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Premier Inn owner pledges to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastics by 2025

The ‘Force for Good’ programme will see items such as sauce sachets, and behind-the-scenes food and textile packaging removed from its supply chain……

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Inspectorio Integrates Lab Data Into Its Sustainability Platform

Apparel companies can monitor and share their laboratory test results in a dashboard on the Inspectorio quality and compliance platform.

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Tesla’s ‘Cybertruck’ and Timberland’s London eco-store: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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UBC ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware

UBC Vancouver is ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware, and encouraging students, faculty and staff to choose reusable options such as their own mugs, water bottles and cutlery inst……

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Researchers map food sustainability across the planet

Washington (UPI) Nov 25, 2019 – Scientists have published a new world map featuring the sustainability rate of regional food systems. The map could help researchers better understand the links between diet and climate change.

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UK political parties ramp up focus on climate change and single-use plastics in their manifestos

This is an excerpt of an article by Bio Market Insights that I was quoted in: Commenting on the main political parties’ manifestos, Tom Burke, chairman of environmental thinktank E3G, told Bio Mark……

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Companies are Speaking out Against Black Friday to Stop Single-Use Plastic Pollution

Companies are speaking out against the consumerism and waste of Black Friday.

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Drug smuggling in Spain: Is the Spanish coast littered with single-use ‘narco-submarines’?

After the first drug-laden submersible ever caught in European waters was seized on Sunday, police are wondering whether there are more such vessels at the bottom of the sea…

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MIT’s new sustainability garden creates a buzz

The Hive Garden, a first-of-its-kind pollinator garden at MIT, recently opened on Saxon Lawn. Designed as a sustainability garden that will be in part maintained by students, the Hive Garden hosts nearly 40 unique varieties of plants to attract and support pollinating species.

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UBC moving away from single-use coffee cups, plastic cutlery on campus

The University of British Columbia is working to make single-use coffee cups and plastic cutlery a thing of the past – at least on its Vancouver campus.

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Daybreak: Recycling industry revives measure on single-use plastics

November 26, 2019 Click Here To Listen Recycling industry revives measure on single-use plastics   The recycling company Recology has put $1 million towards a ballot measure aimed at reducing single-use plastics in California.

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IFM introduces IFM – Kering Sustainability Chair

Find news on IFM introduces IFM – Kering Sustainability Chair and more fashion related news at Fibre2Fashion…

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Allbirds to Amazon: ‘Please steal our approach to sustainability’

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Sustainability-focused maker villages unite artisans

Maker villages, which house a variety of shops and studios are springing up in places including the United States, France, and the Netherlands.

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6 Sustainability-Minded Benefits Your Employees Will Love

Share sustainability with employees by offering benefits that are either sustainability-focused or have sustainable byproducts. Benefits like volunteer days, lunch-and-learns, and sustainability budgets all help employees understand and live out their role in helping the environment.