National Intern Day National Intern Day is a dedicated day for employers to recognize, empower and celebrate the hardworking interns across the nation. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), there are over 1.5 million hardworking interns in the U.S. to date. Interns are typically college students who are trying to gain skill […]

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Your Go-To Guide: All You Need to Know About Recycling Plastic  The Secrets of the Plastic Recycling Numbers Revealed The world population is growing, and currently, each human being adds a substantial amount of waste to the planet over his or her lifetime. Recent studies show that in New York, alone, people produce enough trash […]

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Green Building’s Impact on Property Management How to Stand Apart and Achieve Your Corporate Social Responsibility Industry-leading building experts continually seek to find the link between environmental quality and decision making. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program focused primarily on new, commercial-building projects and based upon a […]

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Emerald Tree-Free™ Hardwound Roll Towel The Benefits of Using Tree-Free™ Hardwound Roll Towels Instead of using trees to make paper products and contributing to deforestation, Emerald found a way to make super strong and absorbent hard wound roll towels using by-products of rapidly renewable resources like bagasse. Emerald Bath Tissue is 100%: Compostable Biodegradable BPA […]

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Sustainability is more than just changing a light bulb. By definition, sustainability means “the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.” As a business, you have a duty to serve the needs of your community and the planet. The fact is the planet does not need us; we […]

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NYC New Commercial Organics Rules The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has announced new rules that will expand on the city’s existing commercial organic waste separation program. Larger establishments are now required to find a beneficial use for food waste instead of sending it to landfills. Restaurants with a floor area of at least […]

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When Dick’s Sporting Goods bans the sale of assault rifles, or McDonald’s makes a commitment to get 100 percent of its packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, how does their position in the marketplace change? A nationwide survey of over 1,000 consumers released today by Shelton Group lends some insight. “Brands & Stands: Social Purpose is the New Black” analyzed how consumers view the growing […]

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We are expanding our mission to work with American Farmers by transforming their traditionally wasted materials into our sustainable disposables. Many American farmers leave their waste to decompose or are forced to burn and discard the dry pulp residue after it is extracted from their crops. Burning and wasting this valuable material takes time and […]

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Single-use plastic straws are finally becoming a relic of the past! Consumers worldwide are starting to see the harmful effects these disposables have on both the environment and our overall health. Major cities like New York and even countries like the UK have taken a stance against the plastic menace that is destroying our planet, […]

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