Author Archives: 3BL Media Press Release

Because You Asked: Can I Really Flush “Flushable” Wipes Down the Toilet?

Avoid a sewage-system horror story and pause before you flush those disposable wipes. SOURCE: Recyclebank DESCRIPTION: Dear Recyclebank, Is it safe to flushable disposable wipes down the toilet? -Maria M., Schaumburg, IL   Dear Maria, Repeated headlines about horrifying septic … Continue reading

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Key Lessons on Getting Social with Business Sustainability

SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION: Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub Using social media for sustainability communications means finding ways to engage your audience and get them paying attention to you.  It may sound simple, but there are so many … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Helping Farmers Feed the World – An Innovative Partnership with Chevrolet and Future Farmers of America

Tony Will, president and chief executive officer of CF Industries, discusses how his company is partnering with Chevrolet to help farmers and the environment. SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: CF Industries strongly supports efforts to educate farmers about efficient, effective and … Continue reading

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Solar Energy for Sandy Survivors

GRID Alternatives Expansion to New Jersey/New York SOURCE: Wells Fargo & Company DESCRIPTION: Last October, Jolyn Bright looked up at her roof in Asbury Park, NJ to see a team of employee volunteers from Wells Fargo’s Green Team installing the first-ever GRID … Continue reading

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Verizon App Challenge Provides Students Opportunity to Advance STEM Skills

SOURCE: Verizon DESCRIPTION: July 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Entries for 2015 Verizon Innovative App Challenge Accepted August 4 – November 24, 2014 Wish there was a way to inspire young girls to become passionate about science, technology, engineering and … Continue reading

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Ending Domestic Violence Is A Family Legacy

SOURCE: Mary Kay DESCRIPTION: Growing up, I knew Mary Kay Ash as “grandmother,” not as Mary Kay Ash the businesswoman and philanthropist. I remember all the special family moments we shared together.  She made such an effort to just to … Continue reading

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Promoting Talent Because People Matter Most

Volkswagen’s Take on Excellence, Success, and Involvement SOURCE: Volkswagen Group SUMMARY: This is the 6th part of a series on highlights from the brand-new Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2013 – the summary of our efforts to strike a balance between … Continue reading

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Retro is the New Recyclable

Send us your old electronics SOURCE: Waste Management DESCRIPTION: Send us your unwanted electronics It’s amazing how electronics have changed over the years, from 8-track players to iPads and rotary dials to cell phones (don’t fret younger readers – we’ve … Continue reading

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