environmental initiatives

British Shoppers Must Learn to Bring Their Own Bags

British Shoppers Must Learn to Bring Their Own Bags

LONDON, UK, December 29, 2008 (ENS) – By next spring, some of Britain’s largest supermarket chains will halve the number of plastic and paper bags they supply to customers as compared with a 2006 baseline under an agreement reached last week between the government and the retailers. The 50 percent cut was set by British…

Three Florida Agencies Boost Recycling in State Buildings

Three Florida Agencies Boost Recycling in State Buildings

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, February 23, 2008 (ENS) – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and the Florida Department of Management Services have found ways to jointly enhance recycling opportunities in state office buildings as well as provide employment opportunities. As a pilot effort, the Department of Environmental Protection’s Bob Martinez…

Coca-Cola Donates $2 Million to Hometown

Coca-Cola Donates $2 Million to Hometown

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 10, 2008 (ENS) – Headquartered in Atlanta, the Coca-Cola Company today announced a $2 million grant to support Atlanta’s BeltLine Partnership, a coalition of business, community and civic leaders charged with making the city’s vision for the BeltLine a reality. The BeltLine project proposes an integrated network of public parks, multi-use trails…