User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Re-use
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 05:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 1,126    
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.
Also found in: [+]
Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
Also found in: [+]
Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups for good 21.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
Also found in: [+]
2019 was the last straw in St. Louis Park, unless you ask for one 3.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Businesses in St. Louis Park are no longer allowed to provide customers with drinking straws unless they request them.
Also found in: [+]
6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions.
Also found in: [+]
Thrift-store shoppers, hand-me-down wearers and 8 scrappy startups making reuse possible 23.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Today’s burgeoning recommerce and online rental markets offer high-end gadgets and swanky fashion.
Also found in: [+]
What happened with Samsung's smartphone upcycling program 18.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It’s exploring useful second life for older gadgets collected through its e-waste programs.
Also found in: [+]
Millions of burnt trees and rusted cars: Post-disaster cleanup is expensive, time-consuming and wasteful 11.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Climate change, population growth, urbanization, deforestation and aging infrastructures all pose challenges to recovery.
Also found in: [+]
The circular economy can be a holistic approach to addressing climate change 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From fashion to household goods, industry leaders are using their tools and resources to eliminate the concept of waste.
Also found in: [+]
Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.

Also found in: [+]
Is the global quest to end plastic waste a circular firing squad? 4.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
There's tremendous progress toward eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Why are activists so unhappy?
Also found in: [+]
This Indonesian village thrives on American trash. Its future is bleak 25.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Asia's crackdown on plastic waste, aimed at protecting the environment, is bad news for small-time recyclers in Indonesia who make a living sorting foreign garbage.

Also found in: [+]
Lumber salvaged from Baltimore’s houses and trees creates jobs and cuts wood waste 25.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
Also found in: [+]
Here’s what could go wrong with the circular economy — and how to keep it on track 18.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
We must make sure that increasing the efficiency of our industrial systems doesn't lead to more consumption.
Also found in: [+]
Key ingredients for scaling circular reuse business models 18.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
It’s time to build this concept into our cultural and behavioral norms. Here are five things to consider.
Also found in: [+]
Circular cities: The state of the art 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
What happens when cities think in loops.
Also found in: [+]
Unilever sets goals to reduce its plastic use and support a 'waste-free world' 10.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The consumer goods giant pledges to halve its use of virgin plastic.
Also found in: [+]
Everyone's trash is this woman's treasure 20.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Dumpster diving is, for some, a self-perpetuating way of life. It's about being self-reliant, yes, but it's being mindful of how waste affects the environment.

School’s back in session and Wisdom Supply Co. is teaching a lesson to reduce plastic waste 19.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The B corp is working to to provide affordable, zero-waste school supplies.
Also found in: [+]
Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis 9.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 1,126