We need a better understanding of the circular economy, and chemical engineers might hold the answer.
A new incubator from the Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix finds ways for both public and private organizations to overhaul waste.
From corn shoes manufactured by Reebok to lingerie fabric Naia made by Eastman to all sorts of packaging and electronics, bio-based, compostable products are reaching market.
No more mining: Apple aims to use 100 percent recycled materials to make its iPhones, Macbooks and other electronics products in the future.
Manufacturers such as BSF, Dow and Eastman are racing to develop recyclable, reusable and durable materials with which to build the future.
No clothing brand intended for their synthetic products to be discharged into the environment in the former of tiny bits of plastic. Now that they know, they must step up and tackle the problem.
The market opportunity for safer chemicals to replace those suspected to hold endocrine disruptors and other toxins is estimated to be headed to $100 billion by 2020.
Sponsored: Aligning the interests of companies and communities to protect, restore and conserve land should be part of every company's commodity supply-chain strategy.
Sponsored: Only in understanding what landscapes mean to each actor operating within it, can solutions to negate deforestation be implemented.
From ecosystem management to plastic reduction, ocean economies to transportation, 2016 saw good ideas put on paper to invite action. We combed through the year's reports to distill bright ideas about sustainable approaches to the economy.