Ford unveils its 2022 F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck

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Towing capacity with the larger battery is rated up to 10,000 pounds with the Max Trailer Tow package, or 7,700 pounds for the Standard pack. The most popular vehicle line in the U.S. now includes a battery-electric pickup truck. Is this the turning point for EVs?

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste

GreenBiz

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste. That includes packaging scraps, chicken litter (which includes bird excrement, feathers and materials used for bedding), oils and personal protective equipment worn by the workers. The packaging conundrum.

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Compliance scheme’s EPR report shows the scale of change for packaging waste producers

Envirotec Magazine

With only a week left for industry to respond to the consultation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging Waste , the UK’s largest compliance scheme, Valpak, has released detailed modelling for a range of the proposed options. million tonnes between 2022 and 2032.

Aldi pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

Business Green

Aldi has committed to halve the volume of plastic packaging it uses in the UK by 2025, a move it estimates will prevent 74,000 tonnes of plastic packaging from reaching supermarket shelves. Aldi said it would work with suppliers to remove the equivalent of 2.2

DS Smith launches new circular principles for packaging design

Business Green

Packaging giant hopes that its new principles will cut waste, boost the amount of reyclable packaging materials on the market and address a widespread confusion among consumers over what types of packaging are recyclable.

Plastics Pact: UK firms slash 'unnecessary' plastic packaging in 2019

Business Green

More than 150 retailers, manufactures and brands collectively reduced tonnage of single-use plastic packaging sold by 30 per cent. That accounts for 16,000 tonnes of plastic packaging material sold last year, a 30 per cent reduction on 2018 levels, WRAP said.

Which plastics tax? Policymakers face fresh pressure over plastics tax and compostable packaging

Business Green

The government's proposals for a sweeping new plastics tax were placed under renewed scrutiny last week, with companies working to develop sustainable packaging alternatives warning that the tax risked penalising their efforts to stem the rising tide of plastic pollution.

CBD Industry: Is it Eco-Friendly and Organic?

Green Living Guy

billion in sales in 2022. Diversity in Green Eco Friendly Products Environment global warming green business organic sustainability Agriculture CBD CBD Farming Climate Change greenhouse gas emissions Hemp Organic CBD Solving Global Warming sustainable packaging

Low carbon packages: FedEx pledges to deliver 'carbon neutrality' across its operations by 2040 with $2bn investment drive

Business Green

Package delivery giant and airline operator FedEx has announced it plans to achieve 'carbon neutrality' across its operations within the next 20 years through investments in electrification, sustainable fuels, energy efficiency, and carbon capture systems.

Solar, Wind Tax Credit Extensions and Energy R&D Package in Spending Bill Before Congress

GreenTechMedia

trillion federal spending and tax extension package negotiated by congressional leaders over the weekend alongside a $900 billion coronavirus relief package. Absent any future changes in law, the PTC will be reduced to zero starting in 2022.

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste

AGreenLiving

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste Heather Clancy Wed, 06/17/2020 – 02:00 Food companies have a dual responsibility when it comes to waste reduction aspirations: optimizing their operations to minimize food waste while reducing the amount of other materials — especially the waste associated with packaging — sent to landfill. View post: How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste.

Proterra to deliver 42 electric buses and 75 chargers to Miami-Dade transit agency

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The first of the e-buses are to be delivered in 2022. The company’s Proterra Energy division offers a turnkey package for heavy-duty electric fleets, including charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization.

Recipe box outfit Gousto delivers on 50 per cent plastic reduction pledge

Business Green

Company says it has met its target to halve plastic packaging and is now working to make all its branded packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by the end of 2022

PET plastic recycler receives planning permission for first UK plant

Envirotec Magazine

The successful application means the plastic recycling facility will be operational in Summer 2022 at Peel NRE’s 54-hectare strategic energy and resource hub, Protos, near Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. PET plastic bottles collected at a recycling plant.

Unilever unveils 'world's first' paper-based laundry detergent bottle

Business Green

Firm intends to roll out paper bottles for its Omo brand in early 2022 in bid to cut down on plastic. Unilever's chief R&D officer, Richard Slater, said that tackling plastic waste would require businesses across the economy to work together to rethink the design and packaging of products.

Delta-Q launches three-in-one charging solution

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kW charger, a 500 W DC-DC converter and an EV charging station interface in a single package. The XV3300 answers our OEM customers’ need for on-board charging power up to 20 kW delivered in a compact, fully sealed IP67 package. XV3300 production will begin in the first half of 2022.

Sustainable fleets are at an inflection point

GreenBiz

Thus efficiency tools — such as aerodynamic packages, anti-idling and driver education — are still important. deliveries and deployment of electric trucks are supposed to double between 2021 and 2022. Sustainable fleets are at an inflection point. Katie Fehrenbacher.

Amazon reveals first of Rivian electric delivery vans

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We prioritized safety and functionality to create a vehicle that’s optimized for package delivery,” said Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe. “We We thought through how drivers get in and out of the van, what the workspace feels like, and what the workflow is for delivering packages.”.

Amazon and Rivian work together to develop new electric delivery van

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The first of the new EVs is scheduled to hit the road in 2021, and Amazon hopes to have 10,000 of them in service by 2022. The central display screen is integrated with Amazon’s logistics management, routing and package delivery systems.

Change essential if Scottish DRS is to be a success, says aluminium recycling group

Envirotec Magazine

In response to the announcement, Rick Hindley, executive director at aluminium packaging recycling group Alupro, offered his views: “For some considerable time, the Scottish Government has been considering plans for the introduction of a national DRS. While sense has prevailed and the commencement date has been pushed back to July 2022, there are still a number of concerning points.

Cathedral City launches solution to cheese's plastic recycling challenge

Business Green

Leading brand launches new effort to recycle flexible film packaging. A new frontier in plastic packaging recycling was opened this week, as Cathedral City announced a scheme to recycle flexible film cheese packaging.

25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021

GreenBiz

Farmers could face higher taxes or the elimination of irrigation subsidies as early as 2022 if they don’t act to reduce their impact. . For products that still require plastic or paper packaging, Lush has been sourcing post-consumer recycled content for more than a decade.

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Morrisons revives glass milk bottles, as Aldi cracks down on plastic in its tea range

Business Green

We want to help our customers live their lives with less plastic," said Natasha Cook, packaging manager at Morrisons. The supermarket is aiming to halve the volume of plastic packaging it uses by 2025 and wants all of its own-label products to be recyclable, reusable and compostable by 2022

Semiconductor firm Applied Materials puts supply chain at center of new commitments

GreenBiz

That conviction resulted in the company’s decision to adopt a series of new policies designed to shore up its environmental, social and governance (ESG) story, including a commitment to use 100 percent renewable energy worldwide by 2030 (by 2022 for its U.S.

Commercial-scale facility will recycle all forms of plastic waste

Envirotec Magazine

The first plant to use the technology has begun construction in Teesside, UK, to be operational in 2022 and able to process 80,000 tonnes of plastic waste per year. tonnes of plastic packaging – the second highest per capita in the world.[iv]

More pieces of IKEA's sustainability puzzle come together

GreenBiz

As part of the program, the home furnishings company, widely known for its flat-pack packaging and ready-to-assemble furniture, will be taking back a range of IKEA products: bookcases and shelf units; small tables; chairs and stools without upholstery; and chests of drawers.

PG&E’s Latest Energy Storage Procurement Includes Fleet of Behind-the-Meter Batteries

GreenTechMedia

part of Ontario, Canada-based Nexus Renewables, to deploy a fleet of batteries at multiple sites in PG&E service territory and provide them for grid services starting in August 2022.

PepsiCo to switch to fully recycled plastic bottles across nine European nations

Business Green

PepsiCo has pledged to stop selling beverage bottles made from virgin plastic across nine European countries by 2022, with the shift to recycled materials for its bottles expected to slash carbon emissions by 40 per cent compared to non-recycled bottles, the company announced yesterday.

Get Ready for the Alfa Lift, an Electric-Hybrid Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - The Alfa Lift, a new build heavy lift crane vessel owned by Offshore Heavy Transport, was recently launched and is on track to enter service by early 2022. The electrical package including battery hybrid power and energy management systems was provided by Kongsberg Maritime.

GM announces new business venture to produce electric delivery vans

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BrightDrop plans to deliver 500 EV600 vehicles to FedEx Express by the end of 2021, and to start delivering vans to other customers in North America in early 2022. The EP1 is designed to streamline the process of delivering packages from a vehicle to a customer.

Unilever puts squeeze on waste footprint with recyclable toothpaste tubes

Business Green

Maker of Signal, Pepsodent, and Closeup announces plan to switch to recyclable packaging by 2025. Traditionally, toothpaste tubes are made from a combination of plastic and aluminium, which makes the packaging difficult to recycle.

Looming Coal and Nuclear Plant Closures Put ‘Just Transition’ Concept to the Test

GreenTechMedia

Germany this year agreed to a €40 billion ($45 billion) compensation package for workers affected by the country's planned phaseout of coal generation by 2038. The coronavirus pandemic has not changed the grim reality facing workers at coal and nuclear power plants in the U.S.

PepsiCo to switch to fully recycled plastic bottles across nine EU nations

Business Green

PepsiCo has pledged to stop selling beverage bottles made from virgin plastic across nine EU countries by 2022, with the shift to recycled materials for its bottles expected to slash carbon emissions by 40 per cent compared non-recycled bottles, it announced yesterday.

PepsiCo CSO on embedding sustainability into 'day-to-day business'

GreenBiz

A big focus of the Sustainable from the Start program is reducing GHG emissions, sure, but also things like discouraging the use of non-recyclable packaging, because that's really important. And what steps are you taking to increase the use of recycled content in your packaging? Andrew: We have a very clear vision, and that's a world where packaging never becomes waste. That is front and center for everything we do in packaging.

Preparing for DRS introduction

Envirotec Magazine

The Scottish parliament has voted in favour of a deposit return scheme, set to be introduced in July 2022. From 2022, Scotland’s DRS will see people paying a small deposit of 20p each time they purchase a drink in a single-use container. Andrea Falco of HSM UK.

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California Nears Tipping Point on All-Electric Regulations for New Buildings

GreenTechMedia

In 2022, the game-changer is likely to be new rules to tip the market toward all-electric new construction. Stakeholder workshops on the 2022 update are expected to be held in late August or early September.

In Search of Innovative Ideas for Planet’s Copernicus Masters ‘See Change, Change the World’ Challenge

Planet Pulse

The Copernicus Masters ”See Change, Change the World” challenge is now open for submissions and everyone can apply with their ideas for a chance to win a free data package worth €125,000, technical and business support, and an exciting trip to San Francisco for Planet’s Explore 2022 Conference.

Germany Settles Nuclear Phaseout Legal Disputes for $2.9B

GreenTechMedia

billion) compensation package will be awarded to RWE and Swedish firm Vattenfall. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster in 2011, the German government closed down eight reactors and announced all the nation’s nuclear power would close by 2022.

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

Mattel seeks for all products and packaging to comprise recycled or recyclable materials by 2030, and in June it brought sugarcane-plastic toddler stacking rings to market. Most of Mattel’s paper-based packaging is Forest Stewardship Council-certified.

PepsiCo to sell fully recycled plastic bottles across nine EU nations

Business Green

PepsiCo has pledged to stop selling beverage bottles made from virgin plastic across nine EU countries by 2022, with the shift to recycled materials for its bottles expected to slash carbon emissions by 40 per cent compared non-recycled bottles, it announced yesterday.

Offshore Wind to Attract More than $200B Between 2020 and 2025

GreenTechMedia

Compare that to global offshore upstream oil and gas capex, where the current trend for short-cycle projects lowers the visibility and certainty of investment outlooks beyond 2022. Moreover, the larger work packages are also attracting the larger O&G players to the offshore wind industry.

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'

GreenBiz

Make 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025. Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'. Heather Clancy. Wed, 10/28/2020 - 01:00.

The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

GreenBiz

The company also snagged a partnership with Shopify, which has agreed to purchase all the negative emissions produced from Planetary Hydrogen’s pilot plant, set to come online in 2022. But she noticed they only served pre-packaged, mass-produced, instant coffee grown elsewhere.

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