Subaru Is Creating Furniture From Recycled Coffee Pods and Candy Wrappers

By Mari A. Schaefer,

Move over, Outbacks, Foresters, and Imprezas. Subaru of America has gotten into the outdoor furniture business.

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How Green Is Your Paper? The Answer Isn’t Black or White

That's where the EPN's Paper Calculator comes in.

For years, people have debated the question of whether paper derived from wood pulp can truly be environmentally friendly. To answer this question, you must consider the sustainability of the source of the wood or other materials used for fiber production, the amount of fiber, water, energy, and other resources used in production, the amount and fate of pollutants generated during the production process, and the potential recyclability or biodegradability of the end product. In short, the entire product life-cycle.

Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water Launches New Bottle Made From 100 Percent Recycled Plastic* in North America

Company aims to inspire consumers to recycle by debuting new bottles made entirely from recycled ones
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water, the world's leading bottled water brand, is announcing the introduction of a 700-mL bottle made from 100 percent food grade recycled plastic*, known as rPET. The new package is available starting this month on retail store shelves in North America.

Windshield Wrapping: Toyota Makes Waste Reduction Opportunities Visible

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Toyota takes waste management seriously. That’s why all materials—everything used to make our vehicles, not just what ends up in the final product—and processes are evaluated to improve chemical management and waste minimization.

For instance, our manufacturing facilities changed the packing used to ship windshields, conserving energy, time and money. Reduced packaging = less weight and less waste.

Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

June 30, 2014 Edition

Our Vantage newsletter gives you the latest green news, industry trends, cool projects, and hit green products. It's easy to stay on top of what you need to know!

VANTAGE Newsletter
Monday, June 30, 2014

The Builders’ Footbridge


Brothers Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire, co-founders of Cascades, as well as Mario Plourde, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, inaugurated “the Builders’ footbridge” (passerelle des Bâtisseurs) today. The footbridge, which spans the Nicolet River, was built by Cascades and offered to the community as a sign of appreciation for the people of the region and their contribution to the Company’s success.

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Green Builder® Media Releases Its Hot 50 List of Green Home Products

According to editors, “The age of the Internet of Things has begun.”
Press Release

Eastsound, WA, February 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Green Builder Media just released its annual list of the hottest products available for today’s green homes.


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