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What is Environmental Sustainability?
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What is Environmental Sustainability?
By Beth Howell on February 1, 2024

Our planet is in a state of flux. This summer, some European regions have seen temperatures reach a record-breaking 115.5 °F (46.4 °C). Just weeks later, the Alps received heavy snowfall in...

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What Are the 6 Most Common Sources of Ocean Pollution?
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What Are the 6 Most Common Sources of Ocean Pollution?
By Beth Howell on February 1, 2024

There are now an estimated 170 trillion particles of plastic in the ocean, according to a recent study by 5 Gyres. That’s roughly 21,250 pieces of plastic for every person on the planet.

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What is Ocean-Bound Plastic — And How Can We Stop it?
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What is Ocean-Bound Plastic — And How Can We Stop it?
By Tom Swallow on January 30, 2024

Around 500 million tons of plastic waste is produced every year, according to Our World in Data — and mismanagement is one of the main reasons this overwhelming amount of plastic pollutes...

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The Complete Guide to Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategy
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The Complete Guide to Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategy
By Tamara Davison on January 26, 2024

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy has become crucial in business over the last few years. Companies hold significant power in making a difference beyond profit, which has...

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Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Credits vs. Plastic Credits
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Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Credits vs. Plastic Credits
By Tamara Davison on January 23, 2024

Growing environmental awareness has prompted more conversations about plastic and carbon credits. Like many green initiatives, these are efforts to curb the negative impacts that businesses...

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How To Reduce Plastic Packaging Waste
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How To Reduce Plastic Packaging Waste
By Tamara Davison on January 17, 2024

Despite the growing demand for plastic packaging, current strategies for managing waste are falling short. Each year, the world churns out 141 million tonnes of plastic packaging (Wrap,...

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Extended Producer Responsibility: What Is It and How Does It Work?
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Extended Producer Responsibility: What Is It and How Does It Work?
By Beth Howell on January 17, 2024

Who should pay for products to be recycled and fed back to the circular economy? This is a complex question — one that regulators have been asking more frequently in recent years.

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CleanHub's Plastic Waste Glossary
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CleanHub's Plastic Waste Glossary
By Beth Howell on January 17, 2024

Environmental issues are being talked about more and more as the years go by.

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How Does Plastic Affect Human Health? 
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How Does Plastic Affect Human Health? 
By Tamara Davison on January 17, 2024

In 2020, a study found microplastic particles in the placentas of unborn babies for the very first time. Researchers said it was a “matter of great concern” that humans are exposed to...

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How Does Plastic Affect Climate Change?
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How Does Plastic Affect Climate Change?
By Josh Jackman on January 16, 2024

Plastics release 1.8 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases per year, which equates to 3.4% of the world’s emissions.

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