#Cleantech #WasteNot
Chevy's New Bi-Fuel Impala Can Be Powered by Everything from Sewage and Food Scraps to Beer
As more and more organizations are finding ways to create fuel from waste — case in point: Italy is about to become the first country to require cards and trucks to run on biofuel made from...
#WasteNot
Sustainable Materials at Scale: 100% Recycled Denali Fleece Prevents Waste on Multiple Fronts
Here at The North Face, we believe in making great outdoor gear in a sustainable and responsible way. That’s why we’ve set out to change the way outdoor apparel is made. We’ve set a bold goal to have...
#Packaging #BehaviorChange #Communication
Shareholders Representing $35B Press P&G for Recyclable Packaging
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has made a qualified commitment that 90 percent of its packaging will be recyclable by 2020. The commitment came the day before an October 14 vote on a...
#Collaboration #WasteNot
New Initiative Helping Detroit Businesses Reduce Waste, Costs Through By-Product Synergy
At a time when landfills are overflowing and public pressure is mounting, business can’t afford to waste anything – especially in a city such as Detroit, which is still fighting its way back from...
#supplychain
Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Farm Yields 70-90% Below Potential
Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s largest gap in farm yields — 70 to 90 percent below their potential — according to a new research tool unveiled Monday.The outcome of a 6-year international...
#wastenot
Italy Will Be First Country to Require Cars, Trucks Use Biofuels from Ag Waste
Italy will soon become the first country in Europe to legally require "advanced biofuels" in cars and trucks, the BBC reports. The new fuels are made from agricultural waste such as straw rather than...
#Products #Chemicals
New C2C Material Health Certificate Provides Blueprint for Sustainable Products
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced today it will now offer a Material Health Certificate, a tool for manufacturers across industries to communicate their work toward...
#Cleantech #ICT #Communication
Lead Up to #SB14London: How Greenpeace Is Helping Make Sustainable IT the New Normal
How can our online world help our offline world become cleaner? It's a question often at the forefront of Andrew Hatton's mind. Hatton heads up IT for Greenpeace UK, a role that sees him juggling...
#BehaviorChange #Marketing
'Energy Sins' Costing UK Households Millions
With the launch last week of Business in the Community’s Be Energy Aware campaign, customer engagement lead Michelle Gallant outlines how we are helping to make energy bills a little less scary.The...
Setting Yourself Up for Failure? The Challenges of Environmental Target-Setting
Companies often set targets for memorable milestones and landmark years, such as 2015 or 2020, as this makes it easier to communicate and refer to them — there are 17 companies in the FTSE 100 that...

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