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2009-10-03 14:39:00

CREVE COEUR, Mo., and CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation today announced cost-saving opportunities and sustainability benefits for produce growers and grocers at the 2009 Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) Fresh Summit International Convention and Exposition in Anaheim, CA. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091003/CG86684 ) Dwight Morris, western region vice president for Smurfit-Stone's Corrugated Container division, told PMA...

2009-09-30 17:56:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Recycling Works! campaign (RW), a coalition of labor, environmental and community organizations applauds Senator Carper as well as Boxer and Kerry for recognizing recycling as a key climate strategy. RW calls the inclusion of state recycling programs in the new Senate climate bill an important step towards rebuilding the economy, and looks forward to working with the Senate on details of these programs. "We are very pleased to see...

2009-09-22 11:00:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange), a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and manufacturing of green packaging and paper products, today announced the acquisition of the Canadian assets of Sonoco Recycling, as well as the recovery assets of Yorkshire Paper Corporation through its subsidiary Metro Waste Paper Recovery. Both companies provide the retail sector with on-site collection services of recyclable materials, such...

2009-09-09 12:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced four Pennsylvania companies will receive $1.2 million in financial assistance to increase their use of recycled materials in the production of finished goods. Recycling Market Infrastructure Development grants enable companies to invest in their own operations, contribute to the growing recycling industry in Pennsylvania and at the same time help improve the overall business and economic...

2009-07-07 08:03:00

RENO, Nev., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Paper Store (Echo), an online store exclusively offering 100 percent post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled office paper by Envirographic 100, announced today that they are implementing a program to give back even more to the environment. Echo has established a partnership with Trees for the Future, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to planting trees to help communities around the world. With this new program, Echo Paper has committed to...

2009-06-30 16:08:00

Metro Council President David Bragdon Welcomes Innovative Approach to Boost Recycling and Reduce Landfill Waste HILLSBORO, Ore., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Oregon today christened an expansive and ultra-green recycling center that will dramatically increase recycling and reduce landfill waste across Washington County. The recycling center will accept construction and demolition castoffs that, in the past, have ended up in landfills. It will collect, sort and reclaim these...

2009-04-21 12:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine a world without recycling! It would be a dramatically different place, with more pollution and greenhouse gases, increased energy use, and dramatically faster depletion of our virgin natural resources. The scrap recycling industry annually transforms more than 150 million tons of obsolete materials from consumers, businesses and manufacturers into useful raw materials. It is estimated that 60 percent of the metals and alloys produced...

2009-04-17 09:13:00

-New E-Commerce Site Launches on Earth Day, April 22, With Largest Selection of Eco-Printing Services Available Online- LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to change the role of the printing industry on today's climate crisis, OnDemand Color Group and Diamond Graphics Inc., both privately-held New York/New Jersey-based printing services companies, today announce the launch of PrintResponsibly.com, a new e-commerce website offering the most comprehensive selection of...

2009-03-12 09:00:00

U.S. Postal Service Brings Paper Recycling to Post Office Lobbies WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Three Rs" take on a more modern meaning today as the U.S. Postal Service makes it easier for Post Office Box customers across the country to recycle their mail. "Read, Respond, Recycle" is the banner under which the Postal Service will reach out to postal customers with a convenient, environmentally responsible alternative to bringing home or discarding their PO Box mail....

2009-03-09 08:00:00

Innovative Byproduct Reuse and Recycling Initiatives Keep More Than 400 Tons of Waste out of Landfills Each Year NORWALK, Conn., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and ultimately send zero waste from its manufacturing facilities to landfills, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, today announced that its Plainfield, Illinois facility is implementing a new byproduct reuse initiative that will send berries and seeds from gin production to...