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Serving As Ambassadors of Sustainability

A guest article by Chris Whelan, Director, Business Development, Engineered Wood Adhesives
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Are we selling adhesives, or are we changing the world?

Watch | Our Journey to Becoming One of North America's Largest Green Waste Recyclers

We reuse 5 billion pounds of green waste annually in our products, keeping it local and out of landfills.
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We’re passionate about helping people grow bountiful gardens and thriving greenspaces, while also creating products that benefit our environment. It’s an important way we GroMoreGood for people and our planet. 

Each year, we work with communities to recycle five billion pounds of green waste into our soil products, like garden soil and potting mix. That’s equivalent to approximately 900 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This keeps it out of local waste streams and returns valuable nutrients back into the soil.

Cummins Progressing on New Fuel Cell Assembly Facility in Germany

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Cummins is getting closer to the opening a new plant in Herten, Germany, this year that will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for a low-carbon economy.

The facility will eventually expand to also support fuel cell stack refurbishment and includes space for research and development. 

Pentair Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Reduce Consumers’ Energy Costs as Well as Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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LONDON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year every year since 2013.

Cummins Celebrates Remanufacturing's Role in Sustainability

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Global Power Leader Cummins celebrated 50 years of remanufacturing experience on Global Remanufacturing Day April 8, highlighting the important role returning parts to a useful life plays in the company’s sustainability efforts.

Fifth Third Joins Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials; Commitment Furthers Bank's Leadership in Environmental Sustainability

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CINCINNATI, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third today announces that it has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the latest in a series of steps taken by Fifth Third to understand and measure its own climate impact. Earlier this year, Fifth Third announced that it achieved carbon neutrality for its operations under Scope 1, Scope 2 and business travel under Scope 3 emissions.

Making a Difference: One Company's Mission to Put Sustainability at the Heart of All It Does

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In April 2019, the Life Science business of Merck* launched a four-year initiative that was aimed at improving its sustainability efforts when it came to packaging. For a global business shipping around 30,000 packages every day, the task was enormous. From reducing the overall amount of packaging it was using, maximising recycling, improving plastics sustainability and even targeting zero deforestation, the initiative was a statement of intent by the business to begin to understand its environmental impact – and do something about it.

Mohawk Group's Fractal Flooring Receives Honorable Distinction, Relaxing Floors Line Featured in the Journal of Sustainability

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group’s award-winning Relaxing Floors carpet line is featured in the Journal of Sustainability’s special issue, entitled “Architecture and Salutogenesis: Beyond Indoor Environmental Quality.” The inclusion is a notable distinction, achieving scholarly recognition for the line’s strong scientific backing and sustainability-driven initiative.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

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