With the UK set to bring in a new tax on plastic packaging, sustainability authority Bureau Veritas believes that the levy represents a ‘real boost’ for the circular economy.
AER is organising a mutual learning event focused on food, in partnership with Smart City Expo World Congress. This event, which was announced at the Committee 1 Plenary meeting in Vojvodina by the Chair of the AER Working Group on Rural Development Olimpia Neagoe will be a mutual learning event on food which will be organised around 4 discussion groups.
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Mandatory on-pack “eco-labelling”, featuring a new combined colour and number system, could provide a cost-effective solution to the challenge of simplifying recycling for consumers, without costing councils millions, according to SUEZ.
Business giants, financial investors, non-profit organisations and national Governments have vowed to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, as part of a new Global Commitment spearheaded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
A circular economy is one that designs most pollution and waste out of the system, extracts maximum value from resources and allows natural capital…
To further its sustainability efforts, UPM Raflatac has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 program. The Circular Economy 100 (CE 100) is a pre-competitive innovation program that enables organizations to develop new opportunities and realize their circular economy ambitions faster. It brings together corporations, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates in a unique multi-stakeholder platform.
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Algramo has created a refillable dispensing system that replaces plastic sachets clogging the developing world…
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on sustainable cocoa will help mainstream ethical cocoa, says the chair of the standard, while an NGO worries uptake will be limited.
How do you justify a company’s sustainability investments? There’s an app for that.
Here’s a hint: it’s because one follows the other.
Weighing more than all commercial airliners ever built and worth more than most countries’ GDP, electronic waste poses a growing economic and environmental threat, experts said Thursday, as they launched a global initiative …
Global tourism is destroying the environment and cultural identities – and doesn’t make good business sense.Anna Pollock argues that destinations should be protected and celebrated…
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Brazil’s ambition to become a palm oil giant could have devastating social and environmental impacts if the move is not carefully managed, say experts…
What is the relationship between employee ownership and sustainable business practices? Our research, conducted with support from Partners for a New Economy, suggests the answer to this question is far from simple.
Under severe economic pressure, it’s tempting to see social responsibility as dispensable, but it’s as essential as ever to long-term strategy, argues Clare Press.
While this isn’t the time to browse stores in-person or plan an outing, you can still give experiential and alternative gifts that are meaningful and eco-friendly. The key to good sustainable gift giving is to think of a memorable gift that doesn’t use a lot of natural resources.
Minecraft’s energy module and compostable coffee pods for the NHS: The sustainability success stories of the week
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
Earth Day Product – These sustainable Earth Day products range from conservation-themed figurines to eco-friendly toy collections. In celebration of Earth Day 2020 o…