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For each person living on Earth, there is almost one ton of plastic trash on the planet and that number is accelerating.
China recently informed the World Trade Organization that wastes resulting from textiles and steelmaking are among a list of 24 types of garbage that will no longer be accepted at the country’s ports.
Volvo Car Group announced last week that in 2019, every model rolling off the automakers’ assembly line will, at a minimum, be partly powered by an electric battery system.
Despite improvements across the apparel industry's global supply chain, viscose, also known as rayon, is causing numerous problems, including environmental degradation and increased risks to public health in nations including India, Indonesia and China.
Elon Musk has boasted about Tesla's battery storage capacity, but the evidence suggests China's energy storage sector could dwarf Tesla and its gigafactories by 2021.
A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And it just so happens that the company is based in China.
According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much of that growth, but increases in employment are also apparent in the biofuels and wind power sector.
Some organic corn and soy imported into the U.S. actually shows high levels of pesticide residue -- potentially creating a huge problem for many organic food companies' supply chains, the Washington Post reported in a new investigation.
Apple plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost American manufacturing. But can the investment counter how automation will affect employment within the manufacturing sector?
I recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
Ford is tinkering with the idea of using bamboo as a raw material, either in the form of upholstery for seat coverings or in plastic car parts.
A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back to international trade.