Recycling – Page 5 – GBRI
 

An increasing number of businesses are realising the importance of installing rainwater harvesting systems to conserve water and reduce stormwater fees. Rainwater harvesting is an opportunity to collect water from roofs and reuse it, keeping it onsite, which eliminates a huge portion of stormwater runoff, according to David Crawford, president of the American Rainwater Catchment […]

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Furniture giant Ikea is on its way to a sustainable future. It first bought forests Romania and the Baltics, wind farms in Poland and is now going to invest in a plastic recycling plant in Netherlands. The company’s extending control across its supply chain in this way could help it in becoming more sustainable by avoiding environmentally […]

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Cosmetic giant L’Oreal has announced that it will be adopting sustainable practices like increasing reuse and recycling of waste by boosting material recovery at all L’Oreal sites and attempting to minimize its water footprint. The beauty company will work with Suez- a company that provides solutions for the sustainable management of resources- to measure, monitor and optimize energy […]

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Turning plastic bottle waste into impressive architecture is taking sustainability to another level. The amazing EcoARK in Taipei, Taiwan is the perfect example on how put plastic waste to constructive use. Built from 1.5 million recycled plastic bottles, this massive pavilion is surprisingly strong enough to withstand the forces of nature—including fires and earthquakes! What’s […]

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Unilever is keeping up its commitment towards sustainability by focusing on recyclable and sustainable packaging. Now the company has come up with a new technology to recover plastic from used sachets and create new sachets for Unilever products with the recovered material. The company says there is a clear economic case driving its goal of making 100% of its […]

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European fashion retailer C&A has debuted its line of ‘C2C Certified’ (Cradle-to-Cradle certified) T-shirts, which the company says are made of 100% organic cotton, produced using only chemicals that are designed for safe cycling as biological nutrients, and manufactured in a socially and environmentally responsible way. The clothing line will be available for consumers beginning in […]

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Two multinational giants- Coca Cola and Amazon are leading the way in sustainable packaging. According to Packaging Digest, Coke’s bio-based PlantBottle, 100% bio-based recyclable container, is leading the buzz. Coke’s sustainable packaging lead, Sarah Dearman said sourcing plays a key role in the company’s new sustainable packaging strategy and advancements in PlantBottle packaging. She also told that the company […]

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Famous sportswear giant Adidas has set an example of environment friendliness by introducing new variations of its shoes- UltraBOOST, UltraBOOST X and UltraBOOST Uncaged- all manufactured from marine plastic debris. The new models reuse an average of 11 plastic bottles per pair on laces, heel webbing, heel lining and sock liner covers. The uppers of the […]

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