Discussions around packaging continue to shape the nation's drive toward a circular economy. Here are the top five stories for the week of October 11-15. Enjoy!
1. Episode 125: Where Customer Experience Meets Sustainability with Intel
In this week’s episode of NothingWasted!, we chat with Melissa Gregg, chief technologist, user experience and sustainability at Intel. Gregg shared her insights about how the customer experience shapes Intel's sustainability goals. She explained how Intel complements the traditional methods of market end-user research to actively target designing for reuse and circularity.
2. Breach of Contract for Leachate Disposal Leads to Lawsuit
Running from Springfield to Shawneetown, Illinois, the Springfield and Illinois South Eastern Railway was formed in 1870 out of two existing railroads. The village of Ridgway, named for the S&ISE's president, Thomas S. Ridgway, was established as a construction camp along the route. The community is located in an area of southern Illinois known as “Little Egypt,” which culturally resonates more with the Upper South than the Midwest.
3. OSHA Releases Top 10 Safety Violations for Fiscal Year 2021
Each year, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) releases its top 10 most cited safety violations at the National Safety Congress & Expo. Here are the most common violations employers throughout the United States received in FY 2021.
4. Circular Economy: Separating Fact from Fiction and How Consumer Packaging is Evolving
Stifel recently hosted its first ESG & Impact Summit on “Circular Economy: Separating Fact from Fiction and How Consumer Packaging is Evolving.” The conversation covered the evolution of consumer packaging and the challenges facing all the constituents, namely: the need to improve the reuse and recycling of consumer packaging to empower a truly Circular Economy.
5. Waste360 2022 40 Under 40 Award Nominations Now Open
We are accepting nominations for our 2022 Waste360 40 Under 40 award. Our Waste360 40 Under 40 award recognizes the inspiring and innovative professionals under the age of 40 whose work in waste, recycling and organics and have made a significant contribution to the industry.