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The Challenge of E-Waste: Why Right to Repair Matters

Many governments are passing right to repair bills that make it easier for people to reuse and recycle their electronic goods before they become e-waste.

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California Senate Passes Single-use Packaging and Plastics Bill

The legislation applies to all single-use packaging sold in California, as well as the top 10 single-use plastic items found during beach cleanups.

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Sustainability challenges steel at Pittsburgh’s ‘living building’ —

CSL shows what a future of green buildings could look like.

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Fashion Brands Reach Sustainability Goals Via High-tech Solutions

Paul Magel of Computer Generated Solutions discusses retail brands’ success with sustainability solutions.

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How to measure private label sustainability risks

Partnership aims to help companies avoid ethics and transparency pitfalls within private brands…

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M&S sustainability director Mike Barry resigns

Marks and Spencer’s sustainability director Mike Barry has announced plans to step down from leading the retailer’s “Plan A” strategy.

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Pushing the Envelope in Pursuit of Sustainability

When guests enter the lobby of the Hotel X in Toronto, the green message is loud and clear. Behind the front desk is a show-stopping 25-by-25-foot living wall with 1,500 individual plants. Matt Black, director of Brand Management calls it a “striking mission statement.” But the message doesn’t…

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Beef sustainability: It’s not a buzzword anymore

Just as our industry has evolved, so have consumers. They are disconnected from their food, but they crave more information.

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18 Circular Economy Initiatives

Circular Economy Initiatives – Circular economy initiatives have been gaining traction in recent years as the manufacturing of products is striving to be more sustainable. As a r…

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Wrap up your woollies: Green packaging innovator launches circular economy scheme

Woolcool is encouraging customers to send back its wool boxes and liners to be cleaned and re-used…

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Green Living: IKEA And Sustainability

With over 400 stores worldwide and a presence in 41 countries, the Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has been one of the most successful global furniture retailers for over a decade. And in recent years, sustainability has become an increasingly important factor in IKEA’s business and marketing…

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Seadream Innovation Emphasizes Sustainability

Norway-based private cruise line SeaDream Yacht Club has released new details on its upcoming cruise ship, the SeaDream Innovation……

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Soča Valley Destination Strengths, Tourism Trends and Sustainability Challenges: Interview with Janko Humar – Sustainability Leaders Project

Slovenia: long known by outdoor fans and adventure seekers as the less touristic, more affordable and perhaps more authentic part of the European alps, is on its way to becoming a mainstream destination. For some this is good news, whereas for others it poses a destination management challenge.

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Agricultural memory and sustainability

Archaeologists, historians and anthropologists have an important role to play in the decision-making around how we build a sustainable food future.

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2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, 05.09.18 – Events on CSRwire.com

Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.

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Think tank to combat e-waste

A new independent think tank — Ewaste Watch — is launching in Australia to tackle the nation’s accumulating e-waste.

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A recycling kingpin is sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for e-waste disposal fraud —

For 11 years, Brian Brundage promoted Intercon Solutions, his booming suburban Chicago electronics recycling company, as a scrupulous industry leader in environmentally responsible waste disposal, led by a colorful, high-flying entrepreneur.

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Circular economy strategies would tip balance in battle against dangerous climate change

The world can maximise chances of avoiding dangerous climate change by moving to a circular economy, reveals a report from impact organisation Circle Economy launched today at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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Jamaica’s tourism minister looks to circular economy

Jamaica’s minister of tourism tells fDi that the country’s embracing of the circular economy model will work to the advantage of everyone.

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Queensland’s shift towards a circular economy steps up a gear

The future of Queensland and transitioning to a circular economy that is both sustainable in resilient is one of the keys to combatting climate change…

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Highest Level of World’s Most Toxic Chemicals Found in African Free-Range Eggs: European E-Waste Dumping a Contributor —

New research from IPEN and Basel Action Network (BAN) reveals dire human exposures and food chain contamination from highly toxic plastics in waste in Ghana that includes toxic e-waste shipped from Europe.

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Largest e-recycling fraud in U.S. history sends owners of Kent firm to prison —

For years, environmentally conscious residents acrossthe Pacific Northwest have dutifully dropped off their broken LCD TVs and computer screens at special e-recycling centers for proper handling and disposal.

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Brunell: Reducing e-waste important

“One of the biggest challenges of the 21st Century is dealing with the progress of the 20th Century — especially old computers, monitors, cellular phones and televisions.These appliances depend on po…

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Circular Economy 2030 Competition Finalists

SAP and Google Cloud challenged social entrepreneurs to submit proposals to advance a circular economy. Meet the Circular Economy 2030 finalists.

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Kenya: U.S.$50,000 to Support Circular Economy in Kenya

Small-scale circular economy initiatives in Kenya will compete for $50,000 grants for a year for projects that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment.

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International e-Waste Export Guideline Deemed Unready —

The 14th Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention concluding last week, without approving in full the Technical Guidelines on the Transboundary Movement of e-Waste.The Guideline, which included an exemption from controls for e-wastes claimed for repair, failed to find the support for its…

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Zero Waste, Circular Economy, Sustainability Impact the Bottom Line | Energy Central

What is zero waste? In manufacturing zero waste’s goal is to reuse leftover materials from the manufacturing of products, putting them back into the process to manufacture new products. Zero waste can also be carried out when a manufacturer of a product that is recyclable takes it back to its facility to reuse recycled product in the production of a new similar product.

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Single-use plastic water bottles

Sir, – As part of any plan to abolish the use of single-use plastic bottles, the Government should require airports to provide prominent drinking water points where travellers can fill their own multi-use bottles. It could be done this week. – Yours, etc, VINCENT MURPHY, Cork.

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Council bans single-use plastics

The Council adopted a directive which introduces new restrictions on certain single-use plastic products.The single-use plastics directive sets stricter rules for the types of products and packaging which are among the top ten most frequently found items polluting European beaches.

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Improvisation and collective spirit in Brazilian repair culture

We recently interviewed Brazilian technologist and researcher Felipe Fonseca, who has long been on our radar screen.Felipe helped seed a movement called “MetaReciclagem”, which started collecting……

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Solomon Islands threatens to blacklist companies after ‘irreversible’ oil spill disaster; FBI Most Wanted murder suspect arrested after over 4 years on the run; Trader Joe’s …

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Circular Economy Sneakers : Futurecraft Loop

Futurecraft Loop – The Futurecraft Loop by adidas is an innovative sneaker that was intentionally created to have a circular life cycle, meaning that the style will b…

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circular economy | Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins articles related to circular economy in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.(Page 1 of tag circular economy)…

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Circular Economy – Gotham Gal

The circular economy isn’t new but the importance of thinking that way is now more important than ever. I met someone the other night after a talk I gave who is committed to green creating single-use items that gradually decompose so that these products aren’t sitting in garbage piles for eternity. Her bags decompose in 180 days vs 1000 years. That’s smart.

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Unilever’s Viviana Alvarez on embedding circular economy principles organization-wide

With market drivers showing the need to implement a more circular economy for plastics quickly, Unilever is on the case.

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SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE’s creative blog on DashBurst. San Francisco E-waste is one of the leading company for e -waste recycling.- SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE…

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US, Japan decline to sign G7 agreement to reduce plastic waste in oceans; Ikea Commits to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

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San Francisco E-waste outlines the Ben… | SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE’s Status…

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Our summer reading list - facts, value, things, bikes, discards and commons

As part of a summer tradition, Restart staff have compiled a summer reading list. This year we have a real mix of political and economic analysis, and some unique “explainer” books.First, we chose……

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Restart Podcast Ep. 41 Exploring waste in space

E-waste doesn’t just exist on earth, it exists in orbit too – and we’ve created loads in the past couple of decades. We interview Luisa Innocenti from the European Space Agency (ESA) to learn about their space debris and the Clean Space initiative.

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Restart Radio Top 10 from 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we have put together our Top 10 list of 2018 shows. Sit back and relax, it’s the perfect time to catch up with our episodes.

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Indulge in Safe Light Bulbs Recycling … | SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

Do you always let your mind linger for the good 20 minutes when considering what to do with your old and discarded light bulbs those have re…

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Single-Use Bioreactors Market Trends, Research 2019 With GE Healthcare, Danaher, Celltainer, Pierre Guérin, Cellexus, Solida Biotechnology, Merck KGaA, CESCO BIOENGINEERING, Applikon Biotechnology …

Single-Use Bioreactors Single-Use Bioreactors Market By Product (Single Use Bioreactor Systems, Media Bags, Filtration Assemblies, Others), Type (Stirred-Tank Single Use Bioreactor, Wave-Induced Single Use Bioreactor, Bubble-Column Single Use Bioreactor, Others), Type of Cell (Mammalian Cells, Bacterial Cells, Yeast Cells, Others), Type of Molecule (MABS, Vaccines, Stem Cells, Gene-Modified Cells, Others), Application (R&D, Bioproduction, Process Development), End-User, Geography  Single-use bioreactors market is expected to rise from its initial estimated value of USD 1.19 billion to an estimated value of USD 5.35 billion by 2026, 

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Corona : and Parley for the Oceans partner with Stephanie Gilmore, Gabriel Medina and artists to support the ban of single-use plastic in Bali and provide households with reusable alternatives.

Corona, Parley and World Surf League are donating 20,000 reusable bags to Make a Change World for distribution to communities, in partnership with local organizations…

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage : The impact of ditching plastic bags–Natural Grocers eliminates over 300 million single-use plastic bags and donates $1 Million to food banks | MarketScreener

DENVER, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At the end of March, Natural Grocers estimates it will have eliminated more than 300 million single-use plastic bags and will reach $1 million in total…| March 28, 2019…

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Global E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services Market 2019 Analysis, Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Segmentation Forecast To 2025 – ABNewswire – Press Release Distribution Service – Paid Press Release D…

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2025” To Its Research Database. Description:  In 2017, the global E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2018-2025. 

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Electronic Waste Management Market To Witness Huge Growth Due To diminished shelf-life of electrical, electronic gadgets are creating extensive e-waste | Hexa Research – World Share Market Live

Fact-based market research, penetrating industry insights and validated forecasts to help you make better decisions for a stronger future Research Report on Electronic Waste Management Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Segmentation, Analysis, Outlook and Forecasts – 2024 19 April 2019 E-Waste is one of the quickest growing waste streams in developing and developed regions.

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Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’ | Vail Resorts Corporate

The agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy will produce enough wind energy to reduce the emissions associated with Vail Resorts’ estimated FY19 North American electricity use by 100 percent, which includes 17 resorts and their associated retail, hospitality, and corporate offices Eco-Products named ‘Official Zero Waste Partner’ of Vail Resorts to help divert nearly 300 tons of waste from landfills through sustainable sourcing, including a Smart Straw initiative.

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“How can we reconnect indigenous knowledge systems to design urban space that restores and regenerates, while meeting communities’ aspirations? Leilani Unasa at cir…

“How can we reconnect indigenous knowledge systems to design urban space that restores and regenerates, while meeting communities’ aspirations?Leilani Unasa at circular economy Pacific Summit #circulareconomy”…

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Cigarette filters are single-use plastic, up to 38% of litter found on beaches. Why haven’t you switched to biodegradable? : environment

r/environment: Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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New Report Warns Single-Use Plastics Are Emerging As A Major Contributor To Climate Change Catastrophe

The rapid increase in the consumption of single-use plastic is speeding up the climate change hazard, and it needs to be stopped immediately, a report warns.

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E-Waste – What are the Challenges for the Future?

Electronic waste is among the most toxic and fast-growing types of waste we generate. Recycling alone is not enough, so how do we change e-waste landscape?

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It’s time to include developing nations more holistically in circular economy discussions

The practical applicability of many high-tech solutions in emerging economies, as well as a wealth of existing activity, have not been well explored, according to a new report from researcher Chatham House.

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Achieving a circular economy: New business guide launched by edie

Organisations looking to accelerate the transition to a circular economy now have access to a comprehensive ‘edie explains’ guide which breaks down everything there is to know about achieving a zero-waste world.

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E-waste Management

Animated Video created using Animaker – https://www.animaker.com Safe disposal of all electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)!

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Selling Boards & Picking up eWaste Today

Selling scrap motherboards, hard drives and a range of ewaste for precious metal recovery today. Circuit boards are an important source of income for me whic…

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UNGA President Asks Missions to Reduce Single-use Plastics | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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School to hold e-waste collection drive – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

KUCHING: Chung Hua Primary School (CHPS) No.5 in Jalan Mendu here is calling on the public to support its electronic waste (e-waste) collection drive next Saturday (Jan 19) in conjunction with the ……

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What’s circular economy? | ACCIONA

Circular economy is presented as a system of resources utilization where reduction, reuse and recycling of elements prevails. More information: https://www.a…

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DIF: Measure the circular economy

Companies around the world are asking what is in their products, while cities are setting out roadmaps towards the circular economy. All of this leads to the…

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Small businesses bear the brunt in Malaysia’s war against single-use plastic

KUALA LUMPUR: Visit any Ramadan bazaar during the fasting month in Malaysia and one will notice a common feature: food and drinks are all packed …

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SmartTags: IoT Product Passport for Circular Economy Based on Printed Sensors and Unique Item-Level Identifiersdation | the internet of things

In this paper, we present a method that facilitates Internet of Things (IoT) for building a product passport and data exchange enabling the next stage of the circular economy. SmartTags based on printed sensors (i.e., using functional ink) and a modified GS1 barcode standard enable unique identification of objects on a per item-level (including Fast-Moving Consumer Goods—FMCG), collecting, sensing, and reading of parameters from environment as well as tracking a products’ lifecycle.

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Council of EU adopts ban on single-use plastic products

The final step towards a ban in the European Union on a number of single-use plastic products – including plates, cutlery, straws and earbuds – was taken on May 21 with approval of the ……

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Plastic in the Ocean: How We Can All Reduce Single-Use Plastics –

This post is a humble plea to help be part of the solution to a problem that is much bigger than any of us… the growing amount of plastic in the ocean. We’ve known for a while some of the health issues related to plastic use, and now the environmental concerns are becoming increasingly alarming.

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Regina city council approves report looking at restricting use of single-use plastics – Regina | Globalnews.ca

Regina city council passed a motion on Monday ordering a report on the environmental impact of single-use plastics.

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Countries which adopted a national resource efficiency or circular economy strategy or action plan —

Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…

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E-Waste Recycling Event This Sunday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has let us know that there will be an e-waste recycling event this Sunday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It’s sponsored by the …

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Tata Steel’s push to reinforce its circular economy credentials

One of the most widely recycled packaging materials is steel, which can be used over and over again without losing its properties.

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The Ontario Beer Store is a model for the circular economy

It’s being killed the name of “convenience.”…

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Howzat! Single-use plastic bowled out of the Oval

Reusable glasses and free drinking fountains have brought the stadium within a whisker of achieving its plastic-free goal…

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Cambodia puts circular economy in motion | Bangkok Post: business

Climate risks and demand by Cambodia’s garment customers for international standard waste compliance are inevitably pushing the Kingdom towards a circular economy.

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Recycle solar panels: Circular economy to manage solar waste safely

Recycle solar panels: Griffith Uni research says we need a circular economy to ensure safe management of the solar panel and battery waste issue.

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Volvo’s sustainability standards suit Greencarrier Freight Services

News – UK Haulage News, Logistics and Transport News, Road Transport News, Freight and Shipping News…

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2019 National Prizes: Leadership in Sustainability Prize

The 2019 Leadership in Sustainability Prize is awarded to the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living.

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Sustainability and an Emerging New Fundraising Paradigm

There has been a lot written lately about the state of the fundraising industry. The numbers are in and overall giving in 2018 was up 1.6%!But take a closer look and the numbers are Read more……

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Sustainability fund established by Provost’s Advisory Committee

Trinity has announced the establishment of a new sustainability fund to “enable initiatives to improve campus sustainability and more sustainable behaviours” this morning.According to an email circulated to staff and students by Trinity Registrar Professor Paula Murphy, projects which are “student…

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#ThrowBackCSRFiles: Sustainability Reporting- A Business Strategy

Sustainability is a business approach that seeks to build long-run competitiveness without unduly compromising short-term profitability and cash flows.In order words, sustainability is a value cre……

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How second-hand fashion is helping sustainability

Second-hand fashion is set to become a bigger market than luxury by 2022. The fashion resale economy is thriving at a rapid rate fuelled by changing consumer attitudes to embrace the importance of sustainability and helping the environment.

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Interview with Joao Ministro on Tourism Sustainability and Regional Development in the Algarve, Portugal

Joao Ministro in this interview shares his experience of working in rural development and responsible tourism in the Algarve region of Portugal: learn about the destination’s challenges and economic development opportunities. Joao, sustainability is now a key topic for most destinations, but it wasn’t always like this. Do you remember the first time you heard or thought about “sustainable tourism”? It’s been a long time since I first heard the expression “sustainable tourism”.

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Our Top Columns on Sustainability in 2018

Daily Coffee News by Roast magazine provides essential only news and resources for specialty coffee professionals. Daily Coffee News covers coffee news from seed to cup, including stories on coffee origin, imports, exports, logistics, supply chains, sustainability, retail, baristas, roasting and…

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Sustainability Explained with Simple Natural Science

Sometimes less is more, so we offer this brief video with a focus on explaining sustainability using simple natural science. Do you need a new way to make sustainability make sense to your clients?Try showing them this video by Alexandre Magnin, which also discusses the four root causes of unsustai…

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Thought For The Day: Sustainability

With the New Year upon us we may reflect on some of the big issues that the world is facing. One of the biggest is our stewardship of the planet and our use of resources in a rational and sustainable way.

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Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

The report illustrates Del Monte Foods’ dedication to environmental, social and governance advancements   Del Monte Foods (U.S.subsidiary of Del Monte […]…

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: MARCHE ALIGRE

PARIS, FRANCE Between the place de la Bastille and the place de la Nation, the Beauvau market – also called the Aligre market (in name …

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Solvency II: EIOPA evaluates sustainability risks

Search for evidence runs until March 08…

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Urban Travel, Sustainability & Accessibility: PONT NEUF

PARIS, FRANCE The Pont Neuf is considered to be the oldest stone bridge in Paris.  Henri IV ordered it to be constructed in 1578.  Tw…

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Reebok’s Nicole McLaughlin Turns Sustainability Inside Out With Design

Slides made from Wilson tennis balls and color-block pants made from two Columbia Sportswear ski jackets are two of her more unexpected designs.

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Pollards ‘builds sustainability’ into the design process

Pollard Group has created a Sustainability Checklist to help customers maximise the sustainability benefits of their packaging.

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ENERGY: Sustainability comes at a price

New environmental taxes will hit consumers — but incentives will ease the pain for business…

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Sustainability at the water source

The European Commission contributes to the increase of sustainable water usage in agriculture through short and long-term strategies.

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Google’s Asim Tahir on sustainability and corporate campuses

Technology? Check. A sustainable workforce of the future? Check. Circular design? Check. Google’s District and Renewable Energy Lead Asim Tahir on how Google…

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Burt’s Bees’ Matt Kopac on data and tools for sustainability in the beauty and personal care sector

Burts Bees got into a room a few years ago with retailers, brands, suppliers and NGOs to talk about how to work collectively on sustainable progress in the b…

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Hongkongers urged to say ‘no’ to straws, bags and other single-use plastics on May 30

Donnie Yen and Miriam Yeung among celebrities roped in for ‘Enough Plastic’ education campaign.

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Five ways to thrive in the circular economy | Retail Voice

With the emphasis now firmly on sustainable retailing, Accenture’s Lynda Petherick examines five companies whose business models add to the $4.5trn circular economy.

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Embargoed until 10 AM ,EST, Jan 24 : UN, World Economic Forum and Partners Unite to Address E-Waste | EthicalMarkets.com

Note: Distributed by seven UN entities   Contacts: Terry Collins, +1-416-878-8712; tc@tca.tc Ruediger Kuehr, report co-author, +49 228 815…

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Liquid Technology’s Annual Earth Day Event Helps Stem Growing e-Waste Concerns | Data Center Post

Liquid Technology, an industry-leading IT asset disposition service provider, recently announced that they will be hosting their annual Earth Day event in collaboration with Marcus Partners, a real estate and commercial property firm, for a fourth consecutive year. To help combat the damaging effects of improper e-waste disposal, Liquid Technology holds this yearly event offering tenants of the Merritt 7 office park in Norwalk, CT the opportunity to safely and ethically recycle their unwanted IT assets. Global environmental concerns are on the rise, and e-waste disposal has become a critical consideration as the IT industry grows.

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[UPDATED] Single-Use Plastic And Why Nine Out of Ten Statistics are Wrong

[UPDATED] I was just sent this: SHOCKER:RECYCLING PLASTIC IS MAKING OCEAN LITTER WORSE This one is surging — or, I should say, re-surging, since it’s not at all new — and you will……

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Ban on single-use plastic won’t help | Business Standard Column

Read more about Ban on single-use plastic won’t help on Business Standard.Plastic bags were but one aspect of India’s growing waste management crisis…