For years, the United States sold materials for China to be recycled, but with changes to environmental standards required for purchased materials (the "China Sword") recycling programs stateside are in transition. Republic Services' Marek Crabbs and Alberto Guardado spoke with Jill Buck for Go Green Radio about "Recycling Simplified," a program designed to help customers understand what these new regulations mean for curbside recycling and where we go from here.
New interview series to feature women empowering women
Joy Stoddard is the Development and Outreach Director for Whole Planet Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Whole Foods Market. We were lucky enough to have a conversation with Joy about her motivation to give back, stemming from her earliest job as a candy striper to her career with Whole Foods. Joy has traveled the world working with microentrepreneurs and shared her unique perspective of having sought out opportunities to make an impact through for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations alike.
ETS (Energy Thought Summit) interviewed Dean Seavers, National Grid U.S. President, in Boston, Massachusetts where he discussed who has influenced him the most, attracting new talent, and our industry's greatest challenges in his executive profile:
Jennifer Miller was named Chief Business Sustainability Officer for Sappi North America in August 2015. In this new role, she is focused on identifying strategic growth and diversification opportunities for the Company as well as continuing to lead the sustainability strategies for all four of Sappi North America’s businesses.
Q: What is your focus in your new role as Chief Business Sustainability Officer?
By securing the future of agriculture workers, Nespresso secures its own long-term growth.
Nespresso CEO Jean-Marc Duvoisin is well aware that the success of his business depends on the success of local farmers. Through that connection, Nespresso—a brand of shared value pioneer Nestlé—creates long-term value for local agricultural systems to ensure success for not only his business, but also society.
Annie Veilleux has been an Environmental Supervisor at Cascades in Kingsey Falls since 1998. A trained chemical engineer, she has a Master’s degree in pulp and paper from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. What does she like the most about her work? The diversity, the interpersonal relationships and the problem solving.