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The Alternative To Single Use Plastic Cutlery Is Here

Next time you head out to a food truck or a picnic or even travel via airplane, be environmentally friendly by bringing reusable utensils with you.

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Growing e-waste awareness, ST Editorial News & Top Stories

More than 90 per cent of a mobile phone can be recycled. In fact, newer models can simply be refurbished and resold in other markets – but only if owners dispose of these gadgets properly as electronic waste..

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Scientists identify key knowledge gaps in sustainability research

The loss of biodiversity continues at an alarming rate despite decades of research and international policies setting out clear goals in the area. In an article published this week in Nature Sustainability, an international team of scientists including researchers from McGill identified seven key…

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Sustainability in Growth: A Chat with Finnair

We spoke to Mr. Sebastian Grossmann, Finnair’s regional manager for Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, about the Finland flag carrier’s drive towards sustainability and comfort.

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Reuse and recycling are key to tackling Europe’s waste problem and to foster a more circular economy

Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…

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Sustainability, Communities Seen Key Drivers of Future Design Practice

Sustainability was one theme discussed on Tuesday at the second Altagamma “Next Design Perspective” conference held at Gucci in Milan.

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IKEA Israel to eliminate single-use plastics at start of 2020

Furniture giant announced last year it was removing all disposable items from its stores, worldwide…

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John Lewis trials plastic bag-free store

John Lewis says its Oxford shop has become the first department store to stop using plastic bags, as part of a new pilot scheme…

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Amtrak Is Running Late as It Begins to Tackle Single-Use Plastics

In mid-October, 20 design students and design professionals boarded an Amtrak train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.Their mission on the way to…

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John Lewis trials sustainability schemes at Oxford store

Ban on 5p single-use plastic bags and replacement of bubble wrap with eco-wrap among measures…

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Fool-Proofing Sustainability, Part 3: Value Cycling

The model we use to teach MBAs about production is the value chain. But there’s a problem: It imagines a linear world in which materials can be constantly pushed through an assembly line with no consequence.

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Canada’s long-term sustainability tied to population growth

This reverberates into important measures like housing, transport, and education…

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Technology and sustainability revealed as top convenience trends

Technology and sustainable and healthy are the two trends that will shape the convenience sector over the next five years, according to a leading analyst.

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Eastman Takes a Significant Step to Accelerate the Circular Economy

Eastman has begun commercial operation of a chemical recycling technology that takes aim at solving the problem of waste plastic.

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O2 e-waste scheme passes three million phone milestone

Mobile network says it has stopped 450 tonnes of e-waste going to landfill…