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Infrastructure to Scale the New Reuse Economy Upstream CEO & Chief Solutioneer, Matt Prindiville, walks us through the infrastructure that will be needed to scale the new reuse economy, and how this infrastructure will revolutionize the way we consume. (Photo Credit: Returnity)
The New Reuse Economy: What's Working (and Not Working) on the Quest for a Packaging Waste-Free Future
While recycling and lightweighting packaging strategies are helpful, they still align more with a linear rather than circular economy. Here, Upstream CEO Matt Prindiville lays out his organization's vision for a truly plastic waste-free future. Achieving a world free of plastic waste is still very much a pipe dream.
Recycling And Reuse? Ways To Win The War On Waste
How can the F&B industry confront the fact that packaging waste is generating both cost and pollution? Recycling and reuse are a start, and big companies are making a big push. Extraction subsidies and recycling subsidies will help lower costs.
Closed Loop Partners
Closed Loop Partners - Investors in the Circular Economy
A New Economic Model Focused on a Profitable and Sustainable Future Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm that provides equity and project finance to scale products, services and infrastructure at the forefront of the development of the circular economy.
1 on 1 with Closed Loop Partners CEO Ron Gonen - Sustainable Review
This week, we sat down with Closed Loop Partners CEO Ron Gonen. Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy.
Closed Loop Partners has concrete concerns
The recycling of construction and demolition materials has increased significantly by volume and percentage in the preceding decades. However, the leader of one investment firm and self-described innovation center, Closed Loop Partners, says architects, builders and developers may still need to address issues that can lead to considerable carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions.
Venture Capital Takes Aim at Startups Promoting the Circular Economy
There's a cost to making supply chains sustainable - but there are big opportunities for profit as well. Just ask any of the numerous venture capital firms that have sprung up in recent years to support startups dedicated to creating "green" supply chains and address the threat of climate change.
Peggy Smedley Show: A Sustainability Journey
Ron Gonen, founder and CEO, Closed Loop Partners, shares his sustainability journey with Peggy and how he got involved in the circular economy. He describes his introduction to sustainability as one where in hardship oftentimes you find great opportunities.
Fill it Forward
At the Fill it Forward Company, we believe choosing to reuse is a simple act of generosity that shows love for our planet and the people on it.
Next For Fill It Forward: Never Forget Your Reusable Bag Again
If you've ever forgotten your reusable bag when you go shopping, the folks at Fill it Forward have a solution. First off, you're not alone. The Canadian company says 63% of consumers forget their reusable bags when they go shopping.
132 * Fill It Forward by Practical(ly) Zero Waste
It's Plastic Free July again and what will we do to reuse our single use trash while also living through a pandemic while ALSO giving back to the global community by providing access to fresh drinking water around the world and right here at home?!?!
Fill It Forward Aims to Tackle Plastic Waste with Reuse Tracker
Colorado, Maryland, and California have instituted plastic bans and are actively cracking down on waste. With businesses finding ways to comply, 63% of consumers forget their reusable shopping bags when they enter the store, according to reuse company Fill It Forward.
One Tree Planted
One Tree Planted | Tree Planting Non-Profit: One Dollar, One Tree
One Tree Planted is a non-profit 501(c)3 environmental non-profit tree planting charity that plant trees in countries around the world. One dollar plants one tree.
Organization Saves Endangered Orcas by Planting Trees!
Orcas (also known as killer whales) are dearly loved by inhabitants of the Pacific Northwest, as they have long populated the waters of this region. Sadly, however, the modern era has presented these animals with a host of threats to their wellbeing.
How to help Australia bushfire survivors, firefighters and wildlife
On Monday, Sam Sargent, founder of Blak International, a private charter flight company operating in Australia and New Zealand, helped conduct an emergency evacuation flight out of Canberra, one of several areas in Australia where a state of emergency has been declared since the deadly wildfires broke out this past fall.
Trash Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities for Earth Day 2021, All Across the U.S.
There are many ways to celebrate Earth Day, but one of the best is by giving back to the planet that sustains us. Fortunately, there are plenty of Earth Day volunteer opportunities and trash cleanups in honor of the 2021 holiday.