Biodegradable tree guards reduce environmental impact

Envirotec Magazine

A new range of biodegradable guards will help to reduce the environmental impact of planting new whips while improving landscape management, says the firm behind them. ENDS The post Biodegradable tree guards reduce environmental impact first appeared on Envirotec.

Sustainable Packaging: Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly Options For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

One of the biggest culprits of plastic and styrofoam pollution in the world is the packaging materials that companies use in shipping their products. There is a wave of new innovative eco-friendly alternatives to traditional packaging materials. Sustainable Packaging Materials.

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Biodegradable mushroom packaging makes Seedlip gifts special

AGreenLiving

In an effort to help reduce food packaging waste, non-alcoholic spirit company Seedlip is introducing a Mycelium Gift Pack wrapped in biodegradable mushroom packaging. This fully bio-contributing material is also biodegradable, recyclable and compostable.

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” As an additional sustainability feature, Valani uses recycled materials as well as straw, hemp and jute for its packaging.

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” ” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish. As an additional sustainability feature, Valani uses recycled materials as well as straw, hemp and jute for its packaging.

Stefano Boeri Architetti designs prefab COVID-19 vaccination centers for Italy

AGreenLiving

Each timber-framed structure would be wrapped in textiles made of different recyclable, naturally biodegradable and water-resistant materials. Green architecture biodegradable materials community-first development housing for the homeless italy mobile prefab recyclable materials solar panels stefano boeri architetti

Startup creates compostable, single-serve coffee bags for your busy mornings

AGreenLiving

And once you’ve finished your mug of coffee, you can simply compost the bag and recycle the packaging, which is already made from recycled materials as well. What’s more, these bags are sustainable, plant-based and dressed in recyclable, compostable packaging.

Eco-friendly Everlasting Forest Pavilion champions circular living in Bangkok

AGreenLiving

For this year’s Bangkok Design Week, which took place in February 2020, Thai design firm Plural Designs created the Everlasting Forest Pavilion, a temporary, tunnel-like structure built of biodegradable materials that promotes sustainable ideas and products to the public. All materials used in construction are eco-friendly, biodegradable and made from waste material.

How to Reduce Your Business Waste In 2021: Top Tips

The Environmental Blog

“Businesses have a big impact on how well recycling in the UK is shown so it is important for them to set the trend and reduce and improve their waste and recycling in the most efficient and eco-friendly way possible,” says recycling experts QCR Recycling Equipment.

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Eco-friendly Boxes for Packaging and Shipping

Green Business Bureau

If you’re a committed green business looking for eco-friendly ways to package your product, then you’ll be delighted to know the market is growing with boxing and shipping options that are reusable, recyclable, biodegradable, and made from recycled material.

How Golf Courses are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

The Environmental Blog

Using Recycled Materials. Newly planned and existing golf clubs have opted for composite materials when building or upgrading their grounds. Manufacturers such as Kafka Granite not only supply recycled materials for golf clubs but practice sustainability within their manufacturing processes too. Recycled materials being used on a golf course include sanitary wear, flooring, and countertops in the clubhouse and pathways on the course.

The durable Solo New York backpack can accompany all of your adventures

AGreenLiving

Back in July, Inhabitat introduced readers to the Solo New York brand, a sustainable fashion company making bags out of recycled plastic water bottles. Solo New York’s recycled fabric production starts with discarded plastic bottles. Through an environmentally friendly process, the plastic bottles are finely shredded and re-spun into durable and lightweight recycled PET polyester yarn.

The durable Solo New York backpack can accompany all of your adventures

AGreenLiving

Back in July, Inhabitat introduced readers to the Solo New York brand, a sustainable fashion company making bags out of recycled plastic water bottles. Solo New York’s recycled fabric production starts with discarded plastic bottles. Through an environmentally friendly process, the plastic bottles are finely shredded and re-spun into durable and lightweight recycled PET polyester yarn.

Evergreen Promotions: Sustainable Promo Items for Companies of All Sizes

Green Business Bureau

In the crowded space of creating promotional marketing materials, Evergreen Promotions , an eco-friendly e-commerce company that sells personalized promotional products, strives to offer their clients a truly green product through their green sourcing and operational practices.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Food miles, the distance food is transported, and eco-friendly food packaging materials are also important variables of the sustainable food equation. Consider packaging multiple foods together in the same container or choose packaging designs that require less material.

Evergreen Promotions: Sustainable Promo Items for Companies of All Sizes

Green Business Bureau

In the crowded space of creating promotional marketing materials, Evergreen Promotions , an eco-friendly e-commerce company that sells personalized promotional products, strives to offer their clients a truly green product through their green sourcing and operational practices.

Why You Should Choose Eco-Friendly Product Packaging For Your Business

Ecotech

Eco-friendly packaging consists of packaging materials that are made from recycled materials, reusable, compostable, biodegradable, recyclable, toxin and allergen free, or those that are manufactured in an environmentally friendly way. Since eco-friendly packaging is made from recyclable materials, it reduces the amount of waste on Earth making it better for the environment. It Consists Of Biodegradable Materials.

The world-changing potential of STEAM-powered youth

GreenBiz

One of my favorite projects is called Every Kid Gets a Robot , which is a robot that I invented — it costs less than $20, is made out of biodegradable and recycled materials and I send it to kids for free in 12 countries, which is insane.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Food miles, the distance food is transported, and eco-friendly food packaging materials are also important variables of the sustainable food equation. Consider packaging multiple foods together in the same container or choose packaging designs that require less material.

SEPA household waste statistics 2019 highlight positive trends on recycling, carbon emissions and reduced landfill use

Envirotec Magazine

Plastic and glass recycling increase, paper and cardboard continues downward trend. Total household recycling rate 44.9%. tonnes recycled, 0.14 This provides a more accurate picture than merely looking at tonnage (glass weights a lot more than paper), and takes into account the emissions created when waste is disposed of, whether through recycling, incineration, composting, anaerobic digestion or being sent to landfill. Waste recycled included reuse and composting.

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'Infinitely recyclable': Viridor unveils plans for circular economy plastics hub

Business Green

Waste and resource giant Viridor has today announced that it has commenced feasibility work on a new project that would allow 30,000 tonnes of previously unrecyclable thin film plastic to be processed each year using a new technology that makes such materials 'infinitely recyclable'.

Sustainable Business Practices for the Food and Agricultural Industries

Green Business Bureau

Some companies might install energy-efficient lighting and allow their employees to have flexible schedules, while others might invest in sustainable sourcing of materials and a cleaner production process.

How to Be A Sustainable Fashion Brand: Trends and Ideas for Your Business

Green Business Bureau

The Alliance works in all aspects of the fashion industry including production of raw materials, manufacturing, distribution, consumption, and disposal. They have attempted to source each material as sustainably as possible and even reflect the source of each in product descriptions.

Circle by Norm works toward a circular economy one step at a time

AGreenLiving

The Circle by Norm recycling campaign aims to create a more circular approach toward making shoes. This means Norm will collect used shoes, give away pairs that can still be worn and recycle those that are beyond repair into new shoes. Our lives often follow a linear path.

Today’s wind turbine blades could become tomorrow’s bridges

Grist

With 11,000 tons of blades expected to be decommissioned across Ireland by 2025, there should be no shortage of material to work with. They are very difficult to move around, and they are not biodegradable,” Bank said. “It’s

Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack

AGreenLiving

Often when products claim to be made from recycled materials , companies are only talking about the bulk of the item. When it comes to Groundtruth’s RIKR recycled backpack, every single component is 100% recycled, from the main body to the padding, buckles, binding, webbing, zippers, hardware and even the thread that binds it all together. Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack.

Each purchase of this bag made from recycled plastic helps plant trees

AGreenLiving

Just in time to celebrate National Forest Week from July 13 to July 19, fashion brand Solo New York is planting one tree per purchase for its line of affordable bags made from recycled plastic bottles. Each purchase of this bag made from recycled plastic helps plant trees.

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

AGreenLiving

For Silo’s second outpost in London, local interior design studio Nina+Co teamed up with McMaster to craft an interior that reinforces the restaurant’s sustainable ethos with locally sourced natural materials and innovative design aimed at minimizing environmental impact.

Nimble makes phone accessories from recycled plastic, CDs and more

AGreenLiving

So the three co-founders of Nimble for Good, PBC have combined their extensive experience in the tech, marketing and design development industries to launch a brand of personal tech products committed to ethical and sustainable material sourcing, manufacturing and post-consumer disposal. Related: Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products With a strong background in the industry and a quick $2.5 Every shipping package is fully recyclable and biodegradable.

Recycling and Proper Disposal Keeps Mattresses Out of Landfills

Living Green Technology

E-waste can potentially leak into the soil and water supply while other products like mattresses can be difficult to dispose of because of size and materials. Though the dangers they pose are different, responsibly recycling both e-waste and mattresses reduces waste and saves money. Yet these large household products are made almost entirely of recyclable materials. Recyclable Mattress Components Mattresses are a complex, multi-layered product.

Managing Food Waste in the Office

Green Business Bureau

Just as you have blue bins for recyclable materials, brown bins are meant only for organic materials. Do you think addressing food waste in the office is too much of a bother? Doesn’t most waste happen in our households, restaurants and other food institutions?

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These sustainable shoes by Rackle are made from hemp

AGreenLiving

Weighing in at only 6 ounces, these shoes are better suited for leisure and errands than athletics, but they still offer a supportive, tri-density foam sole with EcoPure foam that aids in biodegradation and a hemp-based upper material. Each pair comes with two sets of laces — solid and checkered — each of which are made from a combination of hemp and 100% recycled materials. “We also incorporated a special foam sole technology that promotes biodegradation.

'Huge potential': EU targets throwaway culture with sweeping circular economy plan

Business Green

A sweeping strategy to boost reuse, repair, and recycling across a multitude of consumer products has been unveiled by the European Commission this week, with stricter rules planned for food, plastics, textiles, construction, and electronics in a bid to cut down on waste and pollution.

Affordable and sustainable fashion trends for fall

AGreenLiving

It uses eco-friendly materials like recycled cotton and non-toxic dyes. Using recycled jewelry and recycled packaging, Bario Neal traces its entire supply chain and sources fair-trade materials. The changing of the seasons always signals a change in style.

DIVAK sunglasses protect your eyes and the planet

AGreenLiving

Related: Sustainably sourced sunglasses built to last a lifetime rather than a season Relying on natural materials was important to the DIVAK team, so it selected birch wood, a natural, biodegradable and renewable resource. The company also uses only non-toxic glue and recyclable materials for the other components of the sunglasses. DIVAK will dismantle the sunglasses, keep parts that can be used again and recycle the other pieces.

Not pulp fiction: Absolut, Coca-Cola and the paper bottle project

Business Green

Michael Michelsen, business development manager for Paboco, said the organisation's ultimate goal is to create a bottle that is both biodegradable and recyclable. One design uses recycled Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and the other uses bio-based Polyethylene Furanoate.

This plant-based ski wax keeps nasty chemicals off the snowpack

AGreenLiving

The MountainFLOW packaging is also made from 100 percent recycled materials and is completely biodegradable. Eco Green Recycle city design eco-friendly design environment green design green-products green-roof sustainable designFor those looking to hit the slopes as the weather cools down, a new eco-friendly ski wax will not only help you glide through the fluffy snowpack but will also help keep the environment free of the dangerous chemicals found in most ski waxes.

Tackling the scourge of plastic waste requires ambitious policies

Business Green

Firstly, the report calls for all non-recyclable black plastic to be banned as soon as is feasibly possible. Alternatives such as fibre-based packaging, biodegradable plastic or even simply using conventional plastic of a non-black variety are available.

Cocoanutty makes zero-waste living more attainable

AGreenLiving

We’re combating waste by ensuring that our products are packaged and shipped with zero plastic or recycled materials,” Cocoanutty explained. In order to be as sustainable and waste-free as possible, packaging options are 100% biodegradable, all-natural and reusable. Cocoanutty even recycles boxes from other brands and packs products with compostable corn peanuts and all-natural wooden boxes.

Luxome’s bamboo bedding is breathable, soft and sustainable

AGreenLiving

Related: Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials Known for its popular weighted blankets made of luxury bamboo lyocell, bedding company Luxome is now offering bamboo pillows (that are actually adjustable!) and bamboo sheets, using both non-toxic and sustainable materials. Even after washing them, the material stayed as soft as silk. Spring is here — and with it brings flowers, bumblebees and of course, fluctuating weather.

Sustainable holiday gift ideas for your friends

AGreenLiving

Headphones The stylish headphones from House of Marley are made from sustainable materials such as FSC-certified wood , stainless steel, recyclable aluminum and soft natural leather. Best of all, the company’s biodegradable products don’t sacrifice sound quality.

5 Wellness trends that are bad for the environment

AGreenLiving

Additionally, many municipalities don’t allow recycling of the glass bottles because essential oils are classified as a flammable substance. Also, look for companies that offer a return program to recycle bottles. You can also select 100% biodegradable masks.

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From stations and supermarkets to fast fashion and takeaway boxes, the plastics crackdown continues

Business Green

The packaging is made from 80 per cent recycled content and a minimum of 30 per cent of the weight of the tray is made up of ocean-bound plastic. It has also been designed so as to be widely recycled in the UK, Lidl said. "By