AS YOU SOW RELEASE: As You Sow asks four global brands to phase out polystyrene foam OAKLAND, CA – February 6, 2017 – As You Sow has asked four major U.S. companies that use harmful polystyrene foam packaging … MORE
THE GUARDIAN – September 25, 2015 – A consortium of 10 of the US’s largest corporations – including Walmart, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson – has announced three new projects designed to boost dismal recycling … MORE
GREENBIZ – August 18, 2014 – Interest in recycling is looping back around.
As You Sow engaged in dialogue with Walmart, pressing the company to adopt extended producer responsibility policies to help minimize waste from consumer packaging.
Walmart is the second largest U.S. retailer of consumer electronics, and such devices contain toxic materials such as lead, mercury, cadmium, brominated flame retardants, polyvinyl chloride, and are difficult to recycle.
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Walmart is the second largest retailer of consumer electronics in the United States, yet does not have an electronics recycling and take-back strategy. The aim is of our engagement is to encourage Walmart to develop … MORE
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – May 17, 2011 – After years of sounding the bell on bisphenol‐A, consumer advocates seem like they’re ﬁnally succeeding in making it a dirty word for companies.
AS YOU SOW RELEASE – November 16, 2010 – Levi Strauss and Co., Wal‐Mart Stores, The Gap Inc., Hanesbrands Inc., Gildan Activewear, Inc., and Nordstrom Inc. scored highest on a survey of global supply chain … MORE