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Corporate America and Sustainability

In the U.S. “sustainability” is a growing trend amongst many businesses. Corporate sustainability maintains the focus on profit maximization, but also takes into account other key factors such as environmental protection and development. With millions of thriving businesses in the U.S., the consequences of the way these enterprises conduct business must be taken into consideration.

Here at Action we practice sustainability by using eco-friendly business practices, and by working with not-for-profit organizations such as PENCIL.

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From NYC Parks to Ballparks

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Earlier last month myself and a few of my colleagues participated in an NYC Parks Activity event alongside students from the Lou Gehrig Middle School IS151 in the Bronx. We helped clean up a park by pulling a specific kind of weed called a mustard weed. All of the students appeared to enjoy the activity, as did all of us at Action.

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Last Week at Action / IWS

We hope you are enjoying the much anticipated warm weather like we are. In light of spring and showing gratitude we wanted to let you know what we are doing as a company this week and invite you to do the same. Our corporate culture always incorporates participation whether it be our participation in the community or internally within our own offices. 

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Super Bowl Boulevard

On February 2, 2014, MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host Super Bowl XLVIII. To celebrate, New York City, the Super Bowl Host Committee and GMC have dreamed up “Super Bowl Boulevard,” a series of football-themed experiences that will take over Times Square the week before the big game. Stop by a live concert, snap a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy or race down a specially made toboggan. Admission is FREE and open to the public. FOX, NFL Network, CBS, CNN and ESPN will broadcast the festivities live.

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WM CEO: Didn’t educate customers on recycling

Recycling, is it different everywhere? Or are there basic guidelines that we can all follow? What happens to my recyclables after they are collected?

These are questions we all have! At the Action Environmental Group we are facing the same problems as Waste Management in customer education. We realize that customer education is KEY into making recycling successful and Waste Management’s CEO explains why

WM CEO: Didn’t Educate Customers