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FSC® Strategic Plan, New Markets and More: SCS Shares Highlights From the 2017 FSC General Assembly

By Sarah Harris, SCS Global Services

Our forestry team recently returned from the 2017 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) General Assembly (GA), which took place this year from October 8-13 in Vancouver, Canada. It was an exciting gathering, attended by more than 700 FSC international members, including forestry companies, NGOs, a wide diversity of wood-based product manufacturers, and more. Moreover, it was the FSC’s first North American-held General Assembly since 1993, a treat for those of us headquartered on this side of the pond.

Architects, Designers, and Specifiers Gain Increased Access to SCS Green Products Guide Through Integration With Origin and Mindful Materials Product Platforms

Certified products now searchable on expanded online network
Press Release

BOSTON, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Greenbuild International Conference and Expo - SCS Global Services (SCS) today announced automated integration of its Green Products Guide certification data into the Origin Material Data Hub and the mindful MATERIALS (mM) green building product transparency platform.

Stella McCartney Backs First Life Cycle Assessment for Man Made Cellulosic Fibers

By Matt Mace,

Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney will be able to better map the environmental impacts of its raw materials, after commissioning the first ever Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for man-made cellulose fiber (MMCF) used in production.

Stella McCartney Commissions First-Ever LCA for Manmade Cellulosic Fibers

by Libby MacCarthy, Sustainable Brands

Luxury fashion label Stella McCartney has released the results of a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of ten different raw material sources of manmade cellulose fiber (MMCF).

Orange, Black ... and Green? Tips to Make Halloween Less Wasteful


We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging and costumes that come with the season.  

At Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way!

Follow these waste reduction and recycling tips to add some green to your Halloween!

14 Easy Ways You Can Fair Trade Your Daily Routine, From Start to Finish

What a difference a day makes...

Every day, we make choices. We choose what to wear to work, what to eat for breakfast, and which blanket to curl up under at night. Each one of these decisions has the power to improve the world when you choose items with the Fair Trade Certified seal. That's because every time you do, it sends money directly back to the farmers, workers, or fishermen who produced that item for you, which they invest back into their own communities.

Ecocentricity Blog: Native American Wisdom


Seventh Generation is a reference to a phrase from the Constitution of the Iroquois Nation, which stresses the need to consider impacts of actions on the seventh generation to come. In many respects, it’s the same message as Tomorrow’s Child.


Seventh Generation is a reference to a phrase from the Constitution of the Iroquois Nation, which stresses the need to consider impacts of actions on the seventh generation to come. In many respects, it’s the same message as Tomorrow’s Child.

Gildan Partners With Sans Soucie to Give New Life to Hosiery Waste

Gildan Talks to Innovator and Designer Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie Textile and Design

Gildan launches its partnership with Katherine Soucie, founder of Sans Soucie Textile and Design, providing hosiery waste that is transformed into new garments and textiles. Sans Soucie is a zero waste textile and clothing design studio that transforms pre-consumer nylon waste hosiery into new hand-made textiles for garment production. All offcuts are kept and transformed into garments, textile constructions, accessory lines and sculptural forms/installations.  

Introducing the 42BELOW® Lemon Soap Science Series

Multimedia with summary

The “Lemon Ladies” are back! Check out the latest episodes of our planet saving, recycled cocktail lemons soapy scheme including the one where the Lemon Ladies reveal what's in our secret soap recipe.

SC Johnson Signs Agreement to Acquire Method and Ecover

Press Release

RACINE, Wis., Sept 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- SC Johnson today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Method and Ecover, two highly regarded consumer brands from People Against Dirty, a leading company that offers home care, hand and body, and laundry products sold in North America, Europe and a number of other countries around the world.

“Method and Ecover have a strong tradition of innovation and delivering on consumers’ needs. They are a great complement to SC Johnson’s trusted lineup of iconic brands,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson.


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