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How HP Is 3D Printing Critical Medical Supplies

The quick response to the global pandemic is helping meet the urgent needs of medical personnel around the globe.
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By Jennifer Ceaser 

As the COVID-19 virus spread around the globe and severely impacted the global-supply chain of vital medical equipment for healthcare professionals, HP’s 3D manufacturing lab in Barcelona, Spain started getting urgent requests from the medical community. 

Paying it Forward Through Animal Therapy

How eBay seller Mike Dixon combined his passion for animal welfare and his dedication toward supporting children with disabilities to create a pet store and community gathering space.
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British entrepreneur Mike Dixon was determined to make a meaningful contribution to his community even as he strove to build a thriving business from scratch. Determined to do good while making a living, he created his store in a way that could evolve into a project that would give back and benefit the most vulnerable members of society. What originally started as a side hustle selling puppy crates on eBay would quickly transform into a successful business supporting children with disabilities and older adults.

Dow Giving New Life to Old Mattresses

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If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill.

Driving Waste Reduction Worldwide

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Mohawk encourages our facilities throughout the world to pursue zero waste to landfill (ZLF) certification, which requires a plant to recycle or reuse 90% or more of its manufacturing process waste. To date, 50 Mohawk facilities have earned this certification. The most recent facility to achieve ZLF is the Georgia Hard Surfaces Bulk distribution center, the busiest distribution operation in our company. The site reduced waste to landfill by 57% in just six months to achieve 90% diversion.

Land Betterment Corporation Discusses Betterment Recycling - Its Tire Recycling Division

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into state-of-the-art tire recycling facilities
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FISHERS, Ind.,  July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to discuss its tire recycling division, Betterment Recycling, in more detail.  

Napapijri Receives a Distinguished Sustainability Certification

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute issues the brand’s Circular Series of recyclable jackets its Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold recognition.
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Napapijri® is gaining worldwide recognition for its Circular Series, a first ever collection of 100% recyclable jackets.

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute granted Napapijri its Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold recognition, the world’s most advanced standard for use of safe, circular, and responsible materials.

Fifth Third Hosts Compost Bin Event in Cincinnati

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Fifth Third’s Madisonville Campus in Cincinnati was the site of the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s annual Compost Bin Sale on June 27. COVID-19 protocols were put in place for the event, which included cars pulling up and volunteers placing pre-ordered compost bins or rain barrels in cars. The event followed a virtual training event held with the county in which 200 Fifth Third employees learned the how and why of backyard composting, part of the Bank’s efforts to encourage employees to enhance sustainability at home.

Keep America Beautiful Joins SoulBuffalo's Ocean Plastics Leadership Network as Nonprofit Member

Organizations to Partner on Promoting National Clean Beaches Week, July 1-7, 2020
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s premier community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has joined SoulBuffalo’s Ocean Plastics Leadership Network (OPLN), a global community of retailers, brands, NGOs and alliances committed to developing new approaches, innovations and solutions-based projects to address the impacts of plastic waste.

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