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General Mills provides $1.65 million grant for Soil Health Academy to assist wheat, oat producers transition from conventional ag practices
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FT. PAYNE, Ala., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The non-profit Soil Health Academy (SHA) today announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices.

To implement the three-year, mentoring, consulting and evaluation components of the project, SHA is partnering with the regenerative agriculture consulting company, Understanding Ag, LLC (UA).

The Love Me Nots of Valentine’s Day Recycling

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As our national day of love approaches, you’re probably thinking about what and how you’ll express your affection on Valentine’s Day. In fact, Americans are expected to spend a record $20.7 billion this Valentine’s Day¹ – that’s a lot of love. While it’s exciting to give and receive gifts of the heart – V Day, like most holidays, creates a lot of excess waste.

Fancy décor, flowers, cards, candy wrappers and gift boxes create a recycling and waste bin dilemma  – what’s recyclable and what’s not? Here are some recycling Love Me’s (recyclables) and Love Me Nots (non-recyclables).

What is Precycling?

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If recycling had a best friend, it would be precycling. Precycling is about reducing your impact on what goes into the waste stream by purchasing and using items that are unpackaged, reusable or recycled. It has also been referred to as a low-waste lifestyle.

Precycling or adopting a low-waste lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight. It takes intention and practice. Here are some baby steps to get you started.

Owls Carpet Plank Collection Finds Inspiration in Birds of Prey

Mohawk Group's latest Living Product was designed by Jason F. McLennan
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February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ Owls have captured the imagination of humankind for centuries. Designed by Jason F. McLennan in collaboration with Mohawk Group, the Owls collection reinterprets the essence of these North American birds of prey through color and patterning. Inspired by their plumage, this distinctive, yet versatile commercial carpet plank features mottled shades of black, brown, tan and grey that take flight in contract interiors.

6 Ways to Score a Sustainable Super Bowl Party

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Whether you’re attending a watch party or hosting one at home, here are some tips to score big with your friends.

Mohawk Honored with Best of Surfaces 2020 Award for Sustainability

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This year at The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, Mohawk Flooring North America was recognized with the coveted Best of Surfaces Award in the Sustainability category. Accepting the award on behalf of the company was Paul De Cock, president, George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer, and Karen Mendelsohn, senior vice president of marketing.

The Green Premium Ecolabel on Schneider Electric Products Explained

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What is the meaning of the Green Premium™ eco label on Schneider Electric products? As a sign of our commitment to transparency and environmentally friendly performance, it brings value to everyone – our customers, partners, and employees.

Learn more about how Schneider Electric is working to make manufacturing more sustaianble through innovate design

Herbal Essences is Improving the Health of Hair With More Plant Power in 2020

Through collaboration with like-minded partners, the brand demonstrates an ongoing commitment to ingredient transparency and more sustainable packaging – fostering healthy plants and hair.
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CINCINNATI - January, 30, 2019 - /3BL Media/ - Herbal Essences believes in the positive power of nature, the important role plants play in the world’s future, as well as plants’ role in developing haircare products. Therefore, the brand is continuing its commitment to ingredient transparency and sustainable packaging with a series of introductions and improvements in 2020.

Commitment to Ingredient Transparency

General Mills Launches Multi-Year Regenerative Agriculture Pilot with Wheat Growers in Central Kansas

Program aims to advance adoption of regenerative agriculture practices and improve overall water quality in key watershed
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills has launched a regenerative agriculture pilot with farmers in Kansas’ Cheney Reservoir watershed which provides water to more than 400,000 Wichita residents. The company targeted this watershed in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to improve water quality as part of the state-wide Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy. The 3-year pilot is comprised of 24 wheat growers in and around the 650,000-acre watershed where more than ninety-nine percent of the land is used for agricultural purposes.

LG Brings Sustainability, Energy Efficiency to 2020 ‘New American Home’ and ‘New American Remodel’

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA was selected by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as Platinum Partner for The New American Home® (TNAH) and The New American Remodel® (TNAR), the official show homes of the 2020 International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas this week. 

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