recycling

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.

Most Retailers Get a Failing Grade for Their Electronics Recycling Programs

The e-recycling system is still very much based on the options retailers provide us with, and as a new report released by the…

Bloomberg’s New Composting Plan Could Have a Big Impact Beyond New York

Mayor Bloomberg's plan to get New Yorkers to recycle their food waste could become an important part of Bloomberg’s legacy in the city,…

One-Click Sustainability: How Convenience is Taking a Maturing Market to the Mainstream

Convenience improves sales of green products, from fruit in schools to solar energy systems to recycling cellular phones.

Little Coffee Pods Pose Giant Waste and Recycling Problems

As the consumption of coffee pods surges in the U.S., so do the questions about their disposal and recycling.

The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…

Wrag Wrap to Turn Tents into Reusable Gift Wrap

In the United Kingdom, Wrag Wrap aims to turn unwanted tents into reusable gift wrap.

One Company’s Humble Quest to Keep Necklace Lanyards from Landfills

A project by the company Fairware aims to keep lanyards from ending up in landfills.