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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015 | 02:50:09 AM

>> A group of direct-marketing companies in the US are banding together with their corporate clients to make mailing practices greener. The Green Marketing Coalition's guidelines for making the industry more sustainable are: Using chlorine-free recycled paper and choosing clients committed to recycling,

>> China appears to have unblocked more banned websites in parts of Beijing after complaints from journalists covering the Olympic Games. The move follows talks between Chinese organisers and officials from the International Olympic Committee. Games officials will be hoping this defuses a row about Internet access for those reporting on the sporting event

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