Waste minimisation

Metrology Parts Releases A Manufacturing Guide to Reducing Production Waste

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:15pm

BAXTER, MInn., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Metrology Parts has announced the release of their newest article: A Manufacturing Guide to Reducing Production Waste.

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  • BAXTER, MInn., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Metrology Parts has announced the release of their newest article: A Manufacturing Guide to Reducing Production Waste.
  • The article discusses why it is important to reduce production waste as well as cost-effective approaches to begin reducing said waste.
  • Facts pulled from sites like EPA and The World Counts to show the damage done by production waste.
  • To learn more about Reducing Production Waste, visit Metrology Parts here .

Casella Waste Systems Recognizes Sustainability Leaders

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:26pm

RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST) is pleased to announce that eight of its customers were recently honored for their leadership in sustainability at the inaugural Casella Sustainability Leadership Award Ceremony.

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  • RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST) is pleased to announce that eight of its customers were recently honored for their leadership in sustainability at the inaugural Casella Sustainability Leadership Award Ceremony.
  • Winners were chosen by a panel of Casella executives and sustainability experts, including True Zero Waste Advisors, who evaluated each nominee on several criteria.
  • INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Recognizes the Casella customer who is advancing resource sustainability by embracing innovative solutions.
  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc., headquartered in Rutland, Vermont, provides solid waste management services consisting of collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the northeastern United States.

Meal Kit Provider Fresh Prep Launches Industry-First Zero Waste Kit

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Vancouver-based meal kit delivery service Fresh Prep announced the launch of its Zero Waste Kit , an industry-first, in Canada today.

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  • Vancouver-based meal kit delivery service Fresh Prep announced the launch of its Zero Waste Kit , an industry-first, in Canada today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005369/en/
    Fresh Prep Zero Waste Kit with the company's insulated, reusable bag (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Fresh Prep Zero Waste Kit is a reusable meal kit container that significantly reduces waste from single-use plastic, and allows for an easier and more organized cooking experience.
  • That is why we are excited to be offering this first-of-its-kind, Zero Waste Kit to Fresh Prep customers, said Husein Rahemtulla, Co-Founder and COO at Fresh Prep.
  • Zero Waste recipes will be denoted with a Packed in a Zero Waste Kit badge on the website, and Fresh Prep customers will be able to select these recipes up to four weeks in advance.

Aunt Fannie’s Goes Plastic Neutral to Combat Waste Epidemic

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

This bold sustainable packaging program commitment to collect, process and recycle as much nature-bound plastic waste as it contributes across its packaging and operations will allow every Aunt Fannies product purchase in 2021 and beyond to carry a Net Zero plastic footprint.

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  • This bold sustainable packaging program commitment to collect, process and recycle as much nature-bound plastic waste as it contributes across its packaging and operations will allow every Aunt Fannies product purchase in 2021 and beyond to carry a Net Zero plastic footprint.
  • There is a devastating amount of waste in our industry and plastics have always been a concern company-wide and a concern for our environmentally-conscious customers, said Mat Franken, CEO of Aunt Fannies.
  • As part of the initiative, Aunt Fannies will fund the removal of at least 227,540 lbs of low-value plastic waste otherwise landfilled, burned, or flushed into the oceans every year.
  • For more information follow Aunt Fannie's on Instagram @auntfannies , join the Aunt Fannie's Home Wellness Group on Facebook, or visit the website and subscribe to their email list at www.auntfannies.com

TransUnion Expands Global Capability Centers to Bolster Innovation, Scalability and Talent

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:00am

The centers allow TransUnion to take advantage of best-in-class talent pools around the world to enable innovation, offer global scalability and deliver value for the organization while enabling stronger communities and thriving economies around the globe.

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  • The centers allow TransUnion to take advantage of best-in-class talent pools around the world to enable innovation, offer global scalability and deliver value for the organization while enabling stronger communities and thriving economies around the globe.
  • As TransUnion continues to grow its global footprint, our newest Global Capability Centers allow us to execute our operations more efficiently while taking advantage of a more diverse global talent pool.
  • Standing up Global Capability Centers across multiple continents allows TransUnion to take advantage of time zones, expand language coverage and leverage talent globally.
  • The Global Capability Centers strengthen TransUnions operational resilience and enhance the global operating model through an always-on workforce leading TransUnion to become a destination for top talent.

3M to Invest $1 Billion to Achieve Carbon Neutrality, Reduce Water Use, and Improve Water Quality

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

"We are taking action now to bend the curve on carbon emissions and water use, and improve water quality.

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  • "We are taking action now to bend the curve on carbon emissions and water use, and improve water quality.
  • Today's announcements demonstrate again how 3M applies science to improve lives to help shape the world through cleaner air, better water quality, and less waste."
  • The company's long-term investments will help advance waste reduction and pollution control programs, reduce water usage, and acquire and apply best available technology.
  • Through its efforts, 3M expects to reduce its overall water usage by 2.5 billion gallons (about 9.5 billion liters) per year.

Paperless Parts Announces Strategic Partnership with National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA)

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 1:30pm

Paperless Parts , the leading sales and quoting platform for job shops and contract manufacturers, today announced a strategic partnership with National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA), the national representative of the custom precision manufacturing industry in the United States.

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  • Paperless Parts , the leading sales and quoting platform for job shops and contract manufacturers, today announced a strategic partnership with National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA), the national representative of the custom precision manufacturing industry in the United States.
  • NTMA members will receive a 25% discount on the onboarding fee when their organization invests in the Paperless Parts platform.
  • NTMAs mission will be bolstered by Paperless Parts offering, helping organizations, like mine, ensure profitable growth by marrying industry education and technology solutions.
  • Privately funded by manufacturing industry experts, Paperless Parts was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Boston.

Old Spice & Secret Are First Large Brands to Launch Refillable Antiperspirant Cases Made With No Single-Use Plastic Packaging

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

In an effort to help reduce plastic waste, Secret and Old Spice are launching innovative refillable antiperspirant cases at select retailers nationwide beginning February 2021.

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  • In an effort to help reduce plastic waste, Secret and Old Spice are launching innovative refillable antiperspirant cases at select retailers nationwide beginning February 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210209005359/en/
    Secret's new eco-friendly offerings including Refillable Antiperspirant and Paperboard Deodorant (Photo: Business Wire)
    The easy-to-use, refillable cases, manufactured with no single use plastic, include a refill made with 100% FSC certified paperboard packaging.
  • Old Spice and Secret were the first major brands to introduce all-paper, plastic-free, deodorant solutions in May of 2020.
  • Both Old Spice and Secret refillable antiperspirants and paper tube deodorants are available in stores nationwide at Walmart, Target, CVS and Walgreens (online only) now.

NexHealth Acquires Enlive to Bring Integrated Paperless Forms to Healthcare Practices & Developers

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

Paperless forms solve long-standing difficulties that healthcare practices have faced with paper-based forms, including data entry, filing, shredding, and scanning patient paperwork.

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  • Paperless forms solve long-standing difficulties that healthcare practices have faced with paper-based forms, including data entry, filing, shredding, and scanning patient paperwork.
  • With NexHealth, healthcare providers can now easily create (or convert) online forms and use them across the web or within email and text messages.
  • Like their existing solutions for online booking and patient communications, NexHealth plans on making integrated, paperless forms available to developers through their Universal EHR API as well.
  • The Enlive platform is a complete bundle of easy-to-use paperless software that helps dental practices become more efficient and engage with patients.

Global Repair and Maintenance Market Report (2021 to 2030) - COVID-19 Impact and Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 3:20pm

The repair and maintenance market is segmented into automotive repair and maintenance; commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance; electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance; and personal goods repair and maintenance.

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  • The repair and maintenance market is segmented into automotive repair and maintenance; commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance; electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance; and personal goods repair and maintenance.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global repair and maintenance market, accounting for 36% of the market in 2020.
  • Western Europe was the second largest region accounting for 29% of the global repair and maintenance market.
  • Africa was the smallest region in the global repair and maintenance market.