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Sponsored: Advancing circular economies against the backdrop of a global pandemic.
August 31, 2020 by Gayle Schueller
Sponsored: How goods are packaged is driving consumer purchasing decisions.
December 2, 2019 by Ian Lifshitz
A groundswell of product repair efforts — including Patagonia's new 'Worn Wear' tour — are banking on macro-trends such as the maker movement to help sell the value of extended product lifespans.
May 6, 2015 by Lauren Hepler
The boot maker is partnering with Omni United to create a line of tires built from the start for a second life.
November 3, 2014 by Mike Hower
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
California’s new Safer Consumer Products Regulation provides the most compelling reason to track the substances in electronics.
January 2, 2014 by Pamela Gordon
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
Launched in a garage in 2007, this toy maker is finding mainstream success with recycled-plastic rocket ships and tea sets at Nordstrom and beyond.
December 9, 2013 by Christina DesMarais
Puma designs a new line of biodegradable and recyclable products to be among the first to meet C2C criteria.
March 5, 2013 by Judith Nemes
The Danish Fashion Institute and BSR are trying to cultivate a taste for green among fashionistas, bargainistas and the industry that serves them.
April 12, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
The increasing globalization of culture, as well as of business, brings opportunities for companies to streamline production while also expanding their market reach.
February 15, 2012 by John Viera
Nike's head of sustainability and innovation offers advice to entrepreneurs and other sustainability professionals, and tells how her company is creating radical innovation.
February 6, 2012 by Maya Albanese
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
Sourcemap, the crowdsourced archive of supply chain information, is readying for a big 2012 with new product and service offerings geared toward large firms with complex supply chains.
December 7, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Can we take Jobs' legacy of fanatical dedication to continual improvement and apply it to business areas like supply chain, workers' rights, and business impacts globally, we will all be living in a better world.
October 6, 2011 by Kara Hurst
The world's second largest sports brand has been working on a cross-industry partnership to phase out hazardous chemicals in its supply chain, in response to a challenge from Greenpeace.
September 1, 2011 by Jessica Shankleman
The clothing giant is following Nike's lead in the wake of a Greenpeace campaign around the clothing industry's use of harmful chemicals.
August 24, 2011 by Jessica Shankleman
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 textiles and apparel industry, once considered far behind the building and consumer electronics sectors in sustainability, has taken the lead on the environmental front.
July 7, 2011 by Summer Rayne Oakes
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
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
With more than 600 eco-certifications on the market around the world today, companies must choose with great care what green labels are right for them and their customers. We talked to five companies to learn how they make their decisions.
May 26, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland
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
As consumers, we define ourselves by the brands we keep. We believe in them, yet they seldom give us new reasons to do so. But that's changing now as we find ourselves in the early stages of a new industrial revolution.
March 11, 2010 by Marc Stoiber