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Cranswick, one of UK’s biggest food companies, has just announced its new sustainability plans that are quite impressive. The company has pledged to become a ‘zero-waste’ business by 2030 and has also launched its new ‘Second Nature’ plan, which features promises to purchase only renewable energy and switch to greener packaging options. Cranswick, which provides a […]

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Danone, the parent company of water brand Evian, announced that it will use only 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025. At present, Evian’s water bottles use 25% recycled plastic. The company is expected to collaborate with startup Loop Industries to redesign its packaging. Loop Technologies, based near Montreal in Terrebonne, Quebec, has developed a technology that the […]

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Now this is a store all eco-friendly people would love to visit! It claims to completely plastic-free and is London’s first ever zero-waste store. Located on Kingsland Road in Hackney, ‘Bulk’ looks just like any other grocery store from the outside, but on the inside, it is a zero-waste land selling items ranging from cheese, […]

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Since 2015, when Pope Francis urged the world to go green to limit global warming, Mumbai’s Infant Jesus Church and School (IJC) has been treating 90% of its waste, saving around 2,500 kg of waste from going to the city’s overflowing dumping grounds. Waste generated at the church and school is segregated into organic and dry. While […]

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The students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a new way to make concrete (the second most widely used material on the planet after water) stronger and more flexible– by adding junk plastic bottles to it! These discarded plastic bottles would otherwise end up in landfills. MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing […]

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The growing problem of plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges faced by the world today. Plastic waste on land as well as in oceans is a major threat to living beings around the world. Despite this, most retailers continue to use plastic unabashedly in packaging, that ultimately ends up in landfills or the […]

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The Dutch province of Friesland has taken recycling to the next level by building world’s first bicycle highway completely out of recycled toilet paper. The 0.6-miles-long highway looks like any other road and connects the Frisian capital of Leeuwarden to the town of Stiens. It is estimated that the Dutch use around 180,000 tons of toilet paper […]

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At a time when the demand for sustainable apparel is on the rise, world renowned sports apparel giant Nike recently introduced a new material for shoes- Flyleather- which is made from at least 50% recycled natural leather fibers. Normally during leather manufacturing, as much as 30% of a cow’s hide gets discarded, Nike says. For […]

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