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Plastic Recycling Suffers from Lingering Low Oil Price

While solar and wind power continue to become more competitive in price to fossil fuels, the same is not holding true for plastics.…
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Wrag Wrap to Turn Tents into Reusable Gift Wrap

In the United Kingdom, Wrag Wrap aims to turn unwanted tents into reusable gift wrap.
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Burton Snowboards Teams Up with Mountain Dew on Sustainable Fabric

Burton Snowboards and Mountain Dew announced the new 2013 Green Mountain Project outerwear collection which utilizes sustainable fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.…
PulpWorks' PVC-free prototype for a bleach pen replaces the "blister pack" which produces tons of PVC per product line.

PulpWorks: Recycled Paper Will Replace Toxic PVC in Packaging

100% recycled, molded pulp replacing PVC: this is the dream of PulpWorks, Inc., a new company designing custom packaging (some of it very…
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PUMA Kicks Off Biodegradable Shoe and Clothing Campaign

PUMA announced the upcoming release of a promised fashion line featuring both clothing and shoes that will be completely biodegradable and recyclable.
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Five Global Companies Pledge Cooperation on Bioplastic

Coca-Cola, Ford Motor, Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble (PG) pledged last week to form a strategic working group to ramp up the…
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Ford Upcycles 2 Million Plastic Bottles from Landfill to Seat Covers

Readers of TriplePundit  don’t need reminding that the waste stream derived from buying bottled water is an environmental hazard. Less than a third…

Reducing Our Carbon Paw Print

By Diana Ford As a lifelong cat owner/devotee and student of sustainable business, I have become increasingly aware of the environmental impact of…
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Fowl Play Makes a Comeback: The Underground Urban Chicken Renaissance

By Ana Le An underground urban chicken renaissance is sweeping the United States as a growing number of US city dwellers are raising…
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Coca Cola’s PlantBottle: Digging Up the Roots

Packaging, because it’s ubiquitous and because it is tied irrevocably to our purchasing decisions, is very personal. Branding has made packaging more than…
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Odwalla Squeezes Out the Oil—Much More Oil Than Coke Squeezed

Juice maker Odwalla has announced that, starting in March of 2011, it will move to a new type of plastic for its single-serve…
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Landfills: A Viable Alternative to Recycling?

According to a recent report that SRI Consulting released, countries that have plenty of space but little or no recycling infrastructure should not…

Coke Vending Machines Help Endangered Birds

A partnership between a non-profit and the world’s largest beverage company is coming to the aid of endangered birds in an unusual way.…

A Tale of Two Plastic Bottles at LOHAS Forum

More articles on the controversy surrounding bottled water can be found here! During an information-sharing panel at the LOHAS Forum about the Deepwater…