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Food & Beverage Hy-Vee Points Grocery Shoppers To Discounted, Soon-To-Expire Foods

The supermarket chain is implementing an in-store mobile app that marries reduction of wasted food with lower costs for customers

Fashion & Apparel The North Face Will Repair And Resell Used Clothes At A Discount

The outdoor clothing brand launched an online store for refurbished clothing in bid to help the environment and attract bargain shoppers

Retail Furniture Maker Pays Customers For Used Pieces To Fight Throwaway Culture

A Chicago-based company launched a program to reduce waste and create a new business stream by repurchasing old pieces bought from them and offering the previous owners store credit in return

Cafe & Restaurant Sustainable Bistro Shows How Design Can Reduce Food Waste

The NYC pop-up curated by Finnish designers educated visitors on the possibility of design and food production that conserves and reuses resources while still offering delectable meals

Design Sustainable Fashion Platform Pre-Sells Designer Collections

Nineteenth Amendment lets consumers order indie designs before they are produced, cutting down on unsold stock and fashion industry waste

Packaging & Product Engagement Customers Paid For Healthy Food With Recyclables At Pop-Up Cafe

The Rubbish Cafe in London raised awareness about the wastefulness of single-use plastics

Cafe & Restaurant This Eco-Friendly Laundromat Doubles As A Health-Conscious Lounge

The new face of laundry includes kombucha, lounge areas and energy-efficient washers, allowing guests to relax and enjoy while their clothes are washed consciously

Design Simple Tool Will Stir Coffee Perfectly Without The Waste

The Stircle is a fixed platform that spins drinks around in order to combine their elements, without creating the waste that traditional plastic stirrers do

Food & Beverage This Bioplastic Food Wrapper Is Meant To Be Eaten

The eco-friendly packaging is made out of high-quality seaweed that can simply be dissolved in water or be eaten after use

Fashion & Apparel Wasteful Gases Turn Into Fully Functional Clothing

Mango Materials converts methane into a wearable material that breaks back down to methane to start the process all over again

Advertising Stella McCartney Officially Endorses Consignment Of Her Own Goods

The fashion designer has partnered with luxury consignment shop The RealReal to help curb clothing waste

Retail Hotels Are Beginning To Tackle The Problem of Food Waste

In the future, the hotel buffet may shrink in half but have more available of what guests prefer to consume

Home This Furniture Is Made With Starbucks Store Waste

Pentatonic uses Starbucks plastic cups to remake the iconic 'bean chair'

Design Why The Fashion Industry Needs A Redesign

Timo Rissanen discusses how we need to rethink the industry in the context of how it directly impacts and is impacted by the world outside of fashion