Instead of Black Friday, clean up the planet with ‘Blue Friday’

November 20, 2016 by  
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It’s become a shameful annual tradition in the US to flock to retail stores the day after Thanksgiving. Instead of fighting with fellow shoppers over the last half-price sweater, why not do something to help the planet instead? Retailer United By Blue is encouraging customers to do something new this year: go out into nature and pick up litter. They’ll even give you a free kit to help you get started.

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Isn’t sustainability your job? Why it’s time to be nice at work

July 15, 2015 by  
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Whether you report to the C-suite or the showroom floor, if you hope to help the planet it’s extra important to watch your step at work.

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400 consumer goods companies commit to cut food waste in half

July 15, 2015 by  
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A total of 400 corporate members of the Consumer Goods Forum have committed to a sustainability program that includes halving food waste by 2025.

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Best Buy, Grainger and the secrets to take-back success

July 15, 2015 by  
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A combination of regulatory prowess, integrated sustainability goals and attention to operational details are key for businesses, cities and other organizations wading into take-back recycling programs.

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Go Green At The Office With These 7 Tips

May 26, 2015 by  
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Many offices still follow practices that aren’t environmentally-friendly.  You can help green your office with these simple switches. You’ll not only help the planet – you’ll save your company a few bucks, too. Make It Easy and Fun: Some coworkers…

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The LuminAID Solar Lantern: A Survival Story

May 26, 2015 by  
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Light is critical in satisfying our sense of sight. In its absence all our other senses – sound, touch, smell and taste – are negatively affected.  Without it, we’d be in the dark.  Simply put, light helps us survive. So when graduate students Anna…

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Does CSR Reporting Help the Planet, or Just Help Reporting?

September 30, 2010 by  
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Despite the recent boom of CSR reports published and the number of reporting guidelines in existence, without benchmarks for continual improvement, companies get stuck on a treadmill of reporting for reporting’s sake.

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Five Walmart Stores to Collect 28 Types of Trash for TerraCycle

September 29, 2010 by  
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Five Walmart stores on the East Coast will be the first to test a new collection system for 28 types of trash that TerraCycle turns into new products.

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one million acts of green.

June 14, 2010 by  
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“When we all do one act, we act as one and help the planet.” That’s the idea behind One Million Acts of Green, an initiative started by Canadian TV host, George Stroumboulopoulos on his show, the Hour. The goal: have one million Canadians go green by starting small.

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