The environmental footprint of headphones – How Skullcandy helps you live a sustainable life at full volume
Your 3-year-old wireless headphones are worn out. It’s time for a refresh. A new, high-quality model has been released. But in the store, you wonder: what’s the environmental footprint of these new headphones? What happens to your old ones? Skullcandy has the answers.
8% of the global final energy demand and 7% of the energy sector’s CO₂ emissions come from iron & steel production. For this production, we currently mostly use primary materials as ingredients. But mining these materials heavily exhausts the planet’s resources. Imagine the huge chunk we can take out of this impact- by recycling metal waste into new secondary materials. The impact benefits of secondary metal materials? Moxba-Metrex has the answers…
Driving Sustainable Decision Making – How Philips reports its Environmental Profit & Loss with Ecochain
Philips has been running a program to deliver ambitious sustainability goals for the company’s products, operations since 2016. To measure the success of this program, they turned to Ecochain for help.
An environmental footprint shows the environmental impact of your product(s). But what can you do with this information? Here are 5 ways in which different departments in your company can leverage environmental footprints to be more innovative, profitable, and sustainable.
According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. So- where do you start? When measuring your carbon footprint, you categorize your emissions into three scopes: scope 1, 2, and 3. We previously discussed scope 1 emissions in our first blog about measuring your carbon footprint. Today it’s time for scope 2 emissions. What are they and how can I report them?
According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. But, where do you start? You start with categorizing your emissions into scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. In this first (out of three) article on these scopes, we will dive into scope 1 emissions specifically.
The GHG protocol applies to measuring greenhouse gasses in both the public and private sector and provides standards that create a common ground for many sustainability certifications and reporting systems. In this article we summed up all ins and outs on effective GHG reporting.
(This blog is updated every time a new PEF update is released) A new term has risen in the field of LCA’s; the Product Environmental Footprint. A new methodology and standard, initiated by the EU, that will steer organizations to perform more reliable environmental measurements and creates a level playing field for everyone. And here’s how it all works.
There is one thing that every company can do to become more sustainable, and it doesn’t cost a thing.
Environmental emissions can be direct or indirect – Scope 1, 2, or 3. But the differences between the industries say a lot about the potential to improve.
Everyone loves to talk about sustainability. But what do you actually do about it? Measuring your activities against the Sustainability Maturity Path provides a clarifying look at it.
In sustainability, capacity building means building skills and competencies to empower sustainable change. But it all starts with awareness.
The PEF methodology will radically change how we calculate and compare footprints. And it might be implemented next year.
Environmental Product Declarations are often used to showcase LCA results from business to business. But what is an EPD exactly?
A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) measures the environmental impacts of a product or service. Learn all about LCA in our extensive guide.