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General Motors Expands Landfill-Free Efforts Globally

All Manufacturing Operations in Canada, Mexico and South America Achieve Zero Waste
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DETROIT, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - General Motors today announced an expansion of its industry-leading landfill-free program as all of the company’s manufacturing plants in Canada, Mexico and South America now recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. With the addition of 27 newly certified facilities, General Motors has 142 manufacturing and non-manufacturing landfill-free facilities globally — more than any other automaker.

Republic Services Recognized as One of the World’s Most Sustainable Companies in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2018

Company Honored with Gold Class Award, a Ranking Achieved by Only Eight North American Companies
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PHOENIX, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company has been recognized with the Gold Class Award in the recently released 2018 RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, a comprehensive ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies. Only eight North American companies achieved this top-tier status, and Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste services provider to earn the Gold Class standing.

America Recycles Day Marks 20th Anniversary; Focuses Nation’s Attention on Recycling Every Day

Keep America Beautiful Initiative encourages individuals and businesses to #BeRecycled, #BuyRecycled and #ReduceReuseRecycle
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, America Recycles Day educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being, and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers. A Keep America Beautiful national initiative, America Recycles Day takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States.

We Prioritize Safety Above All Else

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Due to the nature of our industry, we prioritize safety above all else. An exemplary safety track record helps ensure that every employee returns home at the end of the day. It also helps us attract the best drivers and improves relationships with the communities we serve, while reducing costs.

Republic’s safety performance is 41% better than the industry average based on OSHA data.

Republic Services Beyond the Blue | And the Award goes to...

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We get that what we do — collecting waste, hauling and disposing of rubbish and sorting through recyclables is not glamorous work. We do not expect to see it portrayed on the big screen. But, it’s something we excel at — we’re increasingly recognized for doing it with pride and differentiation. We’re not just talking trash. We’re living our values every day.

Welcome to... "Beyond the Blue"

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Welcome to “Beyond the Blue” — a place where readers can get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of both the seemingly simple and highly complex aspects of Republic Services.

Republic Services Announces Washington County Landfill World Class Landfill Recognition

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Republic Services announced today the Washington County Landfill received the World Class Landfill designation, a rigorous internal program recognizing Republic landfills that display operational excellence and environmental compliance beyond state, local and federal regulations. The Washington County Landfill is the first to be recognized among 190 landfills across the country. To achieve Republic’s World Class Landfill designation, a landfill must receive a 95 percent or higher rating for two consecutive years.         

New Practitioner Workshop: DEMYSTIFYING THE CSA & DJSI

Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain
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September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ -

Driving Progress on Water Stewardship

Newmont's Commitment to Transparency and Stewardship
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In recognition of World Water Week and its theme, “Water and Waste: Reduce and Reuse”, we are highlighting Newmont’s commitment to transparency as it relates to the Company’s global water strategy. This is the first in a series of blogs on Newmont’s water performance.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
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STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.

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