Nestlé Tests Out Refillable Food Dispensers in Switzerland
Nestlé put reusable and refillable dispensers to the test at three shops in Switzerland. The Swiss multinational food and beverage company called the pilot for consumers part of its broader efforts to reduce single-use packaging.
What happens to your old laptop? The growing problem of e-waste —
Globally, we produce 50m tonnes of toxic electronic waste every year — and the UK is one of the worst offenders.
Schools, colleges to ban single-use plastic items
The University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development have both issued circulars urging educational institutions to plan schemes to introduce alternatives for single-use plastic.
World’s stinkiest fruit could make super-fast electric chargers
Durian fruits, famous for their bad smell, could be used to make electrodes in ultra-fast chargers for electric cars and gadgets
Thomas Cook unveils plastic phase-out for its airlines and hotels
Holiday giant Thomas Cook has pledged to remove more than 70 million single-use plastic items such as straws, stirrers and cutlery from its operations every year.- edie news centre…
Meet edie’s Sustainability Leader 2019: Janice Lao, The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels
With entries now open for edie’sSustainability Leaders Awards 2020, this new feature series will showcase the achievements of the 2019 winners and reveal their secrets to success. First up: Janice Lao, director or CR at The Hongkong & Shanghai…