Progress is a wonderful thing. Data shows us that people today are collectively more healthy, literate and environmentally conscious than at any point in human history.
Technology has driven much of this progress. The rate of technological change can sometimes feel overwhelming, but we nearly 8 billion humans need the most advanced thinking possible if we’re going to thrive on a crowded planet with limited resources.
Supply chains are in the spotlight. Following the crisis, there is speculation on how they will adapt in the future. In recent years, with efficiency as a constant driver, we have been experiencing a transformation defined by four key trends: digitization, sustainability, customization, and regionalization. It was these trends that underpinned Schneider’s Supply Chain Strategy Tailored, Sustainable, Connected 4.0, implemented four years ago.
Today, resilience is at the top of everyone’s agenda – but what does it mean for supply chains?
The quick response to the global pandemic is helping meet the urgent needs of medical personnel around the globe.
By Jennifer Ceaser
As the COVID-19 virus spread around the globe and severely impacted the global-supply chain of vital medical equipment for healthcare professionals, HP’s 3D manufacturing lab in Barcelona, Spain started getting urgent requests from the medical community.
How eBay seller Mike Dixon combined his passion for animal welfare and his dedication toward supporting children with disabilities to create a pet store and community gathering space.
British entrepreneur Mike Dixon was determined to make a meaningful contribution to his community even as he strove to build a thriving business from scratch. Determined to do good while making a living, he created his store in a way that could evolve into a project that would give back and benefit the most vulnerable members of society. What originally started as a side hustle selling puppy crates on eBay would quickly transform into a successful business supporting children with disabilities and older adults.
If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill.
Mohawk encourages our facilities throughout the world to pursue zero waste to landfill (ZLF) certification, which requires a plant to recycle or reuse 90% or more of its manufacturing process waste. To date, 50 Mohawk facilities have earned this certification. The most recent facility to achieve ZLF is the Georgia Hard Surfaces Bulk distribution center, the busiest distribution operation in our company. The site reduced waste to landfill by 57% in just six months to achieve 90% diversion.
Company is transforming former coal mining sites into state-of-the-art tire recycling facilities
FISHERS, Ind., July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to discuss its tire recycling division, Betterment Recycling, in more detail.