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Trash to Energy: Oklahoma Business Fires Bricks With Landfill Gas

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Methane produced by landfills is a powerful greenhouse gas. In Oklahoma, NativeEnergy's Wewoka Biogas Project is capturing that potentially harmful gas and putting it to good use.

The project pipes gas created by a landfill to a family-owned brick plant, where it is used to fire kilns. This project helps the local business, and it is expected to reduce 30,000 tons…


Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

Carrier Launches 3rd Sustainability Symposium Series; CEMEX Increases Use of Alternative Fuels; Bank of America Wins Summit Awards from United Way - CSR Minute for May 9, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The CSR Minute is brought to you by American Electric Power, "Meeting Customer Needs with Reliable, Responsible Electricity."

Carrier is starting its third Sustainability Symposium series this month, a program of one-day…


Added by David Martel on May 10, 2012 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Pursuing Sustainability at REI: Eliminating What Shoppers Don't See Delivers a Big Win

Cross post from 3BLMedia

When thinking about the sustainability of REI's operations, the complexity of the task quickly becomes apparent. Where does a person start?

At REI, applying metrics against our environmental performance has helped us challenge conventional thinking (i.e., the "way we've always done…


Added by David Martel on April 27, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments

A Call to Business to Respect and Support Children’s Rights

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) London - March 12, 2012 - A landmark set of ten principles to ensure that companies respect and support children’s rights has been released. UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children today introduced the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, a call on business to step up…


Added by David Martel on April 2, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Verizon Announces Aggressive Sustainability Goal

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) New York, NY – March 19, 2012  Verizon announced today that it will cut its…


Added by David Martel on March 20, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments

The Best Internship on Earth

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Sierra Club's Best Internship on Earth Infomercial. Love the Outdoors? Apply to be the Sierra Club's Intern complete with adventure trips and gear from The North Face. 



Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

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