Dec 22, 2022
Supply Chain Sustainability

The Importance of Practicing More Sustainably By Catherine Haub Consumers are focusing on purchasing sustainably, indicated by a recent study from IBM found that 80% stated that sustainability is important to them and 60% would change shopping habits to reduce environmental impact [1]. They are also looking into how the company operates, which was evident […]

Dec 15, 2022
Can You Sell Plastic in California?

What are the state’s current regulations, and what can we expect in the future? By Catherine Haub Last week, Los Angeles banned Styrofoam products from being distributed in restaurants as a step towards being more of a zero-waste city starting April 23, 2023 [1]. Los Angeles is not the first city in the state to […]

Dec 8, 2022
Plastic Neutrality

Ways to Reduce Plastics Environmental Impact By Catherine Haub Now more than ever, individuals and companies are looking for ways to reduce their ecological footprint, and one way they are doing so is by reducing the amount of plastic they use. This is beneficial in reducing the amount of plastic going into the environment, but […]

Dec 1, 2022
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

What are each of the goals and what companies can do to achieve them? By Catherine Haub The United Nations defines sustainable development as “the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” [1]. Back in 2015, the United Nations came out with […]

Nov 17, 2022
Cabon Footprint and Carbon Neutrality

What do these terms mean, and how do they apply to sustainability? By Catherine Haub People across the globe are looking for ways to be more sustainable, leading to new terms describing different goals to be more sustainable. Two terms that have come up lately involve carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas negatively affecting the atmosphere, […]