In our vision for the new global economy, reuse is standard, manufacturers get top value from all resources and nothing goes to landfill. When we started Pathway21 we established ourselves as Public Benefit Corporation, making a legal binding commitment to our social and environmental mission. We are happy to announce we have recently also joined the B Corp movement to support the growth and success of a business community
Success Story: The J.M. Smucker Company and Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations Reuse & Recycle Shrink Wrap
Generator of Material: The J.M. Smucker Company in Lexington, KY Amount of Material: 3-4 tons annually Material Diverted: Shrink wrap plastic film, on a cardboard core Receiver of Material: Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations in Nashville, TN Environmental Impact: 12-13 metric tons of CO2 equivalent Total Savings and Value Creation: $10,500 per year Respect for the environment has been a focus of The J.M. Smucker Company since its founding in 1897.
Sustainable Materials Management involves creating and encouraging others to form more business ventures and entrepreneurial programs by using materials in a sustainable way. https://wasteadvantagemag.com/wise-material-usage-through-sustainable-materials-management-an-imperative-for-our-future/ An article in WasteAdvantage Magazine by John Bradburn, Chief Materials & Sustainability Officer - Pathway21
The Vietnam Materials Marketplace is among the winners of the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 competition, that is partly funded by the Danish government. The project is a collaboration between the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Pathway21. Vietnam Materials Marketplace is one the 11 start-up partnerships that has been
While the automotive industry revolves around the notion of building more and more cars, they are also looking for ways to be environmentally sustainable – giving something of tangible benefit to the ecosystem and the world outside their plants. John Bradburn, Chief Materials and Sustainability Officer at Pathway21, was amongst a number of environmental engineers speaking last week at the campus of Mercedes Benz U.S.
Franklin, Tennessee - August 14, 2017: The US Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation today announced the launch of a new online platform that allows for circular reuse of products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills. Through the cloud-based Tennessee Materials Marketplace, traditional and non-traditional waste streams are matched with new product and revenue opportunities, ultimately enabling the culture shift to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEUzA5TKNUQ The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment is an innovative collaboration between global automakers, their suppliers, and the US EPA. Watch this video for an introduction and to learn the efforts for the automotive industry to be at the forefront of environmental viability.
Sandusky, Ohio - April 4, 2017: Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler today announced the launch of a new online platform that allows continuous reuse of products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills. Through the cloud-based Ohio Materials Marketplace, traditional and non-traditional industrial waste streams are matched with new product and revenue opportunities, ultimately enabling the culture shift to a circular, closed-loop economy. “With
The Materials Marketplace was awarded "Top Project of the Year" by Environmental Leader at a ceremony in Denver, CO on June 22, 2016. The program recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management. The judging panel said, “This could be an extremely impactful project and it addresses a space that is of utmost importance, supply chain and material use. This is a very innovative program and
US BCSD, CORPORATE ECO FORUM AND WBCSD PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZED FOR “DISRUPTING BUSINESS AS USUAL BY ENABLING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY WITH DATA DRIVEN TECHNOLOGIES” 20 January 2016/Davos, Switzerland: Selected from an impressive group of more than 200 entrants, the U.S. Materials Marketplace was recognized with a prestigious “Circulars” Award at this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The Circulars, the world’s premier circular economy award program, is a collaboration between