Would You Share Leftover Turkey with Your Neighbors? How We Can Begin Changing Our Culture of Food Waste
On a holiday created to remind us what we are thankful for (which has mostly become an excuse for us to stuff ourselves), many of us would probably rather not think about our country’s problem with...
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Eco-friendly Coffee Condiments Canister Saves 4 Billion Packets from Landfill
United Food Group, developer and manufacturer of specialty dry powder mixes and equipment, has developed the first sustainable canister for coffee condiments.Unlike traditional cream and sugar...
#BusinessModels #CircularEconomy #Packaging
Novelis 'Creating Value' by Increasing Closed-Loop Recycling, Reducing Carbon Emissions
Novelis’ recently released Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report shows the aluminum rolling and recycling giant making significant investments and strides to advance the circular economy and...
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Report: Sustainability Helping Restaurants Win Customers
Forward-thinking restaurant operators are more frequently using marketing strategies that incorporate health, safety and environmental concerns, which can resonate with consumers seeking out more...
#WasteNot #Collaboration #TheNextEconomy
Fashion, Scuba Giants the Latest to Close the Loop on Textiles
The concept of the circular economy — a more thoughtful approach to how we process materials and manufacture products — continues to gain traction, especially in the textile and fashion industry. In...
#GreenChemistry #Packaging #WasteNot
Carbios Makes New Advances in Reduction of Plastic Waste Through Enzymatic Depolymerization
Carbios, a French green chemistry company specializing in technologies dedicated to the recovery of plastic waste and the production of bio-polymers, recently announced that it has...
SC Johnson Highlights Lower GHGs and Waste, Higher Ingredient Transparency in 2014 Sustainability Report
In its just-released 2014 sustainability report, SC Johnson details progress on its environmental goals — including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 percent and manufacturing...
#GreenChemistry #Collaboration
AkzoNobel and Partners Considering Sugar Beets as Renewable Chemical Feedstock
AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen to investigate...
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Kohler Gets Green Light to Develop Next-Gen, Closed-Loop Flush Toilet System
Kohler Co., developer of kitchen and bath design and technology, has received a two-year grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design and fabricate five closed-loop flush toilet...
#SupplyChain #Design #WasteNot
The North Face Introduces Locally Grown, Designed, Sewn 'Backyard Hoodie'
Outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear maker The North Face today unveiled the Backyard Hoodie, the newest addition to its portfolio of environmentally conscious products. In collaboration with...

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