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Zume buys packaging company, with eyes on plant-based plastic alternative
TechCrunch

Zume Inc. (they of the robotic pizza) has acquired Southern California-based Pivot, designer of plant-based packaging material. Along with the deal, Zume will be opening up a 70,000 square foot manufacturing plant in the area. Zume notes that it has actually … more…

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine
Gizmodo.com

I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic. Read more... more…

7 easy ways to reduce your use of plastics
Insider.com

Reducing your plastic use can come in many different forms Try using a reusable coffee cup. Cut down on buying clothing. See where you specifically use the most plastics. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Whether they're clogging our oceans or causin… more…

The Company That Created Robot Pizza Trucks Is Now Pushing to Solve the Global Issue of Plastic Pollution
Entrepreneur.com

Zume is expanding past pizza and will manufacture compostable replacements for single-use plastics. more…

Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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Best Storage Containers for Food
Bgr.com

Stop throwing your food away, pack up those leftovers, and keep all your pantry items in separate organized storage with any of these great food storage containers. With individual packages, it's never been easier to store food that you want to keep in the re… more…

Burger King’s ‘Stranger Things’ Upside Down Whopper is One of the Stupidest Things Ever
Slashfilm.com

When it comes to trying the latest soft drink, candy, chips or fast food promotions, I’m always curious. Just listen to any the Water Cooler episodes of our podcast /Film Daily and you’ll hear what I’m talking about. But when it comes to Burger King’s latest … more…

Cult Favorite Skincare Brand Drunk Elephant Opens Its First US Pop-Up Shop
Adweek.com

On New York's Crosby Street, a cobblestone side street nestled between Spring and Prince, is a neon oasis. Bright orange, green and pink lights shine through the windows, and when customers slip through the front door, they become engulfed in color. Welcome t… more…

Here's what supermarkets should do to help the planet
Phys.org

It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose's trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn't revolutionary—smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many committed … more…

Build and Package a Microservices Architecture With Spring Boot and Spring Cloud
Dzone.com

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to implement a microservices architecture using Spring Boot. You will also learn how to deploy the artifacts as Docker containers using Docker Compose, how to integrate authentication using Spring Profiles, and how … more…

New Ways The Beauty Industry Is Testing Sustainable Practices
Forbes.com

With waste production at an all-time high for cosmetics, beauty brands are looking for new ways to tackle sustainable products and packaging. more…

Selecting The Best 20 DGI Companies - Part 3
Seekingalpha.com

In this series of articles, our goal is to select 20 best DGI stocks for a new all-weather and safe dividend-growth portfolio. We will sort through more than 36 more…

19 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler in 2019
Theeverygirl.com

Sometimes it seems easier to stick to the old “reduce, reuse, recycle” when we’re settled into the comfort of our The post 19 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler in 2019 appeared first on The Everygirl. more…

The Body Shop - Activist Grooming Kit for Men
Packagingoftheworld.com

Design: Krunal Prajapat Project Type: Student Project School: Unitedworld Institute of Design Course: Product Design Tutor: Mansi Ma'am Location: Ahmedabad, India Packaging Contents: Perfume, Face cream, Hair Wax Packaging Substrate / Materials: Cardboard, Pl… more…

Canada to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
CBS News

Inspired by an earlier EU move, Canada's government may ban items like plastic bags, water bottles, straws and earbuds more…

2019 Annual Eclipse Foundation Community Report
Eclipse.org

The Eclipse Foundation - home to a global community, the Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE and over 350 open source projects, including runtimes, tools and frameworks. more…

This CEO Is Disrupting Consumer Packaging to Fight the Garbage Crisis
Yahoo.com

This CEO Is Disrupting Consumer Packaging to Fight the Garbage Crisis more…

Why one U.S. can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up
Yahoo.com

One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs. At a chief compet… more…

Why one U.S. can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up
Yahoo.com

One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs. At a chief compet… more…

Materials Sector Leading in June: 5 ETF Winners
Yahoo.com

The materials sector is leading the way higher this month, trailing information technology, and is on track for the best monthly gain since October 2015, having climbed 9.5%. more…