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Update on Walmart’s Sustainability Index; a closer look at its plastic bag lawsuit

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 | Permalink

While much coverage about Walmart is centered on wages and health benefits, there’s also quite a bit attention regarding Walmart’s Sustainability Index, a measurement system used to track the environmental impact of products. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging walmart sustainability bags read more

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Unique plastics design enables life-saving deliveries in Africa

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

Coca-Cola is arguably one of the most ubiquitous manmade substances on the planet. A British aid worker in sub-Saharan Africa had the ingenious insight that medicines vital to the health of young children could be piggybacked on to the Coca-Cola distribution network. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Coca-Cola ColaLife DuPont read more

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Medical Musings: Thumbs up for PC, down for PVC at J&J’s Ethicon unit

Friday, May 24th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Medical device manufacturers are the middlemen in the ongoing debate about safety of plastics. On the one hand are reports, often by prestigious organizations, showing a research project’s questioning of the health effects of a particular plastic. The research projects may or not be translatable to a whole population and the research protocol itself may be open to question. No matter, however, when the researchers issue a press release. The media reports that such and such a plastic is not safe for use. read more

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