Designing a Sustainable Coffee Pod: Club Coffee’s PurPod100
It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and to celebrate, I spoke to some superstar companies reducing waste through product design that are featured in the National Zero Waste Council’s Design...
DowDuPont, Novozymes Launch New Platforms to Drive Science-Based Solutions to SDGs
DowDuPont Materials Science (Dow) and WE, a global development charity and youth empowerment movement, have rolled out the We Are Innovators campaign to challenge educators and students to harness...
Abeego: Reducing Food Waste by ‘Keeping It Alive’
It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and to celebrate, I spoke to some superstar companies reducing waste through product design that are featured in the National Zero Waste Council’s Design...
Trending: Finally, Real Solutions to Tackle Coffee Cup Waste
With millions of disposable coffee cups finding their way into landfill each year, businesses and local authorities across the globe have been searching for ways to increase recycling and recovery of...
How Companies ‘Seeing Goldmines in Landfills’ Are Refashioning Textiles
Want to subvert the traditional apparel supply chain? You must possess a “little bit of craziness,” according to Giulio Bonazzi, CEO and president of Aquafil, an Italian company that transforms...
Trending: Plastics Recycling Worldwide Takes One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
While the circular economy hits its stride in Sweden, recycling comes to a standstill in the US as it comes face-to-face with the realities of China’s new scrap ban. US shopping malls may be in fatal...
Trending: TP, Organic Waste Could Become Sources of Clean Energy, Low-Carbon Building Materials
From used bathroom tissue to banana peels, researchers and innovators are fueling a sustainable future by giving new life to previously overlooked waste streams. While scientists in the Netherlands...
Aviation Industry’s Uptake of Biofuels Could Spur Mass Deforestation, Critics Say
The global airline industry is flying high — according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the sector is forecasted to make a net profit of $29.8 billion in 2017 and air passengers...
Making Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Easier (and More Affordable)
Energy efficiency is a simple, quick and cost-effective method to reduce both costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That’s why companies are scaling up their energy-efficiency projects in an...
Report: Corporate Performance Falls Short on Supply Chain Due Diligence for Conflict Materials
The Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of the nonprofit organization As You Sow dedicated to ending human rights abuses associated with raw materials, has released a new report analyzing...

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