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McGill Taps Green Chemistry to Develop Chemical-Free Metal Refining Solution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 12, 2017

McGill is at it again. Just months after researchers at the Canadian university revealed that metal powders could provide a zero-carbon, closed-loop alternative to traditional fossil fuels, a...

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Vivobarefoot Uses Algae to Make Footwear

By : SustainabilityO..., May 25, 2017

Vivobarefoot’s new shoes are designed to give back to the environment.

The London-based...

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Social entrepreneur from Gujarat designs P-block bricks made out of waste produced by paper mills used to make toilets and roads

By : SustainabilityO..., May 24, 2017

With a dream of making the world’s cheapest house and turning the fate of the slums in India in an eco-friendly way, an innovator and social entrepreneur from Gujarat, Binish Desai started his...

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US develops biodegradable semiconductor to reduce e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., May 4, 2017

US researchers have developed a flexible, organic and biodegradable semiconductor that can help to cut the mounting pile of global electronic waste, a research published said....

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IOI Pledges to Clean Up Supply Chain One Year after RSPO Suspension

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

A year after being suspended from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and dropped by companies such as Unilever, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé and Kellogg for clearing peatlands in...

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Clothing retailer Patagonia takes major leap in using sustainable dyes

By : SustainabilityO..., May 2, 2017

Taking a major leap in using sustainable dyes and moving away from synthetic dyes, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has taken the world by surprise with its new Clean Color clothing...

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Natural dye garden promotes a greener fashion supply chain

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

College of Human Ecology faculty and student efforts to develop sustainable approaches to textile and fashion design has led to the development of the Cornell Natural Dye Garden after a...

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First coal-free day observed in UK since Industrial Revolution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 24, 2017

The UK went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to the National Grid.

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‘Waste to fuel’ IH square technology demo by year-end

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 11, 2017

The Shell Technology Centre, Bangalore, is gearing up to demonstrate its IH2 (IH square) technology for conversion of municipal and agriculture waste into liquid transport fuel....

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Reebok: New Kicks Created from ‘Things that Grow,’ Will Return to Soil to Grow More Shoes

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

Reebok will bring plant-based footwear to the market later this year in an initiative that the company says will create shoes that are “made from things that grow.” The first release will be a...

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