World’s largest cruise company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by engaging reclamation and recycling specialists to sustainably dismantle retired cruise ships
MIAMI, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ –Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced agreements with maritime reclamation and recycling specialists EGE CELIK and SIMSEKLER to responsibly dismantle and recycle two retired ships scheduled to leave its fleet.
If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill.
Leading Retailers and Closed Loop Partners Unite to Tackle Retail Bag Waste
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Walgreens announced today that it has joined the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners and other leading retailers in a groundbreaking consortium that aims to reinvent the single-use plastic retail bag. The goal of the initiative is to identify, test and implement viable design solutions and models that more sustainably serve the purpose of the current retail bag.
Just about everything is shipped in a paper box including vital medical supplies and everyday items you buy at the grocery store. It’s also why recycling paper products and cardboard boxes has become even more critical to ensure there’s enough paper to support a variety of manufacturers in the supply chain.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been high demand for necessary supplies and without recycling, it’s hard for paper and cardboard manufacturers to keep up with the needs of the health care and grocery industries.
What if old plastic bottles and wrappers became key ingredients in creating new ones? Through our partnership with Fuenix Ecogy, we’re taking hard-to-recycle plastics to create new polymers for packaging for food and other items.
Company is recycling tires throughout the coal mining region to clean the environment and create sustainable materials and jobs
FISHERS, Ind., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to announce the further development of its initial two tire recycling centers. The Company is finalizing engineering plans of its Bluegrass Plant in Pike County, Kentucky, near the town of Pikeville and its Mountaineer Plant in Wyoming County, West Virginia, near the town of Oceana.
Launch of sustainability standard to challenge the status quo on waste
May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Organizations now have the means to disclose a complete picture of the waste impacts in their activities, products and services – following the launch of a new reporting standard by GRI, provider of the leading global sustainability standards.
The GRI Waste Standard changes how companies measure and understand waste, responding to global concerns about increases in waste generation and the impact on the environment, society and the economy. It encourages companies to prevent waste at source and unlock opportunities for circular business practices.
As parents and teachers, we have an opportunity to model and teach environmentally responsible behavior like recycling to our children early on. To help with this, we’ve created some fun and engaging resources to support your efforts to teach your kids how and why to recycle. Check out these free resources to help your kids become A+ recyclers.
The EPA estimates about 75% of waste in America is recyclable, however, only 30% of it actually gets recycled. Teaching youngsters the value of recycling will help drive those numbers in the right direction.
By Ellen Jackowski, Global Head of Sustainability Strategy & Innovation, HP Inc.
As a business community and as a society, we are at our best when we come together to solve tough problems and enable social progress. That’s exactly what we’re seeing right now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heroes on the frontlines are risking their lives to help others, while governments, companies and individuals are finding ways to lend their support to those in need. We have a long way to go, but the examples being set by so many gives us reasons to believe in our future.