Paper or Plastic? Take the Canvas Challenge! 100 billion disposable shopping bags are consumed every year in the US. This is 200,000 bags per minute, or about 60 plastic bags in only four trips to the grocery store for the average family. And of all those plastic bags, only 1% is recycled, while the remaining 99% pollute the environment, and harm wildlife when animals mistake them for food.
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|The US Postal Service mail volume is expected to decrease by 28 billion pieces (14 million trees) this year. Reasons: the recession; email; and online bill payment.|
Sweeping climate-change legislation awaits action in Washington as growing numbers of customers want to know what companies are doing to protect the planet. Clean technologies are reaching scale, and new environmental issuesâ€”water, carbon finance, and geo-engineeringâ€”arise all the time. Every business leader now needs to understand how corporate America can become more sustainable. Join us to explore our theme: How can business profitably help solve the worldâ€™s big environmental problems? Brainstorm: GREEN offers an unparalleled, high-level networking opportunity. The participants are diverseâ€”CEOs and senior executives of Fortune 500 companies, government policymakers, leading thinkers, investors, and environmental activists. The program will include one-on-one interviews, debates, informal breakout sessions, and ample time for mingling. http://www.fortuneconferences.com/brainstormgreen/agenda.html
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