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NYC Center for Materials Reuse Quantifying Benefits of Product Reuse in Urban Environments
NYC Center for Materials Reuse Quantifying Benefits of Product Reuse in Urban Environments

WASTE NOT - Product Reuse is the exchange of secondhand or surplus products between individuals and/or organizations. This exchange is often performed by social service agencies looking to distribute goods to their clients or to raise funds for their operations.

Sonoco Lightens Materials Load with Cradle-to-Cradle Approach to Packaging
Sonoco Lightens Materials Load with Cradle-to-Cradle Approach to Packaging

WASTE NOT - Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has always prided itself on ‘closing the loop.’ Our company began recycling in the 1920s, before recycling was even a buzzword. Today, we successfully offer a full range of services from creation to reclamation that separates Sonoco from its packaging peers.

Herman Miller Ups the Sustainable Ante with Design for Environment 2.0
Herman Miller Ups the Sustainable Ante with Design for Environment 2.0

WASTE NOT - When Herman Miller engineers began using Cradle to Cradle thinking as part of their Design for Environment (DfE) process in 2001, the world of green design was less complicated than today.

Extended Producer Responsibility: A Win-Win for Business and Governments
Extended Producer Responsibility: A Win-Win for Business and Governments

WASTE NOT - As both a natural resources and packaged goods company, Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) is always looking for ways to reduce our footprint while producing superior products that meet consumer demand. When it comes to our packaging, we are constantly seeking methods to increase our use of recycled PET (rPET) in our bottles.

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Waste Not: Innovative Solutions from Cradle to Cradle and Beyond
Waste Not: Innovative Solutions from Cradle to Cradle and Beyond

WASTE NOT - The overarching principle for this month’s Issue in Focus is the insight that in nature there is no waste.For centuries, human industry has ignored this simple lesson. But today, a convergence of environmental and resource concerns is driving the recovery of all sorts of valuable materials.

Goodwill: Saving the Waste in Men and Things
Goodwill: Saving the Waste in Men and Things

WASTE NOT - At Goodwill, we were excited to be invited to co-edit this issue dedicated to highlighting innovative solutions for eliminating and reutilizing waste streams in operations. As individuals continue to consume products and companies continue to expand, finding waste stream solutions that keep these products from stacking up in landfills has become an urgent priority.The companies we’re highlighting this month demonstrate the opportunities organizations have taken at every step of the product life cycle to limit the negative impact they have on the environment. From innovations in how products are packaged to post-use recovery efforts to partnerships that maximize both environmental and financial impact, these agencies are truly leading the way in achieving net positivity.

Interface To Recycle Discarded Fishing Nets Into Carpet
Interface To Recycle Discarded Fishing Nets Into Carpet

WASTE NOT - Global carpet tile manufacturer Interface, Inc. will soon begin using discarded fishing nets to make carpets, bringing both conservation and socioeconomic benefits to some of the world's poorest coastal communities.The company recently completed a pilot project, called Net-Works, with conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). By establishing a community-based supply chain for discarded nets, Net-Works aims to improve the livelihood of local fishers, while providing Interface with an innovative source of recycled materials for its carpet tiles.

Game-changing breakthrough to make snack packaging more sustainable
Game-changing breakthrough to make snack packaging more sustainable

PRESS RELEASE - Game-changing breakthrough to make snack packaging more sustainable BASF partners with Seattle Mariners to debut new compostable snack bags SEATTLE, WA, & Wyandotte, MI, September 4, 2012 -- BASF, The Chemical Company, has made a game-changing breakthrough towards sustainable snack packaging that can help companies and communities everywhere get closer to their goal of zero-waste.

New AT&T Eco-Rating System to Help Consumers Learn About Environmental Features of Mobile Devices
New AT&T Eco-Rating System to Help Consumers Learn About Environmental Features of Mobile Devices

PRESS RELEASE - People eager to check out the newest, fastest and coolest mobile handset devices will soon be able to learn about its environmental features too.

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UL Environment Releases First North American Standard Addressing Toxicity, Environmental Impact of Children’s Toys
UL Environment Releases First North American Standard Addressing Toxicity, Environmental Impact of Children’s Toys

PRESS RELEASE - UL 172 to Help Leading Manufacturers Promote Healthier, Safer, More Environmentally-Preferable Toys FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

UL Environment Collaborates with Perkins+Will and Interface to Develop ‘EPD Transparency Brief’
UL Environment Collaborates with Perkins+Will and Interface to Develop ‘EPD Transparency Brief’

PRESS RELEASE - New tool enables specifiers, purchasers, and other EPD users to access critical product impact information quickly, easily, and consistently FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

BASF Venture Capital invests $7.5 million in U.S.-based company NanoH2O
BASF Venture Capital invests $7.5 million in U.S.-based company NanoH2O

PRESS RELEASE - BASF Venture Capital invests $7.5 million in U.S.-based company NanoH2O  BASF Venture Capital co-led a $40 million equity round together with other investors  NanoH2O produces reverse osmosis membranes for efficient seawater desalination Ludwigshafen (Germany) and El Segundo (California) – April 30, 2012 – BASF Venture Capital GmbH has invested $7.5 million in the

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