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Using circular thinking to decode eight great sustainable businesses card
Jan 18, 2017

Bio Regional

Using circular thinking to decode eight great sustainable businesses

We’ve talked a lot about what the circular economy is – and isn’t. Now Claire Brady shows how some businesses have put it into practice to get you inspired! There are lots of businesses making clai...
Ikea achieves zero-waste-to-landfill status in the UK card
Jan 17, 2017

Edie.net

Ikea achieves zero-waste-to-landfill status in the UK

The world's biggest furniture retailer has announced that it sent zero waste to landfill across all of its UK and Ireland facilities in 2016, achieving a 90% recycling rate in the process.
Project and landfill data by State  card
Jan 04, 2017

US EPA

Project and landfill data by State

This page provides data from the LMOP Database for U.S. landfills and LFG energy projects in Excel files and a map of project and "candidate" landfill counts by state.
Fixing food loss with disruptive tech card
Jan 03, 2017

Eco Business

Fixing food loss with disruptive tech

In South and Southeast Asia, more than half of all food produced never makes it to the dining table though many in the region are starving. Forum for the Future wants to plug the gaps in food suppl...
The Carbon Negative Power Machine. Get one while supplies last. card
Dec 15, 2016

Biofuels Digest

The Carbon Negative Power Machine. Get one while supplies last.

News has arrived from Denver (the company) and the UK (the project and partners) that SynTech Bioenergy will build what it terms “a revolutionary clean-energy plant in the United Kingdom capable of...
PLN to buy waste-based power from 7 cities card
Dec 06, 2016

The Jakarta Post

PLN to buy waste-based power from 7 cities

State-owned electricity firm Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has committed to purchasing 100 megawatt (MW) electricity from waste-based power plants (PLTSa) in seven cities in a move that will help...
These EnviGreen ‘Plastic’ Bags Are Actually Made of Potato & Tapioca and Can Become Animal Food on Disposal! card
Dec 05, 2016

The Better India

These EnviGreen ‘Plastic’ Bags Are Actually Made of Potato & Tapioc...

The bags take less than 180 days to biodegrade naturally!
These startups are helping H&M to envision a circular fashion industry card
Nov 14, 2016

Business Insider

These startups are helping H&M to envision a circular fashion industry

Orange Fiber is an Italian startup that produces clothes made from orange peel.
Beyond 34: Recycling and recovery for a new economy card
Nov 09, 2016

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Beyond 34: Recycling and recovery for a new economy

What is Beyond 34: Recycling and Recovery for a New Economy?Beyond 34: Recycling and Recovery for a New Economy is a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at increasing the current 34% recycling rate in
Could 3D printing help tackle poverty and plastic waste? card
Nov 06, 2016

The Guardian

Could 3D printing help tackle poverty and plastic waste?

Startups are turning plastic waste in developing countries into filament for 3D printers while employing local waste pickers
Brazil: big data helps big waste card
Nov 03, 2016

Les Echos

Brazil: big data helps big waste

Une start-up aide les industriels à gérer leurs déchets dans ce pays où les décharges à l’air libre sont monnaie courante.Le Brésil produit d...
Say Goodbye to Bottled Water – These Water ATMs Dispense RO Water at Just Rs 5 per Litre! card
Oct 13, 2016

The Better India

Say Goodbye to Bottled Water – These Water ATMs Dispense RO Water a...

Pi-lo ATMs dispense pure, chilled water 24/7 at just Rs 2 for 250 ml and Rs 5 for one litre - four times cheaper than bottled water!
India Inc putting CSR money in startup incubators card
Oct 01, 2016

Business Standard

India Inc putting CSR money in startup incubators

A dozen companies have shown interest in using their CSR money in start-up incubators at IITs and IIMs to nurture students to create a social impact
France Is Banning Plastic Forks, Causing The Disposable Junk Industry To Panic card
Sep 26, 2016

Fast Company

France Is Banning Plastic Forks, Causing The Disposable Junk Indust...

Plastic knives, spoons, and cups are on the ban list, too.
15 cities that compost for you card
Sep 07, 2016

Rethink Green

15 cities that compost for you

Home composting is not for everyone. Businesses and apartment dwellers in these 15 cities are able to compost thanks to a rocking group of start-ups.
Billions of dirty nappies can be turned into pet litter, insulation and compost card
Sep 06, 2016

The Guardian

Billions of dirty nappies can be turned into pet litter, insulation...

Companies are working on ways to turn disposable diapers, which take hundreds of years to degrade in landfill, into commercial products.
Fungi: The New Hope For Recycling E-Waste card
Aug 25, 2016

Futurism

Fungi: The New Hope For Recycling E-Waste

Following American Chemical Society research, three strains of fungus were found to extract up to 85 percent of the lithium and up to 48 percent of the cobalt from old batteries. If successful, thi...
When plastic becomes petrol again card
Aug 22, 2016

Living Circular

When plastic becomes petrol again

Plastics are still mainly made from petroleum products. In the United Kingdom, a machine turns plastic waste into a hydrocarbon.
6 ways manufacturers can better manage ingredients to slash food waste card
Jul 22, 2016

Waste Dive

6 ways manufacturers can better manage ingredients to slash food waste

Better management of ingredients from beginning to end of the supply chain could slash food waste and even boost profitability.
Thread Is Using Recycling From Haiti To Eliminate New Plastic From Your Clothes card
Jun 06, 2016

Fast Company

Thread Is Using Recycling From Haiti To Eliminate New Plastic From ...

How a former MTV host is creating cleaner clothes and jobs in Haiti.
Sustainability can be profitable too card
May 26, 2016

Eco-Business

Sustainability can be profitable too

Fuji Xerox Singapore CSR head Atkin Pang shares a "Three Ps" approach for companies to reduce their carbon footprint.
Nike Is Now Making Most Of Its Shoes From Its Own Garbage card
May 11, 2016

Huffingtonpost

Nike Is Now Making Most Of Its Shoes From Its Own Garbage

“I never knew how excited I could get about waste," says Nike's sustainability chief.
This company makes cutlery made of sugarcane  card
Apr 10, 2016

The Better India

This company makes cutlery made of sugarcane

PAPPCO believes in reducing plastic pollution with cutlery made of natural materials.
Ari Jónsson uses algae to create biodegradable water bottles card
Mar 20, 2016

Dezeen

Ari Jónsson uses algae to create biodegradable water bottles

Product design student Ari Jónsson combined red algae powder with water to create a biodegradable bottle
These 27 solutions could help the U.S. slash food waste card
Mar 15, 2016

NPR

These 27 solutions could help the U.S. slash food waste

The U.S. wastes 133 billion pounds of food annually. Cutting that by 50 percent by 2020 is going to take a serious action plan. A new data-driven report ranks approaches that could get the job done.
In Tanzania, This Startup Will Pay For Plastic Trash And Make 3-D Printer Filament card
Mar 05, 2016

Fast Company

In Tanzania, This Startup Will Pay For Plastic Trash And Make 3-D P...

Waste pickers will hopefully earn a better living through recycling.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond card
Jan 14, 2016

World Economic Forum

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond

All of us are responsible for guiding its evolution, in the decisions we make on a daily basis as citizens, consumers, and investors.
Students bring drone technology to farmers card
Dec 22, 2015

The Citizen

Students bring drone technology to farmers

A team of university students building a drone from scratch say they plan to revolutionise farm surveillance technology in Tanzania.
Newlight has developed a technology that captures greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to make plastic card
Dec 10, 2015

Newlight Technologies

Newlight has developed a technology that captures greenhouse gases ...

China just announced it will enact a 25 percent tariff on OCC and other recovered fiber in retaliation of the latest U.S. tariffs.
7 cities with awesome independent composting programs card
Oct 14, 2015

Modern Farmer

7 cities with awesome independent composting programs

Farmers, eco-minded entrepreneurs, and nonprofits have launched companies and programs that turn composting into a community affair.