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Can Plastic Go Green?

Researchers at TalTech in Estonia Push to Produce Biodegradable Packaging From Cellulose
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Three Ways to fix Chaotic Packaging Sustainability Definitions

When it Comes to Sustainable Packaging Definitions, Speaking the Same Language Fosters Understanding and Common Ground
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How Buildings can cut 80% of Their Carbon Emissions by 2050

New Study: The Researchers Identified two Particularly Promising Avenues for Reducing Emissions
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Plants Will get Boost From Rising Co2 Emissions but Only for Another 80 Years, Scientists Warn

New Study: The Amount of Carbon Dioxide Used by Trees Isn't Enough to Halt Climate Change
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How to Create a Ripple Effect From Your Sustainability Team

Develop a Clear Mission Statement That Will Cast the Team's Vision for the Company's Future and Keep all Parties Accountable
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Preparing Supply Chains for the Green Future

Understanding Cap and Trade and Carbon Taxes
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Vendor Compliance Is Green

Vendor Compliance Optimization is key to building a truly Green Supply Chain. Learn how.
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Case Study: Combining Transportation Planning with Network Design to Reduce Transportation Costs and CO2

Learn how one manufacturer incorporated carbon emissions into its optimal supply chain network design.
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SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain

e-version of the full 16-page version of the SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain 2009
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White Paper: Benchmarking the Perfect Order

How well are companies in the consumer goods to retail channel doing in terms of perfect order achievement? This study looks at results from shipments from over 4500 suppliers - and the results are surprising.
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Green Supply Chain News: World Needs to Go Vegan to Save the Planet

Leaked UN Report Says It Is Time for Great Food Transformation
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Green Supply Chain News: Could the Real Cause of Global Warming be Low Cloud Cover?

Finnish, Japanese Researchers Say Impact of Man Made Greenhouse Gases is Small
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Green Supply Chain News: Best Buy Also Jumping on Custom Carton Making Machines

Custom Size Boxes Reduce Transport Costs, Corrugate Use, and Waste Stream
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Green Supply Chain News: Amazon Shareholders Vote Down Sustainability Resolutions Promoted in Part by Employees

Proposals Included Requiring Amazon to Detail CO2 Plans, Tie Executive Compensation to Meeting Climate Goals
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Green Supply Chain News: Highlights from Apple's 2018 Supplier Responsibility Report

Lot of Good Information, as Apple Makes More Progress, but Document become Increasingly Promotional
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Green Supply Chain News: Just How much should Water Cost?

Interesting Observations from Dr. Julie Zimmerman of Yale
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Green Supply Chain News: Top Green Supply Chains for 2019

15 US Physical Product Companies Received A Grades
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Green Supply Chain News: Climate Leadership Council Continues Push for Carbon Tax and Dividend Back to Taxpayers to Reduce CO2

Plan from Leading Economists also Calls for Import Taxes on Countries without Sufficient CO2 Rules
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It's not an impossibility, but it's certainly not a slam-dunk and never has been. The healthcare debate has basically sucked all the oxygen out of the room.

Frank O'Donnell, president of the activist group Clean Air Watch, on prospects for the US Senate passing Cap and Trade legislation any time soon.

 

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