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BIER Releases Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling

Press Release

February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published a Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling which furthers the beverage sector’s leadership on corporate water stewardship and builds upon previous work by BIER on performance in watershed context.

Ecocentricity Blog: Modern Day Alchemy

By: John A. Lanier
Summary: 

Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

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Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2020 National Conference in Memphis

Iconic Community Improvement Organization Gathers Hundreds of State and Local Community Leaders for Week of Education, Inspiration, and Motivation
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, will host its annual Keep America Beautiful National Conference on Feb. 12-14, 2020 at The Peabody Memphis Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

Keep America Beautiful and the National Recycling Coalition Host Joint Recycling Market Development Workshop

Recycling Organizations Come Together in Memphis, Tennessee, to Address Challenges and Opportunities in a Recycling System in Transition
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., February 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To kick off the 2020 Keep America Beautiful®National Conference, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful is leading  a one-day Recycling Market Development Workshop on Feb.

6 Ways to Score a Sustainable Super Bowl Party

Blog

Whether you’re attending a watch party or hosting one at home, here are some tips to score big with your friends.

Recycling and Waste Management Advocates Commend Senate Passage of Save Our Seas Bill

National Organizations Call on U.S. House of Representatives to Support Curbing of Ocean Debris
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Keep America Beautiful® (KAB) commend and fully support the Senate passage of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, (S.1982)—via unanimous vote—and now strongly urge the U.S. House of Representatives to consider and pass this bill.

Mohawk to Unveil “Plastic Wave” Art Installation Created From Recycled Bottles at Surfaces 2020

Basia Goszczynska's “Overflow” calls attention to the significant impact of plastics in the world’s water supply
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/—This year at The International Surface Event (TISE), Mohawk will be unveiling an interactive art installation by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska to help attendees visualize the true impact of plastic in the world’s waterways. Made almost entirely from recycled and upcycled materials and the different components that comprise Mohawk carpeting, “Overflow” will demonstrate how thoughtful product design, innovation and sustainability in the flooring industry is reducing the waste stream.

Our Indispensable Problem: The Paradox of Modern Plastics

by Jim Fitterling Chief Executive Officer, Dow
Summary: 
  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.
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  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.

Connecting Innovation and Community Through Styrofoam Recycling

Article

In 2017, Safeway/Albertsons became one of only two companies in Washington to own and operate a Styrofoam Densifying Machine.

Today, Safeway/Albertsons diverts 45,000 lbs. of Styrofoam out of Washington landfills annually. 

Earlier this year, the City of Auburn partnered with Safeway/Albertsons to provide two collection events for the Auburn public, collecting over 4,500 cubic feet of Styrofoam (approximately one 53 foot long semi-trailer).

Lowman Discusses Keep America Beautiful’s Goals, Accomplishments

KAB President and CEO Helen Lowman discusses the organization’s goals, recycling and waste reduction efforts and how it has changed and grown over the years.
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By Mallory Szczepanski

Over the last 66 years, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) has transformed from a public service messaging organization into an organization that aims to help change behavior around litter and recycling and improve communities.

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