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by Sustainable Brands, Dec 2018
This week, more momentum on the anti-plastic front: Unilever will develop a crowdsourced, plastic-free laundry solution to combat single-use sachets; while Stora Enso and Sulapac are developing...
by Lara Koritzke, Nov 2018
WWF Germany recently published a report, Boom in Raw Materials: Between Profits and Losses, which offers one of the first concrete rebuttals from a major environmental group against the notion that...
by Gregory Unruh, Nov 2018
This is the final post in a four-part series on geomimicry by renowned author and George Mason University professor Dr. Gregory C. Unruh. Read parts one, two and three....
by Gregory Unruh, Nov 2018
This is the third in a four-part series on geomimicry by renowned author and George Mason University professor Dr. Gregory C. Unruh. Read parts one and two. This series has looked...
by Gregory Unruh, Nov 2018
This is the second in a four-part series on geomimicry by renowned author and George Mason University professor Dr. Gregory C. Unruh. Read part one here. Geomimicry, which is the human imitation of...
by Gregory Unruh, Nov 2018
This is the first in a series of posts by Dr. Gregory Unruh about geomimicry and its implications for sustainability. Anyone immersed in the world of sustainability has heard of biomimicry — the...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
This week, building on news that HP, Inc and IKEA joined a global consortium working to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains, the public and private sector made...
by Tom Szaky, Oct 2018
Consumers are increasingly told to recycle more, say ‘no’ to plastic straws, bring reusable bags and containers for shopping, and prevent food waste by buying local and composting scraps. With the...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
BMW Group, Swedish energy startup Northvolt and Belgium-based materials giant Umicore have formed a joint technology consortium to develop a circular value chain for battery cells for electrified...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London yesterday. The competition, managed by WRAP in...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
There’s a flurry of activity this week, as several heavy-hitters announce moves that promise big ripple effects in the plastics and packaging space. PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a multi-year supply...
by Sustainable Brands, Oct 2018
EVRYTHNG — the IoT platform that makes every consumer product intelligent, interactive and trackable — is now powering a first-of-its-kind recycling scheme providing CPG brands and retailers with...
by Sustainable Brands, Sep 2018
This week, SAP UKI announced plans to work with partners to pilot a “Plastics Cloud,” which will collect existing and live data from across the plastics supply chain to spark new ideas for waste...
by Kelsey Halling, Sep 2018
One of the most frequently asked questions I get when pitching Thread is “what happens if you run out of plastic to recycle?” The shoreline in Haiti | Image credit: CoastalCare.org At Thread we...
by Sustainable Brands, Aug 2018
VTT — the Technical Research Centre of Finland — is helping to solve the global plastic waste problem with a project called PlastBug, a mobile container unit that removes plastic waste from ocean...
by Tony Kingsbury, Aug 2018
The latest plastic product to come under fire is plastic straws. Before that, it was bags; and before that, foam foodservice items. Have you ever stopped to ask, why do we use so much plastic,...
by Joanna Malaczynski, Aug 2018
A growing market shift has reached a critical mass this year against disposable plastic packaging. Leading on the regulatory front, the EU announced a goal of making all of its plastic waste...
by Pierre-Francois..., Aug 2018
In 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire trapped over 200 mostly female workers in a New York factory after a scrap bin set the 10-story building ablaze. Many garment workers were...
by Sustainable Brands, Aug 2018
Thread, the Pittsburgh-based startup that's collected over 41 million plastic bottles from landfill communities in Haiti and Honduras and created fabric for some of the world's leading brands, today...
by Adam Smith, Aug 2018
It’s estimated that nearly 8 million tons of plastic flow into our oceans every year; even more goes into landfills. While there are many great companies focused on recovering this plastic, there is...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution center. The installations form a key part of...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
FoodBytes! — the global pitch competition/networking event by Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank, has announced the 20 food and ag startups that will get a chance to...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced a new climate action strategy, which sets aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions across its owned-and-operated facilities and global...
by Lise Laurin, Jul 2018
Litter. It seems like such a ‘60s word, but it’s time to dust it off and rethink it — especially in the context of plastics and Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs). Start with the fact that more than 8...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
Innovation in the capital goods sector is driving a low-carbon industrial revolution, according to a new report from CDP. Released today, Bridging low-carbon technologies finds that demand for...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
Amidst the anti-plastic frenzy dominating corporate sustainability news lately, adidas and Neste have announced plans to increase their efforts to utilize more waste plastic. adidas pledged to...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
According to a new report, one in every 800 people in the United States is working under forced labor conditions. The findings are part of the Global Slavery Index 2018, the world’s most...
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
China and the European Union have jointly expressed their commitment to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Circular Economy at the 20th EU-China Summit taking place today and tomorrow in Beijing....
by Sustainable Brands, Jul 2018
Drastic job losses in South East Asia resulting from the onset of robot manufacturing are predicted to lead to a dramatic increase in slavery and labor abuses in global supply chains, unless...
by Lara Koritzke, Jun 2018
Led by leading companies Anglo American, ArcelorMittal, Microsoft and Tiffany & Co — and after a full decade of consultation among large numbers of stakeholders from the mining industry,...
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