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Nestlé to invest up to $2B in sustainable packaging

Supply chain and logistics news…

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Sustainable Denim Brands Making Jeans Eco-Friendly

T-shirts and jeans: we basically live in them, right? But there’s a scary reality about the latter . . .they can be really damaging to the environment…

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Larry Fink Isn’t Going to Read Your Sustainability Report

Companies need to update the way they talk about their ESG efforts.

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China announces plan to phase out single-use plastics

China has announced it is taking measures to curb single-use plastic products in a bid to address one of the nation’s worst environmental issues. The country chucks out around 60 million takeaway food containers each day and huge quantities of untreated plastic waste are submerged in landfills or…

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Circular economy could create 1.4 crore jobs in next 5-7 years: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant also said that there is a need for legislation to promote the circular economy in the country. Several countries have recognised the centrality of the circularity as the new paradigm for sustainable development.

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4 Keys To Sustainable School-Wide PBL

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Rethinking Sustainable Development in Terms of Commons common

Principle #1: Non discriminatory access to resources…

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Amazon India accelerate sustainable packaging strategy

Amazon India today are accelerating their commitment to eliminating single-use plastic from their packaging by June 2020, marking a significant step towards…

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How IKEA Is Democratizing Gardening To Build A More Sustainable Future

PSFK speaks to the brand about how its activation at the world’s largest flower show engaged visitors in unexpected ways, inviting them into a hyper-natural and hyper-tech exhibit that demonstrated a more sustainable future of home food-growing.

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Nutrien Ag Solutions Launches Sustainable Solutions

In launching Sustainable Solutions, Nutrien Ag Solutions is working to meet the changing needs of its grower customers.Focusing on sustainability will…

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Cuba, EU strengthen cooperation in sustainable agriculture

Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) reinforce this Tuesday cooperation ties in the fight against climate change, for more sustainable agriculture and energy, according to a EU diplomat.

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Project Ö Is a Self-Sustaining Cabin in the Finnish Archipelago

Aleksi Hautamäki and Milla Selkimäki purchased a 5-acre island in the Finnish Archipelago and created the self-sustaining summer Project Ö cabin.

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UK space skills support sustainable development

London, UK (SPX) Oct 09, 2019 – UK satellite-enabled data technology, delivered through UK Aid, is improving the life chances of people around the world, while boosting the UK economy.Satellite technology and data can impro…

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American Leadership on the Sustainable Development Goals

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Reformation x New Balance Sustainable Sneakers

Reformation x New Balance is a more sustainable edition of your classic beloved New Balance dad sneakers. Now available in a computer near you.

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Planning a sustainable future for Rupununi fisheries in Guyana

Village leaders take cue from supply and demand data…

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Drones, VR, Robots: Tools for Construction Sustainably

With new practices, sustainable construction will help curb rising temperatures. Also help take care of our natural resources and the environment.

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UBC holds inaugural Sustainable Fashion Week

This year, UBC held its first Sustainable Fashion Week from October 28 to 30, which included panel discussions with responsible clothing brands, a documentary screening as well as its very own clothes swap and garment repair workshops.

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The Economy of Sustainable Self Reliant Homesteading

You have been creating a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, increasing your reliance and skills in order to thrive in all circumstances. You have skills and you have resources … and you have a job.

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The future of sustainable transport with Clean Motion’s Zbee

Wallpaper* speaks with Clean Motion founder Christoffer Sveder on the future of sustainable transport design with the shared urban transport pod Zbee.

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Sustainable material for carbon dioxide capture | Chalmers

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a technology that attracts a lot of attention and debate. Large investments and initiatives are underway from politicians and industry alike, to capture carbon dioxide emissions and tackle climate change.

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Mosa: Sustainable tiles and comprehensive services | STYLEPARK

Mosa stands for sustainable, timeless and robust tiles. Mosa also offers a wide range of services from design to ready-made solutions and digital tools.More:…

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Beyond Seafood: Sustainability at Ricky’s Restaurants –

Many Ocean Wise Seafood partners have sustainable activities on the go aside from responsible sourcing of seafood items.Ricky’s Family-style Restaurants, who have been an Ocean Wise partner since ……

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Massey to lead sustainability at Kempinski Hotels | News

Improving the sustainability performance as well as achieving an eco-label accreditation for existing activities in this field will be core topics for Julia Massey.

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Navy Yard Microgrid in Philadelphia: Sustainability on Steroids

From rages to riches, the Philadelphia Navy Yard offers one of the more remarkable tales of the emergence of a microgrid.

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All Global Sustainability is Local : Environment

Nations across the world are following a United Nations blueprint to build a more sustainable future – but a new study shows that blueprint leads less to a castle in the sky, and more to a house that needs constant remodeling.

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EU reaches deal to define ‘sustainable’ investment

The agreement is the first step to set a framework for sustainable finance, that will help investors and consumers to identify economic activities that can unambiguously be considered environmentally green.

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Supplying sustainable fashion: traces of promises, but no accountability

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An action plan for aviation sustainability in Canada

Shaming flying doesn’t significantly reduce emissions – but applying Canadian innovation to aviation sustainability can have a global impact.

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Sustainability in Fashion Is Facing an Uphill Climb

The fashion industry remains one of the world’s largest polluters, responsible for 8-10% of global carbon emissions.

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BETC makes sustainability matter – The Stable

The Stable is based in Sydney, Australia. Shortly after Australia was rated the worst-performing country on climate change policy in the 2020 Climate Change Performance Index, it got a wake-up call from Mother Nature. As of January 6, there were 277 fires burning in Australia, 136 of them in New South Wales (of which Sydney is the capital city), with 69 of those not contained.

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20 Pledges for 2020: I will avoid single-use plastics

Like most people I am conscious, if not anxious, about the plastic waste I produce, but I am by no means an eco-warrior. I was distressed after watching Blue Planet II and more recently Our Planet, and yet I continued to mindlessly consume my morning coffee in a takeaway cup and chuck away endless…

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Sally Beauty going vegan and stopping single-use plastic bags

The beauty retailer announced environmental sustainability initiatives, in response to consumer demand, late last year….

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Mexico City bans single-use plastic bags

Plastics industry association ANIPAC says the roughly 20 million people who live in Mexico City and its sprawl use about 68,000 tons of bags a year.Fines for plastic offenders could range from 42,……

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NCL ditches all single-use plastic bottles

Policy applies across 17-ship fleet…

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Sustainability Leaders Program

In support of the city’s 2018 Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, which sets a goal of reducing Flagstaff’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, the city is…

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IBM develops more sustainable battery

IBM has developed a new battery that’s free of cobalt, nickel and other heavy metals, avoiding the environmental issues related to lithium-ion technology.

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2019: The year sustainability got serious

From a sustainability perspective, the global apparel industry changed quite markedly in 2019. This was the first year I can remember in which all parts of the industry—brands and their RMG suppliers—appeared to be singing from the same hymn sheet, all pulling in the same direction.

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Sustainable travel guide: Oahu, Hawaii

At less than 600 square miles, every inch of these hills, mountains, and valleys is precious. Check out this guide to start planning a sustainable trip.

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Environmental sustainability and filtering the fads

Environmental sustainability has become a hot topic of late and with good reason, as industry and society work towards reducing their environmental impact.

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Survey seeks input on selling sustainable wine

New grant helps industry ask what wine drinkers want when it comes to green wine.

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7 Ways To Live A More Sustainable Life –

The earth is heating up, and fast! Sadly the natural resources available to us are struggling to keep up with how much humans are using and producing. What we can do is make daily choices that lead to a more sustainable lifestyle.

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Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – WA

Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – Land Based Education – At Viva Farms in Washington State – 2020 The Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is a…

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UConn Ranked No. 11 in Sustainability University Rankings

UConn is just one of two United States institutions to be ranked in top 20.

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Which Are the Best Sustainability Courses for Tourism Professionals? | Sustainability Leaders Project

Interest in sustainable tourism has increased significantly during 2019, putting pressure on tourism businesses and destinations to live up to growing expectations by minimizing negative impact and maximizing benefits for the natural environment, communities, visitors and staff. What courses can tourism professionals choose to deepen their knowledge about sustainability?

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Crain Launches Sustainable Plastics Brand

Sustainable Plastics will provide news and information that impact consumer and industrial brands, manufacturers, governments, the plastics industry and more.

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Building a framework for a sustainable future

Tackling climate change, poverty and inequality requires an innovative financial system. In an interview with ISOfocus, Peter J.Young, Chair of the new ISO/TC 322 on sustainable finance, puts a compelling case for why International Standards are essential for mobilizing finance globally to address…

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Students Create Environmentally Sustainable Fashion Line

Modern Chaos is a fashion line completely made out of recycled materials and a labor of love for McAllen students Gisselle Costa and Denisse Damken,…

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3XN unveils new, sustainable building for UNSW Sydney

Following rigorous international competition, Danish architectural firm 3XN has won the bid to design a new building for University of New South Wales.

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Book of the Day: Three Paradigm Shifts Towards a Sustainable World

Bernard Lietaer calls for three paradigm shifts – With specific actions by individuals and leaders…

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Palladium Hotel Group Focuses on Sustainability

The resort company has received accolades for its efforts.

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Sustainability Round Up – Highlights of 2019 –

The latest publication of the Sustainability Round Up highlights the 2019 happenings including technology, architecture, plant-based foods, recycling, reducing food waste, and the effects of airline travels.

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What happens to your old laptop? The growing problem of e-waste —

Globally, we produce 50m tonnes of toxic electronic waste every year — and the UK is one of the worst offenders.

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Merck Foundation partners with African Leaders in Sustainable Art and Interiors as part of its Sustainability Initiative – AfricanBrains

The Merck Foundation sustainability initiative plans to focus on capacity building and raising awareness in order to accelerate sustainable solutions to urban sustainability challenges. Merck Foundation Sustainability Initiative dubbed “Sustainability is a Shared Responsibility” is as a critical part of The Merck Foundation Program to address sustainability challenges in the countries of the global south and to empower youth and support their development to make the Sustainability Leaders of tomorrow.

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Kerala has taken a bold step with its ban on single-use plastics

Whether it will be successful remains to be seen; however, it is a praiseworthy step nonetheless …

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New Crowdfarming Platform Looks to Help Sustainable Farmers

Farm. Food. Life.

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Miuccia Prada Shares Outlook, Views on Sustainability –

The designer spoke about global and current topics ahead of her show.

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FrieslandCampina kicks in more cash for sustainability

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina said it is making an annual amount of €24m available to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm.

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Passive House principles inspire this sustainable home

Australian architecture firm POLYstudio recently completed A House for All Seasons, a contemporary, energy-efficient family home.

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Plastribution to showcase sustainable materials at conference

Leading plastics raw materials distributor, Plastribution, will be holding a two-day conference on 12-13 February 2020.

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A Heritage Home, Retrofitted To The Highest Sustainability Standards

A renovated weatherboard home, with 90 per cent reduced heating and cooling costs.

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Sustainable and Timeless Top Trends

As the new decade begins, new design trends are among us. The team at Nunzio Marc DeSantis Architects (NMDA) shared some forecasts with InspireDesign about what’s ahead. Nunzio DeSantis, CEO/founder; Marc DeSantis, partner and Daniel Sacco, VP have some insight: Both hotel programming and design…

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Understanding the concept of sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is a concept of taking a visit to a particular location as a tourist; however, the visitor holds the intention…

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Brazilian city bans single-use plastics from businesses

Sao Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas enacted the regulation to reduce the use of disposable plastics, from cups to plates and mixer sticks…

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Letter to the Editor: USC is not meaningfully addressing sustainability

The first step in solving a problem is acknowledging there is one.That is why at the end of last semester, we, the Environmental Student Assembly and the USC Environmental Core, authored a letter to President Carol Folt asking for public disclosure of the University’s endowment investments into the…

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BlackRock focuses on sustainability

BlackRock’s CEO said that the group would focus on sustainability, exiting any investments it saw as having high sustainability-related risk.

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Sustainable consumption versus waste

How well do we utilize a variety of things that we buy? Michael Sivak looks at the data for everything from our cars to our clothes.

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edie launches best-practice guide for businesses tackling single-use plastics

edie has launched a new report, sponsored by Nestlé, that outlines the steps businesses can and should take to identify, reduce, replace and eliminate single-use plastics from their operations, supply chains and products and services.

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Firmenich Receives ‘Most Sustainable’ Recognition

Praised for its comprehensive approach to sustainability, Firmenich was named Most Sustainable Company in the Flavor and Fragrances Industry.

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Ellen MacArthur unveils tool to measure circular economy performance

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new tool that will allow businesses to measure their circular economy performance.

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A Blockchain Approach to Transparent, Sustainable, Fair Coffee

Farm. Food. Life.

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Educator Toolkit: Sustainability and Recommerce

Tomorrow’s leaders must contemplate how to solve sustainability-related crises, as well as embrace the ever-growing circular economy.

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Reconnecting with nature key for sustainability – The Circular Economy

People who live in more built up areas and spend less free-time in nature are also less likely to take actions that benefit the environment, such as recycling, buying eco-friendly products, and environmental volunteering.

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2020 Philly Chef Conference: Sustainability, Leadership and Pasta

Check out the full schedule of events for the event’s 7th year.

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EcoVadis Gets $200M Investment to Accelerate Sustainability Ratings –

Sustainability ratings firm EcoVadis received a $200 million investment from private equity firm CVC Growth Partners II to grow its reach.

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Michelin sustainable rubber criticised for deforestation

Michelin and WWF have been criticised over a rubber plantation in Indonesia which villagers say has caused deforestation and destroyed elephant habitat…

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China To Ban All Single-Use Plastics

China, one of the world’s largest consumer of plastics, just announced its plan to ban single-use plastics across the country.

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Healthy Sustainable Beverage Brands : greenhouse

greenhouse – Greenhouse is a beverage company based in Canada and it boasts the mission to create a healthy and sustainable lifestyle approach. The promotion of…

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A Peek at 3M’s Sustainable Product Portfolio

3M has extended greener product offerings across its consumer portfolio and has set an ambitious renewable energy goal.

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Green Manufacturing: The Business Benefits Of Sustainability

Green manufacturing is an excellent example of the business benefits of sustainability. Here’s how green manufacturing helps companies and our planet succeed.

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The Way To Wise, Sustainable Growth

In an Op Ed last year for The New York Times, Ruchir Sharma challenged the underpinnings of our current economic recovery by suggesting a radical idea which ought to be common sense: a healthy economy isn’t built on rising levels of debt.

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Charles Darwin University: At the forefront of sustainability

From impactful research to green campus initiatives to unique course offerings, Charles Darwin University is Australia’s top-performing university in sustainability education.

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Aveda Launches in South America With Sustainable Salon –

Aveda is ramping up its Latin America trajectory.

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Trendy, Sustainable Clutches : Cork Clutches

Cork Clutches – The makers at Sumsaara believe each product should adhere to the Sumsaara philosophy, which means “the never-ending cycle of birth, life, dea…

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Stunning, sustainable lodge blends into beautiful landscape

Surrounded by rolling hills, the Lodge in a Glade comprises two barn-inspired structures with green-roofed surfaces that appear to emerge from the earth.

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Inspirational Sustainability Trails : sustainable urban solutions

sustainable urban solutions – As the reality of climate change has been adopted by the majority, many entities, including designers and brands, are looking for ways to advocate …

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Nuun aims to eliminate 100,000 single-use cups on race courses

New speed cups will eliminate single-use cups on race courses in the Oakland area…

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Using E-Waste Management To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Buyers of tech products need to recycle their devices properly. Here is how they can lower their carbon footprint through proper e-waste management.

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Sustainability Stole the Spotlight at WSM –

The trade show, which ran Jan. 11 and 12, showcased sustainable fashion in more ways than one.

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United front ‘fractures’ on sustainable tourism

Noosa has hit a few ‘bumps’ as groups looks to ramp up its push for more sustainable tourism.

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Chicago considers polystyrene ban, limit on single-use plastics

Restaurants would be limited to recyclable, compostable containers for to-go packaging…

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Success Secrets for Sustainable Booth Building

Walking the Las Vegas convention center, post show, I waded through the mounds of plastic trash and waste. I looked around as I was walking out the door, starting to process what was happening… The convention center was packed that weekend—the entire place was full.

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PREDICTIONS 2020 Focus on sustainability – Sustainability

We’re running a series of pieces exploring predictions for how multichannel and ecommerce retail might change over the coming year. Today we consider sustainability.This has moved into the spotlight over the past year as the fast rise of climate activism has put environmental issues firmly onto the…

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31st January – Pontypridd Events & Sustainability

The new networking event for those working in the event industry, or those who book events in South WalesThis month we’re talking…

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Asda works with brands to put sustainable shopping to the test – Sustainability

The supermarket has launched a test and learn sustainability shop in its Leeds heartland as it looks to find new ways to reduce plastic – and to find out how shoppers are prepared to buy.

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Integrating Sustainability Into Supply Chains—It Takes Data –

Land O’Lakes Sustainability Director Tina May and Campbell Soup Company’s Dan Sonke discuss the insights that agtech tools like TruTerra bring to farmers.

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China will ban plastic bags, disposable utensils and single-use straws | Daily

China is one of the world’s biggest users of plastic, and the plan targets a 30 per cent reduction in disposable plastic utensils used by the takeaway food industry in major cities within five years.

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Sustainable Sport Caps : Persef Ecap

Persef Ecap – The Persef ‘Ecap’ is an eco-friendly piece of headgear for athletic enthusiasts and outdoor explorers alike that will offer them a way …

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Is there more to the Caribbean’s single-use plastics ban than meets the eye? ·

The move to go plastic-free is timely. According to the United Nations, 70 to 85 percent of marine litter in the Caribbean originates from land, and the lion’s share is plastics.