Not just biofuels: Algae’s next wave

March 30, 2020 by  
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Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum.

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GreenBiz analysts take stock of the clean economy

March 30, 2020 by  
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How, and how much, is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the clean economy? Our analysts share what they’re seeing.

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Asia’s central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

March 30, 2020 by  
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Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.

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COP26: Postpone, virtual or as you were?

March 30, 2020 by  
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This year’s U.N. climate convention and a planned summit of its sister treaty, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), are more important than usual. So far, neither has been postponed.

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Avery Dennison’s Deon Stander on the future and benefits of enabling traceability

March 3, 2020 by  
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Avery Dennison started off at the world’s first self-adhesive label 80 years ago. While it has continued to provide analog labeling solutions, the company has also transformed into provide digital solutions. “We’re thinking about solutions and ideas that will allow us to enable a digital future for all companies and supply chains as well,” says Deon Stander, vice president and general manager of retail branding and information solutions at Avery Dennison. Stander continued to explain that in the future, every item will have a digital identity.

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Tetra Pak’s Mustan Lalani on the company’s move toward a low-carbon circular economy

March 3, 2020 by  
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Mustan Lalani, global director of environmental policy at Tetra Pak, says a phrase coined by Ruben Rausing, the company’s founder, continues to guide its work. The phrase? “A package should save more than it costs.” Because we’re in climate emergency, Lalani says the phrase rings even more true than in years past, especially as Tetra Pak moves toward a low-carbon circular economy.

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Stores are essential for the Loop reusable packaging program

February 28, 2020 by  
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Getting empty containers back to TerraCycle for processing takes weeks, if not months, in the current online commerce model.

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Can this app solve our coffee cup problem?

February 28, 2020 by  
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This article was adapted from the GreenBiz Food Weekly newsletter. Sign up here to receive your own free subscription.This week I want to talk about our coffee cup problem. Nearly two in every three Americans drink coffee, and many of us grab a cup to go. That’s a lot of cups. Because most disposable cups can’t be recycled, it’s also a lot of waste headed to landfill. And that’s just one drink in one country. Worldwide, hundreds of billions of disposable cups end up in landfills every year.

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Not pulp fiction: Absolut, Coca-Cola and the paper bottle project

February 6, 2020 by  
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The two brands are part of a ‘pioneer community’ that also includes Carlsberg and L’Oreal.

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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups

January 21, 2020 by  
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To become “resource positive,” the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.

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