Many Americans toss away packaging without much thought, resulting in the United States – at 4.4 percent of the world’s population – producing 20 percent of the world’s trash, the majority of this being packaging and printed paper (PPP).
Refillable water bottle? Check. Packed light? Yep. Took public transportation to the airport? Gold star! Globetrotters today think more and more about the impact of their travel, especially air travel, on the environment.
The world has changed significantly since the first Earth Day, just shy of 50 years ago. Everything from cars to clothes to how we communicate has shifted dramatically. One thing, however, remains: protecting our environment should be top of mind for all of us.
Nothing competes with the tactile pleasure of thumbing through a well-printed magazine, or the comfort of curling up with a great book. Serious readers, like college students, concentrate best with print.
Our work is rooted in making cities more livable by building them around people, not cars. As part of our commitment to cities through Lyft City Works we’re partnering with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to create and protect parks in areas where they’re needed most.
Earth Month is in full swing, and here at Target, we’re building on the same good work we do all year long: putting innovative solutions in place across the company to leave our planet better for future families.
if you’ve ever wondered what the arrows and numbers located on the bottom of a plastic object actually mean, this is your answer. What is the RIC, and what does each plastic recycling code represent? Read on.
World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a way of focusing on the importance of freshwater and supporting the sustainable management of freshwater resources. As part of its 2030 agenda the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water for all.
While recycling is one way to ensure that plastics are saved from finding their way into the ocean, reducing our need for these plastics in the first place is the number one thing we can do to dramatically decrease the number of plastic products harming our oceans and marine wildlife.
Humanity is more aware than ever of its own impacts on the environment, given increased exposure to information in a modern media landscape. The most recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) numbers revealed that Americans produce over four pounds of trash per day, per person.
BASF Color Solutions has developed attractive solutions in the production of color, additive and combination masterbatches for recycled materials.
Special masterbatches quickly bring the regrind with variations in color shades to a target shade.
Sustana Group recently released its 2019 sustainability strategy, showcasing the true impact of its environmental stewardship and announcing big steps toward an even smaller ecological footprint. Fabian de Armas, CEO and Chairman of Sustana Group, shares his insights on the company’s strategy and sustainability highlights.