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Program Incentivizes Recycling with Free Coffee and Yoga

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Although the concept of recycling is nothing new to Americans, the U.S. recycling rate still hovers around 34 percent.

As I See It: Easy Tips for Better Recycling

By Elizabeth Waldron
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“Empty, Clean & Dry” is the mantra of our Recycling Block Captains, a volunteer group sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition. Our job is to distribute recycling information to our neighbors three to four times a year and serve as a liaison between our neighbors and the Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Prevention Action Team.

Just Energy Solar | Tips for a Sustainable Christmas

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We are fairly certain Santa and his reindeer would prefer to fly through clean, unpolluted air this holiday season, so let’s work together to have a sustainable Christmas!

We’ve compiled 25 ideas on how to navigate this holiday season while creating less waste, using less energy, spending less money, all while making memories with family and friends.

Check them out!

Small Commitment, Big Difference in Merelbeke

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On November 25, 2016, the Green Office Team from Merelbeke volunteered to clean up litter in their local business park and its surroundings.

Keep America Beautiful's Recycling Tips for the Holidays!

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The holiday season comes with a lot of purchasing, wrapping and feasting which can substantially increase the amount of waste that we generate.

However, it doesn't have to be that way! You can follow some of the tips below to be more sustainable during your celebrations this year.

Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

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CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.

Can Paper Be Eco-friendly? This Label Says Yes

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Forests are key to the survival of human, animal, and plant life around the world. According to the United Nations Climate Summit’s Declaration on Forests, forests support approximately 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity, helping provide clean air and combatting climate change by absorbing carbon in the atmosphere.

Recycled Paper: Developers Are Reinventing Former Newspaper Headquarters

by Adam Bonislawski
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It’s not news that newspapers are struggling. The long decline of print in the internet era has been covered extensively—likely in no small part due to its effects on the people tasked with covering it.

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

23 sites added in 2016 for total of 152 globally that send zero waste to landfills
Summary: 
  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste
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  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste

HP's Kirstie McIntyre on Circular Economy

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.’s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. Here she explains why circular economy is fundamental to sustainability, and why we should be inspired by its potential for better business.

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.’s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. Here she explains why circular economy is fundamental to sustainability, and why we should be inspired by its potential for better business.

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