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Kit Kat Factory Achieves Zero Waste Milestone

In the United Kingdom town of York, the Nestle plant that churns out over a billion Kit Kats and 183 million guilt-inducing Aero…
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Best Buy’s New Sustainability Report: Between Recycling and Upgrading

Best Buy released their 2011 sustainability report last week, entitled “Our World, Connected.” It is a comprehensive report demonstrating Best Buy’s CEO commitment…
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Why Electronics Manufacturers Should Help Their Customers Recycle

This post is part of a series on Stakeholder Engagement sponsored by Jurat Software. By Mike Watson
, Director of Dell Take Back Programs…
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Op Ed: Misleading Carbon Footprint Comparisons of Virgin vs. Recycled Paper

Major virgin paper manufacturers suggest that high recycled content is not appropriate for fine printing and writing papers, based on misleading carbon footprint…
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Recycled Tires, Soy Make Their Way into Ford Cars

Ford Motor Company works with a local Detroit manufacturer to churn old recycled tires and soy into parts that now make their way…
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GM Expands Landfill-Free Ambitions Beyond the Factory Gates

GM grabbed the spotlight in the sustainable vehicle field last year when its newly launched gas-electric Chevy Volt was named Motor Trend’s North…
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The Future of CSR Reporting: Coca Cola Enterprises Releases Video Report

3BL Media and CorporateRegister.com together produced a video that introduces Coca-Cola Enterprise's latest CSR report, which is an example of how the nature…
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Recycling Providers: Local Startup vs. National Goliath

By: Matt Courtland The Green Committee, which I founded and lead at the software company where I work, has been developing an initiative…
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Coca Cola Enterprises’ Facilities Reach 99.5% Recycling Rate

Coca-Cola Enterprises has seven areas of focus that determine materiality for its sustainability agenda, and has achieved progress towards its “Commitment 2020” goals…
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California Stops Automatic Delivery of White Pages. Will Yellow Pages be Next?

Last Thursday California joined a unique book club, which already includes 16 other states. This book club doesn’t celebrate the release of new…
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Got Waste? Call DHL

DHL Supply Chain is adding a new offering to its Go Green menu of services, a dedicated waste and recycling arm in the…
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Survey Shows Most Restaurants Recycle & Consumers Dig It

A survey conducted in March and April 2011 by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) with support of Georgia-Pacific Professional was recently released, assessing…

Despite the Cost of Virgin, Recycling Rate for Rare Metals is Very Low

Less than one percent of 34 rare metals studied in a UN Environmental Program (UNEP) report are recycled. Less than a third of…
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Coca-Cola, Gates Foundation and Others Team Up to Give South American Recyclers Dignity

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Coca-Cola Company, Funación Avina, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), launched a coalition that…
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UPS Prototype Plastic Vehicle Delivers 40% More Fuel Efficiency

When you operate over 70,000 delivery vehicles worldwide, as  UPS does, increasing the miles per gallon of your vehicles is an economically motivated…