In theory, eco-labels have great potential to reduce the environmental and social impact of products via consumer choice. In practice, the diffusion of eco-labels remains limited, with consumers expressing concerns about their value. One problem is a perceived tradeoff between the eco-label sustainable attributes and the quality of the product.
Its 2020-2025 strategy, set to be published 8 April, will build on last years’ programme that saw 116 projects implemented.
Communities choose municipal LED street lighting for sustainability with economic benefits. Smart poles can deliver wifi, video streams, air monitors, traffic control.
The fashion industry thrives on consumers wanting to buy new clothes but the manufacture and disposal of clothes places a big toll on the environment. What does it take to make fashion more sustainable?
Bustle Digital Group has acquired Nylon, and plans to bring back the magazine’s print edition for special major events like Coachella.