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Working Toward Packaging That Doesn't Cost the Earth

In the first of a series of interviews with the sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Georg Müller-Hof, VP marketing, introduces Avery Dennison’s sustainability vision to Packaging Europe.
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What do you consider the key sustainability challenges for packaging and packaged goods?

Houdini Sportswear Pushes the Boundaries of Reporting

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The outdoor industry has continued to increase the stakes around accountability over the past few years, engaging consumers with storytelling initiatives and innovating supply chains to create climate-beneficial products.

Join Gildan in Working Towards Making Apparel Better

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We all share in the responsibility of protecting the planet.   Research reveals that 24% of the water and 54% of the energy consumed over the complete life-cycle of a t-shirt happens in the average family home.

As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of apparel, Gildan is integrating sustainable solutions in many facets of its business to reduce its footprint.  The Company uses bacteria, sunlight and gravity within its BioTop lagoons to treat wastewater and repurposes agricultural and factory waste as a carbon neutral fuel in its BioMass systems.

Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting

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Tim Bohlke, Marketing Innovation Manager at Avery Dennison:

Ecocentricity Blog: Do I Smell Smoke?

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Maybe someday leasing will be the norm for durable goods. I hope so. It would be a big boost for environmentally friendly business practices, and I really don’t think people will mind the shift.

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Maybe someday leasing will be the norm for durable goods. I hope so. It would be a big boost for environmentally friendly business practices, and I really don’t think people will mind the shift.

The Venetian, the Palazzo & Sands Expo Sustainable Efforts Recognized Amongst ‘Stella Award’ Wins

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The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo won six “Stella Awards” for 2017 including the top honor of “Best Hotel/Resort” overall in the Far West region. As we remain committed to our planet to pursue a sustainable lifestyle at all of our properties, outstanding efforts in Green Meetings were also recognized with the “Best Green Initiative” award.

Microfiber Leadership Summit Accelerates Cross-Sector Collaboration on Microfiber Pollution

Companies, NGOs and academics plot key steps to advance microfiber research and innovation
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January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - You’ve invested in a steel water bottle, pack your lunch in glass Tupperware, and recycle any plastic you get your hands on. But your plastic footprint might be bigger than you think thanks to the ubiquity of plastic-based fabrics—from that polyester onesie you wore on Halloween to the fleece blanket you wrap yourself in every winter, and even the carpet beneath your feet.

Newsweek Recognizes Mohawk in 2017 Green Rankings For Reducing Its Environmental Impact

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CALHOUN, Ga., January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has earned recognition as one of Newsweek magazine’s 500 greenest companies in the United States, and once again it is the only flooring manufacturer to make this influential list. The company ranked 265 in Newsweek’s 2017 Green Ranking program, which uses key indicators to measure environmental performance of large publicly traded companies that are delivering solid business results while minimizing their environmental impact.

Ecocentricity Blog: Giving a Better Gift

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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

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