Monthly Archives: February 2021

Audit slams state air board for ‘overstating’ greenhouse gas cuts

In summary The air board’s lack of accounting threatens to derail the state’s climate change goals, the audit says. “California is in need of more reliable tools,” state auditor Elaine Howle wrote. Lea este artículo en español. An audit of California’s climate change program released today criticizes state officials for overestimating the benefits of its efforts

By |2021-02-24T18:34:38+00:00February 24th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Audit slams state air board for ‘overstating’ greenhouse gas cuts

Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iPads

Microsoft yesterday released an all-in-one Office app for iPads, bringing a new approach to Office on mobile previously seen on iOS and Android to iPadOS. The app combines Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a number of mobile device-specific features, including PDF management tools and a file browser. Read more

By |2021-02-24T18:30:51+00:00February 24th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iPads

Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations

A circular economy looks different within each industry, but its broad vision of healing the harm from the industrial economy’s extractive, polluting original sins is appealing more to a variety of businesses. A small number of influential large companies are creating internal funds to support sustainability goals specific to circular economy initiatives, such as designing

By |2021-02-22T17:11:04+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations

Increase in Online Shopping Spurs Innovation for Shipping Packaging

Effective shipment packaging relies as much on science and engineering as it does diligence and common sense. Matching the right box for the product and properly securing palletized shipments is crucial in the physically challenging environment of a less-than-truckload or parcel network. That’s a viewpoint shared by many across the industry as innovations in packaging

By |2021-02-10T17:03:18+00:00February 10th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Increase in Online Shopping Spurs Innovation for Shipping Packaging

Make recycling the starting point of production processes

To achieve more and better recycled raw materials, recycled raw materials must be taken as the standard.By 2050, the Netherlands will be circular. It’s a great ambition which demands hard work from us. The report “Integral Circular Economy” by PBL [2021] shows how big this challenge is. They rightly write that, although recycling is an

By |2021-02-08T17:55:18+00:00February 8th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Make recycling the starting point of production processes

Eight States Join CA to Make Manufacturers Responsible for Plastic Waste

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — When it comes to the ever-growing problem of plastic waste and what to do about it, state legislators are hoping there is strength in numbers. On Monday, lawmakers from nine states, including California, joined forces to hold producers of plastic packaging responsible for the waste they generate. Read more

By |2021-02-04T00:58:48+00:00February 4th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Eight States Join CA to Make Manufacturers Responsible for Plastic Waste

Bills would make companies pay for a new recycling system in Oregon

SALEM — Oregon lawmakers are considering two bills that aim to overhaul the state’s recycling system by requiring packaging companies to take responsibility for their products. Both bills would create a statewide list of what is recyclable in curbside bins, and both would ban the use of the chasing arrows recycling symbol on packaging that

By |2021-02-04T00:05:18+00:00February 4th, 2021|Recent News|Comments Off on Bills would make companies pay for a new recycling system in Oregon