PepsiCo Commits $500,000 to Veterans with Disabilities

Posted by Sheila Shayon on November 11, 2011 05:06 PM

Want to help out a U.S. Veteran? PepsiCo does, and they’ve just announced their second $500,000 donation to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), through Dream Machine recycling kiosks, as seen above.

The national program offers career training, education and job creation for post-9/11 U.S. veterans with disabilities, powered by you.Continue reading...

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Recyclebank Goes for the Green

Posted by Sheila Shayon on October 21, 2011 01:08 PM

It's been a year since we profiled Recyclebank, and a lot has changed since then. Green activism is now officially social as Greenopolis and Recyclebank have merged to create the largest social recycling system to date.

Greenopolis is the social arm of Waste Management, a leading provider of waste and environmental services, which just made a strategic investment in Recyclebank. WM's stake in Recyclebank gives it access to a community-based green rewards program for its nearly 20 million North American customers.Continue reading...


PepsiCo Gets Greener, from Russia to Philly

Posted by Sheila Shayon on June 16, 2011 05:00 PM

PepsiCo, the company that brought Fritos to Russia, just received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Frito-Lay Manufacturing facility in Azov, Russia, the first in the company's European network.

PepsiCo now counts 27 LEED certified facilities worldwide, while its Frito Lay Manufacturing facility in Azov is one of the first LEED-certified projects in Russia, "now considered to be the country’s model for a high performance building."Continue reading...

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