#Collaboration #Products #WasteNot
With Timbuk2’s 'Life Cycle,' Customers Can Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle and Reimagine Its Products
San Francisco-based Timbuk2, famous for its ubiquitous messenger bags, has launched the Timbuk2 Life Cycle — a robust environmental responsibility program to reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, and...
#Packaging #Collaboration #WasteNot
Unilever's New Plastic-Molding Process Could Save 27,000 Tons Per Year
Unilever announced on Tuesday that its Dove Body Wash will now come in bottles that contain at least 15 percent less plastic, thanks to a new packaging technology. Unilever says it will make the...
#WasteNot #Cleantech
Apple Offers Free Recycling, Makes Clean Energy Commitments
In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, Apple announced it is now offering free recycling of all of its used products, and has pledged to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable...
#Communications
The FTC's New Green Guides in Practice: A Real-Life, Detailed Case Study
gDiapers is a Portland, Oregon-based diaper company offering mums and dads a diaper insert that is flushable, home-compostable and plastic-free. My wife and I moved from Sydney, Australia to Portland...
#Cleantech
Apple's Campus 2 'Mother Ship' to Run on 100% Renewables
Apple’s Campus 2 in Cupertino is on its way to redefining sustainable office spaces. In a recently released video detailing the sustainability aspects of the building, the company says that the idea...
#Collaboration #SocEnt #Startups
BetterWorld's 'Phone for Phone' Mobile Service Combines Affordable Plans, Social Impact
Socially conscious mobile provider BetterWorld Wireless, in collaboration with Sprint, today launches its Phone for PhoneTM mobile service, which will provide digital access to people in need by...
#Startups #SocEnt #SupplyChain
LaborVoices Continues to Provide 'SmartLine' of Insight Into Supply Chain Issues
In the lead-up to this year’s SB Innovation Open, we’re catching up with some of our favorite paradigm-disrupting startups from past years. This week, we have an update from LaborVoices.It is...
#Products #Design
Study Identifies How Companies Generate Business Value from Product Sustainability
Companies that have gained widespread business benefits from product sustainability share specific business practices, according to a new research report by sustainability consulting firm Pure...
#Cleantech
Tesla Model S Completes Longest EV Journey Ever
On Monday, a Tesla Model S sedan completed a 24-day, 12,183-mile battery-powered journey across the United States as part of and effort to secure Guinness World Record verification for longest...
Recyclebank Launches One Twine - A Marketplace for the Conscious Consumer
Today, in honor of Earth Day, Recyclebank — which inspires and rewards more conscious consumer actions and purchasing decisions — is launching One Twine, a new online shop that features a carefully...

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