ASU, Nature Conservancy Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Forest Thinning
A recent study by Arizona State University's Sustainability Solutions Services (S3) and The Nature Conservancy reveals that forest thinning could benefit the state by making its forests more...
#BusinessModels #Design #Collaboration
Warby Parker, Architecture for Humanity Offering 'Good Design from the Foundation Up'
“Buy a Pair, Give a Pair” eyeglass brand Warby Parker has teamed up with San Francisco-based design nonprofit Architecture for Humanity (AFH) on a limited-edition set of two AFH-designed frames,...
#SupplyChain
adidas Details Progress on Supplier Audits, Sustainable Materials Use in 2013
In 2013, adidas issued 66 warning letters to suppliers across 14 countries, and terminated nine manufacturing agreements for social and environmental non-compliance, according to the footwear company...
#SupplyChain #Collaboration
H&M, Solidaridad Expand Partnership to Tackle Host of Challenges in Textile Supply Chain
H&M has formed a strategic alliance with Solidaridad, an international organization dedicated to creating responsible agricultural supply chains, to achieve more sustainable textile production....
#Chemicals #Cleantech #WasteNot
Liquid Light Wins Grand Challenge Grant for Carbon-Conversion Technology
New Jersey-based Liquid Light has received a CAD$500,000 seed grant in the first round of Alberta’s Grand Challenge, organized by the Climate Change and Emission Management Corporation (CCEMC)....
#Design #Communications
Ryman Eco: The World's Most Sustainable Font?
“It isn't just what you write that can make a difference, it's how you write it,” declares the ad for Ryman Eco, a new font by stationary brand Ryman and ad agency Grey London.Ryman claims that its...
#GreenChemistry #Cleantech
Naval Researchers Fly Model Plane with Fuel Derived from Seawater
Researchers at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, have demonstrated proof-of-concept of NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (...
#Packaging
Ecologic to Supply Paper Bottles to California Winemaker
Winemaker Truett-Hurst has completed a general supply agreement with Ecologic Brands to produce paper bottles for its PaperBoy brand.PaperBoy recyclable wine bottles are made from compressed recycled...
#Products #Cleantech
GE, Quirky Launch Consumer-Conceived, Connected Air-Conditioner
General Electric and idea accelerator company Quirky have launched Aros, an app-enabled air-conditioning unit that gathers information based on users' habits, cost of energy, and budget to...
#NextEconomy #WasteNot #Startups #SupplyChain
Dutch aWEARness Creating the First Circular Supply Chain for Textiles
“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it,” enthuses Rien Otto, the charismatic founder of Dutch aWEARness, speaking from an international showcase of corporate clothing in...

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