Ikea Plans On Replacing Polystyrene With Mushroom

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Ikea has its fair share of devoted fans, who are crazy about its designs (and price). To add to their excitement, Ikea UK is planning on replacing environmentally-unfriendly polystyrene with a more organic, sustainable and, above all, biodegradable, alternative: mushroom.

Nestlé USA Factories Are Landfill Free

Who says a global food company has to send waste to landfills? Nestlé USA certainly doesn't think so. The company recently announced that all of its factories are landfill-free. All 23 of its factories in the U.S. do not send waste to landfills. 

Cities on the Verge: How Data and Technology Will Accelerate Urban Sustainability

GreenBiz's VERGE Salon focused on next-gen buildings and cities

Recycling Council of Ontario Re-Launches Waste Program

“What gets measured matters” applies as much to solid waste diversion as to any other area of sustainability performance reporting.

Canadian consumption remains high: environmental scorecard

Canada’s environmental performance has received low marks in comparison to 17 developed countries in a recent report.

RecycleMania 2012: Turning Commitment to Sustainability Into Competition to Recycle

A recycling competition between hundreds of North American colleges helps to stem landfill waste

Waste Not, Want Not: The “Cradle to Cradle” Paradigm Gets Competitive

"Companies who embrace this into their strategies and key performance indicators will be the winners of tomorrow. The people who just talk a little bit and are defensive will be the losers." -- Desso chief executive Stef Kranendijk on the "cradle-to-cradle" business paradigm


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