Dow CEO Jim Fitterling on leadership in a changing world

February 20, 2020 by  
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Dow CEO Jim Fitterling speaks about the company’s increasing focus on sustainability and efforts to create a circular plastics economy — designing materials for easy recycling, incentivizing collection in local communities across the country, and recognizing the true value of recycled and recyclable plastic by creating a market. From GreenBiz 20.

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Ecolab CEO Doug Baker on how business can drive positive change at scale

February 20, 2020 by  
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Doug Baker shares his vision for how business can drive change that matters by delivering both economic and environmental benefits. From GreenBiz 20.

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Take a Bite Out of Waste in Your School Cafeteria

March 16, 2018 by  
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Every school cafeteria across the country is unique: different kitchens, … The post Take a Bite Out of Waste in Your School Cafeteria appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Is Michigan’s Ban on Plastic Bag Bans Bad News for Waterways?

January 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, a wave of plastic bag bans took effect across the country. In New York City, the city council approved a 5-cent fee, and the Massachusetts State Senate approved a 10-cent fee for paper bags and a ban on plastic bags. In California, voters…

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Interns: A secret weapon to curb corporate pollution

January 19, 2016 by  
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Companies across the country are realizing the value of pollution prevention interns.

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A Colorful Tale: Why Leftover Crayons Are Now Being Hospitalized

December 14, 2015 by  
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Every year, up to 75,000 pounds of broken crayons are thrown away and wind up in landfills across the country. This number is concerning as crayon wax isn’t biodegradable, so it will never break down. Instead, it will leave a waxy sludge in our…

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As Cities Lose Money, Is Recycling Still Worth It?

December 10, 2015 by  
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When news spread earlier this year that more than 2,000 cities and towns across the country are paying to dispose of their recyclables — rather than being paid for their recyclables — it got people wondering whether recycling makes financial sense….

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5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Wasting Phone Books

March 14, 2013 by  
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A phone book is a terrible thing to waste. Every year, millions of printed phone directories are distributed to residences and businesses across the country. Check out these frequently asked questions to see if you’ve got your phone book basics…

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VIDEO: Volunteers Remove 29 Tons of Waste from Waterways

October 9, 2012 by  
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During its annual cleanup season, eco-friendly apparel company United By Blue gathers hundreds of volunteers from across the country to help clean trash out of our local waterways. With a mission statement that promises to remove one pound of waste…

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Reverse Vending Machine Expands Its Reach

June 1, 2012 by  
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The reverse vending machine isn’t a new idea. Different machines have sprouted up across the country in recent years that take in recyclables – some in exchange for cash, others swap and trade for new items. The Swap-O-Matic wants to expand the…

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