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Method is a San Francisco company that makes green cleaning products. Recently, the company’s Belgian competitor, Ecover, acquired Method in a deal that would create the world’s largest pure play green home cleaning company (see Greenbiz article here). Method has Read more…


Sony Corporation, commonly known as Sony Corp, or just Sony, is a Japanese multinational Conglomerate and one of the leading electronics manufacturers for both the consumer as well as professional markets in the world. Like many other electronics manufacturers, Sony Read more…


There isn’t a product that hits shelves whose packaging hasn’t been designed – and redesigned – by the sales and marketing folks who believe they know exactly what consumers look for and will choose among the sea of options on Read more…


Organized by the same folks responsible for the world famous Film, Interactive and Music festival usually held in early March, SXSWEco brought together many of the world’s brightest minds and most interesting companies to talk about solutions to our social Read more…


Toymaker Mattel Inc. says it will stop using packaging from a Singapore-based company accused of clear-cutting swaths of Indonesian rainforest. Mattel’s action follows a campaign by Greenpeace that targeted, among other products, the packaging used in Mattel’s popular Barbie doll.


Synthetic plastics are everywhere in our lives and the stuff is toxic to the environment and the health of both humans and non-humans. Styrofoams in particular are some of the most implacable disposable plastics , surviving for thousands of years Read more…


I wasn’t thinking about my plastic diet, when I walked into the store and bought a chocolate bar yesterday. Obviously eating chocolate is not the healthiest thing to do for your body, but today I learned that the packaging material of Read more…


“Gavin and I both really wanted to be entrepreneurs. We felt like that was a great way to make an impact in the world. Making the jump was a little scary though. Gavin and I both had jobs lined up. Read more…


Living four days without consuming plastics hasn’t been such a challenge yet; nevertheless it became more fun. As a quick reference to my last blog post, I aim to reduce my plastic use significantly for 30 days and reuse the Read more…


(Reuters) – Sporting goods maker Puma will launch eco-friendly packaging for its sneakers next year to reduce its carbon footprint, beating governments to the punch as it kisses old-fashion shoe boxes good-bye. Puma said it would roll out the new Read more…

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