Continue Reading... Fifteen strangers share a house; Bird’s sustainability pitch

Fifteen strangers share a house; Bird’s sustainability pitch

A large two-story Craftsman house on a residential street in Koreatown has been subdivided into 15 single-occupancy bedrooms and bathrooms, and common living and dining areas.

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Continue Reading... 3 ways to fix chaotic packaging sustainability definitions

3 ways to fix chaotic packaging sustainability definitions

Achieving a circular packaging economy should be everyone’s concern. Consumers, brand owners, manufacturers, municipalities—every person on the planet has a stake in addressing the problem.

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Continue Reading... The Sense of Sustainability: A Perversion of Meaning

The Sense of Sustainability: A Perversion of Meaning

By Dr. Tilak K Doshi Sustainable development is mom’s apple pie and the central organizing principle of all things environmental. Governments and companies are all for it. Sustainability occupies pride of place in public policy and social discourse across multilateral agencies, governments and…

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Continue Reading... Take steps toward sustainability, ditch plastic bags

Take steps toward sustainability, ditch plastic bags

A Philadelphia City Council bill banning plastic bags could eliminate waste and combat climate change.

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Continue Reading... Canada’s Green Party alters photo of leader Elizabeth May using a single-use cup

Canada’s Green Party alters photo of leader Elizabeth May using a single-use cup

Elizabeth May, leader of Canada’s Green Party, said she was “completely shocked” after her party doctored a photograph to show her holding a reusable cup.

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Continue Reading... Pork producer renamed as part of sustainability drive

Pork producer renamed as part of sustainability drive

Pork processor Tulip has been renamed Danish Crown Foods as part of a new focus on greater sustainability by the parent company.

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Continue Reading... Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic per year across the region. This is the latest move in Coca-Cola’s commitment to tackle packaging waste and remove all unnecessary single-use plastic from its secondary packaging. Plastic shrink wrapping is used to keep individual products together while they are being transported and sold to customers as multipacks.

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Continue Reading... Council Post: The Circular Economy Makes Way For The Circular City

Council Post: The Circular Economy Makes Way For The Circular City

For cities and properties that intend to stay livable into the foreseeable future, these circular operations are quickly becoming less of an option and more of a necessity.

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Continue Reading... Moncler tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Moncler tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Italian luxury outerwear brand Moncler has been crowned the “industry leader” in the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

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Continue Reading... E-Stewards Announces New E-recycling Standard

E-Stewards Announces New E-recycling Standard

The new version is designed to be shorter, simpler and less prescriptive while retaining and improving performance in data security.

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Continue Reading... Monorail’s new sponsorship program focuses on sustainability

Monorail’s new sponsorship program focuses on sustainability

Patrick Pharris, who successfully sold monorail station sponsorships from 2000 to 2007, will work with the company on a new program capitalizing on sustainability.

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Continue Reading... How Sustainability Is Changing Milan Fashion Week

How Sustainability Is Changing Milan Fashion Week

This week in Milan, one of the biggest conversations is about sustainability and the responsibility high-end fashion brands are embracing.

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Continue Reading... Strong Circular Economy policies needed to meet the climate goals

Strong Circular Economy policies needed to meet the climate goals

About 50 per cent of the greenhouse gas emissions are related to materials and the manufacturing of products. Strong Circular Economy policies are therefore needed to meet the climate goals. Ecopreneur.eu has worked out far-reaching proposals as input for the EU Green Deal.

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Continue Reading... Arçelik’s Commitment to Sustainability is Simply Inspirational

Arçelik’s Commitment to Sustainability is Simply Inspirational

In one of the most inspirational IFA keynotes we’ve ever experienced, Arçelik CEO Hakan Bulgurlu shared his vision for creating appliances—and an appliance supply chain—that are sustainable and affordable.

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Continue Reading... Salesforce Introduces Sustainability Cloud to Help Tackle Climate Change

Salesforce Introduces Sustainability Cloud to Help Tackle Climate Change

Salesforce has announced a new platform named Sustainability Cloud, aimed at helping businesses take action on tackling climate change.

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Continue Reading... GM and MIT Solve Announce Circular Economy Challenge Winners

GM and MIT Solve Announce Circular Economy Challenge Winners

The challenge seeks solutions enabling increased production of renewable and recyclable raw materials for products and packaging.

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Continue Reading... Free Learning Resources for Aspiring Sustainability Professionals

Free Learning Resources for Aspiring Sustainability Professionals

Enjoy this post from the SSC Archives Sustainability consulting is about so much more than caring about mitigating the effects of climate change.We often hear about the passion and energy aspiring consultants hope to bring to the field, but what a good consultant really needs is business knowledg…

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Continue Reading... Net-zero not possible without circular economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation finds

Net-zero not possible without circular economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation finds

Focusing on decarbonising the energy sector alone will not put the world within touching distance of a net-zero carbon economy, according to a new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation which claims that the transition to a circular economy is…

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Continue Reading... BWG Foods Announces Major Sustainability Investment Programme

BWG Foods Announces Major Sustainability Investment Programme

BWG Foods has today (16 September) announced a major €11 million sustainability investment programme aimed at significantly decreasing the environmental footprint of…

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Continue Reading... The key to open source sustainability is good old-fashioned self-interest

The key to open source sustainability is good old-fashioned self-interest

Don’t look to donations to solve open source maintainers’ money woes. They just need to be connected to the companies that need them to make a buck.

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