See how Hanover’s studies helped inform Rheem’s sustainability initiative by identifying how homeowners and contractors feel about sustainability.
Since the deployment, about a month ago, of the newly developed, self-powered dismountable insulated cabins along the borders in the high-altitude region in Northwest China amid the prolonged border tensions between China and India, the living conditions and combat capability of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) border defense troops have been greatly enhanced as the region entered winter.
A new study of 2,040 Australians, titled Who Do You Believe?, has found there’s a big opportunity for brands to become leaders in the sustainability space by taking greater tangible action on social and environmental issues. Almost three out of four Australians could not name a single brand or business they believe is helping improve social or environmental issues. In March, Mumbrella uncovered Australia’s top ten most prolific businesses on sustainability. The data showed actions from brands and businesses are failing to ladder up to expectations and even when they do act, 86% of Australians are sceptical about the social or environmental claims they make. But according to Australians, some brands are leading the charge. Of the one in four who could name a brand; one in five named Woolworths, one in ten named Coles and one in 20 named Cotton On.
From paper bottles to biodiversity methods employed at vineyards, many winemakers are making efforts to try to minimise the environmental impact of their industry. Here we’ve selected six wines with some serious sustainability credentials for you to enjoy. When In Rome Wine Paper Bottle Pecorino – When In Rome’s bottle is made from 94 per cent recycled paper. Single-use glass bottles make up 39 per cent of the wine industry’s overall carbon emissions, which partly explains the recent popularity of boxed wine. When In Rome has taken it one step further with its paper bottle wine (think bag in a bottle, rather than box), which is made from 94 per cent recycled paper…
With new legislation for packaging coming down the track, Robbie Staniforth, Head of Policy at Ecosurety and a chartered resource and waste manager, discusses what changes are needed and whether they are best delivered through competition or central co-ordination.