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Shelter-At-Home Project: Eliminate Single-Use Plastics With Durable Alternatives

May 4th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The coronavirus pandemic has forced hundreds of millions of people around the world to shelter at home, only leaving the cocoon for essential items like groceries. One notable exception to the isolation orders is take-out food. In order to keep local restaurants afloat through the current pandemic, many people order take-out food to go or via one of the many delivery services out there like Uber Eats, Postmates, or GrubHub

Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System

September 11th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

The TRUE Zero Waste rating system is a compliment to the LEED green building rating system, and helps businesses and facilities define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals. TRUE focuses on helping businesses, industrial sectors and schools quantify their performance and find additional ways to move toward zero waste. There are currently 88 certified facilities including Tesla, Microsoft, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and more.

Maryland Governor Unveils Strongest US Plan To Fight Climate Change

July 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

If Governor Martin O’Malley gets his way, Maryland may soon lead America in the fight against climate change and transition toward a clean energy future. Today, O’Malley announced an aggressive plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% and boost renewable energy 25% by 2020 - both up from current 20% targets.

Hope for Chinese Recycling Facilities

August 18th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Fuji Xerox (a partnership between Japanese Fuji Photo and American Xerox) announced that its integrated recycling system located in Suzhou, China has managed a 99.8% recycling rate in fiscal year 2010, qualifying it as a so-called "zero waste" facility

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