News Round-Up: January/February 2015

News Round-Up: January/February 2015

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In our effort to keep you informed on the latest developments and news in sustainability, hazardous waste management, and solvent recycling, we’re sharing the articles below from January and February, 2015. Take a look at our picks for top stories over the last couple of months.

Can Walmart Get Us to Buy Sustainable Products?

by Andrew Winston | Harvard Business Review

We all want to buy the best products we can find and afford. But what does “best” actually mean? The ones that offer the best bang for the buck, last the longest, or give us the most pride of ownership? How about a product that minimizes its environmental impacts or tries to make the world a better place? Identifying the companies that make these more “sustainable” products has been nearly impossible… until now.

Is corporate sustainability reporting a great waste of time?

by Jeff Leinaweaver

As corporate sustainability reporting grows, the question remains – does it make a difference? A new report indicates that the practice needs a massive overhaul if it’s going to be of any use.

2015 prediction: sustainability will be written into every job description

by Ellen Weinreb

The sustainability job market is growing, with candidates getting multiple offers while employers struggle to fill positions. Here are three changes to expect.

AFRL Equipped for White House Materials Genome Initiative Plan

Original post by jtozer

A wide range of Air Force platforms and components undergo industrial cleaning processes that are routinely performed at military maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities, including Air Logistics Complexes (ALCs).


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