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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.
PepsiCo’s recent claim that since 2010, it has reaped $375 million in savings due to its sustainability initiatives, is encouraging news.
Oakland, California, startup Imperfect Foods is trying to change attitudes toward ugly fruits and vegetables while increasing waste diversion.
Yesterday Ford Motor Co. announced fabric made out of recycled bottles will be used in its F-150 line of trucks.
A Canadian grocer, Loblaw, is selling misshapen fruit and potatoes at some of its outlets in Ontario and Quebec.
The launch of the Calgren Ethanol Biogester, a manure-to-energy plant 60 miles south of Fresno, will help California meet its clean energy goals.