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H&M Launches Global Change Award To Further Textile Recycling

When it comes to Swedish clothing retailer H&M, the news just gets better. Earlier this week, we covered the company’s new denim clothing…
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H&M To Introduce Denim Line Made Using Recycled Cotton

Next month, clothing retailer H&M will introduce new denim pieces made using recycled cotton. The company will introduce a total of 16 new…
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The Evolution of Eco-Friendly Packaging

There is no way to avoid packaging in modern society and yet, with today’s environmental concerns, reducing waste and energy usage while increasing…
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The E-Waste Stream is Growing: What Can We Do?

Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream. How can recyclers, retailers and governments make it easier and simpler for consumers to recycle…
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E-waste: The Nuts and Bolts of Why It Still Plagues our Landfills

We're a recycling society these days. Wherever you live, chances are there's a recycle program for a myriad of reusable items - even…
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Haute Couture Fabrics from Plastic Waste

What does it take to make a shift in sustainable fashion and turn a plastic bottle into gorgeous couture dresses? Dutch entrepreneur Monique…
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Would You Wear a Pair of 100 Percent Recyclable Sneakers?

Ammo Liao has designed the Bio-Knit shoe, which eschews the multi-faceted approach taken toward the manufacturing of athletic shoes by using only one…
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Sustainable Hangers Divert Waste from Landfills

Starting next month, billions of one-use, virgin plastic hangers now going into landfills each year will be replaced by greener hangers through a…
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Using Fund for Teachers Grants to Research Sustainability

Educators use Fund for Teachers grants to research sustainability issues around the world, engage students as activists and innovators, and for personal development.
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P&G To Make 230 Million Bottles From Recycled Materials

P&G Fabric Care will manufacture 230 million bottles for select brands from 50 percent post-consumer recycled content. That’s the equivalent of the distance…
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3p Weekend: 8 Companies Going Cradle-to-Cradle

The requirements for the certification are tough to achieve, and only a select few companies have made the grade as of yet. This…
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The ROI of San Francisco’s Zero-Waste Program

Seizing an opportunity to conserve resources, reduce environmental impact, and create jobs, the city of San Francisco set a goal in 2002 to…
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Why We’re All a Part of the Green Electronics Conversation

If users of electronics are to be true advocates for a circular economy, it’s time to take note of those decisions and engage…
Office furniture, as innocuous as it seems, poses an major challenge for unsuspecting businesses. What do you do with it all when you move?

The Tremendous Economic Loss in Old Office Furniture

Millions of tons of office furniture and equipment is discarded each year, and few people are paying attention. A sustainable approach would benefit…
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Revisions to ISO 14001

ISO's environmental management standard is due for an update in September. Here are some of the expected changes.