Behind Kerry’s Zero Waste accreditation at Madrid facility: ‘By 2025, all our manufacturing facilities will be Zero Waste to Landfill’

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Kerry Group has obtained ‘From Waste to Resources: Zero to Landfill’ certification for its plant in Madrid, Spain.

SFO on track to become zero-waste airport

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The San Francisco International airport (SFO) is on track to becoming a zero-waste airport, as reported by KPIX 5. According to airport spokesperson Doug Yakel, the airport has implemented policies in recent years to help reduce waste.

Just Salad’s sustainability report highlights waste-free dining movement

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New York-based Just Salad, known for its fast-casual restaurant concept that utilizes reusable containers, has just released its 2021 Sustainability Report.

In an introductory letter, Nick Kenner, founder and CEO, and Sandra Noonan, chief sustainability officer, placed emphasis on the company’s commitment to “everyday health and sustainability.”

Sustainable food startup kicks off crowdfunding campaign

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The 2050 Co., a Seattle-based sustainable food startup, has created a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to support the expansion of its product line. The company, which focuses on achieving zero waste, zero hunger and zero plastic by 2050, has developed a range of plant-based pasta dinners formulated with soy protein plus imperfect or surplus vegetables.

The 2050 Co. also offers smoothie mixes made with misfit fruit, which it debuted two years ago after raising more than $40,000 through the Kickstarter platform. The company uses a drying technology similar to freeze drying to remove nearly all the water in fresh produce while retaining the flavor, nutrients and fiber.

Building a sustainable waste stream via a circular economy

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The circular economy concept introduces waste hierarchy and zero-waste strategy, revealing a host of new approaches for waste management and elimination

Reuse rebounds: National Zero Waste Conference highlights policy potential in 2022

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After early coronavirus fears halted many reuse efforts, year two of the pandemic saw new investments in reuse systems and a desire to circumvent supply chain disruptions in disposable packaging.

GE’s renewables unit makes zero waste pledge for wind turbine blade production

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GE’s renewable energy unit said Tuesday it would manufacture zero waste wind turbine blades by the year 2030, becoming the latest operator in the sector to try to develop more sustainable production processes.

In a statement, GE Renewable Energy said its Denmark-headquartered LM Wind Power subsidiary would “reuse, repurpose, recycle or recover all the excess materials from manufacturing of blades, giving up on landfilling and incineration as waste management solutions.”

Tetra Pak looks to zero waste through Poka collaboration

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Tetra Pak and Canadian-based worker-platform provider Poka have launched a new strategic collaboration.

Baltimore aspires to ‘zero waste’ but recycles only a tiny fraction of its residential plastic

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A new report ranked Baltimore last among five cities studied for recycling rates. But the problem lies with plastic itself: Most of it never gets recycled.

New zero waste standard helps companies demonstrate progress in sustainability journey

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SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the launch of its new Zero Waste Standard. This new global certification standard enables companies to demonstrate the degree to which their waste streams are prevented, reused, or diverted from the landfill. It is robust yet flexible to allow companies to demonstrate incremental improvements, and to stimulate participation based on regional supply chain differences. As companies look to improve their ESG ratings and strengthen their corporate messages and investment profiles, this third-party certification will provide assurance year-after-year for corporations and their individual facility sites.