Tag archives for waste diversion
Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental impact of single-use coffee pods. But not everyone is buying into the company's recycling plan.
Athletic apparel giant Adidas announced that it is retooling its sustainability strategy in order to ensure that sporting activities will long endure. "Sport Needs a Space" is the company's new mantra.
Led by Friends of the Earth, 51 organizations are trying to use social media activism to showcase their grievances against Darden Restaurants and its marquee brand, Olive Garden.
Long notorious for its food waste, Starbucks is working with two nonprofits to do something with those unwanted food products that far too often end up in landfill.
Whole Foods announced that it will start selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables in a partnership with the Bay Area startup Imperfect Produce.
One of the plastic industry’s oldest and largest trade associations, the Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI), is nudging its members to consider zero-waste programs.
The food packaging industry has realized that in order to avoid more polystyrene bans, it has to provide an alternative in an era when many cities and towns are confronting diminished landfill space. One trade group is in its second year of grants in an effort to expand polystyrene recycling.
Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet -- and it found a solution for all of that unwanted leather.
The future of water in California, the United States, and really the world, is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as in all that shower, sink and toilet water.
Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that it has installed a bio-digester system at a second location in New Jersey.
This week Levi’s announced a partnership with Give Back Box allowing customers to ship unwanted clothing in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for Goodwill.
Dell will revamp 35 product lines to increase the recycling of what have already been 4.2 million pounds of plastics annually.