Sustainably Beautiful Inside and Out: Why Sustainable Packaging is Perfect for Eco-Conscious Beauty Brands
A not-so-pretty statistic from the beauty industry is the thousands of tons of plastic waste produced and discarded by production every year. By design, beauty packaging is made to be striking on shelves while still being as temporary as the products inside. But all of that plastic waste has to go somewhere, and whether it ends up in a landfill or the ocean, it will remain there exponentially longer than its use cycle.
Take the Plastic Out of Takeout: New App Makes Sustainable Choices Easy
Twenty Firms Produce 55 Percent of the World's Plastic Waste
One-hundred companies are responsible for more than 90 percent of all global plastic waste, according to new research from The Plastic Waste Makers index. And twenty of those companies are responsible for a whopping 55 percent of the world’s plastic waste.
What to Know About Sustainable Cryptocurrency
As cryptocurrencies grow more mainstream, few financial analysts can deny their real-world benefits for businesses and consumers alike. Contrary to their popularity and value, cryptocurrencies do not offer a perfect solution — many of them currently require dangerous amounts of energy to collect and store. Before energy expenditure gets out of control, we must look towards a sustainability plan.
Golden Arrow Shares Successful Corporate Social Responsibility in the 2020 Report
Golden Arrow is proud to release their Social Responsibility Report (CSR) for 2020 that reflects their initiatives, including diversity and integration, education and training, community relations, ethics and regulations, environmental health, safety, and sustainability.
The Sustainability Miracle Plant: Bamboo
Bamboo is an amazingly versatile and renewable material, and we are just beginning to understand the potential implications and uses of this miracle plant. At Golden Arrow, our sustainably crafted packaging solutions are made with bamboo fibers that replace harmful plastic packaging. Here are a few of the reasons why we love working with bamboo.
Working From Home Sustainably
Sustainability starts at home. With more and more of us working from home, now is as good an opportunity as ever to improve sustainability habits.
Harsh artificial lighting is one of the worst parts of working in an office — so why reproduce that at home? Save energy by positioning your desk near a sunny window and turning down the lights around your house. This study found that natural sunlight improves employee mood and productivity — aka energy-saving efforts plus an added boost to productivity.
Carbon Emissions are Currently Low, but Scientists Fear Rebound
Carbon dioxide emissions have decreased over the past few months due to shelter-in-place orders, with annual decrease figures nearing levels we have not seen since World War II. According to experts, however, these drops may be short-lived.
An international study published in the Nature Climate Change Journal found that daily emissions have declined 17 percent between January and April and could decline by as much as an additional eight percent by the year’s end.