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M&S Earns Triple Carbon Trust Certifications for Energy, Water and Waste
M&S Earns Triple Carbon Trust Certifications for Energy, Water and Waste

Leadership / Marks & Spencer has become the first retailer to receive the triple award of certification for achievements in carbon, water and waste reduction from the Carbon Trust. The Carbon Trust Standards are independent certifications recognising organisations that successfully measure, manage and reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water use and waste — demonstrating leadership within their sector by making year-on-year progress. - 6 years ago

Volvo Production Plant Achieves Carbon Neutrality
Volvo Production Plant Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Cleantech / Volvo Construction Equipment’s Braås site in southern Sweden has become its first carbon-neutral facility and is claimed to be the first construction equipment production plant in the world run entirely on renewables.The 45,000 m2 site, which specializes in the design and manufacture of articulated haulers, is now powered entirely by renewable energy sources — including wind, biomass and hydropower.The move follows in the footsteps of sister company Volvo Trucks, whose Ghent facility set the standard for emissions-free industrial manufacturing in 2007. - 6 years ago

Nike’s New Shanghai Store Is 100% Rubbish
Nike’s New Shanghai Store Is 100% Rubbish

Waste Not / Sportswear giant Nike’s new concept store in Shanghai has been constructed using waste materials including more than 5,000 drinks cans and 50,000 old CDs and DVDs.Built by Miniwiz Sustainable Development, an architectural firm based in Taiwan, the building has been designed to be 100% adjustable using a suspension ceiling system to adapt to different retail setups during the course of a year.All of the building’s materials were ‘urban mined’ and recycled from consumer lifestyle rubbish. And no glue has been used, meaning that all materials can be 100% re-recycled separately, too. - 6 years ago

UK Retailer John Lewis Closing Loop on Plastic Waste
UK Retailer John Lewis Closing Loop on Plastic Waste

Waste Not / This post first appeared on 2degrees on January 21, 2013.The John Lewis Partnership has committed to developing a 'closed loop' waste plastics strategy in what is claimed to be a first for a UK retailer. - 7 years ago

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