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UPS boosts renewable diesel fuel buys to 46 million gallons by end of 2017
Commitment is 15 times the size purchased under prior contracts.
Four ways your WMS can cut costs and "green up" your DC
Savvy companies can use their warehouse management systems to uncover hidden inefficiencies that waste energy and money.
"Nutty" idea would trim packaging costs
Italian chocolatier sees a way to convert hazelnut shells into product packaging.
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How to cut costs by capping greenhouse gases
Environmental Defense Fund handbook offers tips for reducing emissions while saving money.
Tougher DOT-EPA fuel, greenhouse-gas standards to save truck supply chain billions in fuel spend, environmental group says
Trucking industry wary of compliance cost; administration says fuel savings would pay for the change.
Environmental benefit of natural-gas–powered trucks comes with a catch
Unless producers plug methane leaks in "pump to wheels" supply chain, switching from diesel to natural gas will actually increase greenhouse gases, study says.
Penske offers natural gas engines for commercial truck rental
Program sponsored by $400,000 from Department of Energy.
UPS delivers green power with CNG expansion
Company to add 15 fueling stations, buy 1,400 vehicles.
LEED or follow?
While there are advantages to becoming certified for your environmental efforts, you can still reap the same benefits without the official stamp of approval.
Repurposed Materials Inc. finds new homes for old industrial materials
Company's customers creatively repurpose surplus items, including totes, pallets, and conveyor belting.

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