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The UK supermarket chain Waitrose has promised to reduce its packaging to half of its 2005 levels by 2016.
Got open loop recycling? We hear about companies developing closed loop recycling systems, many sustainability professionals consider to be the holy grail of turning trash into treasure. But open loop recycling - also known as downcycling - is still going strong and ...
Turning trash into opportunities has created economic opportunities in Belo Horizonte, the third largest city in Brazil, with a boost from SAP employees.
Mason jars are a solid first step if you want to make your kitchen, and home, more sustainable while eliminating excessive plastic.
Travel creates huge amounts of waste, but a well designed recycling bin in a hotel room can help.
Credit card companies have long escaped some of the environmental criticisms that have been directed at other businesses, but that is changing and guest writer Sam Peters explains how these firms are responding.
A group of nature lovers in Villa Elisa in northeastern Argentina found a creative way to deal with the local scourge of plastic.
Consider a cardboard laptop stand from Mission Stands: they are lightweight, easy to assemble and lift your laptop to a more ergonomic and comfortable eye level.
At Hewlett Packard's recycling facility 20 miles southeast of Nashville in Smyrna, Tennessee, millions of empty printer cartridges find their way to a new life.
Starbucks and Stonyfield are among the growing number of companies in the United States that are fronting more of the costs of their recycling efforts.
The disposable society is evident in countries like the UAE and Qatar and is only getting worse. Trash is ruining the desert and beaches. Everyone can do better.
The global threat of energy shortages, rising costs and increasing legislation to curb emissions of greenhouse gases have all driven the development of deeper sustainability standards for the packaging industry. OCTAL is one company treating these threats seriously.