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KEPSA Trains Over 100 Youth to Create Sustainable Businesses from Waste

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Foundation through Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K); has successfully trained over 100 youth in Tudor informal settlement, Mombasa County on the waste to value concept. The training was part of the COAST Project (Creating Opportunities and Alleviating Poverty Through Sustainable Trade) launched in July; which aims to create awareness on waste management and increase the participants’ capacity to develop business cases through mentorship.

New compendium "Sustainable Publishing" by Inapa

The Inapa "Compendium" enters its third round. With the main topic "Sustainable Publishing", the leading medium for decision makers in companies and agencies will be published in October. In cooperation with the CCI Münster and under the project management of Silvia Wiener, part of the print media consulting team at Inapa Germany, 46 experts and pioneers from companies, agencies and manufacturers provide valuable assessments and unique insights into the creation of sustainable print productions on 174 pages.

Vattenfall offers the state of Berlin complete takeover of the electricity grid

Vattenfall has offered the State of Berlin all shares in Stromnetz Berlin GmbH for sale. This will end years of dispute over the electricity concession and pave the way to continued development of the electricity grid - for the benefit of customers, employees and the citizens of Berlin.

HP Accelerates Drive to Reduce Ocean Plastics with Expanded Planet Partners Program

New washing line in Haiti helps reduce ocean-bound plastic and benefits local communities, the planet and our future

Expands HP Planet Partners best-in-class Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) printing supplies recycling program1 to 68 countries and territories
Rated the world’s #1 printer supplies recycling program1, HP Planet Partners inspires customers and partners to maximize sustainable impact
Recycles over 875 million HP ink and toner cartridges to date2, recovered materials used for brand new HP supplies through its closed-loop process
Launches new mobile-friendly HP Planet Partners website, making recycling with HP easier than ever and possible from nearly anywhere

DARPA Awards PARC Contract to Expand Ocean Knowledge

Next Phase in Ocean of Things Project Deploys Sensors to Collect Data
PARC, A Xerox Company, announced today it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the next development phase in the Ocean of Things, a project to expand what scientists know about the seas

SGP Partnership Virtual Community Day 2020 Announced for November 17

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today the virtual 2020 SGP Community Day will take place on November 17. The community event provides insight into sustainability and shares best practices of SGP Certified Facilities, Patrons, Brand Leaders and Resource Partners who support the sustainable print supply chain.

Sustainable development and expansion

Epson survey shows: three-quarters of respondents rate companies with sustainable environmental and social strategies much more positively
An Epson survey makes it clear that for both customers and employees, sustainability strongly influences the value of a brand (Bild: Thermal image of a laser printer [right] compared to an inkjet printer [left]).

Neste, Recycling Technologies and Unilever combine their know-how to test and validate systems for chemical recycling of used plastics

Neste, the world's leading supplier of renewable diesel and aviation fuel and a pioneer in renewable and circular chemicals; Recycling Technologies, a specialist in plastics recycling technology; and Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer with leading global brands, are collaborating to develop and exploit chemical recycling to recover and recycle plastic packaging that is currently either incinerated, landfilled or exported from the UK.

SGP Partnership Webinar “Making a Difference with Sustainable Plastics” Scheduled on October 29, 2020

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) announced today “Making a Difference with Sustainable Plastics” webinar presented by Theresa Vanna of Primex Plastics Corporation. SGP is the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers.

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