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Staples: Our Tech Recycling Stats are Still in the Dumps

We’re getting better at recycling our plastic bottles, metal cans and pre-loved clothes but we’re way off when it comes to tech recycling. Those behemoths that powered our office last millennia tend to end up where we least expect: in the landfill. Staples, Inc., which did the research has come up with a trade-in program to help solve that problem. But are today’s trade-in programs answering the call when it comes to those really old equipment that seem destined for quick and frustration-free disposal?

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Patagonia Launches Black Friday Worn Wear Swap with Yerdle

Patagonia continues its Black Friday tradition of defying the consumer spirit by launching another Worn Wear event — this time in concert with the sharing economy app Yerdle. Patagonia customers can bring in their worn gear and swap it for another Worn Wear item — or swap it using Yerdle online.

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Supercharge Your CSR Commitments Through Employee Engagement

As demonstrated at the Conference Board of Canada’s CSR Summit in Toronto Oct. 29-30, a number of Canada’s most successful companies are leveraging their corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments as opportunities to create fulfilling employee engagement opportunities.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Online Petitions are Crucial to Your Advocacy Success

The world may face a lot of challenges, but it’s heartening to see so many people are willing to take action to make it better. Online petitions are a critical part of any strategy to make change. Here are five reasons online petitions are crucial to sharing your message and creating advocacy impact.

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BSR Conference 2014 Livestream Video

The TriplePundit team is at BSR2014 this year in New York and the line up is better than ever. If you can’t make it this year in person, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. All plenaries and most other major speakers will be broadcast below. Just bookmark this page and hit play!

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Should We View Meat As a Luxury?

Should we start to view meat as a luxury? The environmental costs, ethics and cost to public health all suggest we need to rethink meat.

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Symantec Pledges to Engage 1M Students in STEM by 2020

According to the Symantec, cybersecurity jobs are one of the fastest-growing fields in IT, but there are not enough qualified applicants to fill vacant positions. The firm describes ways to solve the problem in its latest CR report.

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SXSW Eco Interview: Sara Batterby on Women in Venture Capital

Sara Batterby is a partner at Elemeno Ventures, an angel investing firm based in Silicon Valley. I had the opportunity to talk to Sara at SXSW Eco this month about why so few startups, especially in tech, are headed by women – as well as why this problem is relevant to a greater conversation about sustainability.