When automobiles are at the end of their life, as much as 20% of their materials — referred to as automotive shredder residue (ASR) — currently end up in landfills, according to Eastman. Now, the specialty materials company is partnering on a feasibility study in hopes of demonstrating that ASR ... Read more »
Metaspectral, a company offering technology that derives insights from AI using ultra-high-resolution, visible-to-infrared (hyperspectral) imagery, has been awarded more than $300,000 in grant funding from the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund.
P&G has unveiled its first paper bottle for Lenor in partnership with paper bottle company Paboco, announcing a pilot for Western Europe in 2022.
EQT will acquire waste-to-energy provider Covanta Holding Corporation, the companies said on Wednesday. The deal will help it expand and deliver on its goal of “building a sustainable future for all stakeholders,” says Michael Ranger, Covanta’s president and CEO.
Johnson Controls, a global leader in building management solutions, has announced the launch of OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings as a Service to help customers achieve their net-zero ambitions. To inform the new product strategy and development, Johnson Controls surveyed more than 1,000 firms in North America. Findings revealed that over ... Read more »
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG) has rolled out Date Check Pro Software in 425 stores, following an initial pilot program, to tackle food waste management. SEG is the parent company of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores. Date Check Pro, developed by parent company Pinpoint Software, is an ... Read more »
The Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI), an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, has been launched to develop a global strategy for steel decarbonization by 2050. In the fight against climate change, heavy industries such as steel and cement are the next frontier, each representing about 7 to 8 percent ... Read more »
While bioresources are in principle renewable, not all forms of biomass use are beneficial from an environmental perspective — that is, not all biomass is “good” biomass, concludes a new report from the Energy Transitions Commission.
Japanese company Mizuiro Inc. worked with designer Naoko Kimura to create a sustainable alternative to the traditional crayon. The Oyasai Crayons are made with all-natural ingredients produced from food waste, making them safer and more sustainable than traditional crayons. About 150 million crayons are discarded annually throughout the U.S. by ... Read more »
This two-part series highlights the urgent needs driving innovation in sustainability in part one, and leaders leading – examples of companies innovating for sustainability – in part two. The landscape of organizations innovating around sustainability has increased dramatically over the past few years. Today, we are seeing a broad spectrum ... Read more »
Earlier this month, Google opened its first-ever retail store in New York City. With sustainability as a cornerstone of Google’s business strategy, the new store was designed and constructed with the highest sustainability standards. From aesthetics to interactivity, the space was designed to be warm and inviting, while providing new ... Read more »
GE Renewable Energy is collaborating with European partners neowa and LafargeHolcim to advance wind turbine recycling and reuse as part of broader efforts to contribute to the European Commission’s (EC) circular economy action plan. As governments and corporations aim to achieve their net zero targets, wind turbines are expected to ... Read more »