Grover Beach gearing up to go green with renewable energy initiative

Good News Notes: “Grover Beach is on its way to going green on Thursday. On Thursday, the City of Grover Beach is shifting to clean and renewable energy starting January 2021. This is due to the City’s membership with Central Coast Community Energy, or 3CE. Central Coast Community Energy is the new name for Monterey…

Prince Charles launches pricey ‘sustainable’ fashion line

Good News Notes: “Britain’s 71-year-old heir-to-the-throne launched a line of designer duds on Thursday — with suitably princely price tags. The Prince’s Foundation launched the line of 10 pieces as part of the hip-sounding Modern Artisan project with Italian retail group Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP). They include a $1,550 cashmere men’s bomber jacket, cashmere overcoats for $1,495 as well…

AeroFlexx Announces Partnership with TerraCycle®

Good News Notes: “AeroFlexx today announced a partnership with TerraCycle® as part of its sustainability commitment. This new partnership is an extension of AeroFlexx’s sustainable liquids packaging offering that begins with source reduction, using 50 to 70% less plastic than traditional rigid bottles. AeroFlexx packaging solutions also deliver significant e-commerce benefits and are ISTA 6 Amazon approved. AeroFlexx…

16 Best Sustainable Clothing Brands for Women 2020

Good News Notes: “When it comes to clothing, the best way to be truly sustainable is to buy secondhand. But if you’re looking for something new, sustainable fashion brands can be a solid choice for reducing your carbon footprint and ensuring that the people making your jeans, dresses, and bags are treated fairly. The problem: The process by which brands…

Henkel advances sustainable packaging in Beauty Care portfolio

Good News Notes: “As part of the relaunches of three major retail brands, Nature Box, Gliss Kur and Syoss, the company is taking significant steps in advancing its packaging portfolio. With enhanced sustainability features in packaging, such as an increased proportion of recycled plastic, Henkel further reduces its environmental footprint. Philippe Blank, Head of Circular…

Vail, Pepsi beef up sustainability partnership

Good News Notes:  “Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and PepsiCo Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) have expanded their product distribution partnership to include a total of 33 ski areas, while Pepsi has committed to supporting Vail’s environmental sustainability effort Commitment to Zero. ‘Through a multi-year sustainability roadmap, the companies will focus on waste reduction, including reducing beverage…

How Tommy Hilfiger is working toward sustainability and inclusivity

Good News Notes: “On the roof of Tommy Hilfiger’s European distribution center—located in the Dutch town of  Venlo—are 48,000 solar panels, just one of the latest steps the fashion brand has taken to be more sustainable. CEO Martijn Hagman announced the completion of the solar panel roof at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Tuesday,…

La Bouche Rouge launches fully sustainable makeup collection

Good News Notes:  “Three years ago, Nicolas Gerlier co-founded La Bouche Rouge with one mission: to bring sustainability to the world of luxury beauty. Free of micro-plastics and housed in customisable, refillable cases, his haute line of lipsticks quickly became a cult favorite. Covetable collaborations with fashion brands includingNanushka, The Attico, and The Webster would…

Woolworths’ New Recyclable Meat Trays Uses 75 Percent Less Plastic

Good News Notes: “With a focus on reducing plastics, Woolworths is focused on sustainability. The company has introduced recyclable paper meat trays. Woolworths will use the trays for its Specially Selected and Grass-Fed beef ranges. The new tray has 75 percent less plastic than prior packaging, which equals a 2.2-ton reduction in plastic yearly. In…

LEGO to phase out single-use plastic packaging

Good News Notes: “The LEGO Group has announced plans to package its products in recyclable paper rather than single-use plastic. The Danish toymaker said in a statement on Tuesday that the new bags will begin appearing in LEGO boxes starting in 2021, as part of a $400 million investment into sustainability initiatives over the next three years. The…