User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Oct 11 2019 15:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Circular cities: The state of the art 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
What happens when cities think in loops.
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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.
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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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Ask a 'sotan: What's an eco-friendly way to bag groceries? 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As Duluth weighs a plan to curb plastic bag use, we asked two local experts to answer questions from MPR News listeners about the merits of paper, plastic or something else to haul their groceries.
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Climate Week 2019: Huge commitments, big money and collaboration 30.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Now it's time to put in the work.
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To increase recycling rates, empower consumers and skip the guilt trip 27.9.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Messaging has to change.
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RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste Efforts 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste EffortsMomentum on food loss and waste gaining, but action must accelerate to meet global target of 50% reduction, finds new report NEW YORK (September 24, 2019)— Leaders from across the food system today gathered in New York to announce landmark developments toward halving food loss and waste by 2030, in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 12.3 to “halve per capita global... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers Join New “10x20x30” Food Loss and Waste Initiative 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers Join New “10x20x30” Food Loss and Waste Initiative Commit to Engage Supply Chains in Halving Food Loss and Waste by 2030 New York (September 24, 2019) — Several of the world’s largest food retailers and providers have signed on to a new initiative to engage their supply chains in the fight against food loss and waste. Called “10x20x30,” the initiative brings together 10 of the world’s biggest food retailers and providers to each engage with 20 of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California lawmakers fail to act on recycling bills to phase out single-use plastics 14.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Legislative clock runs out on two California bills seeking to phase out single-use plastic containers and ease the state's recycling crisis.

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In Montecito Heights, a trash-filled hillside is transformed into a thriving urban farm 11.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Joanna Bassi's days as a television production assistant were stressful and uninspired. She had to change her life. Her first step: "I looked at the weeds growing on my hillside and thought, 'I want to create an ecosystem.'"

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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.
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It's crunch time for California's plan to phase out single-use plastics by 2030 5.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers are weighing three bills to phase out single-use plastic containers and address the state's recycling crisis. But industry opposition looms.

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CU Buffs football switching to aluminum cups at Folsom Field — just in time for Huskers’ visit 4.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
In a nod toward more sustainable packaging, CU will begin offering "lightweight aluminum" cups to fans during the 2019 football season at Folsom Field.
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Managing packaging perceptions vs. realities for a truly circular future 2.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A coffee company's wake-up call from the circular economy.
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One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown 30.8.2019 Mother Jones
If you’re like me, you’ve looked at a paper coffee cup or an empty tube of toothpaste and thought, “Is this recyclable?” before tossing it in the recycling bin, hoping someone, somewhere, would sort it out. People in the waste management industry call this habit “wishcycling.” According to Marian Chertow, director of the Solid Waste […]
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1.3 billion tons of food being wasted each year. Can we stop it? 29.8.2019 LA Times: Science

A new report lays out a blueprint to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Doing so could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1.5 gigatons per year.

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What a summer at GreenBiz taught me about sustainability 29.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
The business world takes notice as innovations pave the way to a greener, cleaner economy.
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A 10-Step Plan for the World to Cut Food Loss and Waste in Half By 2030 29.8.2019 WRI Stories
A 10-Step Plan for the World to Cut Food Loss and Waste in Half By 2030 Comments|Add Comment|PrintFood loss can happen on the farm as well as in the kitchen. Photo: ImpaKPro/istockphoto.com The UN set a global goal to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Alarming figures show just how big of a challenge remains. Nearly a third of all food produced in the world goes uneaten each year -- an amount that costs the global economy $940 billion and emits 8% of planet-warming greenhouse gases. At... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Leading Food Experts Issue Global Agenda to Halve Food Loss and Waste by 2030 29.8.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Leading Food Experts Issue Global Agenda to Halve Food Loss and Waste by 2030 New research lays out action plan showing governments and businesses how to tackle food loss and waste Washington, D.C. (August 29, 2019) — New research from top food and agriculture experts suggests the world is at a critical moment in the fight against food loss and waste. The report Reducing Food Loss and Waste: Setting a Global Action Agenda finds momentum is building to address the 1.3 billion tons of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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