Continue Reading... U.S. auto suppliers oppose setting gas-powered phase-out date | Business

U.S. auto suppliers oppose setting gas-powered phase-out date | Business

Auto suppliers told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday they opposes setting a firm date to end the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and warned that a quick shift to all electric vehicles could cost thousands of jobs. California said in September it planned to end sales of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles by 2035.

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Continue Reading... PA Environment Digest Blog: Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition Now Accepting Proposals For Innovative Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Development Project Funding

PA Environment Digest Blog: Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition Now Accepting Proposals For Innovative Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Development Project Funding

Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition Now Accepting Proposals For Innovative Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Development Project Funding

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Continue Reading... Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels Taking Off | Port of Seattle

Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels Taking Off | Port of Seattle

The Port of Seattle Commission hosted a study session today to review progress implementing the Port’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) strategic plan and significant investments of the private sector in SAF production and use in Washington. The study session occurs just days after the Washington state legislature approved policy creating a low carbon fuel standard. The policy to lower carbon emissions from fuel now goes to Washington state Governor Jay Inslee for his signature.

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Continue Reading... New virtual event will discuss how tourism can return sustainably – Events – HOTELIER MIDDLE EAST

New virtual event will discuss how tourism can return sustainably – Events – HOTELIER MIDDLE EAST

virtual event focusing on sustainable tourism will take place in May.
Presented by TLC, ‘Reset Tourism. Sustainably’ puts nature and the protection of culture and heritage at the top of its agenda.
Taking place on May 25, starting at 9am UK time, it will have a line-up of speakers including representatives from UNWTO, ministers of tourism and specialists in sustainability, hotels operations and development.

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Continue Reading... Colgate to open source recyclable toothpaste tube tech

Colgate to open source recyclable toothpaste tube tech

THE WHAT? Colgate-Palmolive has begun the switch to a first-of-its-kind recyclable toothpaste tube and will share the technology.
THE DETAILS The company’s Tom’s of Maine has unveiled the first tube recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers. The brand will debut the tube for its Antiplaque & Whitening toothpaste and complete the switch across all of its toothpastes in 2020, when the Colgate brand will initiate the transition in Europe and North America.  

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Continue Reading... Colgate to open source recyclable toothpaste tube tech

Colgate to open source recyclable toothpaste tube tech

THE WHAT? Colgate-Palmolive has begun the switch to a first-of-its-kind recyclable toothpaste tube and will share the technology.
THE DETAILS The company’s Tom’s of Maine has unveiled the first tube recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers. The brand will debut the tube for its Antiplaque & Whitening toothpaste and complete the switch across all of its toothpastes in 2020, when the Colgate brand will initiate the transition in Europe and North America.  

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Continue Reading... Pernod Ricard Targets Circular Making for 2030: Q&A with Vanessa Wright and Carine Christophe

Pernod Ricard Targets Circular Making for 2030: Q&A with Vanessa Wright and Carine Christophe

Sustainability isn’t a new focus for Pernod Ricard, the global wine and spirits company whose portfolio includes familiar names like Absolut Vodka, Chivas Regal, Jameson, Kahlúa, and Seagram’s.

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Continue Reading... Simple solutions to the plastic plague: Europe’s award-winning innovations | The Social Enterprise Magazine – Pioneers Post

Simple solutions to the plastic plague: Europe’s award-winning innovations | The Social Enterprise Magazine – Pioneers Post

A natural food preservative spray and a smart tech solution to zero-waste shopping: two winners in this year’s EU Social Innovation Competition on going to market and the growing demand for new ideas.

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Continue Reading... Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say

YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and only true love—also contributes to climate change in a fairly significant way.

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Continue Reading... Richard Hutten to speak about circular design at Dezeen Day

Richard Hutten to speak about circular design at Dezeen Day

Designer Richard Hutten will speak about design and the circular economy at Dezeen Day in London on 30 October.
The Dutch designer, who is an advocate of the circular economy, will discuss projects including the commission to replace all 27,000 seats at Schiphol Airport with new chairs designed according to circular principles.

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Continue Reading... Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity

Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity

Prada’s new Nat Geo series highlights its Re-Nylon line; while the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign Guidelines aim to ensure jeans are made better for the environment and the health of garment workers.  Web series from Prada, Nat Geo shows ‘What We Carry’ re responsible consumption around the world…
Web series from Prada, Nat Geo shows ‘What We Carry’ re responsible consumption around the world

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Continue Reading... Kingspan promises net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Kingspan promises net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Buildings material giant Kingspan has today promised to deliver net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030, as it pledges to “play its part” in cutting global emissions in line with the Paris Agreemen

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Continue Reading... Burberry Announces Plans To Go Plastic-Free

Burberry Announces Plans To Go Plastic-Free

With sustainable fashion at the forefront of everybody’s minds right now, much of the conversation has been firmly focused on the production processes that go into making our favourite high street pieces.
From material usage to manufacturing processes, the dyes used to colour fabrics to the human labour used to sew, package and transport our fashion, the environmental and ethical impacts of the fashion industry are rightly inspiring us to find fairer, greener ways of shopping.

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Continue Reading... Unilever invests in Alibaba Cloud’s technology for targeted digital marketing campaigns

Unilever invests in Alibaba Cloud’s technology for targeted digital marketing campaigns

E-commerce giant Alibaba has entered a partnership with Unilever to improve the personal care conglomerate’s digital marketing technology in China.  By using Alibaba’s Cloud service, Unilever will have access to AI and cloud-based technologies that are anticipated to improve the company’s omnichannel, online and offline activities.  The technology will also allow Unilever to track its customers’ buying patterns and e-commerce behaviour.

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Continue Reading... Government unlocks £560m for upgrades of UK’s least energy efficient homes

Government unlocks £560m for upgrades of UK’s least energy efficient homes

Funding boost designed to ‘green’ homes of low-income families and social housing tenants, but RIBA warns new support is ‘simply not enough’
The government has today announced a £562m cash boost for local authorities designed to make tens of thousands of the UK’s leakiest homes more energy efficient, including £19.4m to decarbonise th

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Continue Reading... SDG12: Can sustainable consumption save capitalism from itself?

SDG12: Can sustainable consumption save capitalism from itself?

umans used more resources than nature was able to replenish inside one year for the first time back in 1970. Since then, the date that Earth’s biocapacity is breached – dubbed “Earth overshoot day” has crept forward each year. This year, it fell on 29 July.

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Continue Reading... offgrid sustainable green buildings

offgrid sustainable green buildings

An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upcycled materials (such as earth-packed tires). Earthships can be completely off-grid or partially off-grid. Earthships can be built in any part of the world, in any climate (with a permit) and still provide electricity, potable water, contained sewage treatment and sustainable food production.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Business Generates 29% More Leads With Inbound Marketing

Sustainable Business Generates 29% More Leads With Inbound Marketing

In the first six months of inbound marketing with Yodelpop, this sustainable architectural products company experienced results including:
Leads: ⬆️ 29% increase
Website Traffic: ⬆️ 4% increase
Situation
This family-owned sustainable manufacturing company hand-crafts the finest architectural products for eco-conscious clients worldwide. As their business grew, they needed a way to attract more web traffic, convert web visitors into leads, and nurture those leads through the buyer’s journey.

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Continue Reading... NASA shares stunning photo of Earth painted with sunrise shadows

NASA shares stunning photo of Earth painted with sunrise shadows

NASA has captured thousands of images from space, many of which are made available on the agency’s website. Though many of these images aren’t terribly exciting, some of them have proven stunning, particularly ones showing off our own planet in a way we can’t perceive from the surface. The latest example of this kind of content is a new image that shows Earth bathed in sunrise shadows.

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Continue Reading... Marketing Strategy: Finding a Sustainable, Differential Advantage : MarketingProfs Master Classes

Marketing Strategy: Finding a Sustainable, Differential Advantage : MarketingProfs Master Classes

This MarketingProfs Master Class will give you a framework to create (and maintain) a defensible marketing strategy so you can rise above the competition.

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