In a bid to restore high-quality coffee production in regions that have come under threat due to factors like environmental disaster, economic hardship or political conflict, Nespresso is working to provide farmers with training and material that will help them improve coffee yield and quality.
As shipping faces more regulation and there are wider demands for commercial transparency, we can no longer afford to turn the other cheek and accept corruption as a cost of doing business, notes Leon van Duivendijk, Director Shared Resources, Vroon B.V.
A strawberry-flavoured vodka made by distilling the discarded whey from cheese-making, an apple vodka flavoured with 14 varietals of “non-GMO” apples and an organic gin and vodka from Speyside. All making their drinks industry bow in the last few weeks, these new products underline emphatically…
TAKT is attempting to rewrite the script when it comes to production and consumption, including the entire lifecycle of their products. the copenhagen-based brand aims to rewrite the script when it comes to consumption, from manufacturing to shipping and from repairs to recycling.
If you haven’t heard of Allbirds yet, you will soon. Kiwi, Tim Brown, together with engineer Joey Swillinger created Allbirds, a footwear company creating a range to suit your everyday needs, from loungers to runners. What is special about the brand is the materials they use and the sustainable nature of their process.
REI Co-op is investing a total of $157,500 in 12 local nonprofit organizations in Atlanta in 2018, as part of the co-op’s continued commitment to steward outdoor spaces and connect people to the outdoors.
As music festival NOS Alive embark on a groundbreaking partnership with the United Nations around Agenda 2030, founder Álvaro Covões explains why sustainability has been part of the festival DNA from day one, and how one night in Lisbon saved a young Radiohead.
The purpose of this report, and the guidance within it, is to empower businesses and individuals to make the business case for improving environmental and social impact activities and to enable them to measure and demonstrate the value their organisations derive from such practices.
Today we are launching a new policy document that we hope will promote the concept of sustainability within our community. Our Sustainability Pledge is about ensuring that we do the right thing, but we hope in doing this it prompts attendees at our events to go back to their schools and consider…
“One Community is creating a global sustainability methodology built on open source DIY designs for sustainable food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, global stewardship practices, and more.
Companies may be cherry-picking sustainability measures that make them look good, while huge variation in what’s reported makes meaningful comparisons across firms impossible, a new international study shows.
Sustainability awareness has become an important requirement for business success in the property, construction and infrastructure industry, according to new research carried out by the Supply Chain Sustainability School of Australia.
What are technology companies doing to be more sustainable? Can they be doing better? iSchool student Jessica looks into some sustainability initiatives at Microsoft and encourages all technology companies, enthusiasts, and consumers to make wise choices and support sustainable companies.
Mmaking public transport efficient and accessible should be one of the challenges of building a new Malaysia, says Mustafa K Anuar.The government’s move to introduce passes allowing for unlimited use of public transport starting 1 January 2019 year in the Klang Valley is a step in the right direction…
Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction and threatening the sustainability of global coffee production, scientists have warned.
Why do people in the real estate industry rarely talk about the one of biggest changes to hit the real estate industry over the past few decades: the declining profitability of the real estate brokerage?
The apparel retail landscape has changed rapidly in recent years. While there are still some laggards in the industry, most brands want to do the right thing when it comes to sustainability, with smart brands now recognising that operating in a sustainable manner goes hand in hand with business…
This past weekend, more than 100 leading national authorities on climate change and sustainability attended the Yale Environmental Dialogues — a workshop series at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. During the series, discussions focused on ideas related to strengthening the environment and building a more sustainable future.
As more investors pursue strategies that consider relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, they look to data to inform the investment process. A new World Resources Institute analysis found that investors still face significant sustainability data challenges.
Sustainability in the world of fashion is soaring when it comes to consumer desire, according to global fashion search platform Lyst. Searches for “vegan leather” increased by 119% since October; the term “vegan fashion” was responsible for over 9.3 million social impressions, according to new…
Talk about Innovation and we think of new, bright, shiny.We immediately want or ‘need’ the latest version of our phone, laptop or other device; we immediately assume we need to replace the ‘old’ version – which may only be 12-18 months old – to take advantage of the new, even if in reality the ……
LinkedIn Twitter Sustainability reporting is mainstream. Its growth across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the rest of the world has been marked. Yet it is still seen by some as an exercise in compliance and a cost rather than an opportunity.
“Sustainability role modeling is one of the goals of One Community’s open source and free-sharing process that includes sustainable approaches to food, energy, and housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, and global stewardship practices.
Our consumers are quality-focused and want an elevated coffee experience. They also care deeply about sustainability. In fact, a high percentage of global consumers believe that companies need to place as equal a weight, or more, on societal interests as they do business interests.
The Agrobiodiversity Index is an innovative tool to calculate how well countries are conserving and using their agricultural biodiversity. The first Index Report includes a 10-country analysis offering practical recommendations to improve the use of agrobiodiversity in diets,…
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…
In this week’s edition of Climate Joy, Gatwick Airport in the UK launches a reusable cup scheme to reduce waste, and Canada winning the world over by banning single-use plastic and making the captivity of whale and dolphins illegal…
Maine will ban single-use plastic bags in grocery stores statewide by 2020, according to legislation signed by the governor Monday.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
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…
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.
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”.
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…
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.
Plastics Recyclers Europe published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process.
What makes a thriving city? That’s the question that Circle Economy, Kate Raworth and the City of Amsterdam address in the creation of the Amsterdam City Doughnut, with the insights captured in the report Building blocks for the new strategy Amsterdam Circular 2020-2025.
Peru has become the first country to implement the PepsiCo Recycling with Purpose circular economy model.The program was announced earlier this year as one that would be rolled out in 10 countries over the next two years…
Welcome to a monthly column within our broader sustainability section which is going to focus on what fashion is doing to address the issues in its industry. Boutique by Shelter – brought to you by Retail Insider with Clipper and Give Back Box We all think we know the deal with charity shops.
Circular Economy is a model that is being implemented little by little in numerous sectors and businesses. Innovation is a great ally to this new concept, which accelerates the search for new technological solutions that let us improve current production and consumption processes.
All actors are needed to reach the goal but especially women are a key starting point By Maricela de la Torre-Castro, Stockholm University maricela (at) natgeo.su.se In my recent article, I used the concept of inclusive management to represent “any management strategy that consciously and explicitly…
TUI Group has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, showing how the company performed four years into its sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’.The 2020 strategy includes four core pillars where TUI aims to advance sustainable tourism at scale within its own operations, along…
Read more about Circular economy likely to generate 1.4 crore jobs in 5-7 years: Kant on Business Standard.Circular economy implies reusing waste back into the production cycle to produce new products and uses instead of wasting such materials with embedded resources…
Hydro Flask, an award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks and soft good innovations and a Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) company, has pledged a contribution of its reusable stainless steel products during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in support of the Plastic Impact Alliance – a grassroots commitment to removing single-use plastics from Outdoor Retailer.
Since its launch in 2017, City to Sea’s Refill campaign has spurred dozens of big and small businesses to offer free water bottle refills. To mark National Refill Day 2019, edie explores the impact of the campaign to date.
According to an investigation by RECOUP into the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) in the UK, it believes that the collection and recycling of non-drink packaging still needs to be transformed.
A STUDY carried out by Basel Action Network, BAN, a global body fighting for a cleaner environment, in 2016, showed that about 500,000 used computers 75 per cent of which are junks and unserviceable, were imported into the country annually.
Tech giant Google has launched a new circular economy initiative aimed at addressing an “inherently unsustainable” demand for resources and products by leveraging the transformational potential of technology.
Best Buy reported that it has collected 2 billion pounds of e-waste and appliances for recycling since launching a consumer electronics takeback program in 2009. Now the retailer is expanding the consumer program, and working to increase waste diversion for all US operations.
An official study on the health impacts of emissions from energy from waste facilities has ended with the findings that there is no link between the opening of EfW plants and a heightened risk of infant mortality or other birth defects.
Atlantis, the Palm has underlined its commitment to marine sustainability with the release of 15 baby sharks and two stingrays into the ocean. Ensuring the health and prosperity of the ocean is a major focus for Dubai’s authorities as the city strives to protect the environment for future…
Acumen launches Cocoa Interrupted, in partnership with Hershey, to advance social enterprise’s role in cocoa sustainability Chocolate is a simple product that means so much to so many people around the world, but how that chocolate is made is incredibly complicated.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Common Wealth Inc. will host Sustainability Festival at its Wick Park campus Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring the opening day of the Northside Farmer’s Market and educational seminars.
Managing the power load of a Las Vegas casino might seem a daunting task. MGM Resorts International, which operates several iconic properties on the Managing the power load of a Las Vegas casino might seem a daunting task.
At McCormick, we are committed to the long-term vitality of people, communities, and the planet while delivering top-tier financial results. In other words, we’re focused on Purpose-led Performance. This guiding principle marries our commitment to high performance with its responsible and conscious stewardship of the environment. It is an underlying principle of everything we do at McCormick.
As I took a look around Maxwell Hall at LIM College during Fashiondex and LIM’s third annual Sustainability Summit, I noticed I was in a room that was predominantly filled with women, ages ranging from 19 to 65.
The word sustainability, were it up to me, would be extinct, wiped out, kaput. Economists promise “sustainable economies” while business types explore “sustainability accounting.” Greens promise a “sustainable future,” and even greener pundits swear that technology will deliver “global…
Tiny homes are defined as living spaces between 200 and 400 square feet. These miniature dwellings have been popular for many years now, but have recently been gaining favor with the Millennial generation.
The EU Council has adopted a total ban on single-use plastics by 2021, farmers are angry as the Mercosur deal inches closer, while environmentalists have warned about a failure to tackle agriculture’s contribution to climate breakdown.
The move to plastic-free retailing may be in its infancy, but a growing number of store owners are proving how a willingness to embrace eco-friendly ideas can have a positive impact on both the planet and their profits.
Air France announced its decision to eliminate 1,300 tons of single-use plastic. In this way, Air France will eliminate 210 million single-use plastic items by the end of 2019. They will be replaced by sustainable alternatives on all flights.
A landmark conference bringing more than 1,200 people from across the world together to promote and explain the importance of bamboo and rattan to global sustainable development and tackling climate change has ended with a raft of agreements and project launches. The three-day Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress in Beijing this week, organised by multilateral development group the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) and China’s National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA), was the first international, policy-focused conference on the use of bamboo and rattan to help sustainable development.
Roche ranked the most sustainable healthcare company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the tenth year running Sustainability is an integral part of Roche’s business strategy The company performed particularly well in Marketing Practices, Environmental and Social Reporting and Health Outcome Contribution For the tenth consecutive year, Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has been recognised as the most sustainable company in the Pharmaceuticals index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
Global interest in environmental sustainability is on the rise. Businesses and individuals are making efforts to engage in more environmentally conscious practices, thanks in part to a growing worldwide population and dwindling natural resources.
“Sustainability is not a niche offering for us but a fundamental part of the way we think about fund design and fund management,” says Matthew Smith, head of Sustainable Investments at Storebrand Asset Management.
A lot of eyes outside tech enclaves are on Linus Torvalds, the so-called father of the Linux kernel. For more than 25 years, Torvalds has been in charge of maintaining the kernel — and its 20 million lines of code — and the open-source community around it — with its more than 600,000 users.
Urs Wohler, CEO of Niesenbahn AG and former director of the destination Scuol Sammaun Val Müstair in Switzerland, in this interview tells us why political leadership and support at regional level is essential for destination sustainability, and how mountain destinations can succeed in becoming more sustainable.
A €400,000 water conservation educational service was launched on Thursday to train business employees in sustainable practices in water management.The programme, which launched Thursday, will run two weekly sessions until the end of 2019.
Many people think that creating sustainable homes is just the latest in a long line of home improvement trends. It isn’t. Almost a third of home builders are making 60 percent of their projects green and more than half think they will be increasing the amount of sustainable builds they do in the…
by Alex Massie Growing concern about the state of our world has already prompted many businesses to consider how sustainable they are. As a result, there are now whole sustainability departments in many firms, responsible for delivering the company’s sustainability agenda.
Have you ever really considered the impacts of the shipping of products you purchase? Dirty fuels, ocean and air pollution – regardless, our global society demands the movement of goods. Enter the Smart Green Shipping Alliance (SGSA) an organization committed to disrupting the shipping industry by…
Read this article ‘For operational Sustainability’ by Dany Beaudoin on the ‘Research Report 2018/19 – The Global State of Operational Excellence: Critical Challenges & Future Trends’. Download the full report now!
Nike officially introduces the Nike Sustainability Collection. This summer’s footwear demonstrates beautiful, new ways to approach color, construction and material innovation. Inspired by alternative ways to make color, the Nike Plant Color Collection, featuring the Air Max 95 and the Blazer Low,…
Global packaged spirits company concentrates on recycling, waste reduction and other sustainable improvements for glass bottles and more. Formed in 1975 when two French companies merged—Pernod was founded in 1805 and Ricard in 1932—Pernod Ricard has built over the past decades an exceptional group…
Referring to key priorities for a robust, resilient and sustainable maritime sector, Mr. Gavin Allwright, Secretary General, IWSA, highlights the need for an integrated approach that will ensure up-stream and down-stream impacts are always assessed in a transparent and collaborative way.
Simon George heads to Copenhagen, and finds that the city’s new Tourism for Good strategy is a winning one. Sustainability is a balancing act – we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the future, as the United Nations opined in the World Commission’s Report on Environment and…
Pratt Industries a leading provider of high-quality paper-based and other packaging solutions, has a history of and commitment to sustainable business practices.We back up that claim every day with unprecedented investment in innovative technology at our mills and converting facilities, an emphasis…
Environmental conservation is a topic that has gained traction worldwide in recent years. College campuses around the country have taken steps to become more “green,” and CWU is no different. The Sustainability Café strives to make the campus and Ellensburg community more environmentally friendly…
ature’s Way receives sustainability award Published 11:58 AM EST Feb 1, 2019 The Twin Lakes Sustainability Volunteers recently named Nature’s Way as the first recipient of Local Sustainability Hero Award.
Scotland’s Orkney Islands generate more electricity than they need via a host of wind turbines. Orkney used to be a study in how to use energy unsustainably. The archipelago off the northern tip of Scotland bought and imported all its power from coal and gas plants on the Scottish mainland.
The prevalence of overweight and obesity continues to increase worldwide, includingin low-income and middle-income countries—increasing the risk of non-communicablediseases (NCDs) including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancers.
Composites manufacturers make operational changes that are environmentally friendly and fiscally sound. Composites manufacturers are accustomed to having their products evaluated on properties like performance and pricing.
Cru World Wine has announced it is to implement a new sustainability plan to help lower and off-set its carbon emissions. The plan is part of a new wave of initiatives the merchant plans to implement to help tackle its environmental impact. These will include an annual Environmental Impact Assessment and on-going efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.
From 10 – 14 June businesses, government and NGOs from across the London and beyond will take part in the second annual Circular Economy Week to help drive a resource-efficient and sustainable economy.
Mid-May was the deadline for public responses to Defra/HM Treasury consultations on waste and resource reforms. On the table were proposals to make kerbside recycling more consistent; a deposit return scheme (DRS); and a tax/responsibility system for plastic packaging manufacturers.
Did you know those old computers, televisions and smartphones gathering dust in your shed and draws are actually filled with valuable materials? As of July, Victoria will be banning electronic waste from going into landfill and some are keen for WA to follow suit.
In the last several years, the fashion industry and consumers have finally started focusing more on sustainability and the impact the industry has on the environment. A big emphasis is on the circular economy.
Our economy is based upon a “take, make, dispose” model. But we all know this approach is reaching its limit; there’s a growing realisation that it’s no longer working for businesses, people or the environment, particularly as the world’s middle class population is growing rapidly and expected to…
EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based Brewer Adnams has lost its two-strong sustainability team, with environmental sustainability manager Benedict Orchard set to depart the company this summer, shortly after the firm’s head of finance and sustainability Richa…
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week that the government intends to ban single-use plastics within the next two years. Trudeau said that if nothing changes, Canadians will toss an estimated $11 billion worth of plastic materials annually through 2030.
Tourism development and management continue to be at the forefront of global conversations around ways the travel and tourism industry can contribute towards sustainability; specifically with a lens of adaptability, innovation, and impact. However, discourse around how, when, and to what degree the industry is making positive, measurable progress towards these impacts is still heavily debated. In partnership with The Place Brand Observer, we asked our global panel of tourism sustainability experts this: Which innovations, developments or trends will be most likely to influence the work of tourism sustainability professionals this year, especially linked to destination development and management?
Sometimes the devil really is in the detail. Take the terms “sustainability” and “sustainable tourism”, for example. They just don’t sell well among tourism stakeholders, especially the private sector. Change it to “green tourism”, for instance, and you get a conversation going. It so happened in Slovenia, as we learn in this interview with Professor Tanja Mihalič of the Institute for Tourism at the University of Ljubljana.
Created by a group of third grade students (8 and 9 year olds) from Paris, this video explains what sustainable development means to them and works to inform other children about the issues.Focused on waste, food and transportation, the video focuses on a superhero (Ecoman) and a villain (…
Just before I left on my travels last week I saw a rather depressing news item about Cardiff University. It seems that, after posting a deficit of £22.8 M last year, the University is planning to cut about 380 staff positions.
Infrastructure and sustainable development projects in the United Kingdom benefiting from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) have been left with a sense of uncertainty as the Brexit date looms.
Builders aren’t the only ones working sustainable policies into their everyday activities. Cities are also taking part, with creative approaches to eco-challenges ranging from greenhouse gas reduction to building code enforcement.
Over the past several decades, efforts have been made at the global, national, state, and local levels to increase attention paid to environmental sustainability. Most notably, goal 7 of United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals is to Ensure Environmental Sustainability (Sachs & Director, 2005).In order to meet these goals, we must first develop an environmentally-literate populace.
Oceans, seas and coastal areas cover the vast majority of our planet’s surface, as two-thirds of the planet is water. Oceans are a life-giving force considering the fact that our drinking water, weather, climate, food, and oxygen, are driven by the sea.
Outstanding work in the field of sustainability within the coffee industry can often go unnoticed. But each year, one project, business model, and individual are acknowledged for their work in the field with an SCA Sustainability Award during the Re:co Symposium.
I use the word sustainability despite my better judgement. It’s not an attractive word, and it’s easily mis-used. The government talks all the time about ‘sustainable growth’, rendering it more or less meaningless.
We’re at the beginning of a new economic cycle, a K-wave; one that will offer the greatest industry, job, and wealth generating opportunities in history. If this movie looks familiar it’s because you remember the beginning of the age of IT.
At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional “take / make / waste” industrial system on its head. In a gentle, understated way, he shares a powerful vision for sustainable commerce.
EIT Climate-KIC CEO Kirsten Dunlop emphasised the importance of systemic change as cities aim to go circular—that it will connect them to one another and thereby scale positive climate impacts globally—during the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) session, “The circular economy in cities,” last…
The Senate voted 24-11 Tuesday to ban single-use plastic bags statewide. The House voted 91-52 Thursday last week.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that it has become a member of the Circular Economy 100 program, run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The global platform brings together cross-industry corporations, governments, cities, universities and innovators from around the world to accelerate…
In 2018, around 380 million tonnes of plastic were produced globally. Only a small percentage of this is recycled, with most of flooding our oceans, poisoning marine life and seabirds, or going into landfills. Researchers estimate that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by weight by 2050, and meanwhile, villages in countries such as Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia are being ‘turned into dumpsites’.
Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the Government is taking additional steps to reduce Canada’s plastic waste, support innovation, and promote the use of affordable and safe alternatives.
DUBAI: Single-use plastic is set to be banned from retail outlets operating in Dubai International Airport from January 2020 as it continues in its efforts to slash the amount of plastic waste it produces.
New York City is awash with Instagrammable exhibits, from human sexuality and ice cream to pigmentation and rosé wine.But its newest addition—the pop-up Museum of Plastic—doesn’t just want to inspire dimly lit ……
Plastic trash used to be a simple problem. Bundle it up, put it on a freighter, and ship it off to China. That worked really well until China stopped allowing plastic waste into the country.All of sudden, the countries producing all that trash had no idea what to do with it…
EIT Climate-KIC is playing a prominent role at the third World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Helsinki, 3-5 June 2019. WCEF 2019 will highlight the world’s best circular economy solutions for governments, industries, businesses and households.
A few summers ago, Laszlo told his parents, Thomas Stern and Laura Gazzano, that he wanted to set up a stand to sell cucumbers in their driveway. Now 8 years old, Lazlo and his two younger sisters, Mina and Csilla, play a central role in the family business, an online seed store that launched on…
There is no doubt that we have all spent a lot of time thinking about the best ways to track information and pull together sustainability reports. But when it comes down to it, is the end result actually helping anyone?
Skincare and makeup giant Estée Lauder says it will continue its efforts to help drive a circular economy through sustainable packaging innovation and is backing up its claim by becoming a member of the Circular Economy 100 program, run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Tetiaroa Atoll is a rare, secluded place that serves as a refuge for nesting green sea turtles and a variety of seabird species, surrounded by a healthy and ecologically important coral reef and a brilliant turquoise lagoon. Unfortunately, like other atolls around the globe, Tetiaroa and the coral reefs that support it are at serious risk due to the negative effects of climate change and resource misuse– but there is hope. hat we are achieving this goal.”
Heathrow Airport has ramped up its security by sinking USD 63 million (GBP 50 million) into enhancing its current set-up with the latest in cutting-edge computed tomography (CT) tech, which could have a knock-on effect of reducing single-use plastic within the hub.
This is an indepth dive into various tools within the traditional manufacturing cycle. We briefly mention the importance of these tools along with waste created by them as well. This is part two of this series on 3D Printing and the circular economy.
With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the demographics are smiling on the senior housing market segment. Although the overwhelming majority of boomers will continue to live in their…
As the Committee on Climate Change prepares to make its recommendations to Government on the UK’s long-term climate targets, Centrica’s Group Head of Environment, James Rushen, explains the steps that the company is taking to progress sustainability across its operations and with its customers…
Connecticut College campus members are missing out on free coffee! Cafes on-campus are offering discounts to customers practicing sustainable coffee-drinking, such as using a reusable mug instead of a take-away cup.
When Lorien Carsey started working on a farm as a part-time job, she was skeptical if she would even enjoy it. Some people are drawn to farming work and turns out Carsey is one of those people. “I started in 1999, and I fell in love with the work but took a break to go…
Welcome to our brand new section of the site which is going to focus on the sustainable side of retail.It’s exciting times for anyone involved in this area as technology and retailers try to keep up with customers’ demand for all things ethical. From palm oil to fur farms, fast fashion to one use…
Manufacturers who incorporate technology into their packaging can use it to help towards a Circular Economy, according to Eef de Ferrante, director, AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association).
India has joined efforts by the UN to eliminate single-use plastic in the world body’s headquarters here and promote healthy lifestyle by marking the World Bicycle Day, weaving in Mahatma Gandhi’s message of environmental sustainability and climate action in its support for the initiatives.
This is a brief article on the implications of what a circular economy entails. This article briefly goes into how 3D Printing is able to a help to the growing problems of waste management within our world.
These pop-up kiosks will be stationed at prominent locations, making it convenient for residents to drop off not just e-waste but also old clothes, toys, books and household items among others that they wish to discard.
As the circular economy grows in Charlotte, our dependence on foreign imports would decrease and one area to benefit is local food production. From growing locally both traditionally and through aquaponics/hydroponics to the reuse of organic waste – this opportunity has the possibility of…
It is now well understood that a radical global shift to more sustainable growth and consumption patterns is required. Demand for raw materials and natural resources is increasing as the global population gets larger and richer.
Eschewing the usual materials you’d find in headphones in favor of biodegradables such as yeast, fungus, and bacteria, the Korvaa is a joint effort from Finnish design company Aivan, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and Aalto University.
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The Africa Chapter of International Environmental lobby group Greenpeace is calling on the Kenyan government to tighten policies – Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke…