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Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful Conducts Major Fall Cleanup Events

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Over 300 Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful (KRCB) volunteers participated in the City of Riverside, California’s Festival of Lights on Nov. 25. The volunteers passed out programs, picked up litter, monitored the event barricades, and worked as a team to make the festival a clean and green event.

“If that's not LOVE of community, I don't know what is!” exclaimed KRCB Executive Director Connie Librenjak.

Water Innovation in the California Dairy Industry

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Our agricultural suppliers, particularly those in California, are acutely aware of the importance of sound water management and innovating in the face of water scarcity. When it comes to growing feed for his cows, dairy farmer Mike De Jager was an early adopter of technology that reduces water consumption. Six years ago, De Jager began experimenting with drip irrigation on his alfalfa and corn, crops that are traditionally watered using furrow or flood irrigation.

Going Beyond: SC Johnson Releases Its 2016 Sustainability Report

Company Aspires to be the Champion of Ingredient Transparency
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SC Johnson, maker of trusted consumer brands like Glade®, Raid®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and Ziploc®, today released “Going Beyond,” its 2016 Sustainability Report. This issue marks the company’s 25th annual report on its environmental and social efforts. Beyond sharing the most recent results from SC Johnson’s sustainability strategy, the report shows how being a family company inspires the company’s decisions and actions in three main areas - Championing Transparency, Protecting the Environment and Improving Lives.

Green Infrastructure Approaches Help Mimic Natural Water Cycles

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Green infrastructure is an approach to stormwater management that protects, restores or mimics the natural water cycle. Natural processes can be used to provide important services by protecting against flooding or excessive heat, or helping to improve air, soil and water quality. When nature is utilized in an infrastructure system, it is called “green infrastructure”, whereas “gray infrastructure” is the term often used for engineered structures. Green infrastructure is most often associated with stormwater management systems. 

Republic Services Suggests Seven Ways to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

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PHOENIX, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers across the country to incorporate sustainability into their celebrations and family gatherings with helpful sustainability tips. Click here to view Republic’s 2016 holiday recycling video.

Marina Bay Sands Receives Distinction Award for Innovative Approaches towards Waste Reduction

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Marina Bay Sands has been honored with a Distinction Award at the biennial 3R Awards for Hotels for its innovative methods to minimize waste. In conjunction with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Singapore Hotel Association (SHA), the award aims to recognize hotels that go the extra mile to practice the 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle) on their premises and within their operations.  

Ecocentricity Blog: Congrats to the Lifecycle Building Center

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The Lifecycle Building Center has a permanent home, and I’m sure that Shannon, Adam and the whole team are feeling a sense of pride. Given their hard work the last several years, they deserve this moment.

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The Lifecycle Building Center has a permanent home, and I’m sure that Shannon, Adam and the whole team are feeling a sense of pride. Given their hard work the last several years, they deserve this moment.

Aramark Enhances Green Thread™ Environmental Sustainability Platform

Establishes new Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Policy; Announces Food Waste Partnership with LeanPath
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PHILADELPHIA, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms today announced a refreshed and enhanced  Green ThreadTM environmental sustainability platform. Green Thread brings to life Aramark’s commitments and programs focused on responsible sourcing, waste minimization, operational efficiency and transportation management.

Starting-Up Sustainability: Back to the Future

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Back in the 80’s, when SCS Global Services was a start-up and everyone wanted to time travel in Doc’s DeLorean, recycled content was the cutting edge environmental technology claim pursued by innovative product and packaging manufacturers. Today’s start-ups bring us self-driving vehicles and face an increasingly complex landscape of sustainability requirements demanded by customers.

How Advances in Digital Technology are Unlocking Water’s Circular Potential

Written by Ecolab, in collaboration with The Circulars
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Written by Ecolab, in collaboration with The Circulars

Water, at its essence, is powerful and ever moving. It is essential to the production and delivery of virtually every good and service. It is the lifeblood of communities and economies. From agriculture to manufacturing, transportation to power generation, water enables progress and propels us forward.

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