Environmental news
A cross-media selection
of what has been published
about the environment and sustainability
In Minnesota alone, the value of metals and materials that could be mined from electronic waste has an estimated value of over $2.8 billion annually.
Read the article by Jon Smieja at the link below.
The focus of the fifth annual GreenBiz Badass Women list was narrowed to highlight individuals spearheading the integration of environmental justice concerns into their company’s sustainable business practices.
Read more about their work and actions at the article here below.
The Ferrero Group has committed itself to making 100% of its packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
To know more on their progress read the article here below!
Earth.fm brings together nature sounds recordings from around the world. Read the entire article here below!
A shareholder resolution at Wednesday‘s Amazon annual meeting would require the company to reduce plastic packaging. Read more at the article below.
The upcoming introduction of the plastic packaging tax means that using non-recycled plastic will come with added costs – but manufacturers and dealers are prepared for this. Read the complete article at the link here below.
Through its flagship brand, Foopak Bio Natura, Asia Pulp And Paper continues to make progress towards its ambitious commitments for a sustainable and plastic-free world. Read the complete article here below linked
Italy has hit the target set by the European Union for paper and cardboard recycling 15 years early. This achievement was also confirmed in 2021.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of how people work, one that has, perhaps, been under-appreciated is how paper and paper products are consumed, and how customer demands have altered. Read the article linked below!
Reducing the number of harmful emissions into the atmosphere to slow the effects of climate change. Read how in the article below.
Consumer demand for more sustainable packaging is growing – and manufacturers are responding – but everyone need to ensure that the message is communicated effectively. Read the complete article at the link here below!
Sfridoo.com is an Italian startup, B2B publishing platform, for purchasing and selling scrap materials. Read the article here below.
The Word Economic Forum published this article in which explains that Green skills are essential to the transition towards a green economy, estimating 24 million jobs worldwide could be created by the green economy by 2030. Read the complete article here at the link below.
Get to know the APP which fights Food Waste thanks to a partnership with restaurants and supermarkets. Read the complete article here below!
A British eco-friendly dental brand is developing the world’s first refillable toothpaste dispenser, read the full article at the link below.
Carrefour France is working with some phone recycling services to enable customers to exchange their old mobile phones for shopping vouchers.
Read the complete article at the link here below.
The New York City Council has voted to require all city-owned school buses to be battery electric by 2035. Read the article published on Cleantechnica.com here below.
Asia Pulp & Paper's paperboard brand for food and beverage packaging received plastic-free certification from Flustix, an international plastic-free certification body based in Germany. Read the complete PR Newswire's article at the link here below.
#ReturnthePlastics is an European Citizens' Initiative to implement a Europe-wide deposit system for recycling plastic bottles. Read the Regione Ambiente article at the link below.
An app was invented with the purpose of support and revolutionize agriculture in Africa. Read the article here below!
The Lego Group unveiled the prototype of their famous brick made, for the first time, from recycled bottles (in PET). Click to read the "Packaging Europe" article here below.
There is more to the packaging of products from Amazon than meets the eye: Read the article here below!
Where there is a will there is a way - Dr Liz Wilks comments on the need for biodegradable products. To view the full article register on @OPI at the link here below.
A recent European survey revealed that paper-based #packaging is favoured for being better for the environment, as consumers become conscious of their choices. Dr Liz Wilks @WilksLIZ features this month at OPI.
Designer Tobia Zambotti has used discarded single-use masks as the stuffing for a sofa. Read more at the link below!
The silent sales person called “Packaging” is becoming more important than ever in promoting products.
Read the article in the link below.
Have you ever thought about how packaging could be in the future? Ali Kaylan, @SIGCombibloc explains #packaginginnovation
Despite a challenging #2020, there are some lessons we can learn from #COVID-19 in achieving a more responsible supply chain. Click the link to read this interesting article.