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Eric Lundgren, who advises companies on recycling, built his own $12,900 electric vehicle from salvaged materials - and it took on a Tesla Model S in Southern California to see which has the longer range.
Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have made a huge mess. Now the CPG giant says it will test a pilot recycling project in Indonesia to tackle the problem.
Gap, Inc. plans to purchase all of its cotton for Gap-branded clothing from sustainable sources by 2021. The company says Better Cotton Initiative-certified fibers, organic cotton, recycled materials and cotton grown in the U.S. will comprise this supply chain strategy.
The athletic apparel giant Adidas plans to release yet another line of sneakers made from salvaged ocean plastic - and says it will manufacture 1 million pairs of upcycled shoes in the coming year.
Thanks to improved closed-loop recycling facilities, three Ford plants are conserving enough aluminum to manufacture 51 commercial jetliners a month.
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.
Sweden is home to what may be the world's first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys. Consumers can collect unwanted or broken toys and ship them to the upcycling company.
Office Depot and market upcycling leader TerraCycle are teaming up to recycle those old binders that accumulate in our desks.
Starting a zero-waste program can come across as an ominous challenge to companies. But companies like Ford Motors show that setting aggressive targets and engaging employees can make a huge difference when it comes to waste diversion.
Garnier wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash, and it's enlisting a popular YouTuber and a college competition to spread the news.
Community-based composting could help municipalities cope with the pesky problem of food scraps and yard clippings. TriplePundit spoke with two community composting organizations to learn about their challenges, as well as how they scaled over time.