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Sustainability News

Updates Covering Sustainability, Zero Waste, ESG, Carbon Footprint & Green Business


Pet Carbios Polyester Enzymes Waste Enzyme
- Imagine taking a worn-out pair of sneakers or used yoga pants back to the brand that produced them, knowing the polyester material they're made of will be biologically broken down to its fundamental elements, then used to make a shiny new pair of sneakers or yoga pants or anything, really, that's made from polyester. Which, incidentally, is a lot of stuff. This is the future a biotech startup called Carbios and a group of well-known sportswear brands are working toward. The French startup, ... [Read More]

Source: greenbiz.com

Report Recyclers Packaging Rate Material Hdpe
- The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) compiled research and analysis from across the $236 billion recycling industry — including over 9,000 community recycling programs across the country and more than 100 post-consumer recyclers — and released findings that say  US plastic recyclers could boost PET and HDPE bottle recycling rate with minimal additional investment and using existing processing infrastructure in the US. "Increasing the recycling rate is important because ... [Read More]


Sustainability Goals Esg Leaders Alignment Companies
- Organizations are increasingly making firm commitments to sustainability. More than 700 of the largest 2,000 publicly traded companies have made net zero commitments, with 59 of the FTSE 100 committing to net zero emissions by 2050. Two-thirds the S&P 500 have set emission reduction targets of some kind. However, new research conducted by my firm, L.E.K. Consulting, suggests many of these organizations are struggling to deliver on their commitments. To map the extent and nature of this new ... [Read More]

Source: hbr.org

Packaging Product Mavuno Bora Solutions Solution Consumers
- These innovative packaging solutions bring uncanny and never-before-seen solutions to food and beverage, health and hygiene, agriculture, and other industries. The Dow Packaging Innovation Awards have been highly sought after these last 30 years by start-ups and well-established companies alike. The list of Diamond Winners recognized by Dow's 2021 Packaging Innovation Awards, revealed earlier this year in 2022, features solutions in design, sustainability, user experience, and increased product ... [Read More]


Project Sustainability Rating Projects Infrastructure System
- Learn, Share, and Lead Green All Posts Blog Are you Limiting Yourself to One Sustainability Rating System (and Skillset)?  Blog | Share to – by: Conrad McCallum They're coming together, and not a minute too soon. Multiple drivers are forcing sustainability to the top of the agenda. Climate change, investor focus on ESG performance, broader public awareness pertaining to environmental degradation, and a renewed focus on equity in the built environment are part of a powerful confluence ... [Read More]

Source: usgbc-la.org

Sustainability Gbta Travel Gbta Convention Business Toolkit
- San Diego Convention Center SAN DIEGO—The Global Business Travel Assn. is fully embracing its mission to help the business travel industry create a positive impact and a better future for people and the planet at its upcoming  GBTA Convention 2022 , August 14 to17, at the San Diego Convention Center. During the event, GBTA will unveil its first-ever Sustainability Pavilion as well as a new Sustainability Toolkit delivering insights, tools, and best practices to empower ... [Read More]


Packaging Eastman Materials Plastic Essences Bottles
- This article is sponsored by Eastman . Procter & Gamble 's Herbal Essences hair care brand is built around its active botanicals and naturally derived ingredients. The brand values the sustainability of what's inside its products — as well as the packaging on the outside. P&G's Net Zero 2040 Climate Transition Action plan calls for a 50 percent reduction of virgin, fossil-based plastic used in packaging by 2030. When Herbal Essences was planning the launch of its new sulfate-free ... [Read More]

Source: greenbiz.com

Grenova Industry Products Life Sciences Solutions Plastic
- As part of our SLAS Europe 2022 coverage, we speak to Ali Safavi, CEO and Founder of Grenova about sustainable science, the impact life sciences research is having on our planet, and the solutions they offer for laboratories to help reduce their plastic waste.  Please can you introduce yourself and tell us about your role at Grenova? My name is Ali Safavi, and I am the founder and CEO of Grenova. Grenova is a company focused on sustainability within science. What personally inspired ... [Read More]







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