Tag archives for waste diversion
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And the automaker is partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.
The Guardian had reported that the grocer Sainsbury's is abandoning its food waste programs -- but the second largest supermarket chain in Great Britain quickly denied the story.
The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food waste reduction yields an average $14 return.
A new CDP report reveals that emission reductions led to a combined $12.4 billion in cost savings for its supply chain member companies last year.
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.
A company in the United Kingdom says it has a cost-effective solution to recycle disposable coffee cups. And a trial run of its products in Australia may reveal an answer for increasing waste diversion efforts worldwide.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation sees much value loss as massive amounts of plastic, especially what is used for packaging, ends up in landfill. Can standardization and extended producer responsibility make plastic recycling more profitable?
Custodial employees at Walt Disney World in Florida are worried that new GPS tracking technology designed to keep the theme park cleaner will interfere with their job seniority and the right to perform their tasks as they see fit.
Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to employee cafes.
California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state's poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State's landfills.
General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.
The American Chemistry Council insists via a commissioned report that plastic has an environmental impact far smaller than alternative materials such as glass and aluminum.