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BCLC Asks Why Should Hilton Worldwide and the Global Soap Project Win the Best Partnership Award

For the final week of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center’s Best Partnership award contest, Hilton Worldwide responded to a series of questions regarding their partnership with The Global Soap Project
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Q: Why does your partnership deserve the “people’s choice” award in 2012?  

GM BeyondNow: The Business Case for Zero Waste

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Today, GM released a downloadable blueprint that summarizes its process for making its plants and facilities landfill-free. It is intended to help companies of all sizes and industries reduce waste and create efficiencies.

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/.

Habitat for Humanity Teams Up With PG&E to Revitalize Underserved Neighborhoods

PG&E Commits $300,000 to Fund Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Community Building Restoration Projects, Including the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA in San Francisco
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SAN FRANSISCO, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Habitat for Humanity announced a new program today that will help bring the utility’s talent, technology and resources to help revive neighborhoods in need in San Francisco, the East Bay and Bakersfield. The program will provide funding and expertise towards weatherization, energy efficiency retrofits and employee volunteer support of neighborhood improvement projects.

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.

Upcoming Webinar: Planet Brands – Changing Behavior for Sustainable Social Good

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“Planet Brands” is a new piece of thought leadership developed by Futerra Sustainability Communications, on the brands that have the potential to drive global, sustainable behavior change.

Behavior change is a hot topic and drawing on a decade of research David Willans, Director of Futerra+, will share his expertise on how brands can positively influence consumer behavior to encourage more sustainable lifestyles in an upcoming VolunteerMatch Best Practice Network (BPN) webinar.

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.

Addressing Hunger Through Food Waste Reduction

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By Jerry Lynch

Last week, I attended the Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C., where I had the great privilege to update the food industry on the great and important work of the Food Waste Reduction Alliance. I was joined by Michael Hewett, director of environmental and sustainability programs at Publix Super Markets. Our two companies are co-chairs for this initiative.

Whole Life Expo 2012: Discover a World of Natural Health and Wellness

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October 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - 

What: 26th Annual Whole Life Expo – Canada’s largest showcase of natural health, alternative medicine, and green living

When:

  • November 9th    (4PM -  9PM)
  • November 10th  (11AM - 8PM) 
  • November 11th  (10AM - 6PM)                 

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Bldg, 255 Front Street W

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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.

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