EXCLUSIVE: High street retailer Primark plans to ramp up its ambitions to drive resource efficiency within the fashion sector, after revealing clear intentions to sign up to WRAP's Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) and the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP) initiatives. - edie news centre
Instead of killing the animals, it feeds them. This is the backbone of the idea that is the edible six pack rings, developed by Saltwater Brewery, from Delray Beach, Flordia. “It’s a big investment for a small brewery created by fisherman, surfers and people that love the sea,” Peter Agardy, head of brand at the brewery, said. “We hope to influence the big guys and hopefully inspire them to get on board,” Chris Gove, president of the company, added.
The rings are the first of their kind.
They are 100% biodegradable and edible and are created from the barley and wheat ribbons from the brewing process. The degradable ribbons are as resistant and efficient as plastic and as more companies start producing them the prices will drop. Until then, expect to spend a little more to save the environment.
For immediate release: Brussels, May 10, 2016. 11 NGOs including Zero Waste Europe have called on the European Parliament to introduce 10 key changes to get the circular economy back on track. These ten changes intend to maximize the potential [...]
Want to visit a place with clean air? Really clean air? Maybe the cleanest of any urban area in the world? We check out a place north of the Arctic Circle that gets an A+ in the newly updated WHO Global Urban Ambient Pollution Database.
The United Nations Environment Program called marine plastics the “new toxic time- bomb”. Marine plastic is not only entangling and drowning wildlife, it is being mistaken for food and ingested along with its toxic contaminants. Marine plastics and in particular microplastics, provide a global transport medium for the most toxic chemicals into the marine foo
Illustration: Ellen MacArthur Foundation. For full-sized image click hereA butterfly sums it up: It can be a symbol of biodiversity, fragility, the capacity for transformation, ora diagram of the type of economy that we should aim for.Just over half (54%) of the world’s population of 7.3 billion people live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. The population is growing, and with it increased amounts of waste. If that is not managed well, it ca
Manufacturers should be made to pay recycling costs for short lived products, while correctly labeled long lasting products receive a significant boost in sales, according to a new study from the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
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