Ikea’s Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), a first for Ikea properties in the U.S.
In the aftermath of its Democratic Design Days 2018 event in Sweden, Ikea has unveiled new collaborations, collections and sustainability efforts to make products that last longer and use recycled and renewable materials.
Bluewater has launched the $1 million Challenge For Drinking Water Innovation at the Sustainable Innovation in Sport Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The contest aligns with U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 6, the company said, which calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.
Italian cookware manufacturer TVS is introducing its Natura line. The cookware collection is designed to appeal to consumers who prefer sustainability, the company said.
To help celebrate Earth Month, Kroger is promoting “Sustainability Lives Here,” an annual company event which features $100 in digital coupons on sustainably produced products.
Staples has expanded its electronics recycling program and will now accept both single-serve and traditional coffee brewers for free recycling in stores.
The Las Vegas Market is holding its seventh annual Global Goodness Awards, which recognize furniture, home décor and gift companies for environmentally friendly, sustainable and socially responsible business practices.
NY Now is inviting winter 2018 exhibitors to apply now for its sustainability: design for a better world and destination: new display programs as well as the show’s “Best New Product” Awards.