SEAT Plans to Double Down on Waste Reduction by 2025

SEAT has announced plans to slash the amount of waste it produces by 60% before 2025. The car manufacturer has achieved an environmental footprint reduction rate of 34% each year since 2010 but now plans to significantly step up efforts to produce less carbon dioxide, use fewer volatile organic compounds, …

Samsonite Packs Its Suitcases for a Sustainable Trip

Samsonite has introduced a new sustainable material that involves knitting together recycled plastic. The travel luggage company says its innovative Neoknit product will enable a new generation of sustainable luggage to be made – it works by threading 100% recycled plastic bottle yarn together, minimising the cuts needed on each …

Myanmar’s Eco-Friendly Startup Transforms Trash into Treasure—and Jobs

Trash is a big problem in Myanmar. Garbage is scattered in the streets with smells of burning trash never far behind—but an innovative social enterprise has found a way to turn that adversity into advantage. Tucked in the rural backwaters of Dala near Yangon city, ChuChu Design is an eco-friendly …

Carbon Trust Launches Zero Waste to Landfill Certification

The Carbon Trust has launched a new Zero Waste to Landfill standard to recognise companies working to reduce their environmental impact by diverting waste streams away from landfill. The certification, which the Carbon Trust said provides a “robust framework for verifying zero waste to landfill claims”, is designed to support …

ABB Solutions Equip Sports Infrastructure in Rio de Janeiro

ABB has many products integrated within Rio de Janeiro’s sports infrastructure, built to hold sporting events and leisure in the city. Without ABB as one of the equipment suppliers for large lighting networks and power supply at the Deodoro Sports Complex (Complexo Esportivo Deodoro), as well as facilities in Copacabana, …