Category "Waste"

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Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. June 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more

Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. June 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more
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The solution to how we keep food fresh could well involve pinching a trick from nature – wrap it in an orange peel.

14. June 2019 | via Packagingeurope.com | Read more

The solution to how we keep food fresh could well involve pinching a trick from nature – wrap it in an orange peel.

14. June 2019 | via Packagingeurope.com | Read more
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Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. June 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. June 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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A worrisome class of chemicals called PFAS are found in some compostable food containers and many other consumer items like nonstick cookware. The compounds can leach out of the containers and build up in compost.

07. June 2019 | via Sciencenews.org | Read more

A worrisome class of chemicals called PFAS are found in some compostable food containers and many other consumer items like nonstick cookware. The compounds can leach out of the containers and build up in compost.

07. June 2019 | via Sciencenews.org | Read more
Loop

Loop brings back the old 'milkman model,' where products are delivered to your door at the same time empties are picked up, washed, refilled and readied for delivery to another customer.

03. June 2019 | via Greenbiz.com | Read more

Loop brings back the old 'milkman model,' where products are delivered to your door at the same time empties are picked up, washed, refilled and readied for delivery to another customer.

03. June 2019 | via Greenbiz.com | Read more
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The strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around circular economy. Why? At least in the EU context, it’s driven primarily by political pressure and consumer perception regarding packaging.

25. May 2019 | via thinkstep.com | Read more

The strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around circular economy. Why? At least in the EU context, it’s driven primarily by political pressure and consumer perception regarding packaging.

25. May 2019 | via thinkstep.com | Read more
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Spanish manufacturer of hand-made lamps, PET Lamp, creates colorful collections of pendant lamps using indigenous craft techniques from all over the world.

24. May 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Spanish manufacturer of hand-made lamps, PET Lamp, creates colorful collections of pendant lamps using indigenous craft techniques from all over the world.

24. May 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Environmentally friendly packaging company BioPak has partnered with Qantas to see the world's first zero-waste flight take off.

23. May 2019 | via Businessnewsaus.com.au | Read more

Environmentally friendly packaging company BioPak has partnered with Qantas to see the world's first zero-waste flight take off.

23. May 2019 | via Businessnewsaus.com.au | Read more
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With reusable packaging as its foundation, the ground-breaking Loop shopping platform enables zero waste, unleashes packaging innovation, and enhances consumer convenience.

21. May 2019 | via Packworld.com | Read more

With reusable packaging as its foundation, the ground-breaking Loop shopping platform enables zero waste, unleashes packaging innovation, and enhances consumer convenience.

21. May 2019 | via Packworld.com | Read more
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Dutch designer Kelly Gijsen has collaborated with startup company Graviky Labs to create a range of scarves that are patterned with ink made from carbon emissions.

20. May 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Dutch designer Kelly Gijsen has collaborated with startup company Graviky Labs to create a range of scarves that are patterned with ink made from carbon emissions.

20. May 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more