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Has the Ham Gone Off? Look at the Label, Sainsbury’s Says

Has the Ham Gone Off? Look at the Label, Sainsbury’s Says

The latest development in sustainable packaging – with an eye to reducing food waste – comes from grocery store chain Sainsbury’s. The UK grocer is launching a new packaging “smart label” on its store-brand ham that changes color depending on how long the package has been open, telling the consumer … Read more »

PA Treasurer Calls Paris Accord Withdrawal ‘Foolish & Shortsighted,’ Vows to Continue to Take Action

PA Treasurer Calls Paris Accord Withdrawal ‘Foolish & Shortsighted,’ Vows to Continue to Take Action

The show of commitment from local and state governments to continue to fight climate change continues today with Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella’s open letter to the international community, stating that “the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord was one of the most foolish and shortsighted actions taken by … Read more »

DC Stadium to Boast Significant Stormwater Storage Plus Solar Array, Will Save $125K on Utility Bills

DC Stadium to Boast Significant Stormwater Storage Plus Solar Array, Will Save $125K on Utility Bills

A new stadium in Washington, DC, will provide storage for more than 55,000 cubic feet of stormwater onsite through green roofs, bioretention areas, and infiltration basins. Audi Field, which broke ground earlier this year, will be home to Major League Soccer team DC United. In addition to the stormwater retention … Read more »

Hazardous Waste Rule Restored, Gives Businesses More Control

Hazardous Waste Rule Restored, Gives Businesses More Control

A prior rule that gives businesses more discretion when deciding which company will collect and recycle their solid hazardous waste has been restored by a DC Circuit judge panel. Though the judging panel upheld most of the EPA’s 2015 rule on the definition of solid waste, it ruled that portions … Read more »

Opinion: Apparel Industry Must Embrace a New, Sustainable Approach to Meet Demand

Opinion: Apparel Industry Must Embrace a New, Sustainable Approach to Meet Demand

Editor’s Note: The fashion industry has been at the top of sustainability news several times in recent months, with efforts such as the Circular Fibres Initiative and Cotton 2040 – as well as some efforts from specific companies – gaining traction with our readers. Judging by open and click rates, you’re … Read more »

Sports Venue Owners Nab Sustainability Help from Penn State Research Team

Sports Venue Owners Nab Sustainability Help from Penn State Research Team

Professional sports franchises that face challenges when it comes to making their venues more sustainable are getting some help from researchers at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. A large part of the challenge in reducing a venue’s environmental impact is convincing fans to act in environmentally responsible ways, and … Read more »

McD’s in Chi-Town Revive Polystyrene Cups

McD’s in Chi-Town Revive Polystyrene Cups

McDonald’s is bringing back the use of foam cups in some Chicago-area stores, according to the Chicago Tribune. The fast-food chain mostly phased out use of the polystyrene cups, which isn’t as easily as recyclable as other plastics, in 2013, though the company still uses them for iced tea, McDonald’s … Read more »

Coconut Oil Supply Chain Slides toward Sustainability via P&G, BASF, Cargill Partnership

Coconut Oil Supply Chain Slides toward Sustainability via P&G, BASF, Cargill Partnership

Companies that source coconut oil from the Philippines and Indonesia – the world’s two largest producers and exporters of coconut-based products – face several challenges: little or no economies of scale, lack of financing and training resources, and a rigid supply chain all serve to increase the farmers’ dependence on … Read more »

Hershey Says New Display Cases Use 32% Less Material

Hershey Says New Display Cases Use 32% Less Material

Hershey has redesigned its display cases in such a way that by 2025, they will have reduced packaging material by 25 million pounds, the company says. The new display case is a one-piece design with no cover packaging. It also eliminates the center divider. With these and other changes, the … Read more »

MD Governor Dumps Zero-Waste Guidelines, Calls Them ‘Burdensome & Poorly Devised’

MD Governor Dumps Zero-Waste Guidelines, Calls Them ‘Burdensome & Poorly Devised’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has axed the zero-waste guidelines put into place by his predecessor that set a statewide diversion goal of 85% by 2040, saying the guidelines were “last-minute, ill-conceived and poorly devised.” Hogan says he will instead focus on a “common-sense, balanced approach to managing waste in Maryland,” reported … Read more »

Kimberly-Clark, Like Other CPGs, Focuses on Supply Chain, Waste Diversion

Kimberly-Clark, Like Other CPGs, Focuses on Supply Chain, Waste Diversion

CPG giant Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s just-released sustainability report indicates that the company diverted 95% of manufacturing waste from landfills and diverted more than 5,000 metric tons of post-consumer waste through partnership programs around the world; the company also says it achieved an an absolute reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 16.8% … Read more »

Chase Economic Stability or ‘Save the Planet?’ The Question May Now Be Moot

Chase Economic Stability or ‘Save the Planet?’ The Question May Now Be Moot

Companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Google are increasingly excited about the use of renewable energy to power their data centers, and renewables account for more than half of new power sources going on line. With these evolvements in the renewable energy industry, argument like whether we should “save the planet” … Read more »