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.
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.
CSL shows what a future of green buildings could look like.
Paul Magel of Computer Generated Solutions discusses retail brands’ success with sustainability solutions.
Partnership aims to help companies avoid ethics and transparency pitfalls within private brands…
Marks and Spencer’s sustainability director Mike Barry has announced plans to step down from leading the retailer’s “Plan A” strategy.
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…
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…
Norway-based private cruise line SeaDream Yacht Club has released new details on its upcoming cruise ship, the SeaDream Innovation……
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.
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.
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.
Cigarette filters are single-use plastic, up to 38% of litter found on beaches. Why haven’t you switched to biodegradable? : 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.
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?
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.
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.
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…
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.