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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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Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA

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Anthony Zolezzi from Greenopolis speaking at the Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA.

Anthony was the co-founder of Code Blue Recycling which was acquired by Waste Management and the predecessor to the greenopolis recycling system. Today Anthony serves as the Creative Director of greenopolis. "There can only be one change to any problem – change in attitude and consciousness.”

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.

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Anthony Zolezzi from Greenopolis speaking at the Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey, CA.

Anthony was the co-founder of Code Blue Recycling which was acquired by Waste Management and the predecessor to the greenopolis recycling system. Today Anthony serves as the Creative Director of greenopolis. "There can only be one change to any problem – change in attitude and consciousness.”

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.

Sustainability as a Discipline?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sustainability - CSR - Green Business - Do we have an exact, precise definition of what these terms mean or do they all blur together?  Quite often in our business sustainability consulting the answer to many questions posed by clients is, "It depends".  The truth of the matter is that the sustainability landscape continues to evolve and while more and more participants test their toes in the water and add to the conversation, sometimes the water gets muddy before it clears up.

What is Your Sustainability IQ?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As Albert Einstein said, "It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."    From a sustainability perspective, that can take many forms.  As in, caring for the Earth's resources from a physical and material perspective, but also in how our individual thoughts and behavior shapes that caring.  A question to ponder: How are we as individuals contributing back to the world through our attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors?

PepsiCo's CSR Tie With Veterans: It's Dreamy

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"After living a life of purpose, responsibility, and meaning, I suddenly was a nobody." When Brian Iglesias completed 13 years of active duty, he was a combat decorated, service disabled, U.S. Marine officer. In a private interview with Iglesias, he described to me how devastating it was to return to civilian life with bleak prospects of finding a new life of purpose.

Building Blocks of Living Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What does it mean to live green?  We are familiar with the buzz words: green and sustainability, but what do they mean in the context of a sustainable lifestyle?  

Give a Voice Back to Rural Hondurans

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) September 1, 2009 – PCI-Media Impact, a New-York based non-profit that develops communication campaigns promoting social change, is striving to restore its popular, educational radio program in Honduras. Several Honduran radio stations and other media outlets have come under attack in the wake of a military coup in June, which has resulted in the cancellation of many broadcasts, including Media Impact’s radio soap opera about healthy environmental practices.

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