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Final Call for 2017 Collegiate RecycleMania Competition Applications!

17th Annual Recycling Tournament, Managed by Keep America Beautiful, Attracts Hundreds of Colleges and Universities; New “Zero Waste” Competition Format Featured for 2017
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Registration for new and returning colleges and universities is coming to a close for the 2017 RecycleMania tournament, the premier collegiate recycling competition. Now in its 17th year, RecycleMania pits colleges and universities against one another to see which will claim the championship in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition, managed by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, will kick off on Feb.

VIDEO | The Making of 42BELOW® Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap

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In August, 42BELOW® hosted the Cocktail Earth Cup, where bartenders designed delicious eco-friendly, zero-waste drinks. They then partnered with Junkee Media and got Aussie’s brightest young minds (the Kiwis were busy) to come up with innovative ways to keep our planet pure. And now, with ‘42BELOW Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap’ this is their third planet-saving initiative in as many months.

Watch this video to see how Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap is made!

 

42BELOW® Vodka Launches ‘Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap’ Sustainability Initiative

Wash Your Hands and Your Conscience, One Cocktail at a Time
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In case you haven’t noticed, the world today is pretty much buggered. Global warming. Deforestation. Disposable forks. Plastic straws. They’re wreaking havoc on our precious little planet, and if we continue to let this happen, we’re all dead. So the good people at 42BELOW® vodka have decided to launch their own kiwi planet-saving initiative and are introducing ‘42BELOW Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap.’ The world’s first soap made from recycled cocktail lemons, and probably the odd martini olive. It’s recycling, on a sociable scale. 

Republic Rewards Community Grant Program Honors Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Republic Services of Gulf Shores, Alabama presented the Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library with a $3,500 grant as part of their annual Republic Rewards Community Grant Program. The program recognizes local projects and individuals for their commitment towards environmental stewardship and activism. Honoring those that best demonstrate the ability to enhance the environment while making a sustainable impact in the community. The grant funds will benefit the Friends of the Thomas B.

Tetra Pak Highlights Latest Collaborative Effort to Impact Recycling and Recovery

New report focuses on recycling system gap analysis in the Memphis, TN region
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Tetra Pak is committed to supporting local partnerships and projects to help increase recycling rates. This report provides an overview of a recent collaborative effort called CART - the Coalition to Advance Recovery in Tennessee. It also shares the results of a recycling system gap analysis performed in one key region of the state - the Memphis Area.

Recycling: Opportunities & Challenges

By: Michael McManus
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Simply put, recycling is a win-win industry. It takes products or commodities which have been previously used and turns them into something new, like plastic, or the same exact thing as it was before, like paper. 

I recently spoke at the Recycle Confex in Dubai, where industry professionals from around the world over came together to discuss the present and future of recycling.

Introducing the World’s First Soap Made from Your Old Cocktails

42BELOW® vodka launches ‘Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap’ sustainability initiative to wash your hands and your conscience, one cocktail at a time
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Hamilton, Bermuda, January 17, 2017 -- In case you haven’t noticed, the world today is pretty much buggered. Global warming. Deforestation. Disposable forks. Plastic straws. They’re wreaking havoc on our precious little planet, and if we continue to let this happen, we’re all dead. So the good people at 42BELOW® vodka have decided to launch their own kiwi planet-saving initiative and are introducing ‘42BELOW Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap.’ The world’s first soap made from recycled cocktail lemons, and probably the odd martini olive. It’s recycling, on a sociable scale.

EPA Honors LG Electronics at CES With Top-Level Gold Award in Electronics Recycling Challenge

Company Also Earns CES ‘Eco-Design/Sustainable Technologies’ Award, Showcases Solar Technology and Renewable Energy Leadership
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Underscoring its leadership in responsible electronics recycling, LG Electronics USA was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2016 Gold Tier Award, the top-level recognition in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge. 

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Underscoring its leadership in responsible electronics recycling, LG Electronics USA was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2016 Gold Tier Award, the top-level recognition in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge. 

Ways to Cut Down on Waste during the Holidays

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During the holidays, Americans generate 25 percent more waste. Nearly 80 percent of that can be recycled. Tracy Skenandore with Republic Services joined 8 News NOW to give us some tips on what can be recycled or reused.

Holiday Recycling Tips: Don't Throw Away Your Packaging

By Michelle Li
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SEATTLE - Americans generate roughly 1,000 pounds of waste per household during the holidays, which is about 25% more than normal.

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