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  Asset Recovery Goes Dumpster Diving
If your company no longer needs a building, or a vehicle, or heavy equipment, you wouldn’t think of walking away from the value embedded in those assets. You’d want to sell the asset and get the highest return possible. But what about your waste streams and byproducts? Your procurement department paid for the materials coming into your operations. Why wouldn’t you want to recover the residual value on the back end? If you think it’s not much money, think again.
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  Tackling Waste with the Right Partners
The college football season brings with it more than gridiron glory and classic rivalries. The average football game produces 50 to 100 tons of waste1. To help college and university football programs tackle this problem, The Glad Products Company is collaborating with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a non-profit whose mission is to "empower higher education to lead the sustainability transformation" by providing resources and knowledge to members.
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  Reducing Waste Is Asset Management
Many businesses today are looking at ways to increase efficiency along with environmental and social responsibility. Often, these efforts are focused on product manufacturing, seeking out third party certifications or developing cradle to cradle programs to address all phases of the product life cycle. What’s not always examined is the waste created in the business of doing business.
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  Free Webinar: ReThinking Waste One Bag at a Time
The goal of this webinar is to bring together the Sustainable Brands community to take a more proactive approach and offer solutions in waste diversion. In this Webinar, leading brand and waste diversion experts from Glad Products Company, Clorox, and Effect Partners discuss waste diversion best practices and engaging employees to consumers around rethinking waste.
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Anheuser-Busch Explores Bio-Refining of Beer Waste
Anheuser-Busch has signed a memorandum of understanding to begin development of a bio-refinery pilot project at one of its North American facilities that would convert byproducts from the beer brewing process into commercially viable bio-chemicals.
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European Companies Partner on High Performance Eco-Yarn
What do you get when you combine a chemical specialist with a textile producer, a sportswear manufacturer and a bunch of plastic bottles? A new line of yarn that boasts a small environmental footprint and high performance for sports apparel.
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