October 2016 Newletter

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  • Swapping Solutions with Scotland
  • “Cupifesto” calls for fee on disposable paper cups
  • Get inspired by Zero Waste living
  • Five companies knocking sustainability out of the park

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Swapping solutions with Scotland

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Info-graphic summary of Eric’s keynote speech at the 2016 Scottish Resources Conference.

Scotland’s pursuing Zero Waste with the heart of a lion, and its focus is on developing social enterprises to provide innovative services. Find out how its national Social Value Act drives a new model of businesses and what can be learned from our Zero Waste efforts in the U.S.  


“Cupifesto” calls for fee on disposable paper cups

coffee-987119_640 pixabayA shocking 58 billion throwaway cups are used globally each year. Could we reduce this use by charging a fee on each cup? A group of 140 NGOs from 28 countries wants to try, starting first with coffee cups. It worked for plastic bags, after all…

Get inspired by Zero Waste living

zero waste living videoZero Waste bloggers are showing the world what’s possible. Can communities leverage this momentum and create systems to support Zero Waste living for all?

 


Five companies knocking sustainability out of the park

video buttonJessica Alba from the Honest Company, Yvon Chouinard from Patagonia and others discuss how their companies are making sustainability a priority.

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