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Stay beautiful with products who love you and the Earth!

Garnier Fructis created their “Pure Line” of haircare products in collaboration with TerraCycle to help reduce personal care and beauty waste in landfills. Pure Clean Shampoo is 94% biodegradable and Pure Clean Conditioner is 92% biodegradable. These non-ecotoxic formulas, infused with … Continue Reading · Apr 23, 2012

Earth Day Needs to Slim Down its List of Must-Dos to be Really Successful

Yesterday, Sunday April 22 was the 42st Earth Day in the United States, but if you saw less promotional activity wrapped aroun the day it may be because Earth Day has ‘jumped the shark.” Albe Zakes, global VP of media retalions for … Continue Reading

Cause Marketing · Apr 23, 2012

Earth Day MOOREcycle Event

While we’re talking Earth Day, if you’re reading this on Saturday, you might check out Moore College of Art & Design (20th Street and The Parkway) today between 11 am and 3 pm, where they’ll be doing a presentation called MOOREcycle. It’s an exercise “aimed … Continue Reading · Apr 23, 2012

Tom Szaky: Turning waste into new products

Tom Szaky is an unabashed capitalist. “Even for us, profit is king,” Szaky said in a 2007 interview with CNBC, the cable television news network dedicated to covering capitalism. But Szaky is also committed to do well by doing good and … Continue Reading

Mother Nature Network · Apr 23, 2012

Part of Waste Problem Is Now Part of Solution

HONEST TEA, like other organic beverage sellers, normally promotes its real leaves, fair trade certified tea, less sugary taste and environmentally friendly packaging. Its newest campaign acknowledges that it is part of a problem of waste in discarded drink containers … Continue Reading · Apr 22, 2012

Tennessee trash earns money for schools on its way to new identity

The Terra Stone Plant Caddy is made from drink pouches recycled into TerraCycle plastic. The caddy can be found in Target stores. The saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For TerraCycle, an upcycling and recycling company in … Continue Reading · Apr 21, 2012

Go Green

Travel to the past to gain perspective on the future at Red Mill Museum’s Go Green Fair. “Green” vendors will be on hand, and “up-cycled” jewelry and crafts and demonstrations and talks about what it means to be green will … Continue Reading · Apr 21, 2012

Can Social Media Really Help Make a Difference for the Environment?

Mat McDermott/CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Social media is applauded as a means of engaging crowds, creating change and encouraging action. To see where the perception of social media’s power originated, we need only to look at the pivotal role it played … Continue Reading · Apr 20, 2012

Students learn firsthand about going green

Drink pouches are tricky to puncture with a straw, and they’re a trick to keep out of the garbage. But pouches collected by local students are finding a greener life outside the landfill, and they’re earning schools a little green. … Continue Reading · Apr 20, 2012

Mars, Bright Tea Co. Recyclable Freshpacks

Single-serve hot drinks in the office have just got more sustainable, thanks to the new recyclable Freshpacks from Mars Drinks North America. The packaging innovation enabled the removal of an aluminum foil layer from two of the FLAVIA® single serve … Continue Reading

Vending Market Watch · Apr 20, 2012