Eco-friendly Practices

Israeli firm says it can turn garbage into bio-based plastic

Mar 22, 2018

Israeli start-up UBQ says its innovative method of converting garbage into plastics, five years in the making, will revolutionize waste management and help make landfills obsolete

Starbucks commits $10M for greener coffee cup

Mar 21, 2018

Starbucks is making a $10 million commitment to develop a greener coffee cup that is fully recyclable and compostable

Italian fashion chamber working toward sustainability goals

Mar 20, 2018

The head of the Italian Fashion Chamber says the body is working toward creating clear criteria of what it means for the fashion industry to be environmentally sustainable

Ag Department kills animal welfare rule for organic meat

Mar 12, 2018

The Trump administration is withdrawing a federal rule that would have required organic meat and egg producers to abide by stricter animal welfare standards

Venezuelans recycle worthless bolivar bills into crafts

Feb 25, 2018

A family of Venezuelan immigrants to Colombia are repurposing their worthless bolivars into origami-made paper wallets, belts and even purses as the currency plunges further in value amid four-digit inflation

Amid a flood of plastic, big companies see opportunity

Feb 21, 2018

Amid the groundswell, ocean conservation is becoming a selling point for firms trying to jump on the bandwagon of concern about the flood of plastic choking sea life around the world

Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

Feb 21, 2018

Will Smith and his 19-year-old son, Jaden, are announcing their latest collaboration, but it has nothing to do with music or movies. They've created an eco-friendly bottled water company.

Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

Jan 30, 2018

Automaker Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability in response to the controversy over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust

Coke aims to recycle a bottle for each it sells by 2030

Jan 19, 2018

Coca-Cola plans to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for each that it sells by 2030

McDonald's sets recycling goals for 2025

Jan 16, 2018

McDonald's sets goal of all recycled or other environmentally friendly materials for packaging by 2025


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