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Recycling Gets Posh

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It’s hard to believe the recycling symbol is more than 40 years old. Since its inception, recycling rates have slowly inched up to 34.1 percent as of 2010, according to the U.S. EPA. But there is still work to be done. Even 40 years later, many consumers remain confused, overwhelmed or apathetic toward recycling. Yet, one company is hoping to change that by making recycling the hottest thing since the Black Eyed Peas.

Guest Post: GM Achieves 100 Landfill-Free Facilities

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By John Bradburn, manager of GM’s waste-reduction efforts

We did it.

General Motors has achieved 100 landfill-free facilities – meaning zero waste from daily operations is sent to landfill.  We have more landfill-free operations than any automaker, and we recycle and reuse more waste than any auto manufacturer. 

Co-Creating Brand Values Through Patagonia's Common Threads Initiative

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By Allison McGuire

For many years, Patagonia has been a leader in creative corporate social responsibility strategies. They have fearlessly waded into the deep unknown with experiments regarding supply chain transparency, recycling initiatives, and sustainability practices. Not surprisingly, their Common Threads Initiative is said to enhance eco fashion, raise awareness of clothing waste, and encourage consumers to…buy less?

Yes, Patagonia is encouraging consumers (a word meaning people who consume) to consume less. Uselessers, perhaps?

Companies Clarify Recycling for Consumers

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"Can I recycle both the bottle and its cap?" "Is there any way to bring this back to the store for disposal?" "What does a #3 recyclable symbol actually mean?" These are all questions consumers are faced with on a daily basis when it comes to home recycling. And now, a number of leading brands are banding together to provide clarity to consumers and solve for end-of-life issues.

Caesars Entertainment Sponsors Dartmouth Students On Big Green Bus Cross-Country Sustainability Tour

Seven Caesars regions and 17 properties will contribute fuel made from waste vegetable oil
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LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) is sponsoring Dartmouth College's Big Green Bus tour across America. The converted Greyhound bus, operated by students, will run on recycled waste vegetable oil (WVO) as it travels the country educating individuals on best sustainability practices.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Winners of America Recycles Day 2011 “Recycling is No Joke!” Video Contest

Winning videos used creativity and humor to stress the importance of daily recycling
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Recycling is no joke, and neither was Keep America Beautiful’s first-ever America Recycles Day video contest. Entrants were asked to create a funny, short video that showed recycling in a positive light.

Over the past two months, entrants of all ages submitted a total of 80 videos starring creative characters from recycling superheroes to talking bottles and cans.  Creative submissions took the form of rap songs, skits, one-liners, animations and more. Have a little fun today by taking a look at the contest winners, located at YouTube.com/AmericaRecyclesDay.
 

Press Release

Recycling is no joke, and neither was Keep America Beautiful’s first-ever America Recycles Day video contest. Entrants were asked to create a funny, short video that showed recycling in a positive light.

Over the past two months, entrants of all ages submitted a total of 80 videos starring creative characters from recycling superheroes to talking bottles and cans.  Creative submissions took the form of rap songs, skits, one-liners, animations and more. Have a little fun today by taking a look at the contest winners, located at YouTube.com/AmericaRecyclesDay.
 

I Recycle. Do You? Pledge to Recycle for America Recycles Day

National Day of Celebration for Recycling Encourages Local Awareness and Daily Action
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November 15 marks America Recycles Day (ARD), a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, and on the go. Keep America Beautiful is proud to lead the celebration. Those who can’t attend one of the thousands of events happening nationally can still add their voice and show their commitment to learning and taking action at AmericaRecyclesDay.org.

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November 15 marks America Recycles Day (ARD), a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, and on the go. Keep America Beautiful is proud to lead the celebration. Those who can’t attend one of the thousands of events happening nationally can still add their voice and show their commitment to learning and taking action at AmericaRecyclesDay.org.

Thousands of Events Planned Nationwide to Celebrate America Recycles Day

Visit AmericaRecyclesDay.org to Find an Event Near You!
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“I Recycle” is again the theme of Keep America Beautiful’s 2011 celebration of America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place officially on November 15. Millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling habits at home and at work over the 14-year history of ARD, a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, and on the go.

Visit americarecyclesday.org and click on “Join an Event” to access the national database of thousands of events.
 

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“I Recycle” is again the theme of Keep America Beautiful’s 2011 celebration of America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place officially on November 15. Millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling habits at home and at work over the 14-year history of ARD, a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, and on the go.

Visit americarecyclesday.org and click on “Join an Event” to access the national database of thousands of events.
 

Tristin and Tyler - Eco Twins

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Tristen and Tyler the NY based "Eco-Twins" visit Melissa McGinnis in Hollywood California and discuss recycling tips! 

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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!

 

About Tristin and Tyler

"Tristin and Tyler's Tales from the City" is a short-form series featuring twin brothers Tristin and Tyler who go on adventures in New York City and learn about interesting people, doing interesting things to help save our PLANET. Visit http://www.tristinandtyler.com/ to learn more! 

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Tristen and Tyler the NY based "Eco-Twins" visit Melissa McGinnis in Hollywood California and discuss recycling tips! 

Watch the video >>>>>

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!

 

About Tristin and Tyler

"Tristin and Tyler's Tales from the City" is a short-form series featuring twin brothers Tristin and Tyler who go on adventures in New York City and learn about interesting people, doing interesting things to help save our PLANET. Visit http://www.tristinandtyler.com/ to learn more! 

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Green Your Game Day

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Green your next game day with these 5 tips from Greenopolis TV. Do good things for earth while still having fun!

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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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Green your next game day with these 5 tips from Greenopolis TV. Do good things for earth while still having fun!

Watch the video >>>>>

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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