Between 2006 and 2010 Timberland cut their carbon emissions by 38% while saving about $1.4 million through targeting their supply chain, efficiency improvements, renewable energy development and employee engagement. They have retrofitted the lighting in their distribution centers, headquarters and retail stores to help cut energy demand for those facilities by at least 30%.
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A growing number of states are passing electronic recycling legislation that often requires manufacturers to fund recycling and collection for old personal computers, monitors and televisions. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), a trade group representing 2,000 electronics companies is negotiating with NYC officials to change an ordinance expected to go into effect on July 31, 2009 that would require door-to-door pick up and is estimated to cost the industry $200 million per year.