Green Development & Sustainability: Letting The Sunshine In
As states race to be among the renewable energy leaders, industrial giants join them in striving for sustainability at their manufacturing plants.
The new normal: a green, upcycled and circular economy?
Environmentally savvy Californians are likely familiar with the phrase “reduce, recycle, reuse,” but what might surprise our community are the novel ways Berkeley businesses are creating new value from waste. On Earth Day, we talked to the owners of two Berkeley storefront businesses — Darling Electric Salon and Indigo Vintage — and one deep-tech innovator, Opus 12, about how they are taking environmental preservation into their own hands. Environmental practices in hair styling pose extra challenges. “Climate change is incredibly overwhelming. We just feel like starting where we can, which is at our business,” said Karianne Silverman, co-owner and stylist at Darling Electric hair salon.
Plastribution to showcase sustainable materials at conference
Raw plastics materials distributor Plastribution is holding a conference 12-13 February to showcase products from its sustainable materials portfolio.
Caterers Take Single-Use Plastics Off the Menu
Caterers share their tips and tricks for cutting down on the product that never dies—single-use plastics.
Sustainability measures help hotel investors beat spiralling energy costs
Australia’s soaring energy costs are forcing a growing number of hotel owners and operators to look for new ways to drive efficiencies and protect their bottom line. Three of Australia’s biggest energy providers last year locked in price increases for electricity and gas, sparking a media and…
Hyatt Launches 3 Global Initiatives to Significantly Reduce Single-Use Plastics
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June 2021.