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Got plastic gift cards? According to the U.S. EPA, 32 million tons of plastic waste was generated in 2011 in the United States, which is more than 12 percent of the country's solid waste stream.
The architecture firm a77 in Buenos Aires, Argentina designed a home that serves as a test bed for incorporating recycling into modern design.
The idea of a tree-free paper is tantalizing; but could it really scale and become a viable alternative the way Harrelson and Step Forward promise?
GM says it is on a mission to slash waste globally, with the two latest landfill free facilities in Thailand and South Korea.
As the consumption of coffee pods surges in the U.S., so do the questions about their disposal and recycling.
The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on the environment.
In the United Kingdom, Wrag Wrap aims to turn unwanted tents into reusable gift wrap.
In my latest column on Sustainable Brands, I call Starbucks out on their feeble recycling and waste diversion programs.
Last week TCO Development granted Samsung’s Galaxy S4 the organization’s first ever sustainability certification for smartphones.
A year has passed since Marks & Spencer launched its Shwopping campaign in many of its UK stores. Leon Kaye chats with Adam Elman about its progress.
The UK supermarket chain Waitrose has promised to reduce its packaging to half of its 2005 levels by 2016.
In my latest article on Sustainable Brands, I discuss how the textile recycling is catching on. The North Face is one leader on this front.