LAGUNA NIGUEL, CALIF. - At the Fortune Brainstorm: GREEN, sustainability executives from a myriad of companies gathered to discuss transparency in the digital age.
With all the noise that social media and readily available consumer feedback platforms create, it's hard to think that individual opinions are being heard over the clamor. But, in the case of some, customer feedback is not only vital, but shaping internal decision-making.
Starbucks' system of aggregating customer feedback is…
The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911.
Every day in the United States, each person produces about four-and-a-half pounds of garbage. That adds up to 1 ton of waste per person each year, more than half of which goes to landfills. Historically, particularly in the U.S., products were simply discarded at the end of their use.
But demand for scarce resources and rising energy costs have…
For some companies, perhaps it will. Reinventing the wheel may help as well - or even a combination of both.
Boxes and wheels have been a subject of conversation in Steve Lindsey's department for qui…
Let's face it: Sometimes it's hard to know what you can and cannot recycle. Beyond that, if you have items that can be recycled, what do you do with them?
Earth911.com spends a great deal of time thi…