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A diaper company applies cradle-to-cradle principles to its products It creates a reusable, disposable and partly biodegradable diaper gDiapers, a company producing diapers (nappies) decided to
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Clever 'post-mix' cleaners Company rethought its domestic cleaning products to reduce waste and costs They changed the composition and packaging of the product Replenish, a company producing
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Life cycle map points the way forward An audit, as part of an EU-funded project, reveals where packaging can be rationalised at paint company Life cycle map highlights shipping and distribution
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​Unlikely tie-up delivers the goods  Strategic transport partnership between a flower business and a pet-food maker Cost savings of up to 50 % achieved thanks to combined transport Improved
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Glossy project Successful project refines a plastic-moulding process to deliver a better finish at less cost New process is 30 % more cost-effective than traditional glass-reinforced plastics Th
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Bring in the experts! Farms traditionally own costly equipment, yet use them rarely or seasonally Specialist services, such as integrated pest management, can be paid for as and when they are
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Getting into the flow of asset-sharing Sharing under-used assets makes economic sense  Returns depend on the asset type, value and times it is shared Once a company identifies assets that it can
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Long history of sustainability on display Clever scheme to promote end-of-life product remanufacturing Almost no waste sent to landfill, and huge reductions in energy and water use Caterpillar
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Managing commercial fleets of cars, vans, trucks, trailers and specialised vehicles used for work purposes is a time-consuming and resource-intensive task. Fleet management covers a range of functions
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Xerox sees the 'green' light Copy machine-maker develops strong remanufacturing business model Its reverse supply chain activities save around € 107 million annually and divert 35 million kg of
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The German army leaseplan... Reduction of the commercial vehicle fleet from 29 000 to 20 000 vehicles Modernised fleet (average age 2-3 years) has a positive impact on environmental
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Renting and leasing means that you can use a product without owning it. This can be favourable, for example if you only need a certain tool once, or if it is a complex tool that needs a lot of