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Facebook’s former sustainability director and Google’s former clean energy czar Bill Weihl has called on businesses to “go beyond their own four walls” and lobby for policies that create net-zero national economies in a “just” manner. Speaking at The Business Booster in Paris last month alongside Mary Robinson, former Irish President and incumbent chair of the UN Elders, Weihl was asked to give a brief summary of where he believed corporate leadership on climate justice currently sits, and what more must now be done to deliver a just transition to net-zero.
A London-based coffee chain, which grew from a stall in Camden, became a £110 million success in just six years without using any single-use plastics for their products. Black Sheep Coffee owes its success to its unique business model with co-founders Gabriel Shohet and Eirik Holth constantly…
A London theatre is banning single-use plastic bottles as part of a mission to become a net-zero carbon venue by 2020. The Royal Court theatre in Chelsea announced it was scrapping its plan to put on a month of of shows focussing on the climate emergency, according to the Guardian.
Image of Elizabeth May manipulated to make it seem as if she was using a reusable cup and metal straw instead of a disposable cup…
Marriott announced that they will be getting rid of the miniature toiletry bottles in their hotels, and replacing them with larger, reusable containers…
Single-use plastics are plastics which are used just once as in disposable packaging, and also in items such as plates, cutlery, straws, cups, etc.
Provincial regulation would make stores’ waste-reduction efforts easier to manage.
Brewery and hotel operator pledges to eliminate single-use plastic bottles and cups from its 60 inns by the end of 2019…
Victorian retailers who supply single-use plastic bags to customers could be fined $49,500 per offence under new laws that come into effect on Friday.
Patrick Sherwin is raising funds for GoSun Flatware: Portable Utensils to End Single-Use Plastic on Kickstarter! Reusable utensils that fit in your wallet, purse or pocket.
Investing in the circular economy can save ‘billions of euros’, says Circul’r director Jules Coignard
“The circular economy is not only respectful of the environment, but it can mean saving billions of euros,” said Jules Coignard, the director and co-founder of the circular economy platform Circul’r at a conference on the circular economy yesterday at the Barcelona campus of TBS Business School. Founded in 2014, Circul’r is a Paris-based network of over 500 companies around the world in the circular economy. Its platform connects startups and companies to co-create circular economy solutions.
HP says it is serious about fueling its reinvention through a strong recycling policy it calls Sustainable Impact that aims to meet some lofty goals. The company invited members of the press across the Americas to witness the process in which old HP printers, cartridges, laptops, desktops and other products bearing its logo undergo a recycling regimen.