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.

By |2018-12-14T01:17:40+00:00December 14th, 2018|News|

Wise Material Usage Through Sustainable Materials Management: An Imperative for Our Future

  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

By |2018-12-04T00:07:13+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Media Coverage|

Pathway21 wins funding support at P4G competition

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

By |2018-12-04T00:07:05+00:00October 6th, 2018|Media Coverage|

Pathway21 speaks at Automotive Environmental Conference

    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.

By |2018-12-04T00:04:37+00:00September 18th, 2018|Media Coverage|

Announcing the Launch of the Tennessee Materials Marketplace

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

By |2018-09-20T21:10:12+00:00July 6th, 2018|News|

Suppliers Partnership for the Environment Introduction

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.

By |2018-08-21T00:24:00+00:00June 7th, 2017|News|

Ohio EPA Announces Launch of New Online Materials Marketplace

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

By |2018-09-20T21:09:30+00:00April 4th, 2017|News|

Materials Marketplace Awarded Environmental Leader Project Of The Year

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

By |2018-07-08T18:09:59+00:00June 30th, 2016|News|

US Materials Marketplace Wins Prestigious Circulars Award At World Economic Forum

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

By |2018-07-08T18:42:07+00:00June 20th, 2016|News|

Sustainability Experts Gathering At Yale University Next Week

We are excited to share an updated agenda for Pathways to Impact, complete with speakers, facilitators and new pre-event activities. We'll hear from Tata Group, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Ingersoll Rand, Monsanto, Nasdaq, Deloitte, JP Morgan, Bloomberg, IBM and more! Partners from Impact 2030, ACCO, CDP, Corporate Eco Forum, and others will bring topical expertise related to employee engagement, ratings & rankings and the circular economy. And Yale University faculty

By |2018-07-08T18:14:38+00:00June 6th, 2016|News|