Continue Reading... Carlsberg and Corona tackle water and plastic waste: The sustainability success stories of the week

Carlsberg and Corona tackle water and plastic waste: The sustainability success stories of the week

After parent company AB InBev announced that three major businesses – namely Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and Coca-Cola – are now supporting its 100+ Accelerator to fund sustainable start-ups, beer brand Corona has posted its own update on start-up financing.
The brand is making funds of up to $100,000 per business available to startups working to develop solutions to the world’s plastic pollution problem. To apply for funding under the scheme, called the Corona Plastic Free Challenge, applicants will need to outline how their product, system or technology can be used to reduce or remove plastic from a specific part of the beverage supply chain. Specific focus areas are plastic bottle cap liner alternatives and solutions for keeping products on pallets during transportation without plastic film.

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Continue Reading... The Really Useful Podcast | Can Headphones Be Vegan? A Look at Sustainability in Electronics

The Really Useful Podcast | Can Headphones Be Vegan? A Look at Sustainability in Electronics

Vegan headphones might sound like the name of an indie band, but they’re real. Headphones made without leather and using sustainable materials are just one of the ways in which using technology responsibly is becoming more important.  This week, we take a look at sustainability in technology, and how things might change going forward.

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