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There is a looming shadow over the planet’s economy. The population is heading to 8 billion by 2025 and the ranks of the middle class will likely swell to 3 billion, with most of those people adopting the higher consumption patterns of their new cohort.
The first Powerbond® installation at the Chattanooga Airport occurred over 20 years ago. When it came time to refresh the space and do an expansive floor-to-ceiling remodel at the airport’s facilities, the decision to reinstall Powerbond was unanimous.
EILEEN FISHER’s commitment to circularity and a future without waste is embodied by our evolving and innovative take-back and reuse program. We collect worn or torn EILEEN FISHER garments from our customers to ensure that nothing we create goes to landfill.
No resource has more circular potential than water. When we maximize the potential of water by recycling, reusing, and repurposing it, the possibilities for its use are endless. Yet the way water is used—and abused—today is depleting available supplies of freshwater at an unprecedented rate.
As the world’s largest grocer, Walmart is working to reduce food waste from farm to fork.
At Tetra Pak, we’ve known for some time that use of renewable materials can play an important role in reducing the strain on the planet’s natural resources.
Rubicon is bringing technology and data to the $1 trillion global waste and recycling industry, and thereby realigning incentives to divert waste from landfills and promote a more circular economy.