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Action Cycling Atlanta Raises $1.8 Million

Annual bike ride releases this year's total and presents checks

In twelve years since a group of cyclists formed Action Cycling Atlanta to raise awareness and support for the Emory Vaccine Center at Emory University, the nonprofit has raised more than $1.8 million. All proceeds from the group’s annual 200-mile bike ride benefit AIDS vaccine research and Atlanta HIV/AIDS service organizations.

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Tipping Point: National Geographic Adds Recycled Fiber to Magazines

Use of Recycled Fiber in Top Magazine is a Game-Changer for the Publishing Industry

In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. The shift clearly demonstrates the viability of using recycled paper for high quality photographic reproduction. This expanded use of recycled paper comes as a result of close collaboration with Green America and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

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5 Tips to Get Prepared for Hurricane Season

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With hurricane season upon us, it's time to get prepared. We hear story after story of people without power, in the dark with dead flashlights and no candles, with nowhere to turn. So this year, prepare your house and family before a serious storm or hurricane strikes.

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EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored Sprouts Farmers Market of Dunwoody, Georgia, for its innovative climate-friendly refrigeration technology. Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney presented the store with a GreenChill Platinum-Level Store Certification, the highest honor under the GreenChill Partnership program, for its deployment of a transcritical CO2 refrigeration system.

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United Fresh Foundation Offers Produce Solutions to Schools at 2014 School Nutrition Conference

First-Ever Fresh Produce Pavilion Designed to Help Schools Meet Requirements for Serving Fruits and Vegetables

The United Fresh Foundation is providing expert assistance to schools seeking to serve more fresh produce with the first-ever Fresh Produce Pavilion at the School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference in Boston, July 13-16. The 1600 sq. ft. pavilion features an “Ask the Experts: Produce Solutions Center” and produce exhibits that establish a destination area on the trade show floor focused exclusively on promoting fresh fruits and vegetables.

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