Second-hand clothing market set to hit $77b | Supply Chain Sustainability

Whether it is the plight of the environment and its impact from fast-fashion or the enduring joy of Marie Kondo, the second-hand clothing market is expected to reach $77b within the next five years – outgrowing the retail clothing sector.  thredUp, a fashion resale platform blames Generation Z and is capitalising on the trend. The company is headquartered in California and was founded in 2009.  Charity shops, Thrift shops or Op shops – whatever you call them, are joyful shops sometimes served by volunteers, which resell used items at a discounted price. 

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#Focu5on: five things you didn’t know about Lamborghini environmental sustainability

Lamborghini’s environmental policy is an integral part of its business strategy, based on a holistic vision and comprehensive approach encompassing the products, the Sant’Agata Bolognese site, production lines and offices. The production site covers an area of 160,000 square meters, and in 2015, it obtained CO2 neutral certification, which was maintained even after its size was doubled in recent years. The ‘Direzione Cor Tauri’ plan, named after the brightest star in the constellation of Taurus that symbolizes the House of Sant’ Agata, will lead to the decarbonization of future Lamborghini models and the production site, while always remaining faithful to the brand’s values and DNA.

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Low carbon steel project design awarded to Dastur Energy

A low carbon steel project design has been awarded to Dastur Energy by the U.S. Department of Energy. The company announced this Monday that it was awarded with the design and engineering project that aims to capture and sequestrate carbon emissions from steel production.
Firstly, the project will capture CO2 emissions from a major steel producer in North America; it will capture up to 2 mtpa from the available blast furnace gases. This would be the first industrial-scale carbon capture project for the steel sector in North America.
Secondly, Dastur Energy is the prime recipient of the award; however, it will receive the support of Boulder, CO based ION Clean Energy, Inc. and Austin, TX based University of Texas at Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences.

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Take Sustainability to the Next Level With Managed Print Services | Gobins Inc

When a company is making an effort to move toward sustainability, they want to have proof of their intent. Managed print services can quickly provide this. The United States has businesses that use trillions of pieces of paper every year. This means that more than 1 billion trees are cut down to make this happen. These trees remove tons of carbon dioxide from the air every year. Therefore, there needs to be a movement to protect these trees. Managed print services can stop the madness of cutting down trees. When companies move to managed print services, they are going to use less paper because managed print services are going to make this process more efficient. Therefore, trees are saved.

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