Plus, highlights from this week's webcast on how retailers can embrace the circular economy.
From recipes for recommerce to changing packaging ingredients, the retail sector is integral to adoption of the circular economy. Don't expect a cookie-cutter approach.
There are obvious steps to reduce environmental impact such as getting rid of single-use plastics or curtailing excess packaging. But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory.
We should applaud the growing number of safer product commitments from retailers. But we need to ensure improvements happen across the entire beauty aisle.
Increasingly, consumers and social media users are voicing their concerns — and companies are listening.
A Q&A with the CSO of the sixth-largest retailer in the world as the company increasingly figures out its place in the circular economy.
We must make sure that increasing the efficiency of our industrial systems doesn't lead to more consumption.
REI is venturing into the circular economy model through garage sales, online used gear platform and trade-in models.
Drones, robots, crowd-shipping and more offer new options for solving the sticky “last-mile” problem of bringing our purchases home.
Four best practices gleaned from the retail giant's sustainability progress.