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Funkee's Cafe: Sustainability with a Side of Gelato

Press Release

MARION, Ark., July 31, 2017 / 3BL Media - Funkee’s Café (Funkee’s) opened its doors in Marion, Arkansas in October of 2015. Funkee’s was founded by business owner, Mary Singer. The cafe serves a wide range of delicious and authentic Italian delicacies, such as Gelato and gourmet coffees as well as a variety of freshly made locally grown herbs for salads and deli sandwiches.   

Sealed Air Champions EIU Study on Global Resource Challenges and Opportunities

Article

In 2016, Sealed Air commissioned a study to better understand the perceptions and realities of resource usage in our customers’ operations. The report, developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), draws on global survey findings and a complementary index that explore labor, natural and physical resource challenges.

Meet Larry Baner: Designing Packaging That is Better for the Environment

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet
Blog

Larry Baner is a Packaging Research Scientist at Nestle Purina PetCare.

I’ve worked at Nestlé for 22 years, and I like to remind people that I’ve been working in sustainability since ‘before it was cool!’ My specialty is designing packaging for Purina dry dog food, so I work in the packaging and design group at the Product Technology Center for Nestlé Purina PetCare.

Green Houses for Sapphire Distillery

by Hassan Butt
Article

From Cuba to Hampshire, Bacardí has taken its environmental responsibility global. Its gin production process, based in England, is part of a strategic approach to design that reduces the company’s environmental impact. Hassan Butt reports on the sustainability strategy

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Approves SCS Global Services as Third Party Certifier for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products

Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that it is now approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Third Party Certifier (TPC) for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, commonly referred to as the EPA Formaldehyde Rule.

See How BACARDI Rum Barrels Are "Upcycled" to Find New Life

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In celebration of World Environment Day, see how BACARDI rum barrels are "upcycled" to find new life after aging rums for many years.

Sustainable Brands Announces 2017 SB Innovation Open Winner

Detroit Ento wins startup competition at SB’17 Detroit
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced Detroit Ento as the winner of the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) startup competition, co-sponsored by Whirlpool and wi

Making Packaging Do More for the Environment: Trends to Watch for in Food and Beverage Packaging

By Elisabeth Comere
Blog

The food and beverage industry is evolving rapidly, as are available packaging options. Innovation and adaptation have become a top priority as companies strive to provide greater product value and meet consumers’ evolving demands for packaging that is convenient to use, fit for purpose, and environmentally friendly. Some of the expected packaging trends and innovation we can expect to see in 2017 are described below.

Sands ECO360 Launches Annual Global Clean Plate Challenge

Blog

Las Vegas Sands’ Team Members around the world are taking part in the annual Sands ECO360 Clean Plate Challenge, a global campaign designed to reduce food waste and to improve the company’s worldwide waste diversion rate. The event is a global engagement and educational initiative that is designed to encourage Team Members at all Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout the US and Asia to return “clean plates” after eating meals in Team Member Dining Rooms.

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