The Bulk is Green Council’s mission is to educate consumers about the environmental benefits of buying foods in bulk. Clint Landis, of Frontier Natural Products Co-Op in Norway, IA, sits on the council board, and shares his passions of environmentalism and living well. The savings from buying in bulk are major — around 30% to […]
As Compost and CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials) Manager at Boulder, CO-based Eco-Cycle, Dan Matsch has seen nearly all of the city’s no-longer-wanted items come through his facility. From athletic shoes and cooking oil, to bike parts and toilets, CHaRM has offers a recycling solution to community members in this affluent Rocky Mountain town. The […]
The institute gives manufacturers the opportunity to study the entire environmental impact of their products, from creation, to production, useful life and obsolescence.
As bottled beverages’ popularity increased in a society increasingly on the go, sustainability quickly became an issue at Nestlé Waters. That has not since wavered.
“Cradle to cradle,” a products design movement that began in the early 1990s, aims to end consumers’ dependence on landfilling products at the end of their life cycles. The goal, simply, is to design and manufacture products that are made from infinitely useful materials that are able to be recycled again and again. The Cradle […]
When Nestlé Waters of America President and CEO Kim Jeffery started at the company three decades ago, the bottled water industry generated about $250 million per year. These days, it generates approximately $11 billion annually. As bottled beverages’ popularity increased in a society increasingly on the go, sustainability quickly became an issue. That has not […]
The devastation from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 inspired Global Green USA President and CEO Matt Petersen to take any action he could to assist those that lost everything.
Updater’s point of view is this: Consumers should be able to decide which pieces of mail they choose to receive, which will significantly cut back on wasted paper.
The devastation from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 inspired Global Green USA President and CEO Matt Petersen to take any action he could to assist those that lost everything. Since then, his organization has helped rebuild countless homes, green New Orleans schools and “adopt a neighborhood” while creating incredibly energy-efficient low-income housing. But Global Green USA’s […]
If you have ever moved, you know the hassles of changing your address for every service and listing on which your name appears. David Greenberg, a former lawyer, decided the process was simply too time consuming and unnecessarily difficult — something needed to change. The objective of Updater.com is to consolidate what fills up mailboxes […]