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Sustainability

xpedx selects winning entry

June 12, 2012
CINCINNATI — xpedx has selected a winning entry in the Net Impact Campus Greening Challenge.
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G&K tests hybrid trucks

June 8, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — G&K Services Inc. has launched a pilot program to test hybrid electric trucks in its fleet of delivery vehicles.
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Ecolab expands partnership with WWF

June 6, 2012
ST. PAUL, MN — Ecolab Inc. has expanded its commitment to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) in establishing a global water standard.
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LEED ballot delayed for a year

June 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system that was scheduled to go to ballot this year, known as LEED 2012, was delayed on Monday by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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Majority of Americans buy green

June 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — A recent survey found that 69 percent of American adults purchase green products or services.
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All-purpose cleaning product gets Bio-Preferred certification

June 1, 2012
ST. LOUIS, MO — An all-purpose cleaner/degreaser with a bio-based formula manufactured by Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis is easy on the environment yet strong enough for tough cleaning tasks.
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Tips for installing water-free urinals

May 31, 2012
VISTA, CA — Facility managers thinking about installing non-water urinals should first consider a few things.
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Unisource Global Solutions receives recognition for packaging

May 30, 2012
NORCROSS, GA — Unisource Global Solutions (UGS) has received two prestigious honors in recognition of its sustainable packaging solution and innovative business model.
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xpedx celebrates spring and sustainability

May 25, 2012
CINCINNATI — xpedx partnered with Earth''s Birthday Project to bring a fun and educational science activity to classrooms across the U.S.
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Lawmakers urging GSA to abandon LEED

May 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Fifty-six House lawmakers are pressing the General Services Administration (GSA) to stop using the U.S. Green Building Council''s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to grade how green its buildings are.
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