The latest developments in safe and sustainable chemicals, new materials, fuels, and more.
Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. HITT Contracting’s demo facility was designed to highlight circular design; focus on healthy material selection; and meet the most rigorous, sustainable standards for the construction industry.
Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. In Dow’s ‘Looped In’ series, Global Sustainability Director Jeff Wooster talks with circular economy advocates from major brands to discuss promising initiatives and partnerships, and what we can learn from the results.
Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. Dow’s Pack Studios has collaborated with consumer brands and helped create products that enable plastic packages to be lighter with the design features consumers want — improving packaging, meeting consumers’ needs and ultimately reducing waste.
As hopes mount for a new, post-COVID “normal,” many systems are in flux and the state of sustainable packaging is once again in question. How will businesses adapt? Or re-adapt? Or un-adapt? Shelton Group CEO Suzanne Shelton and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Adam Gendell share their insights.
Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. "Plastics Unwrapped" provides savvy brands an insider’s look into some of the latest innovations in recyclable plastics, and tackles complex and fascinating science and sustainability questions.
Consider working with a packaging engineer the next time you release a new product or as you take steps to make your brand more sustainable. Customised packaging solutions create less waste, fewer emissions, and more savings to pass on to your customers.
V4.0 of the newly released Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard is designed to meet companies wherever they are on their sustainability journey and help them set achievable milestones through actionable pathways as they work towards their ultimate goals.
Cross-Posted from Our Healthy Lives Mission. By removing this small part of the packaging of Johnson's® Baby products, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health predicts it will keep 24M difficult-to-recycle pumps out of landfills each year – and that’s just the beginning. The company aims to strike a balance between consumers’ and the planet’s needs.
Here, Cathy Combs, Eastman’s Director of Sustainability, details the materials giant’s ongoing journey to embedding sustainability into its core strategy — to enhance quality of life in a material way.
A new partnership will see fragrance giant Coty incorporating LanzaTech’s upcycled, CarbonSmart ethanol, sourced from carbon capture, into its manufacturing process — with the goal of using it in the majority of its fragrance portfolio by 2023.
Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. At Dow, our goal is to be a sustainability leader by providing products that support people and our planet’s wellbeing — whether by combatting climate change or working to eliminate waste. But we can’t do this alone.
New innovations from Nature Valley and the winners of Closed Loop Partners’ Beyond the Bag challenge continue to chip away at consumer packaging waste.
33 companies participated in the 5th Annual Chemical Footprint Project survey. For the first time, seven companies scored over 80% of possible points.
In its first year disclosing to CDP, the fiber maker earned ‘A’ scores for its global climate and forests stewardship. Here’s what got it there.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Report identifies 13 solutions to reduce the environmental and health impacts of plastics, with particular attention to helping communities disproportionately affected by the effects of petrochemical pollution.
Conservation X Labs’ $650,000 challenge aims to “harness planetary genius” to create solutions to replace plastic in textiles and textile manufacturing.
Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. The language and terms we use influence our approach to the problems we face. Switching from sustainable to regenerative design enables us to more easily leave behind strategies that are no longer equal to the challenges we face.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. When Toronto’s Rogers Centre stadium needed a new roof, the owner turned to Sika Sarnafil — the manufacturer of the original vinyl roof membrane. Choosing a Sarnafil roof provided the additional benefit of the company’s recycling program
Here, Shaw’s Kellie Ballew and Eastman’s Ruth Farrell discuss the opportunities created by Eastman’s Naia™ Renew textile, and the need to show the market that sustainability and circularity can be achieved without compromise.
Cross-Posted from Behavior Change. The luxury vinyl maker’s support of this cause is a unique example of how companies are committing themselves to social sustainability — an important component of the corporate social responsibility model.