Recycling

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Joins Corporate Partners to Boost Recycling in Flint, Michigan, Schools

Launching Comprehensive School-Based Recycling Program with Support from The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation
Press Release

FLINT, Mich., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis, led by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB).

Recycling Madness Begins as Colleges Nationwide Battle to be Named Champions of 2017 RecycleMania Competition

Hundreds of Colleges and Universities Join Annual Campus Recycling Competition; Program Builds Impact with Streamlined Categories and New ‘Race to Zero Waste’ Category
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STAMFORD, Conn., February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition managed by Keep America Beautiful, is back for the 17th time as college and university campuses across the country rally school spirit while competing to see who will claim the championship title in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition launched on Sunday, Feb. 5, and will run for eight weeks, concluding on Saturday, April 1.

Goodwill: The Unsung Hero of Healthcare Plastics Recycling

How Kaiser Permanente Found a Home for its Blue Wrap
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Most people know Goodwill as a thrift store, or donation center for unwanted items, and not as being in the recycling business. However, Goodwill is helping to reduce landfilling and associated environmental impacts through various recycling efforts. One such effort involves Kaiser Permanente and Goodwill Southern California. Their partnership began in 2009 when Kaiser Permanente was looking for a vendor to take their 20 tons/year of blue wrap, a nonwoven material made from polypropylene used for wrapping surgical instruments for sterilization.

How Partnerships Can Drive Sustainable Development in Organizations

Laura Thompson, PhD, Director of Sustainability and Policy Initiatives, Sappi North America
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Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to moderate a Facebook Live panel during the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD) Conference at Duke University.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Kick Off Fifth Year of Recycling Partnership

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Park Bin Grant Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant program opened its 2017 application process today, offering new opportunities to make recycling convenient for communities across the country.

Final Call for 2017 Collegiate RecycleMania Competition Applications!

17th Annual Recycling Tournament, Managed by Keep America Beautiful, Attracts Hundreds of Colleges and Universities; New “Zero Waste” Competition Format Featured for 2017
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Registration for new and returning colleges and universities is coming to a close for the 2017 RecycleMania tournament, the premier collegiate recycling competition. Now in its 17th year, RecycleMania pits colleges and universities against one another to see which will claim the championship in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition, managed by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, will kick off on Feb.

Keep America Beautiful's Recycling Tips for the Holidays!

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The holiday season comes with a lot of purchasing, wrapping and feasting which can substantially increase the amount of waste that we generate.

However, it doesn't have to be that way! You can follow some of the tips below to be more sustainable during your celebrations this year.

2017 Collegiate RecycleMania Competition Opens Registration

17th Annual Recycling Tournament, Managed by Keep America Beautiful, Attracts Hundreds of Colleges and Universities; New “Zero Waste” Competition Format Featured for 2017
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., December 1, 2016 – Registration for new and returning colleges and universities is now open for the 2017 RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition. Now in its 17th year, RecycleMania pits colleges and universities against one another to see which will claim the championship in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition, managed by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, will kick off on Feb.

Mississippi River Tires to Become GM Car Parts

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Today is America Recycles Day – an opportunity to celebrate recycling in the United States. GM knows recycling is good business and enjoys turning waste streams into revenue streams daily. Its vision is a future where cars are built without waste.

Americans Believe Recycling Progress Being Made Over Time: Concerned about Amount of Waste in Landfills and Oceans

Keep America Beautiful Unveils Results of National Consumer Tracker Recycling Survey as Nation Celebrates America Recycles Day
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – While the majority of consumers believe many of the issues related to recycling have improved since the 1970s, such as “ease of recycling” and the “amount of waste” that is recycled, most consumers feel the amount of waste in landfills and oceans is worse, according to the first “Consumer Tracker Recycling Survey,” released today by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), a national market research firm.

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