User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
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How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources 3.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
One key is to design out waste in the first place.
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Colorado food pantry supplies diminish as thousands of job losses create influx of need 19.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
As Colorado's economy grinds to a halt and thousands lose their jobs, the network of nonprofits dedicated to feeding the state's most needy are losing crucial sources of food even as need increases.
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Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There are obvious steps to reduce environmental impact such as getting rid of single-use plastics or curtailing excess packaging. But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory.
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Andy Tomkins brings Canon's new circular focus into view 13.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The sustainability engagement manager explains the goals of working for the common good with a circular business model that makes sense economically.
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The Smaller Is Better Movement in Nuclear Power 7.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Huge computer screens line a dark, windowless control room in Corvallis, Oregon, where engineers at the company NuScale Power hope to define the next wave of nuclear energy. Glowing icons fill the screens, representing the power […]
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Zero-waste refill stations in and around L.A. 6.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Zero-waste refill stations let you reduce plastic waste and potentially save money because you pay only for what you take. Here's where to find them.

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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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All the ways I failed miserably trying to live plastic-free for a week 5.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

No matter how hard I tried, plastic kept sneaking its way back into my life.

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A conversation with Ford's sustainability leader 3.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How will the No. 2 American automaker focus on sustainability amidst restructuring and major transformation?
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Could Dubai’s $350 million sustainable supercity work in New York? 25.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Dreaming of what’s possible in the Big Apple.
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How Can Jeff Bezos Spend $10 Billion Fighting Climate Change? We Have a Few Ideas. 21.2.2020 Mother Jones
On Monday, Amazon CEO and world’s richest human Jeff Bezos announced he was pledging nearly 8 percent of his net worth to fight climate change. This money, known as the Bezos Earth Fund, will be used to support “any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” Bezos wrote […]
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Rethinking the 'P' word 14.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It's time for blue-sky thinking plus practical measures in the battle to reduce plastic waste.
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The breakout biofuel for heavy-duty fleets 12.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The strategy behind using "renewable diesel" is to reduce transportation emissions now, instead of later.
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How oil & gas states did (and did not) protect land and water in 2019 7.2.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How oil & gas states did (and did not) protect land and water in 2019
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Plastic to-go containers are bad, but the alternatives might not be much better 5.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Single-use plastic bans are showing up across the nation. But compostable plates and forks may not solve the plastic crisis.
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Dollar General, Sephora, Lowe's among 7 most improved retailers addressing toxic chemicals 3.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sales of products marketed as sustainable are growing 5.6 times faster than conventionally marketed products.
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5 actions companies can take to fix the ubiquitous polybag 31.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
If you’ve ever ordered garments online from a retailer, you would have, in all likelihood, had it delivered, neatly sealed within a polybag.
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Plastic choices and their carbon impacts: Setting a strategy and sticking to it 31.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Companies and the public sector are coming under considerable scrutiny on management of their ocean plastic impact with significant media and public attention focused on the amount of single-use plastic packaging, drinking straws and other plastic items in circulation across supply chains.These same organizations are faced with expectations to align their climate change mitigation ambitions with the latest science that emphasizes the drastic reduction measures that are needed.
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Down plastic, up morale: How a sustainability graduate school is reducing single-use plastic 25.1.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Our finance department measured the “before” of our office’s single-use plastic, and implemented improvements right away.
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Fashion's latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling 22.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Less than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution.
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