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Fiji Water Says All Plastic Bottles Will Be Made from 100% Recycled Material by 2025

Fiji Water has announced its plan to make all plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by 2025, with 20% rPET in bottles next year.

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Vermont Seeks Further Waste Reduction Options

The state is already on track to implement a July 2020 ban on grocery store plastic bags.
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The Lego Group Tests Brick Recycling Program in the US

The Lego Group started a pilot program in the United States this week to recycle previously used bricks by donating them to nonprofits nationwide.

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Report Unveils 2019’s Greenest Cities in America

WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 28 key indicators of “environmental friendliness and sustainability.”
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EPA Awards First Installation of $40M Grant to Puerto Rico

EPA is awarding $ 6.2 million to Puerto Rico as the first installment of a $ 40 million grant for hazardous and solid waste management financial assistance.
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Stifel: "Big 3" Solid Waste Companies Talk Recycling

Stifel’s Michael E. Hoffman talks recycling and market changes with senior recycling executives from Republic Services, Waste Connections and Waste Management.
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Industrial Sector Drives Artificial Intelligence Applications for Increased Efficiency, Reduced Costs

The industrial sector in the US, driven by high labor costs and the quick time-to-market, has been pushing to enhance production efficiency and lower operation costs, leading to an increase in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) applications

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Coalition Pushes Congress to Pass Energy Efficient Tax Bill

A coalition of businesses, trade associations and advocacy groups called on Congress to quickly pass bipartisan legislation announced Wednesday that would stimulate billions of dollars in economic activity and related job creation, particularly in the manufacturing and construction sectors such as insulation, windows and HVAC.

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Report: To Address Climate Change, Significant Effort Still Required from World’s Biggest Companies

A new report from Climate Action 100+ states that more effort is needed by the world’s biggest companies if the fight against climate change is ever going to make an impact.

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Finding the Hidden Costs in Your Energy Data

Commercial and industrial energy consumers often miss opportunities to reduce energy costs simply because they cannot identify them. Many of these hidden cost drivers can be resolved with little to no investment, and the longer they go unnoticed, the more expensive they become.

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