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Store Returns and Recycling: Mitigating Loss, Protecting the Environment


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During retail high season, from September through December, stores and ecommerce retailers optimize their logistical networks to meet high demand with a constant flow of goods. Once this season is over, demand sharply drops off, and post-holiday returns begin. Unwanted, damaged, spoiled, or otherwise un-valued merchandise wants to swim ‘back upstream’. This glut of returned … Continue reading Store Returns and Recycling: Mitigating Loss, Protecting the Environment

The Front Lines of A Fast Fashion Revolution – Bank and Vogue


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More and more in the news, like this article from Newsweek, we’re hearing about the challenges of fast fashion. Contributing to an environmental crisis caused by the worlds production, consumption, and disposal of clothes and textiles, the clothes we buy and use for a season continue to live with for decades, more often than not, in … Continue reading The Front Lines of A Fast Fashion Revolution – Bank and Vogue

If Recycling Nylon is So Good for the Planet…Why Don’t More Companies Do It?


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If you were to collect all the debris in the ocean, about 10% of it would be nylon. Nylon is a synthetic fibre made of polymers that don’t break down easily. Nylon is commonly used in fishing nets, which are often discarded carelessly. According to the World Society for the Protection of Animals, more than … Continue reading If Recycling Nylon is So Good for the Planet…Why Don’t More Companies Do It?

Take an Eco-Vacation this Winter


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Winter is a popular time for many Canadians to head for white sand beaches and palm trees. However vacations can have harmful impacts on the environment, local economies, and cultures. But travel can be more than simply visiting scenic areas, buying souvenirs, and taking pictures. When done right, vacation can be an opportunity for positive … Continue reading Take an Eco-Vacation this Winter

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