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Ziploc® and Recyclebank® Introduce First-of-its-Kind Initiative to Offset More than 100 Million Pounds of Waste

Program Encourages and Inspires American Families to Recycle More
Press Release

(3BL Media / the CSRfeed) Racine, WI - February 2, 2011 - More than 90 percent of Americans want to protect the environment1 but only 33 percent of trash in the U.S. is actually being recycled, while 54 percent gets buried in landfills.2 To help reverse that trend and offset its potential product waste, the Ziploc® Brand is introducing a first-of-its-kind program with Recyclebank®, the leading sustainable action platform that motivates and enables individuals to make a collective impact on the environment.

Trash to Gas

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Waste Management just launched their 1000th truck to be run off of liquefied natural gas, a bi-product from trash in found in landfills. This closed loop system promotes a healthier environment because the harvested gas used as fuel is clean burning, reducing carbon emissions and greenhouse gases as well as reducing petroleum dependency as much as 8 million gallons a year!

 

About Greenopolis

Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Waste Management just launched their 1000th truck to be run off of liquefied natural gas, a bi-product from trash in found in landfills. This closed loop system promotes a healthier environment because the harvested gas used as fuel is clean burning, reducing carbon emissions and greenhouse gases as well as reducing petroleum dependency as much as 8 million gallons a year!

 

About Greenopolis

Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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