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Armstrong World Industries Releases 2024 Sustainability Report

Armstrong World Industries Releases 2024 Sustainability Report

PRESS RELEASE - Learn more about Armstrong World Industries' sustainability strategy and how they are progressing against their targets.

MGM Resorts Exceeds Ambitious Goal of Donating 5 Million Meals to Fight Food Insecurity

PRESS RELEASE - The five million meals were donated through the MGM Resorts Feeding Forward program. Many were the result of grants to organizations that focus on hunger relief and funded meals donated to local nonprofit organizations. Other donations involved rescuing unserved food from multiple points along the Company's food and beverage operations and safely delivering donations into the communities in which MGM Resorts operates across the United States.

Five Dow products secure six 2024 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards

PRESS RELEASE - Products recognized in the Sustainable Innovation or Sustainable Product categories SILASTIC™ SST 2650 Self Sealing Silicone honored in both categories

Dow announces targets to conserve water and nature

PRESS RELEASE - Dow expands Protect the Climate targets to include climate adaptation benchmarks focused on water and nature This reflects Dow's holistic approach to climate protection, considering both climate change mitigation and adaptation

Dow and SCGC sign MOU for a first-of-its kind partnership to transform 200KTA of plastic waste into circular products

PRESS RELEASE - First in the Asia Pacific market to seek a holistic value chain solution for circular plastic. 200KTA of plastic waste will be processed through both advanced and mechanical recycling by 2030. Partnership expands 37-year long successful JV in Thailand to enable circular solutions in the region.

Dow and Freepoint Eco-Systems announce supply agreement to transform plastic waste into new circular products

PRESS RELEASE - The supply agreement for 65,000 metric tons of circular feedstock advances the Companies' shared goal to support a circular economy for plastics in North America.* Once completed, Freepoint Eco-Systems' advanced recycling facility, to be built in Arizona, will be ISCC Plus-Certified and will recycle end-of-life plastic waste, otherwise destined for landfills or incineration, from the region.

Food City, Eastman partner to recycle

PRESS RELEASE - The wins for sustainability came quickly when Eastman and regional grocer Food City officially launched their new Shop, Recycle, Repeat recycling program in Kingsport, Tennessee. “We had people bring bag upon bag of plastic,” said Eastman’s Jacquelyn Keeney. “They had been collecting their plastic for weeks since we first announced the program.”

New study by Stagwell’s The Harris Poll shows New Yorkers favor molecular recycling as solution to waste crisis

PRESS RELEASE - A recent survey conducted by Stagwell’s The Harris Poll shows that while the waste crisis is a top-tier environmental concern for New Yorkers, they don’t see a plastic ban as a viable solution.

Pact Collective’s colored PET now eligible for Eastman molecular recycling

PRESS RELEASE - Pact Collective and Eastman today announce they have qualified the use of clean, multicolor PET waste from Pact members and consumers as feedstock for Eastman’s methanolysis technology. This process addresses the challenge of multicolored PET received at material recovery facilities (MRF), which ​in some instances is​ unlikely to be mechanically recycled due to color variations.

Eastman and Lubrizol collaborate to elevateTPE overmolding adhesion with sustainable materials

PRESS RELEASE - The collaboration stemmed from a mutual recognition of overmolding's importance in manufacturing while delivering improved product performance and aesthetics in consumer goods when using Eastman’s sustainable material, Tritan™ Renew, and Lubrizol’s ESTANE® ECO, renewably sourced TPU.

Armstrong World Industries Acquires 3form, LLC

PRESS RELEASE - Armstrong World Industries announced that it has acquired 3form, LLC, a leading brand in the building products industry and an innovator in sustainably-crafted architectural resins for ceiling and wall applications. The acquisition supports the shared passion of the two companies to transform experiences for customers and building occupants through innovative and sustainable design. By integrating 3form’s capabilities with the expansive Armstrong brand portfolio, architects gain further access to a seasoned and reliable team of partners. Together, these experts are poised to cater to all architectural finishing requirements in any space.

Eastman, Sealed Air partner to develop certified compostable protein trays as a replacement to polystyrene trays

PRESS RELEASE - Collaboration between industry leaders showcases value of a new sustainable innovation.

AWI Announces the Lowest Embodied Carbon Mineral Fiber Acoustical Ceiling Panels Available

PRESS RELEASE - Company’s most sustainable acoustical ceiling panels offer 43% reduction in embodied carbon compared to standard ULTIMA products.

deSter partners with Eastman to get rid of single-use plastic waste in the airline industry

PRESS RELEASE - Tritan Renew, an innovative material for the production of reusable in-flight drinkware

Dow introduces new leather alternative for the automotive market

PRESS RELEASE - First to commercialize for the global automotive seating market Expansion of application beyond automotive into other consumer and lifestyle segments anticipated

Dow and Procter & Gamble to develop a new proprietary recycling technology targeting hard-to-recycle plastic waste

PRESS RELEASE - Vision is to recover polyethylene from hard-to-recycle waste for reuse in consumer packaging. Partnership brings together both companies’ intellectual property to create a novel process with low greenhouse gas emissions footprint.