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Bali puts single-use plastic on a permanent gap year with wide-ranging ban

The move aims to stop items such as plastic bottles, carrier bags, coffee cups and polystyrene packaging ending up in the ocean…

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Inditex lays out ‘transformational’ sustainability agenda

Zara’s parent company Inditex has laid out new goals to drive sustainability across its fascias which include cutting down on non-recycled materials and eliminating its use of single-use plastic.

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1 Hotel West Hollywood Puts Sustainability First

Newly opened 1 Hotel West Hollywood seeks to lead the way in sustainable hospitality with a host of property-wide conservation practices.

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Fashion giants to ‘transform’ their jeans in circular economy drive

A coalition of big-name global fashion brands including H&M Group, Gap and Tommy Hilfiger have pledged to align their denim designs and manufacturing with a new circular economy framework.

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Sustainability well within reach

Building a sustainable home need not cost the earth and this custom build at Leederville is a perfect example.

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Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastic As Support To Growing Movement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the plan of the Canadian government to ban single-use plastics in the country.

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Volvo Invests 16 MSEK in Sustainability Efforts

Volvo CE is investing 16 MSEK at its Eskilstuna, Sweden, site, including an arena for electric and autonomous machines.

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What’s your sustainability moonshot?

Despite all the mindboggling technological advances of the past half-century, there’s still no better term to describe extraordinary efforts to achieve audacious goals.

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Beef sustainability group backs tree cover accounting approach

The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework steering group says it strongly stands by the approach it uses to measure changes in tree cover in beef producing regions from year to year…Read More…

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From the inside: Sustainability in interiors

What role do interiors play in our quest for sustainability? Explore three projects that seem to have found some answers.

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Scientists create single-use edible dishware made from apples

A few years ago, biotechnologists from Samara State Technical University took up the development of edible food film, which, according to scientists, could reduce the amount of waste from traditional plastic packaging.

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2019 Report on Sustainability released by Suncor

On Friday, oil sands giant Suncor released its annual Report on Sustainability which details the company’s environmental, social and economic performance.  …

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Innovative Sustainable Materials, Products, And Production Methods Are At The Forefront Of The Circular Economy

Nature doesn’t need a landfill. The waste of one species becomes the food of another. Plants and animals die and nutrients return to the soil to spur the next cycle of growth. Waste is…

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A Truly Circular Economy? That Means True Prices

Michel Scholte explains how true prices, which account for the social and environmental cost of a product, may be the key to a circular economy.

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LATAM Airlines Group Launches New Sustainability Campaign

Recycle your Journey is a global initiative by LATAM to sustainably manage onboard waste. The program will first roll out for domestic flights in Chile, before being rolled out by other LATAM subsidiaries.

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Membership Hack: Sustainability Pledge

The American Public Transit Association challenges members to take a sustainability pledge, creating support for a key policy issue and building community within the organization.

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Coffee Packaging: In Search of Sustainability

Coffee bag and degassing valve producers, like others in the broader packaging industry, are making moves to deliver sustainable products for their roasting customers and, most importantly, for consumer demand.

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Airline to Remove 55 Million Single-Use Plastic Items From Flights

Air New Zealand is eliminating nearly 55 million single-use plastic items from its flights this year.

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Sustainability in the consumer packaged goods industry

In June 2019, 18 senior privacy, security and data professionals met to discuss the crucial issue of sustainability in the packaged goods industry.

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Grocery chains make strides in sustainability

Wegmans, H-E-B, Metro tackle food and plastic waste, carbon emissions…

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Gills Onions continues sustainability with solar project

Gills Onions, Oxnard, Calif., is celebrating a decade of sustainability initiatives by adding a solar energy project at its processing facility.

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2020 World Maritime Theme Focuses on Sustainability

Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet has been selected as the World Maritime theme for 2020…

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The circular economy landing in Central Asia

Almaty is the world’s first Central Asian City to identify circular economy opportunities. A resource metabolism scan uncovers how Almaty can use circular economy strategies to shape its future as an international trading hub at the intersection of Europe and Asia.

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Florida Town of North Bay Village Bans Single-Use Plastics

North Bay Village commissioners unanimously voted to ban single-use plastics.

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EU banks launch €10bn circular economy funding pot

Five major banks located and operating within the European Union (EU) have agreed to work with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on a €10bn initiative to promote circular economy projects.

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In Indonesia, a court victory for Bali’s ban on single-use plastics

Environmental science and conservation news…

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Reusable packaging: 6 benefits beyond sustainability

Converting just 20% of plastic packaging into reusable alternatives is not just good for the planet – it represents a huge business opportunity.Here are some major benefits for companies who ditch disposable packaging…

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6 highlights from Arden Mills Sustainability Report

Energy-saving projects yielded a reduction in 3,779 tons of greenhouse gases over fiscal year 2018…

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Stop & Shop to end single-use plastic bags at checkout in Connecticut

Stop & Shop has become the latest supermarket chain to announce the elimination of all single-use plastic bags at the checkout counters in its Connecticut stores.  Beginning on Thursday, the chain will begin providing free pap…

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Dunkin’ ramps up sustainability commitment

Dunkin’ Brands, parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts (DD) and Baskin Robbins, released a sustainability report this week, updating its progress on old goals and outlining new ones….

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Closer look at sustainability tool for agriculture

Land O’Lakes launched the Truterra Insights Engine just a year ago, and it can change the way farmers plan for the future.

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Cape Air Expands Sustainability Benefits for Employees

HYANNIS – Hyannis-based Cape Air is continuing its pursuit of environmental and social benefits of the electric propulsion “revolution.” The company is powering up eight charging stations in its em……

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Can palm oil enter the circular economy?

Its waste product should be the next big thing in bioenergy, scientists say…

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Cargill commits to sustainability in annual report

Cargill’s 2019 annual report was released this week, highlighting its recent efforts to be more environmentally friendly and continue growing sustainably….

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CSR: ZARA Announces Commitment To Sustainability

Zara, the most popular fashion brand plans to stop using synthetic fibres derived from fossil fuels in its clothing, accessories, and shoes globally.

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Measuring Sustainability in the Fashion Industry

A new era of sustainability is upon us, based on a growing awareness of our personal wellbeing and the impacts of pollution on our planet. The digital landscape facilitates constant and instant access to information (fact and fiction), empowering consumers to demand more transparency; which in…

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Liverpool green deal to boost economy, sustainability

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has submitted a proposal for a Liverpool green deal, aimed at addressing climate change, to the UK government.

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BigRep champions circular economy approach with 3D printed urban and insect habitat installation project

BigRep has launched a 3D printed urban and insect habitat installation project which will use recycled plastic materials.

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Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?

Awareness of how much plastic we use and throw away in Ireland has been growing in recent years….

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Capsule Series: Sustainability in Provence –

| Published on Forbes, this series covers climate change, reusing materials, biodiversity and sustainability in Provence.

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What the unicorn IPO of The RealReal says about the circular economy for fashion

Transitioning away from extractive systems needs innovative business models, product life extension and success stories…

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€50 million circular economy deal for leasing company

ITTARD, The Netherlands: July 31, 2019. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Dutch equipment leasing company Boels Rental with a €50 million loan…

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Sustainability head on threats and futureproofing

Newly appointed exec discusses some of the biggest challenges facing businesses today…

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Colleges with Green (Sustainability) Programs

Colleges around the world have been taking major steps to enhance and grow their sustainability studies college majors and specialization options.

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Our hardware sustainability commitments

Today we’re announcing our first set of sustainability commitments for our hardware and services business.

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Super fund turns to food sustainability

The sustainability of food supply chains has become increasingly important in determining where a $75 billion superannuation fund directs its investments.

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11 sustainability efforts announced in July 2019

Sustainability has become not just a buzzword but brands, retailers and innovative companies are also following through, pledging to become more sustainable a…

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Financing the Circular Economy is a new opportunity for banks

By Lan-Ling Fredell, Financial Services Expert and Mark Lancelott, Sustainability and circular economy expert at PA Consulting Consumers care about the planet.

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Zain Bahrain in cooperation with the SCE and Crown Industries launches​ its e-Waste Recycling ​Initiative

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Kingdom has kicked off their ‘e-Waste Recycling Initiative’ in cooperation with the Supreme Council……

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Not one, not two, but four more states ban single-use plastic bags

The number of statewide plastic bag bans in the U.S. tripled in June, with Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and Oregon adding themselves to the list.

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Top 10 Benefits of Recycling E-Waste

Top 10 Benefits of Recycling E-Waste | Ways2GoGreen…

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City of Almaty Considers Measures to Promote Circular Economy

Tracking the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda…

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Every Premier League team ranked (by sustainability)

As Premier League clubs scramble to secure deals before the end of Transfer Deadline Day, edie explores exactly what each of them are doing to champion sustainability.

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SAP BrandVoice: She-conomy Drives Circular Economy

Get in shape for the beach. The sun. The sea. Be green, and go for blue beauty. With high spirit. Good vibes. Great life. Dive straight into the most beautiful time of the year: The summer is here!…

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Pellerin: Healthy Ottawa – Suck it up, ditch single-use plastic straws

Single-use plastic cups cost five cents. The new-fangled compostable plant-based ones? Twelve cents.Would you pay a seven-cent premium on your $10 drink for the environmental benefit of not using ……

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Single-use water bottles banned at San Francisco Airport

The airport will ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on August 20……

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NAO to investigate colleges’ financial sustainability

The UK’s public spending watchdog is preparing to launch a value for money review on the management of colleges’ financial sustainability.Comptroller and…

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Panel discusses sustainability in livestock production

Only 2.8% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2007 came from animal agriculture.

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Green E-Waste Disposal: Moving Towards a Green Economy

With the increase in mobile devices, there are more e-waste that need to be disposed. Check out our guide on Green E-Waste Disposal.

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How to create a ripple effect from your sustainability team

Looking to get your company to embed sustainability across its operations? Here’s how to get buy-in.

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Tannic Acid Improves Adhesive Strength and Sustainability

Tannic acid, commonly used in medicine or the technical and food industry, may soon help make electronic components and adhesives more durable and better for the environment.