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Green Planet Films unveils trio of new docs
San Francisco-based Green Planet Films is offering up three fresh documentaries for the environmentally conscious consumer, each touching on a key green area of interest: conservation, recycling and alternative energy sources.
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Disney plants 'Earth' documentary
The studio plans to plant a tree for every ticket sold between April 22 and 28 -- 500,000 trees so far.
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TWICE/Compete survey: shoppers will pay more for 'green’ CE
Fifty-eight percent of shoppers said they would pay more for a cellphone, computer, digital music player or other electronic device with eco-friendly features.
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Sony DADC joins EPA's Green Power Partnership
The disc replicator, with U.S. manufacturing facilities in Terre Haute, Ind., and Pitman, N.J., is buying more than 83 million kilowatt-hours of power from renewable sources each yearabout 44% of its total energy use.
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Amazon honors Earth Day with month-long promo
A collection of discounted green media, including documentaries on DVD, is available through the online retailer's Earth Day Savings initiative.
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Packaging News

Leveraging sustainable packaging in a growing recession
Sustainable Life Media - June 12, 2009
What is the current state of sustainable packaging and what are the key challenges going forward? Erin Malec of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition moderated a discussion at Sustainable Brands ’09 between executives from companies including Frito Lay and Dow Chemical Company.
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Environmentally friendly DVDs enter U.S market
Video Business - May 7, 2009
EcoDisc Technology released environmentally friendly DVD discs into the North American market today through a deal with U-Tech, a company that produces discs for giveaways in magazines and newspapers in the U.S.
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Volo Cables hit market in eco-friendly package
Twice - April 21, 2009
For green-minded shoppers, supplier Tru has partnered with AGI Media to use its Natralock eco-friendly product packaging for its home theater and gaming cables.
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Environmentally Themed Product

The Garden arrives in eco-friendly packaging
Green Report - July 6, 2009
The Oscar-nominated documentary about the fight to save the country's largest urban farm hits stores Aug. 28 (prebook July 14).
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Sony promotes green message of River
Green Report - June 23, 2009
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is celebrating the Blu-ray Disc debut of its A River Runs Through It, a movie with an environment message, with a day of fly fishing and a conservation presentation scheduled for an upcoming press junket.
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Green Planet Films unveils trio of new docs
Green Report - June 12, 2009
San Francisco-based Green Planet Films is offering up three fresh documentaries for the environmentally conscious consumer, each touching on a key green area of interest: conservation, recycling and alternative energy sources.
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Corporate Initiatives

Green Planet Films gets ready for its close-up
Green Report - June 17, 2009
After four years of selling its catalog of environmentally-conscious programming online, the San Francisco-based distributor is finding a growing demand for its titles with retailers like the Vitamin Shoppe and its new concept store, Eco Shoppe.
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Cox to reduce carbon footprint 20% by 2017
Environmental Leader - May 7, 2009
So far, the communications, media and automotive services company has implemented trash and e-waste recycling programs, as well as completed photovoltaic solar panel installations at several locations, with one solar geothermal system installation finished and another one underway.
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Sony launches GreenFill recycling program for small CE
Twice - April 22, 2009
Each kiosk in 81 stores will encourage consumers to drop off small end-of-life electronics products from any brand, free of charge with no purchase requirement.
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Retail Tips

Digital TV transition may create tons of e-waste
Green Biz - June 17, 2009
Many Americans will replace their older analog TVs with new flashier models, creating a mountain of e-waste that some TV manufacturers are ill equipped to recycle.
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How to green your paperwork
Mother Nature Network - June 17, 2009
We write on it, we print on it, we push it. We buy it, and in some offices, we sell it. And yes, it does grow on trees. But with all this paper in the workplace, we're using up far too many trees. .
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Scaling the green learning curve
Green Biz - May 8, 2009
Outside of conventional business school programs, there are a growing number of educational opportunities for mid-career professionals to develop a proper knowledge of green business strategies and how they can be implemented as part of sound business practices.
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