Cosmetic company Lush says it is the first company to have developed “carbon-positive” packaging. The biodegradable cork pots the company will begin buying for its products are not only sustainable and regenerative, but also require that trees be planted in order for the bark to be harvested for the pots. … Read more »
In its ninth annual sustainability report released today, General Motors announced plans to double the resources allocated to its electric and autonomous vehicle programs in the next two years; to support that transition, the company is shifting approximately 75% of its 4,000-person Global Propulsion Systems engineering workforce from internal combustion … Read more »
The city of Norfolk, Virginia, hopes to improve the sustainability of its municipal solid waste management through the use of technology. The city will deploy a smart city pilot program using technology from Rubicon Global that will collect data from its more than 60 sanitation vehicles running 90-plus routes per … Read more »
“The world has a trash problem. And the world has an emissions problem,” says UPS’s director of fleet procurement Mike Casteel. With that in mind, the logistics company has plans to “turn trash to gas” in what it is calling the largest commitment for use of renewable natural gas (RNG) … Read more »
When employees of the Lufthansa Group travel by air, that travel is now CO2 neutral, the company says. CO2 emissions for employee air travel will be offset by Swiss climate protection foundation MyClimate. The Lufthansa Group also announced that it will convert its ground ops services in its home markets … Read more »
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