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Playtime going 'green' as toy giants clean up their act

LEGO is looking to build its sustainability credentials further, after achieving an 11.5 per cent reduction in energy use since 2013. It's a story of triumph over adversity – or at very least decidedly unpromising beginnings. Setting itself a 10 per cent target three years ago, it only managed 0.4...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 18/10/2016 - 14:50

18/10/2016

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International innovation plastic

10 fantastic innovations in the war on plastic

The war on plastic has begun in earnest. With critics citing waste, the pollution caused during disposal, and the energy used to create and mould the compounds into the forms we know so well, new ways of tackling our addiction to plastic are being conceived. France has taken the legal route – with...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:25

10/10/2016

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Green strategy and politics Products and technology C2C construction materials Cradle to Cradle green building manufacturing Olympics plastic sustainable business UK sustainability

Remade in Dagenham: the future of waste in manufacturing

Re-using waste from large-scale building and manufacturing is one of the largest challenges of our time. Resources are pressed, consumption spirals ever higher, and new ways of creating the materials we need are urgently required. The high-profile nature of this can be neatly illustrated by the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 08:45

09/10/2013

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