaskoningDHV, the innovative, sustainable solution is cost-effective, energy efficient and requires a footprint up to four times smaller than traditional water treatment systems.

Eastman and GreenBlue Announce their First Plasticizer to be Listed by CleanGredients

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KINGSPORT, Tenn., September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ —Eastman (NYSE:EMN) and the environmental nonprofit GreenBlue announced today that Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer has been approved for listing in GreenBlue’s CleanGredients™ database (www.cleangredients.org).

GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece

Material becomes coats for the homeless, car parts and air filters
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DETROIT, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles.

See the Recyclable Materials Auto Makers Use to Make Cars Environmentally Friendly

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If you put the waste that General Motors recycles annually into the beds of 6.8m extended-cab Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks and parked them end to end, they would stretch around the world. 

Capturing Rainwater Will Save GM Plant Millions of Dollars

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A new project to capture stormwater at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly – home of the Chevrolet Volt – is slated to save the plant nearly $2 million every year. The initiative, two years in the making, now allows the plant to reuse rainwater for manufacturing processes throughout the 4 million square foot facility.

Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety

World’s largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas
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MIAMI, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2015 sustainability report detailing the  progress made in 2015 against its 2020 sustainability performance goals. The report’s details show the company is on track to meet its goals in the next four years, with sustainability efforts highlighted across its 10 cruise line brands.

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