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,…

4 easy ways beans help operators with sustainability

Good News Notes: “Consumers seeking sustainable food options are no longer a niche market. Whether they’re motivated by healthy eating habits or environmental concerns, more and more consumers are making sustainable food choices a priority, and operators are responding to the demand. According to Technomic’s May 2019 Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Report, the majority (73%)…

Zero Waste crusader wants to make incinerators obsoliete

Good News Notes: “The St. Lawrence University emeritus professor of environmental chemistry unsuccessfully opposed the plant when it was being built in the 1980s and he hasn’t stopped in his criticism of trash burning plants that emit toxins like arsenic and lead, albeit within legal limits. But rather than fighting the plant on purely regulatory…

Zero-Waste Groceries During Coronavirus Quarantines

Good News Notes: “Over the past three months of coronavirus lockdowns in the U.S., zero wasters have understandably had to change their grocery shopping habits. But now that quarantining has become a way of life, and cities are slowly lifting lockdown orders, it could be a good time — for those who are able — to…

Zero Waste Deodorant DIY: A Recipe That Works!

Good News Notes: “My Zero Waste Deodorant DIY Recipe changed my life! Seriously, have you tried many deodorant brands that are eco-friendly, vegan, natural and meant to work? But somehow, back from lunch you are already stinky?  I feel you! I have tried many brands, some worked, some not at all. But really none was…

22-year-old runs from ocean to ocean for Clean Seas

Good News Notes: “On 26 July 2019, 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib asked the crowd of friends, supporters and media gathered around him, to take two deep breaths as a reminder of the importance that the oceans have in giving life. Bencheghib was about to embark upon a 3,100-mile run across the United States of America from coast…

Jonathan Cohen Launches Latest Fashion Line to ‘Reinvent Waste’

 Good News Notes: “Fashion designer Jonathan Cohen has used Econyl nylon to create his ten fall/winter 2020 pieces in a nod to zero-waste design. The designer says the use of Econyl furthers the company’s commitment to “taking responsibility for its impact on the world.” Cohen says designing with Econyl has given him the opportunity to get…