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Rubicon is a software company that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide.

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Rubicon

Rubicon is a software company that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to drive environmental innovation, the company helps turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises, and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work. Rubicon’s mission is to end waste by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals.

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Getting Creative to Create Organizational Change
Getting Creative to Create Organizational Change

3 years ago - In 2019, Rubicon anchored a portion of employee annual bonuses to the amount of waste reduced across all of its company’s clients. The results have been remarkable.

Rubicon Reports Progress on Building a New Plastics Economy
Rubicon Reports Progress on Building a New Plastics Economy

3 years ago - In 2018, we committed to grow the volume and quality of recycled plastics by 15% each year. This year, Rubicon is proud to report a 40% increase in the volume of recycled plastics from 2018 to 2019, which far exceeds our goal.

The Challenges of Recycling After a Natural Disaster
The Challenges of Recycling After a Natural Disaster

4 years ago - From the recent record flooding that soaked large swaths of the midwest, to the tornadoes that struck Alabama, to the fires that decimated Paradise, California and parts of Malibu late last year, cleaning up after a flood, tornado, or fire is difficult enough in the best of circumstances. This only gets more difficult when you’re looking to recycle the debris that formed as a result.

Understanding Plastic Recycling Codes: Your Guide to the RIC
Understanding Plastic Recycling Codes: Your Guide to the RIC

4 years ago - Plastic juice bottles, shampoo bottles, and yogurt tubs can all be recycled the same way, right? Actually, wrong. While these are all commonly recycled plastic items, they all have entirely different plastic recycling codes.

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The Circular Economy: Reducing Ocean Plastics at the Source
The Circular Economy: Reducing Ocean Plastics at the Source

4 years ago - It was recently reported that a dead whale was found washed up on a beach in the Philippines with a total of 88 pounds of plastic products inside its body. While this is a record, it is unfortunately not surprising given that another whale was found dead in Spain in February filled with 64 pounds of trash, and last November another was found in Indonesia with 13 pounds of plastic in its body.

Over 2,000 Delegates Gather to Share Insights at SB'19 Tokyo
Over 2,000 Delegates Gather to Share Insights at SB'19 Tokyo

4 years ago - Sustainable Brands 2019 Tokyo (SB'19 Tokyo) was held on March 6-7, at the Hilton Tokyo. 189 leaders from both domestic and foreign companies and NGOs, and more than 2,240 participants took part.

Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation
Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

5 years ago - Atlanta may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of sustainability — but perhaps, it should be.

Rubicon Global Crowns Inaugural 'Waste Fit Champions' at New Metrics '18
Rubicon Global Crowns Inaugural 'Waste Fit Champions' at New Metrics '18

5 years ago - Rubicon Global — a technology company providing waste, recycling and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide — along with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and surplus food donation-management platform Goodr, tonight announced the list of inaugural “Waste Fit Champions,” a program designed to recognize the best sustainability leaders that are cutting down on waste, improving rec

Rubicon Pilots Driving Customers of All Sizes Toward Zero Waste
Rubicon Pilots Driving Customers of All Sizes Toward Zero Waste

5 years ago - Working with customers of all sizes, B Corporation Rubicon Global is advancing its mission to end waste worldwide through delivering comprehensive waste reduction and recycling programs for its partners. The movement towards a zero-waste environment is growing in industries like restaurants, retail, education, grocery stores, and small and large corporations alike, and Rubicon is situated to help businesses achieve their goals in this area.

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Experts Gather to Discuss ROI of Sustainable Business at New Metrics '18
Experts Gather to Discuss ROI of Sustainable Business at New Metrics '18

5 years ago - The Sustainable Brands® community gathers today in Philadelphia, PA to kick off the 8th annual New Metrics conference. Over 300 global executives from brands like Nike, Salesforce, and Eileen Fisher are convening to unveil cutting-edge corporate practices that measure and quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial and business value.

Hurricane Michael Highlighted Growing Range of Corporate Responses to Natural Disasters
Hurricane Michael Highlighted Growing Range of Corporate Responses to Natural Disasters

5 years ago - Arriving on the heels of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael proved again that companies are making significant commitments to relief and recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters. Our round-up of Hurricane Florence corporate response efforts covered some innovative ways that companies are reacting to disasters. Unfortunately, we’re already revisiting the topic with a snapshot of how companies reacted to Michael, and why it’s increasingly critical for any company to have a disaster response strategy in place.

Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?
Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?

5 years ago - NOTE: This article was updated on October 30, 2018 at 11:45am ET. A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organisations including many of the world’s largest packaging producers, brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs. For some signatories, the Global Commitment is just one facet of their plan to overhaul their approach to plastic. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, and was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today.

Breakthrough Impact Measurement Tools Revealing at New Metrics ‘18
Breakthrough Impact Measurement Tools Revealing at New Metrics ‘18

5 years ago - EcoAct, Novo Nordisk, B Lab and others sharing new research and performance metrics, Oct 29-31 in Philadelphia SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2018 – Members of the Sustainable Brands® community will gather next week for the 8th annual New Metrics conference, taking place October 29-31 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. More than 300 executives and global thought-leaders will reveal new methodologies, toolkits and case studies for demonstrating the ROI of Sustainable Business. Compelling new initiatives presented at New Metrics ‘18 will include:

Sustainable Brands Delivers Insight on How to Build Better Sustainability Metrics
Sustainable Brands Delivers Insight on How to Build Better Sustainability Metrics

5 years ago - Danone, Global Reporting Initiative, SAP, PepsiCo speaking at New Metrics ‘18 about creating and measuring new forms of value SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming conference: New Metrics 2018. Nearly 400 business executives will convene October 29-31 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel for a conversation on the ROI of Sustainable Business and smarter, more accurate, and more inclusive business metrics that generate value for all stakeholders.

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10 Ways Restaurant Owners Can Take Food Waste Off the Menu
10 Ways Restaurant Owners Can Take Food Waste Off the Menu

5 years ago - There’s something about your menu that you may not have noticed — a lot of it is trash. But it’s not the quality we’re talking about; it’s the waste.

Q&A: How Rubicon Global Is Championing a Zero-Waste World
Q&A: How Rubicon Global Is Championing a Zero-Waste World

5 years ago - Founded in 2008, Atlanta-based Rubicon Global has become a worldwide leader in providing cloud-based waste and recycling solutions for customers in business, government and the nonprofit sectors.

Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?
Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?

5 years ago - Have you been busy shedding paper weight? Do you know someone who’s lost pounds of plastic, aluminum and glass? Is your business slimming down sustainably? Rubicon Global — a leader in providing waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments — is on the hunt for the leaders who are shaping up their organization’s sustainability plans by slimming down on waste.

Sustainable Brands Prioritizes the Importance of Measuring the ROI of Sustainable Business
Sustainable Brands Prioritizes the Importance of Measuring the ROI of Sustainable Business

5 years ago - SAP, Lyft, Danone and others confirmed to speak at New Metrics 2018 Conference SAN FRANCISCO, August 9, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled full program details for New Metrics 2018: The ROI of Sustainable Business, running October 29-31 in Philadelphia, PA.

Sustainable Brands Releases Program Details for New Metrics ‘18 Conference
Sustainable Brands Releases Program Details for New Metrics ‘18 Conference

5 years ago - Speakers from Danone, Seventh Generation, and B Lab among those confirmed to share advances in the metrics around social and environmental value SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled program details for New Metrics '18: The ROI of Sustainable Business, scheduled for October 29-31 in Philadelphia, PA.

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