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Global Leaders and Businesses Connect in Paris to Reaffirm Climate Goals

Global leaders and international businesses joined hands in Paris this week to affirm their commitment to the global climate treaty and to share the wealth with developing nations. Is it enough? The post Global Leaders and Businesses Connect in Paris to Reaffirm Climate Goals appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Carl E. Smith, CEO & President – Call2Recycle, Inc.

Is the product stewardship movement on the decline? The post Carl E. Smith, CEO & President – Call2Recycle, Inc. appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Investors Anticipate Global Meat Taxes To Curb Emissions

A group of investors is predicting that governments around the world will soon start taxing meat products over environmental and health concerns. The Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) Initiative explores this possibility in a new report to their investor members. Show More Summary

Global Fiber-Based Packaging Market Forecast: $383.5 Billion by 2025

A recent study from Transparency Market Research shows that the global fiber-based packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% in terms of revenue by 2025, Packaging World reported. Based on the market’s current valuation, TMR predicts it will become $383.5 billion by the end of 2025.... Show More Summary

Report: Consumers Will Happily Eat Food Made from Waste

  A new study from Drexel University found that consumers are open to the idea of foods made from surplus ingredients, often termed value-added surplus products (VASP). While the macro-economic benefits of VASP seem clear, the trash-adjacent quality could make people reluctant to consume such products. Show More Summary

Exxon’s Climate Strategy Will Become Increasingly More Transparent

Exxon Mobil Corp. said on Monday that it is moving forward with a plan to reveal to its stakeholders how it expects climate change will impact its business plans going forward. The post Exxon’s Climate Strategy Will Become Increasingly More Transparent appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Report Says Waste-to-Energy a False Path to Zero Waste

  Researchers at the City College of New York (CCNY) claim the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) is releasing misleading information claiming waste-to-energy is a false path to zero waste, and it could lead to “more waste going into landfills than ever before.” The report says the GAIA has... Show More Summary

Still Time to Enter: End of the Week Marks the Product & Project Awards Deadline

The deadline to submit products and projects to the Environmental Leader Awards and Energy Manager Today Awards is Friday, Dec. 15. (Note: these great quotes could be about YOU) The post Still Time to Enter: End of the Week Marks the Product & Project Awards Deadline appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Colgate-Palmolive Aims to Improve Recycling Rates with How2Recycle Labels

Colgate-Palmolive is the latest CPG hoping to improve the recycling rates of its packaging by placing the How2Recyle label on products like Tom's of Maine, Softsoap, Palmolive, Ajax, Colgate, Speed Stick and more. By using the How2Recycle...Show More Summary

EPA Will Entertain Full Climate Debate, Including Endangerment Finding

Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt said that his agency will formulate the Clean Power Plan's future in early 2018. And while Pruitt said that the agency would "replace" the proposal and not "repeal" it altogether, others are...Show More Summary

Online Freight Pricing Platform Adds Carbon Footprint Calculator

Online freight pricing platform Freightos plans to introduce carbon dioxide footprint estimates as well as a suite of free CO2 calculation tools for customers and third parties, the American Journal of Transportation reported. Freightos, which has offices across Europe, the US, Asia, and the Middle East, was established in 2011... Show More Summary

Kraft Heinz Releases First CSR Report

The Kraft Heinz Company showed its progress toward environmental and supply chain goals in an inaugural corporate social responsibility report published this week. These targets include transitioning to sourcing 100% of eggs globally from cage-free hens by 2025 as well as reducing water use, emissions, and energy use by 2020.... Show More Summary

Sustainability Key for Medical Device Packaging Market

Medical device packaging manufacturers are realizing a need in their market for sustainable and cost-efficient packaging, a new research report from Future Market Insights shows. Called “Medical Device Packaging Market: Global Industry...Show More Summary

Commercial Enterprises Will Be Impacted by Proposed Tariffs on Solar Equipment

The solar industry gathered in Washington on Wednesday to make their case over proposed tariffs on imported solar equipment -- something that will definitely impact energy decisions at commercial operations. The post Commercial Enterprises Will Be Impacted by Proposed Tariffs on Solar Equipment appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Fashion Label Reclaims and Recycles Cashmere Sweaters

NYC-based cashmere clothing company White + Warren introduced a new winter collection made from reclaiming and recycling existing sweaters. The process involves stripping cashmere down to its natural fibers, and then re-weaving them into new garments, Forbes reported. Show More Summary

Seattle Mariners Win 2017 Green Glove Award for Recycling

For the first time in nine years, the San Francisco Giants aren’t getting all the “green” glory. Major League Baseball decided to award its Green Glove Award to the Seattle Mariners this year for the team’s recycling efforts at Safeco Field. Show More Summary

Microsoft Breaks Ground on Water-Saving Silicon Valley Campus

Microsoft recently broke ground on a new 643,000-square-foot Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View that the company says is designed to achieve net-zero non-potable water certification under the Living Building Challenge. Once complete, 100% of the buildings’ non?drinking water will come from rainfall or onsite recycled water, the company says.... Show More Summary

Vehicles (Still) Bigger Emissions Source Than Power Plants in United States

The amount of carbon dioxide emissions from the transportation sector continues to exceed the amount from electricity production in the United States, according to the latest data from the US Energy Information Administration. The shift that started last year reveals the challenges to cutting transportation emissions as well as new... Show More Summary

Major Automakers Promise Ethical and Socially Responsible Materials Sourcing

A partnership among 10 top automakers called Drive Sustainability announced plans to set up a Raw Materials Observatory as a way to identify and address ethical, environmental, human, and labor rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials within the industry. Show More Summary

Smart Irrigation Market Expands with New IoT Water Management System

Water management system company H2O Flow Pro announced today that it chose an Internet of Things platform from Minneapolis-based software company Exosite to develop new water conservation technology. H2O Flow Pro says this will be the first IoT water conservation solution offered in the western United States. Show More Summary

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