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  • P&G Achieves Zero Manufacturing Waste at 45 Sites Worldwide

    Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), the Company behind consumer brands including Gillette®, Ariel®, Tide® and Pampers® today announced that 45 of their facilities have now achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill, which marks a major step towards the Company’s long-term vision of sending zero manufacturing and consumer waste to landfills. Over ...


  • Diamond Packaging Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill Status

    Diamond Packaging today announced that it has achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, an important milestone towards meeting its future goal of zero waste to landfill. The recovery and recycling program is a natural evolution of the company’s greenbox sustainability initiative and one which will provide long-term environmental and economic benefits. Zero ...


  • White Paper: The Business Case for Zero Waste

    SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:  Industrial facilities in the United States generate and manage 7.6 billion tons of nonhazardous industrial waste in land disposal units annually, according the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. General Motors, however, recycles 90 percent of its worldwide ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Casella opens zero-sort facility, built by CP Manufacturing

    CP Manufacturing, San Diego, CA, installed a new Zero-Sort Facility for Casella in Rutland, Vermont. The 30,000TPY Zero-Sort Facility is now in full operation. The new facility is expected to drive improved recycling rates in the surrounding communities of Vermont, as well as from Glen Falls, NY, all the way ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Three Hershey plants achieve `Zero Waste to Landfill`

    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill“ (ZWL) status as a result of the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance sustainability through recycling and waste management. Two of the facilities are in Hershey, Pa., and the third is in Hazleton, Pa. “We are proud of our role as ...

  • EPA honors University of Guam for Zero Waste Pledge

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today on America Recycles Day 2012 announced the participation of the University of Guam in taking on EPA’s national Food Recovery Challenge. The Food Recovery Challenge is a voluntary program that aims to limit the 34 million tons of food wasted nationwide annually by reducing unnecessary consumption and increasing donations to charity and ...

  • GM Makes the Business Case for Zero Waste

    Blueprint summarizes waste-reduction strategies and global landfill-free program SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:DETROIT, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  General Motors is offering a ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Frito-Lay unveils `Near Net Zero` manufacturing facility

    PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today celebrated the success of its most ambitious environmental sustainability project to-date by announcing that its Casa Grande, Arizona, facility has reached "near net zero." The "near net zero" vision was to transform an existing facility so that it would be as far "off the grid" as possible and run primarily on renewable energy sources and recycled ...

  • GM BeyondNow: The Business Case for Zero Waste

    SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:Today, GM released a downloadable ...


    By 3BL Media

  • P&G Announces Its First North American Manufacturing Plant to Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill

    Maine facility becomes 9th P&G manufacturing site globally to reach zero waste to landfill, putting company on path to delivering long-term environmental vision. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced that its Auburn, Maine site became the first P&G manufacturing plant in North America to achieve zero waste to landfill. The feminine care facility worked with both ...

  • Sustainable Manufacturing

    Sustainable manufacturing has become an ongoing topic of discussion across a wide range of industries. Consisting of processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and other natural resources, sustainable manufacturing also incorporates economically sound processes that are safe for employees, communities and consumers. To facilitate the development and use of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sunny Delight Beverages Co. plants achieve zero waste to landfill

    The Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC) announced today that all six of its manufacturing sites have already reached their sustainability goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2013. This goal was achieved by the company's Anaheim, Calif.; Littleton, Mass.; and Mataro, Spain plants in 2009 -- four years ahead of schedule -- its South Brunswick, N.J. and Atlanta, Ga. plants earlier this year, ...

  • Benn sets out plans to make UK a `zero waste` nation

    Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has introduced ambitious plans for Britain to become a “zero waste nation” at a waste summit in London. Addressing an audience of local authorities and the waste industry, Benn said: “We need to rethink how we view and treat waste in the UK. Why do we send valuable items like aluminium and food waste to landfill when we can turn them into new cans and renewable ...

  • Unilever hosts event to educate companies on adopting zero waste to landfill policies

    Having recently achieved its goal of sending zero waste to landfill across its entire factory network, Unilever hosted an event last week attended by companies such as Mars, GSK and Sainsbury's, as well as academics and NGOs, as part of a campaign to educate firms on waste issues. The event, held on June 11 ,was called ‘The zero waste mindset - ...


    By Unilever

  • EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator, Bob Perciasepe honored the University of California, Irvine on its zero waste and food recovery efforts. UC Irvine’s zero waste program diverts from landfills 83 percent of the campus’s total waste materials by recycling, reusing and composting. In addition, the university has increased its food waste diversion from 90 ...

  • Eaton Honors 39 Facilities for Achieving Zero Waste-to-Landfill

    Power management company Eaton in 2013 reduced its landfilled wastes by about 18 percent, or 4,900 metric tons, as part of a global zero waste-to-landfill program. During World Environment Month in June, Eaton is honoring 39 manufacturing facilities around the globe that have achieved this milestone. Since 2010, these facilities have eliminated a combined total of 2,750 metric tons of waste ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • UL Environment Leads and Educates Marketplace with Zero Waste Validation

     UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today that it has collaborated with a number of organizations to co-promote its landfill waste diversion claim validation ...


    By UL LLC

  • Eaton’s Auburn, Indiana Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its clutch manufacturing plant in Auburn, Indiana, for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s Tczew Plants Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is honoring its two facilities located at the Tczew campus for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s Greenwood, South Carolina Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its hydraulics facility in Greenwood for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to reduce ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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