Zero Waste

Unilever Zero-Waste Program Saves Over $225 Million While Creating Jobs

Unilever has announced that all of its factories have achieved the company’s goal of zero waste -- saving millions of dollars while creating…

Recycling with Purpose: Chevy Volt Battery Cases Become Duck Houses in Russia

In Warren, Michigan, Chevy Volt battery cases become duck houses that are shipped to Russia to preserve an endangered species.

What Does the Future Hold for the Landfill Ecosystem?

In the not-too-distant future, we may have no more need for landfills. While that would be a glorious achievement, there are those who…

Seeking Creative Ways to Deal with Food Waste at Hospitals

Hospitals struggle with food waste for numerous reasons, but a company producing anaerobic digesters believes it has a solution.

Breaking Down Bioplastics

The market for biobased and compostable plastics, known as bioplastics, is expected to be worth over $5 billion by 2018. While these plastics…

Fetzer Vineyards Diverts Almost All Its Waste

Fetzer Vineyards diverted 97.7 percent of its waste from landfill, incineration and the environment.

General Motors Expands Zero-Waste Agenda Worldwide

General Motors (GM) continues to expand its global zero-waste program, inching closer to its goal of having 125 total facilities landfill-free by 2020.

Validating the Value of Zero Waste

The race to make defensible zero waste claims is well underway. Some organizations are going beyond public pledges and having their zero waste…

Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Gets Certified

U.S. manufacturers large and small are looking for ways to demonstrate their social and environmental responsibility, as well as boost their bottom lines.…

International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste

International Paper has set a medium-term goal to reduce waste sent to landfills 30 percent by 2020, with aspirational goal of achieving zero…

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…

VIDEO: The Proof of Zero – Zero Waste to Landfill Certification

LIVE: Join us for a conversation around ‘the proof of zero – Zero Waste to Landfill Certification with UL Environment, Waste Management, Bridgestone…

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…

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.

Waste Management Programs Nix the Need for Landfills

Waste Management, one of North America's top refuse transport services has come up with new ways to dump the use of landfills that…