Glass for Good Designed to Inspire Glass Recycling and Social Impact
May 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - O-I has announced the launch of Glass for Good—a community-centered glass recycling program that directly benefits these communities by generating charitable donations for recycled glass. Glass for Good is designed to be a collaborative program between O-I and the communities where O-I operates.
Through Glass for Good, O-I will secure infrastructure that will provide glass recycling access to local residents. As glass is collected and recycled through the program, O-I will fund charitable donations that will address areas of need in the community.
Kimberly-Clark manufacturing facilities play a critical role to help the company deliver on its 2030 sustainability ambition and reduce their environmental footprint by half.
The Kimberly-Clark Professional facility in Villey-Saint-Étienne, France (VSE) is committed to the company’s sustainability goals. VSE produces rolled and folded paper towels for businesses and has over the past several years taken extensive measures to drive down its environmental impact.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Americans consumed more corrugated cardboard boxes than ever last year as a result of a surge in online shopping due to the pandemic. The year-over-year rise was 3.4%, equivalent to about 477 square miles of additional corrugated board or three times the size of the U.S. Virgin Islands!
By Vikas Ahuja,Director of ECS Sales and Marketing, SCS Global Services
It’s hard to believe, but the term “zero waste” has been around for more than 40 years. It was first used by a chemist, Paul Palmer, who noticed an abundance of clean chemicals being discarded by high-tech businesses in a newly developing area of northern California which we’ve all come to know as Silicon Valley. He saw a need for identifying new uses for the chemicals and a new concept of zero waste was born.
Herbalife Nutrition recognized in Mongolia as Green Hero for recycling and environmental sustainability efforts.
As a global company present in more than 90 countries, environmental sustainability is an integral part of our business strategy. Herbalife Nutrition focuses on reducing packaging material and developing new product packaging solutions that are safe, functional, and environmentally friendly to promote a sustainable future.
SCS Certification Standard Focuses on Facilities Working Toward Waste Diversion, Reduction and Re-use
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certiﬁcation, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the launch of its new Zero Waste Standard. This new global certification standard enables companies to demonstrate the degree to which their waste streams are prevented, reused, or diverted from the landfill. It is robust yet flexible to allow companies to demonstrate incremental improvements, and to stimulate participation based on regional supply chain differences.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – GAF, a Standard Industries company and the largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America, announced a new patented shingle recycling process that has successfully produced the industry’s first asphalt roofing shingles containing recycled material from post-consumer and post-manufacture waste shingles that may have otherwise been landfilled.