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Land Betterment Corporation Announces Membership into Indiana Grown

Company’s membership to the affinity group furthers its strategy and advancement in the organic farming industry
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FISHERS, Ind., June 3, 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 proud to announce its acceptance into the Indiana Grown affinity and interest group. 

United Turns Old Uniforms Into Masks for Employees

Airline upcycles employee uniforms into 7,500 face coverings for airport operations workers on the front line at San Francisco International
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CHICAGO, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines delivered 7,500 face coverings over the past week to front line employees at San Francisco International Airport and the airline’s San Francisco Maintenance Base that were made from 12,284 pounds of uniforms United upcycled.

Ecocentricity Blog: What's Down Is Up

By: John A. Lanier
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Researchers have developed a recycling technology that allows them to turn polyurethane foams and films into a dense plastic with potential applications like shopping cart wheels or car bumpers.

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Researchers have developed a recycling technology that allows them to turn polyurethane foams and films into a dense plastic with potential applications like shopping cart wheels or car bumpers.

Land Betterment Corporation's Announces Site Selection of First Residential Housing Communities

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into sustainable housing communities
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FISHERS, Ind., May 26, 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 proud to announce the site selections for its first two residential housing communities in eastern Kentucky.  The Company’s sustainable housing division, ekō, is an ecological development company using innovative solutions to upcycle land and material for the community through affordable, modern, energy

Land Betterment Corporation Discusses Its Betterment Recycled Mulch Division

Company is recycling tires throughout the coal mining region to clean the environment and create sustainable materials and jobs
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FISHERS, Ind., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to announce the further development of its initial two tire recycling centers.  The Company is finalizing engineering plans of its Bluegrass Plant in Pike County, Kentucky, near the town of Pikeville and its Mountaineer Plant in Wyoming County, West Virginia, near the town of Oceana.

Land Betterment Corporation Featured on Middle Tech Podcast

Company discusses entrepreneurship and creating impactful, sustainable businesses
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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to have joined the hosts of the Middle Tech podcast to discuss a number of the Company’s entrepreneurial initiatives throughout southern Indiana and the Central Appalachia region.  In the podcast’s episode, two of the Co-founders discuss the Land Betterment platform, how it was created, and how their projects aim to give the impacted land new purpose to

“Upcycling” Old Crayons through Crayola’s Crayon Melter

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In recent years, a trend emerged of creating art with melted wax. Typically this involves heating crayons, candles or other wax with a hair dryer and letting the wax drips fall on paper or canvas. Social media fueled the enthusiasm (#meltedcrayonart) for this crafty project.

Crayola saw an opportunity in 2018, with the environment in mind, to enhance this trend. Consumers with children often have a box or drawer full of used and broken crayons in their homes.

The Circular Economy: HPE Upcycling for the Bottom Line

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This year, the amount of worldwide e-waste is expected to be about 50 million tons. The world’s growing demand to gather and compute enormous amounts of data will continue to consume energy and materials at unprecedented rates, so this amount is likely to rise. At HPE, it’s a business imperative to create a Circular Economy that eliminates waste – and saves IT departments money.

Essity Inspires Sustainability in Local Communities

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Each year, Essity employees at facilities throughout the United States take time to give back locally – all sites contribute in a way that is special to their own communities. Here are some of the ways different groups took to the streets to connect with communities and celebrate Essity’s commitment to sustainability during the last quarter of 2017:

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