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Green Lifestyle Expert Recommends Paper Plates to Save Water, We Say Nonsense

Disposable dinnerware and utensils have progressed since the limited selection of plastic, paper and polystyrene options of a generation ago.  Walk into any…
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Starbucks Rallies Recyclers to Accept Coffee Cups

By Kara DiCamillo ‘Tis the season for caffeine breaks. And while we hope that everyone is using reusable cups for their coffee and…
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GM Churns Gulf Oil Boom Into Chevy Volt Parts

Remember the booms that snaked across the Gulf of Mexico during the BP/Deepwater Horizon fiasco? Besides that underwater camera, blobs of petroleum washing…
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Waste Management Exceeds Expectations

To be honest, I just thought my trash removal company simply took the trash I couldn’t recycle away and transported my recycling to the…

Reinventing the Same Old Stuff

Why rebuild the old when we can scrap it for a shiny new model, with all the newest gadgets and features?

MODO Sets the Standard for Green Eyewear

By Sara Roberts Businesses aren’t just about profits these days, and shoppers are wanting more out of their purchases. The green movement has…
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New UK Plastics Facility to Handle 50 Percent of Recyclables

Sometimes, you really can make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. In August 2009, the AWS Eco Plastics facility in Lincolnshire,…
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Marks and Spencer to Meet Sustainability Goals Four Years Early

We see it time and time again at Triple Pundit: When the world’s most progressive companies set ambitious sustainability goals for their organization…
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Vuvuzela Design Competition “Makes a Difference Not Just Noise”

By: Kara DiCamillo Made famous by the 2010 World Cup, the Vuvuzela (those loud, plastic horns that drown out every sound) are now…
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New Uses for Old Plastic

By: Rob Lamkin In a world where plastic is ubiquitous, enterprising organizations are developing innovative, environmentally responsible applications for plastic. Some companies are…

Unilever Commits to Halve Environmental Impact by 2020

Unilever, the huge consumer products company, says that two billion times a day “somebody, somewhere” uses one of its brands, such as Lipton…
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Will Micromidas Have the Golden Touch with Sewage Based Bioplastics?

When you wash your hands, flush the toilet, or do the dishes, the water’s just gone, right? Waste to be processed, end of…
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Tetra Pak: Renewable, Recyclable, and Disaster Risk-Managed?

Tetra Pak touts its own sustainability: namely that it’s made from renewable resources and can be re-used for kitschy products like wallets and…
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Re-imagining Recycling: We Are Our Own Best Infrastructure

More articles on the controversy surrounding bottled water can be found here! by Sarah A. Maine The most contentious issue of the 201…
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Coca Cola’s PlantBottle: Digging Up the Roots

Packaging, because it’s ubiquitous and because it is tied irrevocably to our purchasing decisions, is very personal. Branding has made packaging more than…