The impact that the fashion industry is having on the planet is continuously being highlighted by environmental groups calling for change, and many brands have already committed to making some conscious changes in their approach.
The sustainability-focused event offered live music, food trucks and booths with organizations like the San Antonio Botanical Garden, the Edwards Aquifer Authority, Texas Master Naturalists, and Keep San Antonio Beautiful.
The quest for supply-chain sustainability requires paying as much attention to the package as the product inside it. That necessity that doesn’t escape global life science leader MilliporeSigma. The company has launched a four-year effort to enforce green packaging for well over 300,000 products,…
In what an industry watchdog called a message to false advertisers, a federal judge Tuesday ordered the owners of the Northwest’s largest electronic waste recycler to spend more than two years in prison.
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These past few months have been a flurry of packaging and sustainability conferences. From Minneapolis to Paris, it has been rewarding to participate in the global discussion on making packaging systems more sustainable.
With 65 collection points throughout the state of São Paulo, Green Eletron has collected approximately 185 tons of E-waste since late 2017. The non-profit initiative to accept devices discarded by consumers was founded in 2016 by the Brazilian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association…
Dutch retailer Ahold Delhaize issued its first sustainability bond for €600 million, around 681 million in US dollars, with a term of six years. The company says that proceeds from the bond will finance environmental projects and community initiatives.
One morning last April, Afton Mountain Vineyards winemaker Damien Blanchon stood under a canopy in the rain, his yellow rain slicker a bright spot on the gray day. Smoke streamed out from the firepit he tended.
Reacting to how the industry has changed and channeling its own desire to advance the trade show concept, Premiere Vision New York (PVNY) will launch a fresh format with a focus on sustainability at a new location in January. “We’re not even going to call it a trade show–we’re going to call it an event,”…
From the South Orange Green Team & Environmental Commission: This past spring, the South Orange Green Team & Environmental Commission was awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey capacity-building grant funded by the PSEG Foundation.
The Specialty Coffee Association’s new Coffee Sustainability Program is founded on the principle that sustainability must be embraced by all actors in the coffee supply chain if the specialty coffee industry is to survive and thrive. As expectations for greater transparency and corporate responsibility grow in the industry, companies are rapidly increasing the size of their sustainability teams and seeking knowledgeable, experienced leaders to forge their path forward.
Meet Sophie Williams, owner of Raven Breads—a one-person, bicycle-based bakery selling organic whole-grain and sourdough breads and pastries made from ingredients mostly grown in the Pacific Northwest.
Environmental sustainability is concerned with whether environmental resources will be protected and maintained for future generations. Environmental sustainability is concerned with issues such as: Long-term health of ecosystems.
Technology: A Sustainability Enabler for Hospitality Professionals By CIOReview – Rapid technological advancements have taken place in restaurants, retail, and healthcare, and a direct crossover of them is…
The Flow Festival’s new Sustainability Rider is a ready-to-use set of clauses that artists can add to their existing riders — tackling items from transportation and food to recycling and energy production.
Global food and beverage provider Tate & Lyle has announced a new partnership aiming to assess the stevia sweetener supply chain for any improvements that can be made to environmental, energy and social stewardship.
Corporate interest and participation in sustainability practices are not abstract or theoretical goals, but are genuine intrinsic measures which when applied successfully, can result in positive results for a company, its employees, and the world around it.
The Weld Hill Solar Project, currently underway, is the Arnold Arboretum’s third and largest solar project and Harvard’s most ambitious sustainability initiative to date, with nearly 1,300 solar panels powering a 45,000-square-foot science laboratory and teaching facility in Roslindale.
Late last year, Ikea unveiled plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its production systems by 80% in absolute terms by 2030. University of Surrey’s Patrick Elf provides an in-depth overview of Ikea’s Live Lagom project, which provided the basis for its ambitious sustainability commitment.
The Agrobiodiversity Index is an innovative tool to calculate how well countries are conserving and using their agricultural biodiversity. The first Index Report includes a 10-country analysis offering practical recommendations to i…
Against a backdrop of new green legislation and increasing consumer demand for low-carbon, resource-efficient products and services, almost half of UK businesses are planning to up their sustainability-related investments over the next two years.