Way back in 1970, when Earth Day began, it’s fair to say that many environmentalists and many business owners saw each other as enemies. And to the extent that businesses embraced Going Green, many saw it as a necessary evil, the cost of doing business, But today…
…the majority of CEOs say that environmental and social responsibility is critical to competitive advantage. They embed sustainability into their supply chains, conserving energy and cutting waste to save costs and increase customer appeal. They promote products that are less harmful to our communities and to the environment. GreenBiz.com
So, on this 46th anniversary of Earth Day, let’s take a politics-free look at links describing some of the creative ways companies promote Sustainability…
- What Brands Are Doing to Improve Eco-Friendly Practices
- McDonald’s offers free coffee grounds for compost
- Coca cola donates industrial barrels to convert into rain catchers
- Lands’ End promotes tree planting, recycling/zero landfill for textile waste
- Rating Fuel-friendly cars to celebrate Earth Day 2016
- Pharmacy’s drug take back plan keep pharms out of landfill and water supply
- Dove/Suave/Pond’s promote recycling and eco-friendly packaging
In other Earth Day news…
- New York City’s bike share program is free today
- Every earth day stat on energy consumption and pollution imaginable
- USDA Launces Anti-Food Waste App
- How to Make Sense of Eco-Friendly Labels on Beauty Products
- Switch your bills to paperless?
- Toxic Tech: Should you e-cycle electronics?
- Earth Day 2016: Shop 10 Eco-Friendly Fashions
- Ways to be a more eco-friendly pet parent
So there’s your Earth Day links roundup. And we kept it politics-free (you’re welcome.) Have you seen any interesting or creative ways that corporations are Going Green? Let us know over at the MindField Online Facebook page, and have a great weekend!