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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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Environmental Sustainability: How Growers Tell Their Stories

Sharing your sustainability practices cultivates customer goodwill and sets an example for other businesses in the green industry.

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Sustainability branding for business leaders

The social influence of key stakeholders can make or break your projects. Strategic stakeholder engagement is a critical component of any successful sustainability brand.

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PGA Of America Launches Driving Sustainability initiative

Golfers and their fans have new inspiration to go solar, go EV, and to go for energy efficiency at home and in the club house…

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Reuse – the fourth pillar of the circular economy

The idea of reusing materials resulting from renovation or demolition work is gaining momentum.

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How Emirates plans to reduce single-use plastics

Dubai airline Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft…

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Flexible Polyethylene Recycling: Accelerating the Transition towards Circular Economy

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.

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The Amsterdam City Doughnut

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.

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Peru Presents PepsiCo’s ‘Recycling with Purpose’ to Promote Circular Economy

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…

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Sustainability spices up McCormick & Co. supply chain

McCormick & Co., the Baltimore-based maker of spices and seasonings (NYSE: MKC), stands out in the consumer food products sector for its aggressive…

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Tetra Pak is ‘doing more with less’ for sustainability

At this year’s Global Dairy Congress, Tetra Pak’s new executive vice president, Ola Elmqvist, will share insights into future thinking for sustainability.

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Sustainability fashion: Boutique by Shelter

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.

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Osprey Packs doubles down on sustainability

The pack giant promises to become the world’s most sustainable hardgoods brand yet.

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Ecommerce Packaging and the Sustainability Imperative

Sustainability is now an ecommerce packaging imperative. Learn what brands are doing and how innovation plays a role in sustainability efforts.

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Financial institutions, private sector urged to take advantage of circular economy

Mr.Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has urged financial institutions an…

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Transverse Innovation to Meet the Challenges of Circular Economy

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.

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Inclusive management and coastal/ocean sustainability

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…

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TUI Group commits to reducing single-use plastic waste by 250m pieces by 2020

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…

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Circular economy likely to generate 1.4 crore jobs in 5-7 years: Kant

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…

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Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study ditching single-use plastics in city buildings

“You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives,” said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion.

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Hydro Flask Pledges To Combat Single-Use Plastics At Outdoor Retailer

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.

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New sustainability plan for Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries released a two-year action plan to improve air quality, protect orca whales and reduce emissions and waste.

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Greentown Labs and BASF Launch Circular Economy Challenge

The six-month accelerator program seeks ideas in the plastics, energy storage and recycling value chains.

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Smurfit Kappa celebrates sustainability progress

Corrugated and paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa recently released its latest Sustainable Development Report, which details the steps is taking to reach a goal of full sustainability.

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National Refill Day: How businesses are uniting against single-use plastic water bottles

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.

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Don’t Recycle, Upcycle: Why Future Sustainability Requires a Circular Economy

It’s a fact: People like stuff. The more stuff they have, the better they think they feel. That means, in only a few decades—when the world’s population is e…

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Philadelphia City Councilman Introduces Bill To Ban Almost All Single-Use Plastic Bags In City

Previous attempts to limit plastic bags in the city have failed.

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Tshwane all set for African Cities Sustainability Conference at CSIR

Day one will be graced by the minister of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma…

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Why Canada’s single-use plastic ban could help the environment and wildlife

The global focus on plastic pollution isn’t a distraction from other planetary issues.

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Recycling of non-drink packaging needs to be transformed to meet circular economy aims, say RECOUP

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.

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The Circular Economy and The Access Economy

What happens to resource efficiency, recycling and waste management in a world where disownership is becoming the new normal?

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Two More US States Have Approved Bans On Single-Use Plastic Bags

The two new pieces of legislation mean that there are now five US states that have approved bans on single-use plastic bags.

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Calling Innovators To Join The Circular Economy Challenge

The world’s waste crisis is spurring innovations to create circular economies that generate zero waste and zero carbon.

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Burberry introduces new sustainability targets

Burberry has added two new science-based sustainability targets concerning greenhouse gas emissions to its responsibility strategy for 2022. …

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Prada dives into circular economy with pledge to make bags from recycled ocean plastic

Plan to use ocean plastic is accompanied by launch of new collection consisting of six Re-Nylon backpacks…

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The plastics circular economy

A group of leading business have launched a global initiative aimed at jumpstarting the plastics circular economy.

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By Humankind wants to banish single-use plastic from your bathroom

New brand By Humankind aims to eliminate plastic waste through more sustainable products such as refillable deodorants and dehydrated mouthwash.

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500,000 used computers, 60,000 tonnes of e-waste imported into Nigeria

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.