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Tetra-Pak, a packaging leader in the U.S. and Canada, announces 100 Percent renewable materials commitment. No deadline, but the company has made good progress on previous goals. #Packaging #Sustainability https://t.co/4TC5jHcAoS

Tempting though it may be to crank up the central heating as soon as you feel a chill, you’d be wise to give some thought to energy efficiency first. #Sustainability #Energy #Home https://t.co/IXs7VWDCy9

Britain's recycling industry under investigation for rampant misrepresentation about materials handling and where recycling ends up -- not recycled and in landfills and water. #Recycling #Environmnet #UK https://t.co/2pqoPh01BW

17 great ideas for better productivity. We suggest incorporating recycling and environmental decision-making habits with LifeHack's list. #Sustainability https://t.co/cGBPsHjNHh

If the idea of buying locally grown and, typically, more healthily and sustainably grown food from #CSAs appeals to you, here are some questions to ask #CommunitySupportedAgriculture https://t.co/jWdEITiCYo

Here's a great idea from the Earth911 Forum: Create perpetual calendars from old calendars. Link with free guide: https://t.co/Radf6WDcYt https://t.co/fozAoN41Jr