Europe usually precedes the US in sustainability laws and regulations. It also seems like the US usually follows suit within 5 years or so of the new regulations being implemented in Europe.
Every year Americans fill an estimated 4 billion prescriptions and buy even more over-the-counter medications. But we all know that the problem with recycling prescription bottles is that most curbside programs don’t accept them, which is why.
Environmentally-friendly, natural, organic, green, recycling… These are just a few common interpretations of the word sustainability. But what does it really mean? The EPA defines sustainability as the creation and maintenance of the conditions.
There’s no question that today’s consumers consider sustainability and social consequences when shopping, and many are putting their money where their values are. In fact, according to Nielsen’s recently released 2014 Global Survey on Corporate.
When it comes to sustainability, we are all quite familiar with the “Go Green” mantra – from calls to buy organically grown food the local farmers' market to reminders to energy proof our homes or to use of reusable water bottles and shopping.