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The Circular Economy is (Slowly) Coming to Europe

Can the circular economy become the norm in Europe? The European Commission recently adopted a framework to ramp up waste diversion in its…
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4 Lessons the Apparel Industry Can Learn from Carpet-Makers

Believe it or not, there's actually a great deal the apparel industry can learn from carpet-makers about closed loop recycling, as Paul Murray,…
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American Eagle Outfitters Expands Clothing Recycling Program

The clothing retailer, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. is expanding its partnership with I:Collect (I:CO), a closed loop textile recycling company.
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Big Change Dwells in Tiny Houses: Corporate Sponsorships and Making a Difference

Choosing smaller options such as a 7.5-ounce rather than a 12-ounce can of soda for long-term benefit is often a no-brainer. But what…
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StEP Initiative is Turning e-Waste Into an e-Resource

Posing a threat to health and ecosystems, urban mining of e-waste and cradle-to-cradle product life cycles could turn threat into opportunity. In partnership…
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3p Weekend: Trending Topics from SB’14 San Diego

Triple Pundit gathered five of the top trending topics from SB'14 San Diego for a quick weekend read. Stay tuned for more coverage…
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San Francisco Program Provides a Roadmap for Eliminating Textile Waste

More than 25 billion pounds of textiles are discarded in the U.S. annually, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which equates to…
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Interview: Scott O’Connell, Director of Environmental Affairs, Dell

Nick Aster talks to Dell's Scott O'Connell about sustainability at Dell and their recent announcement to offer the computer industry's first ever closed…
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Turning Garbage Into Jet Fuel: Sustainable Solution or Incineration in Disguise?

Can garbage power your plane ride from New York to London? That’s the idea behind a new production plant that will transform waste…
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Green is the New Black: How Consumers Feel About Sustainable Apparel

From the beginning of civil societies, people have expressed their history, traditions, culture and occupations through clothing. From the humble beginnings of homemade…
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New Aluminum Can Boasts 90 Percent Recycled Content

Environmentalists and beer lovers alike can raise their glasses in a toast: Aluminum manufacturer and recycler Novelis has unveiled an aluminum beverage can…
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U.S. Federal Government Amps Up E-Waste Reuse and Recycling

The federal government is closer to becoming more aggressive managing the recycling, reuse and eventual disposal of electronic goods.
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Colgate-Palmolive Commits to Recyclable Packaging

Colgate-Palmolive recently committed to making 100 percent of its packaging fully recyclable for three of four product categories by 2020.
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Can Glad Start a National Conversation on Waste?

How much waste do you throw away every day? That’s the question the Glad Products Co. hopes people will ask themselves after viewing…
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TerraCycle Wants to Help Businesses Go Zero Waste

TerraCycle is known for collecting materials that can’t be recycled through traditional curbside recycling programs – like chip bags, water filters and cigarette…