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Process Energy Optimization – Improving Bottom Line and Sustainability

The reliable and cost-effective supply and optimization of energy are critical to plant performance and return on investment in energy-intensive processes. With increased awareness in sustainability, most oil & gas…

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A Plastics Dichotomy – Durables versus Single Use

Most people hate plastics. Similarly, most people love nature (sunsets, the beach, walks or drives through the woods, especially for leaf peeping, flowers, furry animals, etc.), but also hate nature (hurricanes, tornadoes, jellyfish, biting insects, spiders, snakes, skunks, ragweed, fallen leaves to clean up, etc.).   It depends on which plastics and which experience of nature we are talking about…

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Neonyt to focus on fashion and sustainability

Find news on Neonyt to focus on fashion and sustainability and more fashion related news at Fibre2Fashion…

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House panel OKs P20 per kilo tax on single-use plastic bags

The House of Representatives’ Ways and Means committee approved Tuesday a bill imposing a P20 excise tax on every kilo of single-use plastic bags removed from the place of production or the Customs warehouse.

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Honolulu City Council Passes Ban on Single-Use Plastics in 7–2 Vote

CBP Prevents Vaccination of Migrant Children ; French Mayor Bans Citizens From Dying on Weekends ; and More Picks 12/10…

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Towards a sustainable economy: How to make the circular economy a ‘business model’ for the EU

As the new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen mentioned in her Political Guidelines in July, “circular economy is key for developing Europe’s future economic model.” However, to make this vision a reality, companies need to be convinced of Europe’s path towards eco-friendly production.

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Chemical recycling is back, and it’s taking a seat at the circular economy table

A decades-old technology gets an upgrade, and lots of buzz.

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Blue Bottle Coffee Tests Ditching Single-Use Cups In 2 Stores

They’re also planning to swap single-use bags for reusable containers for coffee beans.

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Fashion Industry Seeks Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Packaging

Fashion for Good, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail and the Circular Apparel Innovation Factory are looking at alternatives to virgin plastic.

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Benefits of Circular Economy

All hands were raised in the meeting hall in response to a question raised by the facilitator in a training program in Delhi, organized by ICLEI-South Asia, a network of more than 1750 local and regional governments for sustainable urban development worldwide.

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Qantas to launch London-Sydney test flight despite new sustainability pledge

Final preparations are under way for Qantas’ London-Sydney nonstop test flight, which is happening the same week as the airline announces its commitment to becoming more sustainable and cutting carbon emissions.

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Tempe-based Chasse Building Team keeps sustainability at the forefront

When Barry Chasse decided to start a construction company in 2007, the economy and housing market were great and green construction was a lesser-known option that was a blip on the mainstream radar. Fast-forward 12 years and his Tempe-based Chasse Building Team survived the recession that crippled or shut down many of his competitors…

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Olam commits to sustainability with new loan

SINGAPORE — Olam International Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Olam Treasury Pte. Ltd., have secured a $525 million revolving credit facility (RCF) linked to meeting sustainability key performance indicators (KPI).

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Jean Therapy Denim Sustainability Report 2019 Champions Circularity

The Jean Therapy Denim Sustainability Report 2019 reveals how the denim industry is advancing circular fashion in the apparel supply chain.