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Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition
Press Release

(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - October 2, 2012 – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students was created to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility. To be eligible for cash prizes, registration ends at midnight on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.

All participating schools will track and report how much recyclable material they collect during the four-week competition. The competition runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 9.

Recyclebank Recognized as Global Cleantech 100 Company for Third Consecutive Year

Press Release

(3BL Media) October 2, 2012 - Recyclebank ranks among the top clean-tech companies in its third consecutive recognition on the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list released yesterday. Produced by the Cleantech Group,a leading global market research and advisory company, the report drew on the collective expertise of international industry leaders to highlight clean technology firms with the most market impact potential over the next 5 to 10 years.

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Offer Holiday Cheese Party Raffle for Schools Participating in Sustainability Education

Classrooms nationwide eligible to win Cabot Cheese for a healthy holiday party
Press Release

(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 – GEF and Cabot Creamery Cooperative have teamed up to promote sustainability education and healthy behaviors in elementary and middle schools through their new Holiday Cheese Party Raffle.  By completing a lesson on health and sustainability, classrooms from around the nation are eligible to win a nutritious party with $100 from GEF and Cabot’s award winning cheddar cheeses.

Long Beach Rewards Residents with Recyclebank

Residents who register for new program before Oct. 15 entered for an Apple® iPad giveaway
Press Release

(3BL Media) September 25, 2012 - Under a new incentive program announced today between the City of Long Beach and Recyclebank®, Long Beach becomes the largest city in California to reward residents for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local businesses and national brands. To kick off the program, Long Beach residents who register for a free Recyclebank account prior to Oct. 15 will be entered to win an Apple® iPad.

Hilton Worldwide and Global Soap Project “Best Partnership” Finalist

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Names Finalists, Initiates Public Vote for Winner
Press Release

(3BL Media) McLean, VA – September 19, 2012 – Hilton Worldwide and nonprofit partner, the Global Soap Project, are finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center’s Best Partnership Award, a category in the Center’s prestigious annual Corporate Citizenship Awards program.

Recyclebank’s Erika Diamond to Share Insight on How Brands Can Bring Green Mainstream at GoGreen NYC

Press Release

(3BL Media) September 19, 2012 - 

SUMMARY:

Erika Diamond, vice president of community solutions at Recyclebank will share insight during today’s panel discussion at GoGreen NYC, entitled “Green Marketing & Branding: Mainstreaming Green." The panel will look at how green marketing is evolving to go beyond the niche healthy lifestyle and pro-environmental communities, to full-fledged effective strategies detailing how to make “sustainable” behavior mainstream.

Waste Not, Want Not

Exploring the business case for ecological responsibility
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By Melinda Cheel

If you take a long hard look at a landfill you’ll see both tremendous need (where do we continue to put all this waste?) and undertapped opportunity (how can we redesign, reuse and repurpose to avoid the landfill altogether?)

America Recycles Day 2012 Announces Open Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of American recycling by hosting a local event. Get free resources!
Press Release

(3BL Media) Washington, DC - August 21, 2012 – Online registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day (ARD), the one day to educate and motivate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and for our environmental well-being.

Recognized annually on Nov. 15, ARD celebrates the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – all throughout the year.

Sustainable Thinking - Outside the "Box"

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For kids who don’t have much to call their own, an item as simple as a plastic pencil box can become a special treasure chest. This year, hundreds of children in Chandler, Ariz. are receiving pencil boxes from Intel, but they will hold more than just pencils, erasers and glue. They also contain a story about how creativity and dedication can change the way kids think about the environment. 

New Ecolab Facility in Taicang, China to Help Enhance Chinese Food Safety and Public Health

Press Release

(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN - August 14, 2012 - Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) today celebrated the opening of a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Taicang, China, as part of an expanding company presence within the country. The facility is Ecolab's third-largest in the world and the company's largest in the Asia Pacific region.

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