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Is Your Brand RAD? Partnering with the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program
Is Your Brand RAD? Partnering with the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program

WASTE NOT - In 2012, EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) program celebrated six years and 50 partners. EPA launched the RAD program in 2006 as a voluntary partnership program to help protect the ozone layer and climate system. In its first year, RAD partnered with nine utilities.

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.

Unilever Redesigns Aerosol Deodorants For Smaller Environmental Impact
Unilever Redesigns Aerosol Deodorants For Smaller Environmental Impact

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Unilever, the UK’s largest deodorant manufacturer, unveiled a new product design that could make the category significantly more sustainable.

HP Helps Automakers Reduce Hazmats, Increase Recycling
HP Helps Automakers Reduce Hazmats, Increase Recycling

WASTE NOT - Hewlett Packard has agreed to continue development of a database used by nearly three dozen car manufacturers to eliminate harmful substances from their automotive supply chains.

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Patagonia Cultivating Sustainable Wool in Namesake Region
Patagonia Cultivating Sustainable Wool in Namesake Region

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Outdoor apparel company Patagonia is working to restore grasslands in its namesake region of Argentina through a partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Ovis XXI, an Argentine company working to improve the economic, environmental, social and human sustainability of the sheep-based supply chain.

How Gravity Could Help Save the Earth and Its Residents
How Gravity Could Help Save the Earth and Its Residents

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Smoking kills. That shouldn’t come as much of a brow-raiser. But did you know that in most parts of the world, it’s not necessarily tar, nicotine and carcinogens that are leading to early deaths? It’s smoke.

A Socially Sustainable Water Solution Could End Largest Mass Poisoning in History
A Socially Sustainable Water Solution Could End Largest Mass Poisoning in History

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Nearly 60 million people in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India have to rely on arsenic-contaminated groundwater for their basic needs. This has been described as the largest case of mass poisoning in human history.[1] Arsenic slowly builds up in the body and causes cancers, painful lesions and skin burns.

BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC
BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

PRESS RELEASE - News Release October 24, 2012 For immediate release BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

BASF again included in three renowned indices
BASF again included in three renowned indices

PRESS RELEASE - BASF again included in three renowned indices -- BASF listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index -- Carbon Disclosure Project: BASF is among the leading companies in the world in climate protection

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BASF launches broad-spectrum UV filter Z-COTE® LSA
BASF launches broad-spectrum UV filter Z-COTE® LSA

PRESS RELEASE - BASF launches broad-spectrum UV filter Z-COTE® LSA FLORHAM PARK, NJ, September 5, 2012 -- BASF announced today the launch of Z-COTE® LSA, its latest inorganic, broad-spectrum ultraviolet (UV) light filter. Z-COTE LSA provides broad-spectrum protection from long wave UVA rays and medium wave UVB rays by physically scattering, reflecting and absorbing solar radiation.

BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference
BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference

PRESS RELEASE - BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference Company demonstrates how it is driving sustainable solutions for the future FLORHAM PARK, NJ, June 4, 2012 -- As a Platinum Sponsor of the Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego, BASF Corporation will offer a unique perspective on how connections can create chemistry to spark breakthrough innovations.

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]

“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions
“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions

PRESS RELEASE - "Life Cycle Analyzer" supports sustainable solutions  Life cycle assessment tool developed for Europe under BASF’s “Green Sense® Concrete” approach  Sustainable solutions for concrete gain importance With the newly developed “Life Cycle Analyzer” BASF helps to improve concrete characteristics. The special software offers solutions in major concrete improvement areas like process

Green Mountain Coffee To Test Waste-To-Energy Technology
Green Mountain Coffee To Test Waste-To-Energy Technology

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters – known for its Keurig brand of individual coffee cups – may soon be able to turn its waste stream into a source of power for its Vermont operations.

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