World Cleanup Day

LyondellBasell Volunteers Focus Global Care Day Activities on Sustainability

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:02pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) volunteers across the globe took action as part of their commitment to sustainability during the 22nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide day of service for employees and their families. On Sept. 18, which was also World Cleanup Day, LyondellBasell volunteers helped improve floodplain management and water quality, cleaned up plastic waste and litter, planted trees and gardens, and educated school-aged children about sustainability.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell(NYSE: LYB)volunteers across the globe took action as part of their commitment to sustainability during the 22nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide day of service for employees and their families.
  • On Sept. 18, which was also World Cleanup Day, LyondellBasell volunteers helped improve floodplain management and water quality, cleaned up plastic waste and litter, planted trees and gardens, and educated school-aged children about sustainability.
  • "Giving back to communities where we live and operate is important to us at LyondellBasell, which is why over the last two decades our volunteers have used Global Care Day to make significant positive impacts," said Michael McMurray, LyondellBasell executive vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Some of the community service projects for LyondellBasell Global Care Day included:
    Helping to improve floodplain management and water quality within the primary and tributary channels of Mill Creek in Greater Cincinnati as part of the Mill Creek Cleanup.

LyondellBasell Volunteers Focus Global Care Day Activities on Sustainability

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:40pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) volunteers across the globe took action as part of their commitment to sustainability during the 22nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide day of service for employees and their families. On Sept. 18, which was also World Cleanup Day, LyondellBasell volunteers helped improve floodplain management and water quality, cleaned up plastic waste and litter, planted trees and gardens, and educated school-aged children about sustainability.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell(NYSE: LYB)volunteers across the globe took action as part of their commitment to sustainability during the 22nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide day of service for employees and their families.
  • On Sept. 18, which was also World Cleanup Day, LyondellBasell volunteers helped improve floodplain management and water quality, cleaned up plastic waste and litter, planted trees and gardens, and educated school-aged children about sustainability.
  • "Giving back to communities where we live and operate is important to us at LyondellBasell, which is why over the last two decades our volunteers have used Global Care Day to make significant positive impacts," said Michael McMurray, LyondellBasell executive vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Some of the community service projects for LyondellBasell Global Care Day included:
    Helping to improve floodplain management and water quality within the primary and tributary channels of Mill Creek in Greater Cincinnati as part of the Mill Creek Cleanup.

Pipedrive Teams Up With World Cleanup Day as a Supporting Partner to Help Rid Our Planet of Trash

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

Pipedrive , the leading CRM for sales and marketing teams, announced today that the company has teamed up with World Cleanup Day as a supporting partner to boost environmental awareness and help rid our planet of trash.

Key Points: 
  • Pipedrive , the leading CRM for sales and marketing teams, announced today that the company has teamed up with World Cleanup Day as a supporting partner to boost environmental awareness and help rid our planet of trash.
  • World Cleanup Day aims to help rid our planet of trash as much as possible and raise awareness of the problem.
  • By building bridges between disparate communities and including all levels of society, World Cleanup Day harnesses the power of volunteers through cooperation and collaboration with the goal to help rid our planet of trash.
  • The success of cleanup days in different countries inspired the organizers to arrange cleaning up the whole world in just one day, and World Cleanup Day was born.

Technipaq Partners with DuPont™ Tyvek® and Freepoint Eco-Systems to Reduce and Recycle Medical Packaging Plastic Waste

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:04pm

"This represents yet another great multi-stakeholder partnership designed to build a waste-free, 'closed loop' healthcare packaging manufacturing environment," said John Richard, Vice President, DuPont Safety.

Key Points: 
  • "This represents yet another great multi-stakeholder partnership designed to build a waste-free, 'closed loop' healthcare packaging manufacturing environment," said John Richard, Vice President, DuPont Safety.
  • "The healthcare industry requires a broad spectrum of plastics to manufacture packaging solutions for medical device, diagnostic and pharmaceutical products.
  • "Freepoint intends to recycle waste plastic that is usually very challenging to recycle and is typically headed for landfill or incineration," said Kat Doerr, Vice President of Origination, Freepoint Eco-Systems.
  • Technipaq also specializes in converting Tyvek, foils, films, and surgical papers into high-barrier ETO, radiation and autoclave packaging.

New Research From BRITA and WDC Warns Plastic Pollution is Jeopardising Sea's Crucial Role in Fighting Climate Change

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:40pm

The report, launched to mark World CleanUp Day, also reveals that plastic not only pollutes our ocean, affecting more whale and dolphin species with every year, but it also exacerbates climate change.

Key Points: 
  • The report, launched to mark World CleanUp Day, also reveals that plastic not only pollutes our ocean, affecting more whale and dolphin species with every year, but it also exacerbates climate change.
  • And while plastic waste has long been a problem, production of plastic waste has increased worldwide during the pandemic, meaning urgent action is needed to stem the tide.
  • Rebecca Widdowson, Marketing Director of BRITA UK, said: "Single-use plastics are having a detrimental impact on our ocean, with severe repercussions for whales and dolphins and also climate change.
  • BRITA UK and WDC are urging consumers to help save whales and dolphins from increased plastic pollution whilst ensuring nature's carbon absorbing machine, the ocean, can continue to thrive.

Environmental Activist Jay Magner Encourages Tampa Residents to Participate in World Cleanup Day Sept. 18

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 6:00pm

TAMPA, Fla., Sep. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jay Magner, a hands-on activist in the Tampa Bay area when it comes to the environment, is encouraging residents to join him Saturday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. for World Cleanup Day.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Sep. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jay Magner, a hands-on activist in the Tampa Bay area when it comes to the environment, is encouraging residents to join him Saturday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. for World Cleanup Day.
  • He's a hands-on activist whose goal is to create a greater awareness about environmental issues facing Tampa Bay.
  • Magner is encouraging Tampa residents to join the Green Team on Saturday, Sept. 18, to participate in World Cleanup Day.
  • Jay Magner is one of the local environmental activists who signed up to represent the Tampa Bay area.

World Cleanup Day Starts in 12 hours

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:48pm

Millions of volunteers throughout 156 countries will act as one to carry out a World Cleanup Day, finishing in American Samoa.

Key Points: 
  • Millions of volunteers throughout 156 countries will act as one to carry out a World Cleanup Day, finishing in American Samoa.
  • World Cleanup Day organisers are hoping to engage millions of volunteers during the 30-hour cleanup marathon and at least double the number of people engaged in the cleanup actions so far.
  • It will be aired via the World Cleanup Day website https://www.worldcleanupday.org/ and also via Facebook and YouTube channels.
  • World Cleanup Day 2018 is Estonia's biggest gift to the world on its 100th anniversary.

World Cleanup Day Starts in 12 hours

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:42pm

Millions of volunteers throughout 156 countries will act as one to carry out a World Cleanup Day, finishing in American Samoa.

Key Points: 
  • Millions of volunteers throughout 156 countries will act as one to carry out a World Cleanup Day, finishing in American Samoa.
  • World Cleanup Day organisers are hoping to engage millions of volunteers during the 30-hour cleanup marathon and at least double the number of people engaged in the cleanup actions so far.
  • It will be aired via the World Cleanup Day website https://www.worldcleanupday.org/ and also via Facebook and YouTube channels.
  • World Cleanup Day 2018 is Estonia's biggest gift to the world on its 100th anniversary.