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Tennessee Schools Know “Good Sports Always Recycle”

At the recent University of Tennessee football game against University of South Carolina, 11 schools from across the state of Tennessee were recognized as having the top school environmental programs through the Good Sports Always Recycle™ program.
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November 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Good Sports Always Recycle (GSAR)  program, sponsored by Eastman, Food City and Waste Connections, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee, was designed to educate Tennessee students on the value of environmental stewardship, while also providing monetary support for these programs.  An annual challenge determines the top ten programs in the state based on what a school is doing to bring environmental lessons and practices into the classroom.  Additionally, one school receives the Sustainability Steward award for advancements in

Arrowhead® 100% Mountain Spring Water to Significantly Increase Recycled Content in Plastic Bottles

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ONTARIO, Calif., October 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of Arrowhead® Brand 100% Mountain Spring Water’s commitment to environmental stewardship in California, the company today announced it will expand its use of recycled content to many of its most popular sized bottles by the end of 2016.

Aramark and Campus Partners Recycle More Than 16.6 Million Pounds of Waste in National Competition

77 Aramark college and university partners participate in RecycleMania 2015 to encourage sustainability on campus and in local communities
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PHILADELPHIA, July 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ Aramark and 77 of its higher education partners recycled more than 16.6 million pounds of waste in the 2015 RecycleMania competition, an annual competition for college and university recycling programs aimed at promoting waste reduction on campuses.

Aramark, (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, coll

HP Achieves 17% Drop in GHG Emissions

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HP operations achieved a 17.3 percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions in 2014 compared to its 2010 baseline, according to its 2014 Living Progress Report.

Verizon Diverts 2 Million Pounds of E-Waste, Sets New Goal

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Verizon today achieved its goal to collect 2 million pound of electronic waste, reaching its 2010 target eight months early.

The company also set a new goal: to collect another 2 million pounds of e-waste by 2020.

VIDEO: H&M Closing the Loop

From the 2014 H&M Sustainability Report
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We strive to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever we can. Our biggest concerns is that too much fashion ends up in landfill. That’s why we teamed up with I:Collect and created a the first global garment take back system.

You can drop any unwanted clothes at H&M and we give them a new life. The goal is to create a closed loop where unwanted garments are recycled into new creations. Currently we can blend in about 20% recycled fibers without any loss of quality or longevity.

P-P-P-Paper

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In my recent blog “Stop. Don’t Recycle That,” I put heavy emphasis on the first R of the sustainability mantra – namely, REDUCE. In our digital world, it’s easy to forget about paper and its environmental costs. I continuously get reminders from companies that insist that I should get all my information from them electronically because it’s “more green.” The truth of the matter is that it costs them a boatload less money, and the environmental savings are a bonus.

Stop. Don't Recycle That!

by Carol Baroudi
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In an age where green is the new black, somehow the mantra of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” has been reduced to simply “Recycle.” And that’s a problem.

When we think about sustainability from the point of view of conservation of resources, both energy conservation and materials conservation, the first injunction will always be “Reduce.” Reduce consumption. Make less stuff. Whatever happens to goods later in their lives will be of lesser value from a sustainability perspective. “Reduce” always saves energy, always saves materials.

Caesars and Clean the World Recycle Soap for Children's Health

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With a shared mission to create a more sustainable and healthier world, nonprofit Clean the World and the Caesars Foundation have been working together since 2010. Through the collection and distribution of soap collected across the 50 Caesars Entertainment properties in the U.S., Clean the World has contributed to a 30 percent reduction in childhood deaths due to diarrheal disease and pneumonia.

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