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Beaches, 35 Best And 17 Worst

Beaches If one of your favorite summertime activities is a trip to the nearest beach (or a vacation to the shore), then you’ll want to read this. In its 24th annual beach report released yesterday, Natural Resources Defense Council(NRDC) designated 35 popular U.S. beaches across 14 states as “superstars.” Beaches were rated on how closely they met water quality safety benchmarks; ... Read More »

Off-Grid Cabin by Snowboard Legend Mike Basich

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Off-Grid Mike Basich once lived in a luxurious 4,000 square foot mansion, but right now, the former professional snowboarder is living out his childhood dreams in a tiny cabin in the snow-covered Sierra Nevada mountains. But really, his 250-square-foot, off-grid home in Soda Springs, California is a dream come true for anyone who appreciates living off of the land. Featured ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability Index

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Walmart Sustainability Developing a sustainable standard for products The Sustainability Index is central to our ability to deliver sustainable products for our customers. Launched in 2009 in collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), the Index helps retailers and their suppliers: Improve the sustainability of the products customers love Integrate sustainability into the business of buying and selling merchandise Reduce cost, improve product quality ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability, Targeting zero waste

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Zero Waste Targeting zero waste Our aspirational goal of achieving zero waste across our global operations is bold, but we continue to make measurable progress. In the U.S., more than 81% of the materials that flow through our stores, clubs, distribution centers is being diverted from landfills. Our operations in Japan and the U.K. lead the way with a diversion rate ... Read More »

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment

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Renewable Energy Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment Renewables and energy efficiency have long been part of Walmart’s strategy to operate at an everyday low cost, while also allowing Walmart to be a good steward of the environment. Learn more about what we’re doing, not just to conserve energy, but also to create energy. Working toward 100% renewable energy We’ve come a ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability 4/4

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Walmart Sustainability Part 4/4 Walmart’s Sustainability Index Program Latest Sustainability Index Webinar Now Available Click here to watch. The Sustainability Index program is a powerful tool that is helping Walmart to understand, monitor, and enhance the sustainability of our products and supply chain. The program allows Walmart to integrate sustainability into our core business and to increase our customer’s trust ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability 3/4

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Part 3/4 Walmart Sustainability Part 3: How to Make a Difference – Factory Energy Efficiency Factory energy efficiency is a key priority for our general merchandise products sourced from China based manufacturers. Walmart aims to see 70 percent of its business sourced in China enroll in a program to reduce overall energy consumption by 2017. This is expected to reduce ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability 2/4

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Part 2/4: Walmart Sustainability Part 2: Introduction to Sustainable Chemistry in Consumables Walmart customers depend on us to sell products that are not only affordable but that are produced in a responsible and sustainable way. We pride ourselves on exceeding their expectations and we are constantly evolving our business to better serve our customers today and for generations to come. ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability 1/4

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Part 1/4: Walmart Sustainability Learn how Walmart is working with suppliers to help customers and their families live healthier lives. Walmart one of the worlds largest companies is paving the way for the Green Revolution!  Environmental sustainability has become an essential ingredient to doing business responsibly and successfully. At Walmart we have already made great progress in achieving our sustainability goals. ... Read More »