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BASF introduces blockchain pilot project to improve circular economy and traceability of recycled plastics

BASF is launching the pilot platform reciChain in the province of British Columbia (BC), Canada, as a response to plastic waste. The scalable blockchain solution will support the track and trace and monetization of plastics within the value chain, through innovative Digital Badge and Loop Count…

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Is Eating Fermented Shark In Iceland Sustainable?

Hákarl, a traditional Icelandic food of fermented Greenland shark, is gaining popularity amongst tourists and fueling an industry. But is it sustainable to eat this shark?

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Walmart Challenges Amazon On Sustainable Packaging

As demand for retail sustainability grows and as companies are held accountable for more sustainable products & practices, Amazon has found itself in the crosshairs. Walmart’s strategy of listening and leveraging the voice of the customer and aligning the right sustainable practices is paying off.

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The sustainable voyager’s guide to the galaxy

Rather than attempting to cross the unimaginably vast gulfs between stars using gas-guzzling rockets or antimatter drives, extremely advanced civilizations could harness the energy from some of nature’s most violent outbursts—such as dying stars and ravenous black holes—and sail on the bursts of…

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Leveraging The Circular Economy For Potential IT Cost Savings

Analyst Patrick Moorhead discusses the circular economy and the potential business benefits it holds for IT departments who choose to engage in it.

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Is Sustainability In The Printing Industry Possible?

It seems that printing is still considered by many people a pretty dangerous and wasteful practice which helps companies, but only harms the environment.

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Ethically Sustainable Period Products : Sustainable Period Products

Sustainable Period Products – TOP (which stands for ‘The Organic Project’) is a Massachusetts-based ethical brand that makes good-for-you sustainable period products…

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Sustainable Versatile Parkas : Cloud Jacket

Cloud Jacket – The Cloud Jacket by Houdini is an ultra-versatile, insulated parka that was designed to be transformed into various garments including a blanket, p…

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Enabling a circular economy approach to advanced composites innovation, manufacturing and use, Part 2: CompositesWorld

IACMI chief technology officer Uday Vaidya reflects on IACMI’s role in improving composites’ recyclability and reusability.

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Crisis Leadership Is Not Sustainable

The challenge is to move beyond “brute force leadership” and build a team that utilizes positive characteristics of leading in a crisis—but sets aside the dysfunction.

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Olive Oil Producer Invests in Sustainability

Fairfield, NJ—Bono, a producer of extra virgin olive oil in Sicily, is executing a plan to add energy efficiencies and conserve water as it scales up production to meet demand, according to a press release.

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Sustain OSS 2020: quick rewind

An event report from Sustain OSS 2020. I learned about community-first governance and co-created blueprints for Principles of Authentic Participation.

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Syntegon joins Euro circular economy initiative on flexible packaging

Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, is working with a European initiative to help foster a circular economy for flexible packaging.

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Supermarket delis offer sustainability to-go

Retailers seek sustainable foodservice packaging solutions…

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This biodegradable, edible wrapper could replace single-use plastics for food

A ‘living’ wrapper called kombucha slime could ease the world’s plastic pain.