The Great Big Waste Audit: What We Learned From Tracking Our Trash For a Week
It’s easy to throw something in the bin and forget about it, so a waste audit is a great way to stop and think about what you’re really sending to the landfill each time you tie up a garbage bag.
These Journalists Are Making It Easier to Read About Difficult Things
As news avoidance hovers around an all-time high, some journalists are covering the most pressing societal issues in a way that encourages agency and hope.
The Sustainability Advantage: How Brands Can Boost Revenue By Empowering Consumers
Mike Johnston, data product leader at the research technology firm Glow, which recently released the Size Of Prize report in partnership with TriplePundit, makes the case that businesses are squandering potential profits by not fully embracing sustainability.
Forests, Carbon Offsets and a Clear Path to Decarbonization
Emerging evidence gives brands that engage in forest projects for carbon offsets an opportunity to highlight their support for sustainability, but they should continue paying attention to the impact on communities.
Sustainable Brands Are Worth $44 Billion to U.S. Consumers, New Study Finds
About a quarter of U.S. consumers stopped doing business with a brand in 2023 because of its social or environmental behavior. And that's only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the value of sustainability for brands, new TriplePundit research shows.
Sustainable Home Ideas That Caught Our Eye on Social Media This Month
From turning your old clothes and packaging into food storage, to properly maintaining your car and washing machine, these helpful tips from social media prove it doesn't have to be costly or time-consuming to become more sustainable at home.
The Electronics of the Future Will Stay Charged All Day Using Indoor Light
Imagine a wireless keyboard that doesn't have to be plugged in or a remote control that never needs new batteries, because they get their charge from indoor light with solar technology. This futuristic tech could soon become the norm, with products rolling out as early as this year.
Empowering Indigenous Voices Might be the Key to a Successful Green Energy Transition
With 54 percent of transition mineral projects located on or near Indigenous peoples’ lands, getting free, prior, and informed consent from Indigenous communities for mining project development is one way to ensure they are not neglected as the green energy transition marches forward.
Vegging Out: What I Learned From Eating More Plant-Based Foods
The plant-based food industry is booming, and it's bringing foodie-approved vegan alternatives along with it. Plant-based products like cheese, yogurt and eggs are no longer a far stretch from the real thing. Here's what one of our writers learned from giving vegan a try more often.
Companies Can Advance Social Justice and Do Good Business: Here’s How
Now is not the time for companies to back down, but rather stand out by strengthening their commitment to social justice and by leveraging their time, money and influence. This may not be easy to do, but these strategies can help.
Ikea Proves Increased Revenue and Sustainability Go Hand-In-Hand
The largest Ikea franchisee, Ingka Group, reduced its supply chain emissions by 24 percent while simultaneously increasing its revenue by 31 percent. We asked the chief sustainability officer how they did it.
The U.S. EPA is Set to Distribute $27 Billion to Underserved Communities. Will It Reach Them?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to distribute up to $27 billion through the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in March. But will it really reach the low-income communities it's intended for?
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Tina writes frequently for TriplePundit and other websites, with a focus on military, government and corporate sustainability, clean tech research and emerging energy technologies. She is a former Deputy Director of Public Affairs of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and author of books and articles on recycling and other conservation themes.
Mary has reported on sustainability and social impact for over a decade and now serves as executive editor of TriplePundit. She is also the general manager of TriplePundit's Brand Studio, which has worked with dozens of organizations on sustainability storytelling, and VP of content for TriplePundit's parent company 3BL.
Taylor’s work spans print, podcasts, photography and radio. She brings her passion for covering social and environmental issues through the lens of solutions journalism to her work as editorial assistant.