April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - “Unless we go to Circular it's game over for the planet; it's game over for society”. These are the opening words of the world’s first feature-length documentary film on the circular economy, called Closing the Loop, due for public releaseon Amazon Video on Earth Day, 22 April 2018. Going “circular” refers to the necessary change from our current take-make-waste linear economy to a borrow-use-return circular economy (sometimes also referred to as the zero-waste or cradle-to-cradle economy).
Survey says: Men spend more ‘green’ on their style
STRATHAM, N.H., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In a world motivated by social cred and “likes,” it comes as no surprise that U.S. consumers on average spend roughly $250 a month on clothes, shoes and accessories. But what you might not expect is that men not only outspend women when it comes to their closet (spending an average of $310.50 per month on their wardrobe, compared to $187.20 for women), they are also 52 percent more likely than women to say they care a lot about eco-conscious fashion.
Your unwanted e-trash just got turned into treasure that you're actually going to want to wear. Dell and Nikki Reed created a line of rings made from recycled computer motherboards. The technology brand asked the sustainable designer and actor to make trash into dainty jewelry, and the outcome was so good. After seeing these rings, you'll want to recycle all of your old items.
This year, Earth Day is focused on plastic pollution and the lasting effects on our planet. There’s growing concern that plastic, in addition to littering our beaches and clogging our waste streams, is threatening marine wildlife and may end up in our food. Plastic pollution can come from a variety of sources, including clear film in plastic bags or product packaging. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of plastic waste between Hawaii and California, is now twice the size of Texas because of the increasing amount of plastic waste!
P&G, Salesforce.org, Starbucks, Nestlé among companies showcasing initiatives in the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, June 4-7
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vanco