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Understanding Digestate: The Bounty from Anaerobic Digestion
Understanding Digestate: The Bounty from Anaerobic Digestion

WASTE NOT - Leveraging the potential of anaerobic digestion and utilizing digestate as a renewable soil amendment offers significant opportunities for sustainable and regenerative agriculture.

The 5 Biggest Packaging Trends Impacting Sustainability in 2024
The 5 Biggest Packaging Trends Impacting Sustainability in 2024

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Improved automation is a major driver behind several of the biggest trends that will impact packaging sustainability in 2024.

Collaborative Sustainability Initiatives Driving Innovation in Manufacturing Clusters
Collaborative Sustainability Initiatives Driving Innovation in Manufacturing Clusters

COLLABORATION - Examples such as the Net-Zero Basque Industrial Super Cluster show how targeted, collaborative sustainability efforts can set new standards for environmental responsibility in manufacturing — leading the way in industrial innovation and global competition.

WWF Report Reveals Progress on Some of the World’s Biggest Brands' Plastic Footprints
WWF Report Reveals Progress on Some of the World’s Biggest Brands' Plastic Footprints

WASTE NOT - While ReSource: Plastic members are demonstrating that plastic reporting is possible, voluntary corporate action is not sufficient to address the scale and urgency of the plastic waste crisis.

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An Early Adopter’s Guide to Sustainability: 5 Lessons Learned
An Early Adopter’s Guide to Sustainability: 5 Lessons Learned

WALKING THE TALK - Companies that challenge the idea of business-as-usual can set the pace of innovation for their peers despite the risk of failure. And you might just unlock a new way of doing business and see ripple effects for years to come.

Can a Systems Approach Unlock the Value of Waste? Yes, Here’s How
Can a Systems Approach Unlock the Value of Waste? Yes, Here’s How

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Alongside collaborators such as BanQu and New Energy Blue, we’re redefining what we think of as waste — designing for more sustainable materials and recyclability; and valuing people such as waste pickers and farmers, right from the start.

The Game within a Game: Eastman, UTenn, UMich Compete for a Common Good
The Game within a Game: Eastman, UTenn, UMich Compete for a Common Good

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Together, Eastman and the two teams helped turn the spirit of competition into a unique approach to diverting waste, keeping recycling top of mind and driving behavior change with football fans.

From Farm to Renewable Energy: The Win-Win Solution Bringing Us Closer to a Circular Economy
From Farm to Renewable Energy: The Win-Win Solution Bringing Us Closer to a
Circular Economy

WASTE NOT - As the world strives to achieve its sustainability goals, such holistic approaches not only benefit the environment but also enhance the resilience and prosperity of rural communities while taking us one step closer to a more circular future.

Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product Sustainability
Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product
Sustainability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Shaw’s Tara Currier sat down with Elwyn Grainger-Jones, new ED of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, to learn more about how the Institute drives continued improvements in products across industries.

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What Drives Sustainability? People With Passion
What Drives Sustainability? People With Passion

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - At Dow, Danielle Chatman-Moore develops recycling programs that capture hard-to-recycle plastics. We spoke with her about what led her to a career in sustainability and what drives her work now.

Roadmap for Europe’s Circular Plastics Transition May Be Full of Potholes
Roadmap for Europe’s Circular Plastics Transition May Be Full of Potholes

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Industry experts say Plastics Europe’s roadmap for plastics to be ‘circular and net zero by 2050’ is weakened by a focus on doing business as usual, just better.

New Study Calls for a ‘Reuse Revolution’ in Packaging
New Study Calls for a ‘Reuse Revolution’ in Packaging

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A new Ellen MacArthur Foundation study shows that a reusable packaging economy could lower both GHGs and water use by up to 35-70% compared with single-use plastics.

Hakodate Carl Raymon: 100 Years of Trust, Dedication and Creating Shared Value
Hakodate Carl Raymon: 100 Years of Trust, Dedication and Creating Shared Value

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Japanese ham and sausage producer still uses the production traditions of its founder. To understand the roots of this brand value, we must go back in time to learn about the life of Carl Raymon himself.

Anti-Black Friday Movement Continues to Promote Repair, Reuse Over Rampant Consumption
Anti-Black Friday Movement Continues to Promote Repair, Reuse Over Rampant Consumption

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The antidote to the annual shopping frenzy promotes reuse and repair over buying new, and a more mindful approach when we do shop.

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How Supply Chain Professionals Benefit from a Circular Economy
How Supply Chain Professionals Benefit from a Circular Economy

SUPPLY CHAIN - Suppliers are critical to a circular transition as they source, move and transform 100B tonnes of materials through the global economy each year. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation highlights 9 areas for supply chain professionals to address to build circular supply chains.

Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources
Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources

CLEANTECH - After launching with consumer products vodka and perfume, the carbon-capture innovator is now banking on turning the world’s most abundant pollutant into sustainable aviation fuel.

Reflecting on America Recycles Day: 5 Ways Recycled Waste is Transforming Circularity
Reflecting on America Recycles Day: 5 Ways Recycled Waste is Transforming Circularity

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Recycling is a powerful tool; but we also must recognize there is much more work to be done to achieve circularity at the scope and scale necessary.

The Future — It’s Electric! But Are We Ready?
The Future — It’s Electric! But Are We Ready?

CLEANTECH - Reducing GHGs can’t be maximized by simply building solar arrays or windmills. While we upgrade our existing power grid, we must embrace and scale other clean-energy technologies — including renewable natural gas.

Coachtopia Turns Waste Into ‘Impeccable Taste’ in New Holiday Campaign
Coachtopia Turns Waste Into ‘Impeccable Taste’ in New Holiday Campaign

MARKETING AND COMMS - The circular brand’s “Wasty Holiday” campaign highlights the fact that up to 43% more waste is created during the holidays than at any other time of the year.

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NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US
NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Insights include solutions for paper mills, materials-recovery facilities, brands, consumers and communities to increase recovery of paper cups and reduce waste to landfill.

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