Tag: sustainability

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Deflating climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act

– One of the key pillars of current US President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was...
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Beyond kibble: Meat alternatives for pets

– With pet owners increasingly looking for high-quality, plant-based, organic, non-GMO dietary options, consumer groups and...
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These companies are revolutionizing the applications of nanocellulose across industries

– Cellulose is the most abundant sustainable and renewable biopolymer on Earth, found in plants, algae,...
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Reducing PPE waste with sustainable textiles and novel decontamination systems

– Personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE, is equipment that is designed to protect the...
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How digital twins are helping repurpose sustainability values across different sectors

– In 2019, the global digital twin market was valued at USD $3.8 billion. A great...
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Hemp: An old crop finding new applications as an eco-friendly alternative

– One of the oldest textile-relics in human history is a hemp fabric dated to approximately...
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Can biofuels serve as a potential alternative energy source?

– With the impetus of creating a circular economy, where none of the inputs or products...
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Emerging technologies and challenges in hydropower

– Throughout the world, 16% of electricity production is generated by hydropower plants. Compared to wind...
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A new life for food waste

– Every year, about 1.3 billion tonnes of food goes off to waste. However, the good...
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2018 was a record year for renewable energy. 2019 could be the same.

– According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, electricity generation in the United States in 2018...
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Profitable sustainability: 10 companies making food waste edible again

– Food waste occurs all along the supply chain, from farm to fork. With an estimated...
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Sustainable dyeing innovations: Greener ways to color textiles

– The textile industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. Synthetic dyes contribute...
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The latest advancements and trends in biobased plastics

– The biobased plastics industry is booming with an annual growth rate of about 30%. Here, we explain...
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The shift toward bioplastics: Insights from Lego and current opportunities

– As a major step towards the goal of using fully sustainable materials in all its...
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Will these solar sidewalk panels open new frontiers in solar energy?

– As the cost of solar panels continues to decline, people and companies who want to...
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The latest innovation in wood-based materials: Wood stronger than titanium!

– More and more products nowadays are made from renewable sources such as trees. From jeans...
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How is technology shaping the food supply chain?

– Our growing world population needs a consistent supply of food. To cope with the growing...
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3 reasons why Lentein is the latest innovation in the food and beverage industry

– Lentein is a protein-rich green powder produced by Parabel. It is a “whole food concept”...
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The Growing Trend of Recycling Packaging Materials

– It is becoming increasingly imperative for companies to incorporate environmentally conscious practices into their business...
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No Animals Harmed: Sustainable Alternatives to Animal Leather

– Though the use of animal hides dates to prehistory, now traditional leather manufacturers have to...

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