It’s been almost a year since grocery shelves around the world emptied as coronavirus hit the news. These large-scale — and in some cases long-term — shortages revealed vulnerabilitiesin our centralized food systems and globalized supply chains.
The events of 2020 will forever change how we think, live and work. While we have a long way to go, there is finally a glimpse of hope as more than 57 countries have administered more than 71 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.* In 2021, health and safety will remain a priority worldwide, but there’s also a strong urgency to reverse climate change and protect human rights.
Goals include reducing use of virgin materials, scaling new solutions, diverting bags from landfills; efforts complement plastic reduction work already underway at Albertsons Cos.
BOISE, Idaho – January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced that it has joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative, its latest step to contributing to efforts to reduce plastic waste.
The Beyond the Bag Initiative, launched by the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag, is a multi-year collaboration across retail sectors that aims to identify, test, and implement innovative new design solutions that serve the function of today’s single-use plastic retail bag, delivering ease and convenience for consumers while striving to lessen the impact on the environment.
ALBSTADT, Germany, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mey is the first company in Germany to put FSC®-certified clothing onto the market and is therefore also one of the first certificate holders for FSC®-certified clothing worldwide. This distinction enables consumers to consciously select products from companies that act responsibly when it comes to forest resources.
FISHERS, Ind., January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced its featured video segment on Inside Indiana Business highlighting its project in Greene County, Indiana to convert an old, decommissioned thermal coal mine into Coal Craft Spirits, an organic, farm-to-bottle craft distillery.
Timberland set new 2030 environmental goals today. The global outdoor lifestyle brand wants all of their products to have a “net positive” effect on nature, giving back more than they take.
Within 10 years, the VF Corporation brand’s specific, measurable goals are: 100% of products across footwear, apparel, and accessories designed for circularity, and 100% of natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture.
No matter the size or material, The Home Depot knows product packaging isn’t just about protecting the product—it’s also about protecting the environment. Through material experimentation, size configuration and good old-fashioned teamwork, engineers at The Home Depot are giving product packaging the attention it needs in the pursuit of sustainability.
The Home Depot is making strides to ensure more environmentally friendly materials make up its packaging.