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No No No – Coffee Cups Are the Not the Consumer’s Problem to Solve.

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Recently an article was posted on LinkedIn with a title that read, “Coffee cup ban: Boston Tea Party’s sales fall by £250k”. The comment attached to the post was this:

“You can put all the bans in the world, but at the end of the day if consumer habits don’t change there won’t be a difference.”

Upon reflection, I have a couple of problems with both the article and how it was framed.

MilliporeSigma Enhances Sustainability With Expanded Green Chemistry Evaluation Tool

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May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ To help scientists, researchers and manufacturers reduce their environmental footprint, MilliporeSigma expanded its DOZN™ system — an industry-first quantitative green chemistry tool that evaluates the relative greenness of chemicals and chemical processes against the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. Through MilliporeSigma’s DOZN™ 2.0, customers can now calculate the green scores of their own processes and products.

LG Electronics Honored by U.S. EPA as 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG Recognized for Continued Environmental Leadership with Energy-Efficient Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics
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WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products.

CASE Construction Equipment Unveils Methane-powered Wheel Loader Concept – ProjectTETRA

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CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CHI) today gave the public an insight into a sustainable, connected and technologically advanced future of construction at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany, with the unveiling of its methane-powered wheel loader concept – ProjectTETRA.

The Five Ws of Supply Chains: Who, What, Where, When and Why Corporations Should Care

By Benjamin Goldstein – Erb Postdoctoral Fellow
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Not a month goes by without a media campaign linking the supply chain of a well-known brand with unsavory labor practices or environmental mismanagement. Such exposés can devalue brands and reduce well-meaning corporate sustainability initiatives to hypocrisy. Beyond financial and reputational risks, a corporation that doesn’t know its supply chain can be caught flat-footed when the regions it sources from are rocked by political and environmental upheaval.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Recycles 5 Billion Pounds of Green Waste Annually

Next Generation Compost project spreads to more facilities
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ScottsMiracle-Gro is relentless in our effort to find a product solution that is a win for the environment, consumers and business. Green waste recycling is an example of one solution, offering the opportunity to divert waste from landfills by incorporating it into beneficial new soil products. Our company is one of the largest green waste recyclers in the world, incorporating 5 billion pounds annually of woody and green biomass into our products.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Includes 50 Million Pounds of Recycled or Renewable Content in Product Packaging

Company improves packaging by substituting more environmentally-friendly materials
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At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we’ve achieved packaging milestones by optimizing our packaging systems and substituting more environmentally-friendly materials—without compromising product quality and integrity. Last year, ScottsMiracle-Gro incorporated more than 50 million pounds of recycled or renewable content in our packaging.

Albertsons Companies’ Open Nature® Brand Expands Sustainable Portfolio with New Compostable and Bamboo Products

Introducing 17 new superior-quality “eco picnic” tableware and bamboo products to complement recently added line of compostable coffee pods and biodegradable household cleaners
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BOISE, Idaho, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies’ Own Brands is elevating environmental stewardship and helping consumers live green with the launch of compostable and earth-friendly products in the popular Open Nature® brand.

Coinciding with the beginning of Earth Month, the unveiling of the new eco picnic wares continues a long history of responsible environmental practices and broad selections of better-for-you and sustainable Own Brands products throughout the store.

WEBINAR – Introduction to SCS’ Sustainably Grown Certification

Recognizing high environmental, social and economic standards in agricultural production
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April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ SCS’ Sustainably Grown certification program recognizes agricultural products that meet rigorous standards for environmental protection, ethical production, social compliance, product quality and food safety. The program is unique in that agricultural crops of all types and production systems are eligible to be certified.

Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe Join Consortium Founded by Carbios and L’Oréal to Support the World’s First Enzymatic Technology for the Recycling of Plastics

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, May 2, 2019  /3BL Media/-- On behalf of the Consortium, Carbios, (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a company pioneering new, bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers,and L’Oréal, worldwide beauty leader, are pleased to announce a major partnership with Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe.

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