China Outpacing Rest of World in Natural Resource Use

GLOBE-Net, August 8, 2013 – China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among the most successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013

Suncor Energy releases 2013 Report on Sustainability

"Is it possible to have a prosperous economy and a vibrant society, while maintaining a healthy planet for our grandchildren? I believe the answer is yes," Steve Williams, president and CEO, Suncor.
Posted On 19 Jul 2013

Reducing Food Loss and Waste for a Sustainable Food Future

By 2050 we'll need to produce 60% more food to feed a global population of 9 billion people.
Posted On 21 Jun 2013

New Waste Reduction Act to improve Ontario’s waste diversion

Ontario's new waste reduction Act will create jobs and build a stronger, greener economy
Posted On 11 Jun 2013

The Future of Plastics – Is there a solution to this huge waste management problem?

Plastic – it has become the cornerstone of our modern life style, and one of the most challenging global waste management problems.
Posted On 10 Jun 2013

Funding announced for three Alberta biological projects

 Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCCEMC) Corporation and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions announce funding for three biological projects GLOBE-Net, May 31, 2013 – The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is funding three new initiatives...
Posted On 31 May 2013

New Research May Solve the Problem of Plastic Wastes

New forms of bio-plastic that are naturally biodegradable or even carbon positive may be the beginning of a possible solution for the problem of plastic waste.
Posted On 08 May 2013

Zero Waste Index Proposed to Measure Waste Management Performance

GLOBE-Net, April 17, 2013 – A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to...
Posted On 17 Apr 2013