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Alaska Air Group Sets Aggressive Sustainability Goals

Alaska Air Group, which operates Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has reduced greenhouse gases by 30.4 percent per revenue mile since the 2004…

Apple Brings iPhone Buyback Program to Canada

Apple enthusiasts in the U.S. looking to upgrade their iPhones have been able to trade in their old devices for a newer model…

Live Chat with Phil Bresee: Recycling Director, City of Philadelphia

Join the online conversation with Nick Aster and Phil Bresee on Wed, March 5th at 4:00pm PST / 7:00pm EST. Leave your questions…

Pop the Blue Can for Water in an Emergency

Blue Can Pure Water comes in recyclable single serve aluminum cans with a 50-year, shelf-life.

REI Encourages Consumers to Go Green, Reduce Packaging This Holiday Season

As consumers hit the stores this holiday season, REI is reminding them to vote with their dollars. Pointing to its own recent success…

Amazon Continues Its Battle Against “Wrap Rage”

Clamshell packaging isn't just a hassle for consumers, it's also bad for the environment. Here's how Amazon is addressing the problem.

UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast

Landfill taxes in the UK have been growing steadily since their inception in 1996. Calls for them to be increased dramatically are now…

Patagonia “Anti” Black Friday Campaign Urges Customers to Repair Worn Clothing

Clothing retailer Patagonia released a short film called Worn Wear to promote re-purposing worn clothing.

5 Reasons Why Johnson & Johnson’s Tumblr Recycling Campaign is Likely to Fail

5 reasons why J&J's new campaign on Tumblr "Care to recycle,” which is “a gentle reminder to recycle empty containers from the bathroom"…

How Restaurants Can Enhance Branding by Cutting Down on Food Waste

Despite all the attention traditionally given to leftovers, food scraps, uneaten crusts of bread, our consumers seem to be especially concerned about food…

General Mills Shareholders Reject Producer Responsibility Recycling Strategies

Environmental advocates say they are disappointed that General Mills shareholders have rejected a resolution that would have led to the company's adoption of…

PhoneBloks Aims to Eliminate the Annual Upgrade

The idea behind Phonebloks, a phone that is made up of detachable blocks, each of which contains an upgradeable functional module, is that…

The Problem with Coca Cola Enterprises’ ‘Don’t Waste, Create’ Campaign

Hearing about Coca Cola Enterprises’ (CCE) new sustainability initiative in the UK designed to boost the reuse and recycling of plastic bottles, my…

Can Wheat Straw Paper Really Save Forests?

The idea of a tree-free paper is tantalizing; but could it really scale and become a viable alternative the way Harrelson and Step…

GM Announces Two New ‘Landfill-Free’ Sites in Asia

GM says it is on a mission to slash waste globally, with the two latest landfill-free facilities in Thailand and South Korea.