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August 31, 2020 by Gayle Schueller
In a truly circular economy where waste becomes nutrients, economic growth would be decoupled from environmental restraints. See who is leading the way.
August 28, 2014 by Marc Gunther
Nike, eBay and others led the charge on designing apps and services that helped to drive change over the past year.
December 18, 2013 by Heather Clancy
Your favorite smartphone is already manufactured in China, but what happens when it's designed there, too?
September 13, 2013 by Pamela Gordon
At the GreenBiz Forum in New York City, the CEO of the world-leading sustainable manufacturer talks about how Interface continues to evolve and improve the sustainability of its products, and how its taking its products to the skies.
January 25, 2012 by Adam Aston
Government and electronics companies have come together to support responsible e-waste recycling and energy efficient product design.
July 20, 2011 by Jonathan Bardelline
TerraCycle has built a business around taking other companies' trash and turning it into treasure. It's a surprisingly tough sell sometimes, but here's how you make the case that it's not trash, it's wasted brand equity.
July 19, 2011 by Albe Zakes
The wireless carrier has set a series of ambitious goals regarding its own end-of-life electronics, as well as those it sells to individuals, and is taking a lifecycle approach to the e-waste challenge that could shift the entire industry.
May 26, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd., the world's third-largest independent Coke bottler, and the largest plastics recycler in Europe are teaming up to build a U.K. facility that's expected to more than double the country's production of high-grade recycled plastic, material suitable for beverage and food packaging.
March 8, 2011 by GreenBiz Editors
Lorrie Vogel, the head of Nike Considered, talked about the company's closed-loop ethos, why sustainability has to start from within, and how the company turned 13 million plastic bottles into World Cup jerseys.
February 9, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
The notion of factories without Dumpsters isn't new, but in recent years a number of companies across industries have put "zero waste" squarely in their sights.
February 2, 2011 by Joel Makower
Using paint sludge to make engine-shipping containers and turning cardboard into car roof interiors are just a couple of the ways General Motors recycles or reuses the majority of the waste its plants churn out.
December 14, 2010 by Jonathan Bardelline
For many years we have heard about closed-loop systems, in which waste from one process is the raw material for another. But across the global community of environmentalists, government, manufacturers and others, there is no common strategy to minimize waste.
July 12, 2010 by Joshua Saunders
Three years after its launch in the U.K. and Canada, next month will see the U.S. kickoff of a campaign aimed at educating consumers about buying and using environmentally friendly products from a number of P&G brands.
March 15, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
The technology giant has implemented three best practices as part of a sustainability pilot project that are netting huge savings in materials and transportation costs as well as waste management.
March 10, 2010 by Claudia Girrbach
What happens when green business meets cleantech? When those companies are like Best Buy, Autodesk and Serious Materials, you get firms that align their products and services with efforts to foster sustainability -- and in some cases guide the marketplace toward broader and deeper adoption of environmentally responsible practices.
February 4, 2010 by Leslie Guevarra
Sustainability has become the touchstone of the entire discussion about the relationship between business and the society it serves. It is a global issue, with an impact in every country, and every community.
February 3, 2010 by John Anderson
What to make of the 20 most-read stories among the 2,350 (or so) articles and blog posts we ran during 2009? It's hard to make head or tails of them.
December 29, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
The ambitious executive order signed by President Obama on Monday not only requires all departments of the federal government to set hard emissions-reductions targets, it will also have a huge impact on adoption of specific green building and green IT practices.
October 7, 2009 by Matthew Wheeland
A new report from ChemSec and Clean Production Action highlights the innovations driven by electronics manufacturers that have removed toxics like bromine and chlorine from high-tech gadgets.
October 6, 2009 by GreenerComputing Staff
The addition of patents from the printer and office products company Ricoh and engineering firm Taisei Corporation, as well as newly released patents from DuPont are the latest additions to the roster of green technologies made freely available.
March 23, 2009 by Matthew Wheeland
In its quarterly ranking of electronics manufacturers' commitments to the environment, Greenpeace found Nokia at the top of the heap yet again, while the NGO highlighted takeback policies and carbon-reduction commitments as the key to truly green electronics.
November 24, 2008 by GreenerComputing Staff
Although IT leaders are starting to take an interest in green computing, there's a serious gap in adoption, according to a Canadian research firm.
July 29, 2007 by GreenerComputing Staff