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Sustainability Drive: ‘I Fell in Love With the Concept of Garbage’

Sustainability, transformational and disruptive technologies are concepts that often arise when discussing the newest trends unfolding in the global energy industry. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency go hand-in-hand. These inter-related goals can be addressed by designing innovative ways to … Continue Reading

AOL Energy · Apr 20, 2012

Has Earth Day marketing jumped the shark?

As recently as a few years ago, campaigns and initiatives tied to Earth Day were worth a large chunk of any company’s marketing budget. As more and more companies got into the game, however, consumers came to expect everyone to do … Continue Reading

Renewablog.co.uk · Apr 20, 2012

Protect the earth, it’s the only one we have

The essence of Earth Day revolves around the philosophy of “sustainability.” There is only one Earth and somehow, someway, we must figure out how to make it last to sustain life. In the last several decades, there has emerged a … Continue Reading

Peninsula Warrior (VA) · Apr 20, 2012

Earth Day Marketing Mayhem

Earth Day is now a marketing frenzy, but a recent GreenBiz article questions the value of promotions at this time of year. According to Albe Zakes, the global vice president of media relations for TerraCycle, Earth Day is not the best … Continue Reading

The Green Market · Apr 20, 2012

Earth Day Events

Jarrett Nature Center celebrates its 10th birthday and Earth Day with family friendly activities and appearance by eco-entrepreneur Tom Skazy of TerraCycle, Inc. with face-painting, music, interactive displays and booths, crayon and electronic/small appliance recycling and more, Saturday, April 21, 9am-noon, … Continue Reading

Newsworks.org · Apr 20, 2012

Has Earth Day marketing jumped the shark?

As recently as a few years ago, campaigns and initiatives tied to Earth Day were worth a large chunk of any company’s marketing budget. As more and more companies got into the game, however, consumers came to expect everyone to do … Continue Reading

BusinessGreen.com · Apr 20, 2012

Ford Motor Company to Launch New Sustainability Programs

To further enhance their eco-friendly philosophy, Ford Motors has gone onto create three exciting yearlong sustainability initiatives. Their recent partnership with lifestyle platformSHFT.com has allowed for the creation of a ten-part documentary series, the first of the three programs. SHFT, … Continue Reading

Examiner.com · Apr 20, 2012

Asheville’s Biltmore has a long history of going green

Biltmore’s winery recycles corks through TerraCycle, an organization that collects corks and other post-consumer materials and “up-cycles” them into products. Corks are collected at locations across the estate, including the winery’s tasting room and estate restaurants. “Sustainability is very important … Continue Reading

Asheville Citizen Times (NC) · Apr 20, 2012

Upcycling – Eco-Friendly Capitalism

Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value. It reduces the consumption of new raw materials when creating new products, and is contrary to downcycling, which is … Continue Reading

Green Business Times · Apr 19, 2012

Consider making some green upgrades in your home

Founded in 2001 by Princeton freshman Tom Szaky, Trenton-based TerraCycle collects pesky hard-to-recycle waste, figures out a way to make it happen, and turns trash to treasure — or at least useful household items, including this flower pot made from … Continue Reading

Metro.us · Apr 19, 2012