World Water Day is just around the corner. This year’s theme of Water and Climate Change seeks to raise awareness of the fact that water and climate change are inextricably linked.
Conscious Company: The Journey of the Recycled, Sustainable Coffee Cup
China almost killed the market when it stopped buying U.S. waste, but environmentally aware shoppers are coming to the rescue.
Waste360: Sustana Works to Address Wasted Packaging Problems
Ask companies working in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) sector and they’ll tell you that gaining a competitive edge can be a challenge. Shoppers are inundated with choice and standing out, both in and out of the store, is tough.
The smart – and most successful – companies have been paying attention to this growing trend and setting goals for their corporate sustainability efforts.
The first of Sustana Fiber’s ‘Conversations with Green Champions’ is with Scott Byrne, Director of Government Affairs for the Carton Council, which has helped to expand food and beverage carton recycling to more than 72 million American homes.
Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.
When it comes to reducing waste for our planet’s long-term health, it’s important to understand the distinction between recyclable and recycled.
Many Americans toss away packaging without much thought, resulting in the United States – at 4.4 percent of the world’s population – producing 20 percent of the world’s trash.