CategorySustainability

Welcome to the Sustainability category page on the Wastebits Blog, a dedicated platform for waste and sustainability professionals seeking the latest insights, innovations, and best practices in creating a greener, more sustainable future. Our expertly curated articles provide comprehensive analyses and practical guidance on implementing sustainable waste management practices, reducing environmental impact, and promoting resource efficiency, ensuring that you stay informed and inspired to make a positive difference.

The Sustainability category page features a diverse selection of informative and engaging articles specifically tailored to the needs and interests of waste and sustainability professionals. From cutting-edge green technologies and industry trends to policy updates and circular economy strategies, our content is designed to help you stay ahead of the curve in driving sustainable change and environmental stewardship. The Wastebits Blog is your trusted source for staying current, knowledgeable, and prepared to foster a more sustainable world.

For more information: learn how Wastebits’ Sustainability Solutions are helping companies like Amazon and Disney with their sustainability goals.

The Emission Challenge: Food Companies and the Broader Implications for ESG and EHS

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In the global push towards sustainability, many of the world’s premier food and restaurant corporations have set ambitious targets to curtail greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, a closer look reveals a concerning trend: not only are many failing to meet these targets, but some are even witnessing an uptick in emissions. McDonald’s Emission Paradox McDonald’s, for instance, had...

Wastebits Celebrates Melissa Adams’ Recognition in the 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award

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We are thrilled to announce that our very own VP of Sustainability Solutions, Melissa Adams, has been honored with the prestigious 2023 Women in Supply Chain award. This accolade, presented by Food Logistics, recognizes influential women who are making significant contributions to the supply chain industry. The award underscores the importance of their work in shaping the future of supply chains...

Understanding and Reducing Scope 1 Emissions: A Guide for Businesses

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As the world grapples with the urgent need to combat climate change, businesses play a crucial role in these efforts. Understanding a company’s carbon footprint, which is the total amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that it produces, is vital. Yet, comprehending the intricacies of carbon footprints can be complex. To simplify this, the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol was developed in 2001...

How to Manage Your Company’s Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions Effectively

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As a company that specializes in building software for managing waste efficiently and sustainably, we’ve developed a keen understanding of the environmental impact of businesses. And while it’s widely recognized that businesses have a role to play in environmental sustainability, understanding the specifics of this role can be a challenge. That’s why we’re here to help...

Melissa Puchalla, Our VP Of Sustainability, Enlightens On New Green Perspective Podcast

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The world of waste management is complex and often misunderstood. But with the right tools and knowledge, it can become a crucial component of a sustainable future. This is the perspective shared by Melissa Puchalla, VP of Sustainability Solutions at Wastebits, in a recent podcast episode titled “Waste Disposal Demystified.” Hosted by Dunja Jovanovic and published on May 24, 2023, the...

UK Investors Shunning Start-Ups Without Sustainable Systems

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A new study has found that UK investors are shunning start-ups that lack systems to support sustainable growth. The study, commissioned by online retail giant Amazon, found that investors are concerned about issues such as supply chain and waste management responsibilities, as well as with early-stage ventures lacking the right technology and knowledge to act sustainably. The study’s...

Achieving Zero-Waste Goals: Strategies for Large Corporations

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The concept of zero waste has gained significant traction in recent years as a response to the growing global waste crisis. With landfills reaching capacity and the environmental impact of waste becoming more apparent, large corporations are seeking ways to minimize waste generation and promote sustainability. Achieving zero waste is a challenge but an essential step towards a more sustainable...

Sustainable Small Business: How Water Quality Pledges Can Make a Difference

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Amidst the global race towards a greener future, sustainability has become a buzzword for businesses of all sizes. Small businesses, in particular, have a unique opportunity to make a difference in their local communities by taking steps to reduce their environmental impact. One area where small businesses can significantly impact is water quality. By pledging to improve water quality, small...

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB): A Comprehensive Overview

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The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has emerged as a critical player in the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) landscape, providing industry-specific standards to help companies disclose material sustainability information to investors. As more companies prioritize ESG goals, understanding the SASB framework’s history and function is crucial for investors and...

Unlocking the Benefits of Sustainability Reporting with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

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In today’s fast-paced world, businesses are expected to be more than just profit-driven entities. The growing focus on sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) necessitates a comprehensive framework for organizations to effectively communicate their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. Enter the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world’s most...

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