Responsible Consumption & Production

Coca-Cola connects with 3D printing via Ekocycle

It is estimated that up to 100 million tonnes of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans, with each piece taking around 500 to 1,000 years to decompose. This represents a huge sustainability problem as the plastic infiltrates food chains and poisons habitats. It just so happens that the 3D printing revolution will also run off plastic, the same kind that is choking up our environment.

Coca-Cola explains plant bottle technology with animated video

It takes billions of plastic bottles to help Coca-Cola get its products in the hands of consumers. The sustainability concerns around petroleum-based plastic bottles are well documented, so a move towards more environmentally friendly bottles is definitely a step in the right direction.

Coca-Cola's Earth Day Vine

Coca-Cola marked Earth Day 2014 with this animation to inspire recycling. What could your discarded Coke bottle become? The answers include headphones, a jacket, and paint. It’s a simple message, simply told, which could indeed encourage more recycling.  

Danone taps into Visual.ly to explain its Egyptian milk run

How to communicate a programme to help local milk producers in Egypt? French food-products multinational Danone translated a tricky logistics story into a neat infographic shared via Visual.ly.

Delhaize delivers a super-marketable CSR report

In terms of communicating to an online audience, Delhaize Group has set the bar high.

Dillo dirt makes money for Austin from residential waste

Austin City council has been been collecting residents’ food waste and, using anaerobic digestion, turning it into “Dillo Dirt” since the late 1980s, a long time before environmental consciousness was at the forefront of local issues.

Disney takes a clear cut stance against deforestation

Deforestation is fast becoming the major environmental problem for many developing countries - notably Indonesia and Malaysia. Clear cutting vast swathes of tropical forests endangers local wildlife, contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and severely damages the long term employment prospects of local people who depend on the farming of rubber and sago.

Disney World turns its waste to energy through industrialized biomimicry

Disney generates 35 million tonnes of food waste at its theme parks every year. This presents a major waste management headache but also a unique opportunity to introduce the concept of energy from waste to millions of people.

Do you know where your avocado is coming from?

Avocados are a superfood - richer in potassium than bananas, and with healthy levels of vitamins B, C, E and K, the fleshy green fruit has also been proven to help lower blood cholesterol levels.

Dow rallies for recycling

As we’ve seen with its Make It Last campaign, Dow likes people to make a formal commitment.

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