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Businesses can reduce packaging waste with reusable solutions

A Vancouver company has developed an innovative system to reduce food package waste by using reusable containers, transforming how cafés and restaurants serve food.

Katie Hyslop reports for The Tyee.

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Revolutionizing reusable packaging will require collaborative solution

A new report emphasizes the need for standardized reusable packaging systems to combat plastic waste and encourages unified efforts to achieve global adoption.

Joseph Winters reports for Grist.

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Slow down, do less: A Q&A with the author who introduced 'degrowth' to a mass audience

Kohei Saito talks four-day work weeks, private jet bans, and what we gain from reducing consumption.
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Davos 2024: The future of sustainable business is 'regeneration'

Instead of just responding to the business effects of climate change, leaders at this year's World Economic Forum are discussing creating a proactive positive impact.
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Circular economy poised to go beyond outdated oil, gas and coal, experts say

As oil and gas production surge, shifting the global economy to a circular model is essential to charting a path away from fossil fuels, petroleum-based nitrogen fertilizers and petrochemicals such as plastics. Part 3 of a three-part miniseries.
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Making solar energy as clean as can be means fitting square panels into the circular economy

As solar projects surge nationwide, the demand is increasing for recycling solutions that will keep photovoltaic panels out of landfills and their energy-producing elements in the sun.

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Zimbabwe sees recycling boom as waste picking becomes lucrative business

Recycling trash by picking it up and selling it, or buying it and converting it into profitable materials, has become a booming business in Zimbabwe, as the country and its citizens struggle under hyperinflation.