How Staples sends e-commerce waste packing

May 15, 2017 by  
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Mark Buckley, vice president of environmental affairs at Staples, has been with the company for more than two decades — and in a sustainability role for 15 years. “Businesses have gone through an evolution of change in the past 15 years,” he said, including sustainability having become a core value for corporations and their customers.

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Can Re-greening the Planet Make Commercial Sense?

February 23, 2017 by  
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Natural systems – forests, grasslands, and wetlands – can deliver over a third of the mitigation needed to meet the Paris Agreement’s 2 °C target, a critical biological bridge in the next two decades. Growth in demand for natural resources will put unprecedented pressure on our planet, but it also brings opportunity for economic growth and value creation.

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Group Has Plans for Sustainable Fashion District in NYC

February 26, 2013 by  
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In the last two decades, the United States has lost 80 percent of its apparel manufacturing jobs, but one New York-based project seeks to change that by creating a space for the design and manufacture of clothing in Brooklyn. Manufacture New York,…

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Climate Change and the Consumption Trap

December 6, 2011 by  
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After more than two decades of talking about sustainable consumption — and in spite of advances in resource efficiencies and renewable energy — we are not all that much closer to consuming sustainably.

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Americans Losing Interest in Killing Wildlife For Fun

December 15, 2010 by  
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Photo via American Hunter Whether it be lurking through the brush with a bow in search of deer, or picking off wolves with a high-powered rifle from the comfort of a helicopter, Americans have a long history of hunting for sport — but this love-affair with killing animals has apparently been fizzling over the years.

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"New Car Smell" May Have Caused Hit-and-Run On Cyclist in Vail

December 14, 2010 by  
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Well I am just never buying a Mercedes sedan now. Look what happened to the Rich Vail Fund Manager [who] Hits Cyclist And Runs, Gets Off Because Charges Might “Jeopardize His Job” . Now Martin Erzinger’s lawyers are claiming that he might have been overcome by the fumes from the “new car smell” in his car

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80% of New Farmland in Tropics Carved From Forests Between 1980-2000 – Land the Size of Alaska Cleared

September 7, 2010 by  
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photo: Teacher Traveler via flickr More than 80% of new farmland in the tropics cultivated over the last two decades of the 20th century was carved out of tropical forests, according to new research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

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Ride in Comfort On The City Recumbent

September 7, 2010 by  
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Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010 results are out soon, and Designboom builds the tension with a release from the short list: A spectacular looking recumbent bike by Jean Davignon…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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