The nature of university environments can leave a large carbon footprint if the appropriate action isn’t taken. As climate change becomes more top of mind, these institutions are rethinking operations and investing in sustainability projects across campuses.
According to Airports Council International, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the world's busiest airport by passenger volume. (The facility consistently serves over 100 million passengers each year.
Despite the attempts over the years to improve recycling programs in the United States, entirely too much of our plastic waste ends up in landfills, or worse floating in the ocean. However, if we look across the ocean to Norway, we see they've successfully recycled 97 percent of their plastic bottles, and 92 percent of them have been turned into other bottles according to Positive.
Recycling is an excellent way of helping to build a more sustainable future. Instead of winding up in a landfill, some products can find a new use through recycling.
Recycling and other environmental buzzwords are being thrown around a lot these days, and many companies are becoming increasingly frustrated. It's an entirely understandable reaction.
Originally published by Redfin on January 13, 2020 A new year means a fresh start, a time for change. While this mindset typically applies to self-improvement, it’s equally as important for your home.
In December 2019, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) achieved Gold in STARS (Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System). STARS sets standards for institutions of higher education to measure their sustainability efforts.
With single-use plastic bans becoming more common both in the United States and around the world, plastic straws have been put firmly in the crosshairs. Companies have been looking for substitutes; people need straws due to disability, or prefer to use them over bringing their own.
Decreasing food waste can be of huge benefit to hospitals and their surrounding communities. When hospitals tackle their food waste problem, the potential benefits include lower costs, increased patient satisfaction, and less food insecurity in their community.
Recycling is not only good for the environment, but it's also good for the bottom line. Stakeholders care about the bottom line.