Trending: Plastic Recycling 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 Hold Key to 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...
Coded Yarns Poised to Weave Transparency, Traceability into Textile Supply Chain
Traceability is an ongoing concern for the textile industry. Technologies such as barcodes, QR codes and RFID tags have been put in place to enhance supply chain transparency, but they often fail to...
First-Ever Environmental Impact Factor Label Opens New Doors for Life Science Industry
The environmental impact of laboratories is enormous. But with the launch of ACT, the first-ever environmental impact factor label for laboratory products, nonprofit My Green Lab is working to...
Radley Yeldar Tackles 10 Myths in Its 'Reality Check' on Purpose
‘Purpose’ is not a buzzword, a strapline, a communications campaign, or repackaged CSR – nor is it a recruitment tool for millennials or only suited for worthy businesses, asserts independent...
Breweries, Bars Latest Crop of Businesses Making Creative Use of Waste
Closed-loop cocktails are officially a thing thanks to Operation Dagger, a popular Singapore-based bar and one of Asia’s best watering holes. Single-use is practically unheard of in this trendy spot...
CDP: Eight-Fold Increase in Global Companies Pricing Carbon Since 2013
Putting a price on carbon is becoming the new normal for major multinationals, with almost 1,400 companies[1] factoring an internal carbon price into business plans, according to a new report...

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