Waste – Trash to Cash

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Adidas Designs Sneakers Made Entirely from Ocean Waste

In partnership with Parley for the Oceans, Adidas recently released an innovative pair of sneakers made entirely of recycled plastic ocean waste.
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3p Weekend: 8 Companies Going Cradle-to-Cradle

The requirements for the certification are tough to achieve, and only a select few companies have made the grade as of yet. This…
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The ROI of San Francisco’s Zero-Waste Program

Seizing an opportunity to conserve resources, reduce environmental impact, and create jobs, the city of San Francisco set a goal in 2002 to…
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Photos: Audi Sponsors Landfill Gas Capture in Utah

Geoff Livingston visited the Trans-Jordan landfill in Utah as part of a documentary team. The Photographer and blogger was tasked with producing digital…
Office furniture, as innocuous as it seems, poses an major challenge for unsuspecting businesses. What do you do with it all when you move?

The Tremendous Economic Loss in Old Office Furniture

Millions of tons of office furniture and equipment is discarded each year, and few people are paying attention. A sustainable approach would benefit…
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Breaking the Consumer Cycle: Netting Revenue Through Waste

As the world’s population increases, so does demand – which is great for business but bad for the environment. There is not a…
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Hormel Foods Makes Good on Solid Waste Reduction Goals…Again

We sat down with Hormel Foods' head of environmental sustainability to understand how the brand is keeping its commitment to reduce environmental impact.
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The Recycling Industry is Losing Money — and Fast

Waste Management and other leading recycling companies recently admitted that more than 2,000 towns and cities are paying to dispose of their recyclables.…
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3 Architects Who are Converting Your Waste to Buildings

What does it really mean to repurpose the waste we generate? Well, for one, it means thinking outside the box, as these architects…
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3 Reasons Why We Love Good360: The Online Donation Matching Network

No more letter writing, Craigslist digging or labor-intensive GoFundMe campaigns to manage when setting up a profile on Good360 will do.
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Seriously, It’s Time to Stop Drinking Bottled Water

Bottled water can cost upwards of 300 times the cost of tap water, even when you factor in the cost of a home…
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Make Your Used Mattresses Matter

Organizations are now spearheading successful methods for recycling beds and mattresses. You can join this environmentally-friendly bandwagon, too.
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Adobe Helps Customers Ditch Paper Waste

How does a business help customers be more sustainable? One business that's answering this question is Adobe, which helps its customers ditch paperwork.
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How Sustainable is 3-D Printing?

Although 3D printing brings with it the promise to make manufacturing ‘cleaner and greener,’ the enabling technologies don’t boast those qualities yet.
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Biodegradable Computer Chip: E-Waste No More?

If wood-derived, inexpensive microchips are our first step in widely adopting environmentally friendly electronic materials, we could be on the road to removing…