Three Waste-to-Energy Solutions

Americans have a giant waste problem, generating more than 200 million tons of waste per year. Here are some ways to turn waste…
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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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Slashing a Conference’s Footprint: Going Greener at the 2012 Net Impact Conference

Think about the last big event you attended – low impact is probably not the first phrase that pops into your head. Event…
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When David and Goliath Work Together: Scaling Up Through Business Partnerships

Two high-profile partnerships – Honest Tea and Coca-Cola, Recyclebank and Waste Management – show that partnering big can help companies take their social…

When Waste Becomes a Source of Inspiration

Opportunities exist for organizing informal waste collection and processing.
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Demand For Bioplastics Creates Strange Industry Bedfellows

The demand for bioplastics creates odd bedfellows, as in today's announcement that Ford and Weyerhaeuser will collaborate on developing new car parts.

Sustainable Rubber Products Destined for European Markets

A new sustainable rubber partnership will spur production of tires and a wide range of industrial materials made from sustainable Lehigh's micronized rubber…

How Extended Producer Responsibility Can Boost Recycling Rates

Producers are facing pressure from the public sector and customers to take responsibility for recycling their products. Here's why we have to continue…

GE Captures Landfill-Bound Fridge Insulation for Reuse

GE invests in a revolutionary recycling system which processes old appliances faster and diverts millions of pounds of insulation from the landfill.
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How the Sports Industry Is Greening Stadiums and Taking Names

Last week, the second annual Green Sports Alliance Summit wrapped up in Seattle. Here's what they decided between bouts of pick-up basketball.
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Recycling Jobs Now Even Dirtier and More Dangerous

Recycling is easier than ever for consumers, but recycling jobs are more dirty and dangerous than in the past.

Tom’s of Maine Partners with TerraCycle to Launch New Recycling Initiative

Tom's of Maine has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a recycling initiative to give a second life to product packaging with the launch…
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Lead Recycling Triggers Sustainability at Shooting Ranges

Lead Us Reclaim, started by Gary Frase and Bill Moss, has found success working with shooting ranges that seek another revenue stream from…

L.A. Start-Up Provides Jobs for Ex-Offenders Through E-Waste Recycling

Social entrepreneurs bring together seemingly unlikely possibilities to create a business model that has real impact. Kabira Stokes, founder of Isidore Electronics Recycling is one such person…

Construction: Increase Profits with Recycling and Reuse Best Practices

Construction managers’ success in recycling and repurposing materials/fixtures can make the difference on whether a construction project comes in on budget in today’s…