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Global Ghost Gear Initiative Aims to Clean Up the Fishing Industry

Over 40 delegates convened in Ljubljana to launch the multi-stakeholder Global Ghost Gear Initiative in a move to clean up the fishing industry.

Fund for Teachers Supports Sustainability One Teacher at a Time

Sustainable "edusystems" support healthy "ecosystems," says Fund for Teachers; grants for summer fellowships keep teachers in classrooms and students engaged.

Breaking Down Bioplastics

The market for biobased and compostable plastics, known as bioplastics, is expected to be worth over $5 billion by 2018. While these plastics…

Could Sportswear Be the Tipping Point for Sustainable Apparel?

With leading brands such as Nike incorporating sustainable fabrics and manufacturing practices into their products, the average consumer is probably unaware of the…

Philadelphia More Than Doubles Recycling Rate

The City of Brotherly Love has increased the amount of materials it recycles by 155 percent over the past six years. The city…

3p Weekend: How 7 Companies Are Celebrating America Recycles Day

Top companies plan to commemorate America Recycles Day by hosting recycling drives, spearheading education campaigns and offering friendly reminders of the importance of…

Brand Owners Want Sustainable Packaging: Two Key Lessons for Environmental Leaders

Elisabeth Comere from Tetra Pak explains how the company is striving to meet corporate demand for more sustainable packaging.

The Closed Loop Fund Helps Cities Increase Recycling

The biggest barrier facing most cities when it comes to providing the level of innovation and infrastructure needed to reduce waste and increase…

Incorporating ‘Green’ Into Your Business Practices

Most companies are now implementing green measures because they improve corporate image and the bottom line. Here are some tips for greening your…

Vermont Prison Becomes a Recycling and Composting Trailblazer

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…

General Motors Expands Zero-Waste Agenda Worldwide

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.

GreenBox Continues to Save the World, One Pizza at a Time

Ecovention’s GreenBox, or the “pizza box of the 21st century” as described by Fox News, is continuing to make a difference in the…

Indiana’s First Single Bin, Energy-from-Waste System

Covanta is making a $45M investment in a single-bin, recycling system paired with an energy-from-waste facility, the first complete solution of its kind…

From Fishing Nets to Carpet, ECONYL Invests in More Nylon Recycling

One Italian company, ECONYL, has invested in nylon recycling that could help solve the problem of fishing nets left in our globe's oceans.

Flip the Thinking on the Three Rs: Join the Reuse Movement

The reuse movement is about making recycling personal. It is about creating and delivering an experience for consumers and a new (corporate social…