ISTC Sustainability Seminar: Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment

March 16, 2017 , noon-1pm CST In person at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (1 E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign) or online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5431323938809870850 Presented by Sarah A. Zack - Pollution Prevention Extension Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) and University of Illinois Extension. The ecosystem impact of microplastics, a type of land-based marine debris that includes …

With NYS regulations coming, Wegmans looks to cut food waste

Read the full story in the Democrat & Chronicle. Some local grocers and national retailers are taking a harder look at what’s in their trash to increase the bottom line by diverting food from landfills and to those most needing it. Wegmans Food Markets joined an effort late last year with several businesses and the Environmental …

3 Tips for Making Social Responsibility a Priority at Your Startup

Read the full story in Entrepreneur. The concept of a triple bottom line -- people, planet and profit -- isn't new. I personally ran a nonprofit that focused on redefining the role of business as a social partner and was founded as long ago as the early 1980s. In recent years, the triple bottom line has become even …