Karbon Limitli Kredi Kartı

İsveçli teknoloji şirketi Doconomy, Birleşmiş Milletler İklim Değişikliği Sekreterliği ve Mastercard ile iş birliği yaparak kullanıcıların harcamalarınn yol açtığı karbondioksit emisyonlarını ve iklim değişikliğine olan etkilerini takip eden bir kredi kartı piyasaya sürdü. DO Black adlı bu kredi kartı, tüketimin doğrudan gezegen üzerindeki etkilerini görünür kılıyor ve kullanıcıların karbon ayak izini aktif olarak azaltmasını teşvik ediyor. DO Black kullanıcıları, karbon limitleri kadar harcama…

Coca-Cola bottler experiments with turning emissions into effervescence

In the coming months, Coca-Cola HBC Switzerland (CCHBC) subsidiary Valser is set to release what it calls the world’s first water bottled with carbon dioxide (CO2) pulled directly from the air. The project in Hinwil, Switzerland — dubbed CAPDrinks by the joint partners behind it, Climeworksand Pentair Union Engineering (Union) — is drawing attention from both the government…

VF Corporation Signs UN Climate Change’s Fashion Industry Charter

VF Corporation became the latest apparel company to sign the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action this week. The UN charter aligned with the Paris Agreement launched in December and now has more than 40 signatories. The global apparel, footwear, and accessories company has nearly 70,000 associates and reports $12.4 billion in revenue. The North…

Plastik atıkların yeni adresi Türkiye

Türkiye’nin, 2016 yılının ilk aylarında 4 bin ton olan plastik atık ithalatı 2018 başlarında aylık 33 bin tona kadar yükseldi. Çevre Örgütü Greenpeace’in yayımladığı yeni rapora göre, Çin’in yurt dışından plastik atık alımına 2018’de yasak koymasının ardından, bu atıkların yeni adresi Endonezya ve Türkiye oldu. Çin’deki yasak henüz uygulamaya girmeden plastik atık akışı Malezya, Vietnam…

Identifying Circular Economy Opportunities

Earth Day, celebrated by more than a billion people every year on April 22, marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Now, nearly 50 years later, the need to mitigate environmental damage is more urgent than ever. Although society has come a long way in becoming more mindful…

Wrangler Sources 100% Local Traceable Cotton for New Denim Collection

Wrangler introduced a new denim collection today made with sustainably grown, traceable cotton from five US states. The Rooted Collection helps move the brand toward its goal of reaching 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. Each piece in the limited collection of five state-specific jeans was grown, milled, cut, and sewn in the United States, Wrangler…

Chemical Recycling of Plastic: Waste No More?

When it comes to the circular economy transition, plastics recycling is as much of a challenge as an opportunity. Could chemical recycling make the plastics value chain more circular whilst providing a profitable new industry branch? Plastic pollution of the oceans, the resulting damage to wildlife, and the human health risks from microplastic have ignited public…