Prison recycling is underway: one women’s correctional facility in Vermont has met the state’s new recycling and composting law one year ahead of schedule.
Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
Though the reasons vary for restaurants and stores choosing not to donate their leftovers, the main cause is a “misunderstanding of how food liability works.”
Although it is touted as a bridge fuel, natural gas abundance is hurting renewable energy development and encouraging greater energy consumption, a new study finds.
The debate over whether climate change is man made is a perennial debate in the halls of many state governments, especially around election time. But FEMA has a new message: Include projections on how to deal with climate change in mitigation plans, or lose federal funding for future emergencies.
General Motors (GM) continues to expand its global zero-waste program, inching closer to its goal of having 125 total facilities landfill-free by 2020.
City Harvest collects excess food, both prepared and uncooked, from restaurants, cafeterias, hotels and grocery stores — any commercial or nonprofit organization that wishes to donate. They then give away all the food on the same day to some 400 community programs around New York City.
As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?
Recent events highlight the pressing need to overhaul U.S. water policies, usage and pricing, veteran water journalist and author Cynthia Barnett writes in an article for Ensia.