#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...
#brandinnovation
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...
Henkel Challenging Students Around the World to Propose Next Big Sustainability Solutions
Under the theme of “Create. Learn. Grow.,” the eighth Henkel Innovation Challenge is inviting university students from all over the world to submit their visionary ideas for sustainable products and...
#marketing&comms
Effie, WEF Announce Inaugural Call for Entries for Positive Change Award
Effie Worldwide and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have announced the inaugural call for entries for The Positive Change Effie Award, which recognizes and celebrates the most effective marketing...
#Collaboration #NaturalCapital
Method, The Nature Conservancy Partner to Protect Water in the Great Lakes Region
Method Products, PBC, leader in eco-friendly household, fabric and personal care products, has partnered with The Nature Conservancy for a groundwater replenishment project. Method's goal is to...
#WasteNot #Cleantech
Fetzer Becomes First Winery to Receive Platinum Zero Waste Certification
Mendocino County-based Fetzer Vineyards recently announced that it has received platinum level Zero Waste certification from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC). Platinum certification, the...

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