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Recyclebank Executives to Keynote at Net Impact Conference

Executives reflect on the partnerships and digital experiences accelerating social impact
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Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

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Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

MGM Resorts International Continues as Highest Ranking Casino Resort Company on Newsweek Magazine’s List of Greenest Companies Ranking in the Top 125

Ranking at 122 up from 157 and third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Company
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LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the third consecutive year, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been listed among Newsweek Magazine’s 500 most environmentally responsible companies in the United States—moving up 35 places to 122—and also as the highest ranking company in the casino resort industry.

The company also ranked as the third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Companies.

Recyclebank Tops The Wall Street Journal's List of Top 10 Venture-backed Green Companies for Second Consecutive Year

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NEW YORK, October 22, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that it has taken the top spot on The Wall Street Journal’s prestigious ranking of the Top 10 Green Companies. This is the third time Recyclebank has appeared on the list and the second time topping it.

City of Carrollton’s Recycling Rewards Brought by Waste Management Just Got Better

Residents can now sign up for Recyclebank and start earning reward points that can be redeemed for hundreds of discounts and deals
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CARROLLTON, TEXAS., October. 19, 2012 /3BL Media - The City of Carrollton, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, today announced that it now offers Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program to Carrollton residents. Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from locally-based businesses and national brands.

Recyclebank Named Finalist for 2012 World Technology Award

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NEW YORK, October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that it has been named a finalist for a prestigious World Technology Award in the Energy category.

Sodexo Teams Worldwide Get Into ‘WasteLESS Day’

Global efforts to reduce organic and non-organic waste help celebrate UN World Food Day
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire – Sodexo has chosen the United Nations World Food Day to be its ‘WasteLESS Day’.  On 16 October, Sodexo will rally around its ‘WasteLESS Day’ (a waste reduction day awareness campaign) worldwide as a contribution to efforts to reduce both organic and non-organic waste.

Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger

Hotels launch pilot food donation systems in nine markets on World Food Day
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MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe.

Got E-Waste? Throw it on this Million Pound Pile.

Verizon has collected more than 1 million lbs of e-Waste through its Recycling Rallies
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At a Verizon Recycling Rally yesterday in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Verizon's employee volunteer Green Team surpassed its goal of collecting 1 million pounds of e-waste. The next goal: collecting another million pounds by 2015. Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs about reaching this milestone on Verizon's Responsibility Blog.

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At a Verizon Recycling Rally yesterday in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Verizon's employee volunteer Green Team surpassed its goal of collecting 1 million pounds of e-waste. The next goal: collecting another million pounds by 2015. Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs about reaching this milestone on Verizon's Responsibility Blog.

Volunteers Spruce Up Pepper Drive K-8 School as part of Green Apple Day of Service

Santee teachers and administrators also learned how to make their classrooms healthier and more sustainable
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(3BL Media) San Diego, CA – October 8, 2012 – More than  60 volunteers completed several school improvement projects at Pepper Drive K-8 School in the Santee School District as part of Green Apple Day of Service on Saturday, September 29, 2012.  Balfour Beatty Construction partnered with the San Diego Chapter of the U.S.

Calling All Recycling Advocates: Registration Still Open for America Recycles Day 2012 Events

Sign up today to receive toolkits and special promotional items for your ARD celebration
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - October 4, 2012 - Are you a passionate recycling advocate? Do you want to spread the word in your community? On Nov. 15, thousands of event organizers from coast to coast will host the 15th annual America Recycles Day, a national day of recycling awareness, action and celebration.  

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