How science-based targets guide Walmart’s sustainability course

May 23, 2017 by  
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Walmart is the first retailer to sign up for approved science-based targets around emissions reductions, says Kathleen McLaughlin, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Stores. “We are committing to reducing emissions by 18 percent by 2025 in our operations,” she says, a level of rigor that “has pushed us to be more creative.”

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How Etsy crafted its biophilic headquarters

November 28, 2016 by  
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The company found that working with nature’s principles can attract workers who feel engaged, happier and more creative.

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Students in Rotterdam are turning wasted fruit into a leather alternative

August 8, 2015 by  
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Food waste is a major problem across the world, and while food sharing and conservation programs are making a dent in the issue, some students in Rotterdam decided that they wanted to tackle this issue in a more creative way. Nearly 8,000 tons of fruit is tossed out in Rotterdam every day. So these students decided to take that fruit and turn it into “leather” that can be used to make bags, wallets, and maybe even someday, upholstery. READ MORE >

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Green Halloween: what can I reuse or recycle to make a Halloween mask?

October 26, 2010 by  
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Continuing in our Green Halloween series… So yesterday, we looked at reuse or recycling ideas for Halloween masks – and I suppressed my desire to rant about shop-bought costumes. In my ever-so humble opinion, homemade costumes are way more fun – and they often reuse and recycle stuff, rather than using resources to make a one-off outfit. In the past – way back in the past – we spoke about making Halloween costumes in general but I wanted to think about masks in particular this time – partly, because I mentioned yesterday, I sometimes need non-Halloween masks for theatre things and so the more suggestions the merrier.

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