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Reimagining Zero Waste: Five New Ways to Recognize Your Waste Diversion Success

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By Vikas Ahuja, Director of ECS Sales and Marketing, SCS Global Services

It’s hard to believe, but the term “zero waste” has been around for more than 40 years. It was first used by a chemist, Paul Palmer, who noticed an abundance of clean chemicals being discarded by high-tech businesses in a newly developing area of northern California which we’ve all come to know as Silicon Valley. He saw a need for identifying new uses for the chemicals and a new concept of zero waste was born.

Herbalife Nutrition Mongolia Receives Green Hero Award for Environmental Sustainability

Herbalife Nutrition recognized in Mongolia as Green Hero for recycling and environmental sustainability efforts.
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As a global company present in more than 90 countries, environmental sustainability is an integral part of our business strategy. Herbalife Nutrition focuses on reducing packaging material and developing new product packaging solutions that are safe, functional, and environmentally friendly to promote a sustainable future.

New Zero Waste Standard Helps Companies Demonstrate Progress in Sustainability Journey

SCS Certification Standard Focuses on Facilities Working Toward Waste Diversion, Reduction and Re-use
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the launch of its new Zero Waste Standard. This new global certification standard enables companies to demonstrate the degree to which their waste streams are prevented, reused, or diverted from the landfill. It is robust yet flexible to allow companies to demonstrate incremental improvements, and to stimulate participation based on regional supply chain differences.

Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Publishes White Paper on Advanced Recycling Technologies

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April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) has published a white paper, Advanced Recycling of Healthcare Plastics: An Opportunity for Circularity, to explore advanced recycling technologies in an effort to discover if they could address the healthcare plastics waste stream in a meaningful way.

GAF Manufactures Industry's First Asphalt Shingles Containing Recycled Waste Shingles

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – GAF, a Standard Industries company and the largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America, announced a new patented shingle recycling process that has successfully produced the industry’s first asphalt roofing shingles containing recycled material from post-consumer and post-manufacture waste shingles that may have otherwise been landfilled. 

Get Down to Earth With These Earth Day Tips

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For more than 50 years, people around the globe have celebrated Earth Day to recognize the vital importance of preserving the environment.

HelloFresh Announces New Sustainable Packaging Solutions

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  • New partnership with Pratt Industries introduces circular packaging solutions using cardboard made of 100% recycled materials
  • Implementation of Box Fit algorithm significantly reduces unnecessary use of cardboard secondary packaging; Increased the use of HelloFresh’s smallest box to 60 percent

Back to Basics: Recycling Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

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Do you find recycling confusing? If so, you’re not alone! According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, one of the biggest barriers preventing people from recycling is a lack of understanding. Approximately 26% of survey respondents admitted they don’t know what materials can and cannot be recycled. 

Subaru of America Celebrates Recycling Five Million Pieces of Waste by Renewing Its Partnership With TerraCycle®

Partnership Focuses on Recycling Hard-to-Recycle Items
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CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that it will renew its commitment to help divert hard-to-recycle waste from landfills and incinerators through the automaker's environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth, by continuing its ongoing partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle®.

It's Not Easy Being Green: How MilliporeSigma Is Taking Big Steps Toward Smaller Footprints

Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability & social business innovation and branding at MilliporeSigma
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Being “green” has become the new expectation across many industries, with environmental and sustainability programs now an integral—and necessary—part of an organization’s overall business strategy. While a sustainability mindset is now expected, it’s not something that can be pulled out of a hat overnight. These programs require a comprehensive strategy, proof points to back up value, many iterations, and collaboration with suppliers, customers, partners and other stakeholders.

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