H&M-backed project pilots CO2-capturing aprons at Stockholm restaurant

H&M-backed project pilots CO2-capturing aprons at Stockholm restaurant

STOCKHOLM, May 20 (Reuters) – A Stockholm restaurant crew is wearing cotton aprons that capture greenhouse gas from the air, in a pilot of a technique developed by H&M-backed researchers as the fashion industry struggles to lower its climate impact. The textile industry has a large carbon footprint, something fashion giants are under increasing pressure … Read more

Reduce, repair, recycle as EU plans ‘circular’ rules for everyday items

Reduce, repair, recycle as EU plans 'circular' rules for everyday items

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, March 30 (Reuters) – Smartphones, clothes and furniture will have to become longer-lasting and easier to repair and recycle under new sustainability rules proposed by the European Union. … Read more

Tesla supplier LGES plans to build $1.4 bln battery factory in Arizona

Tesla supplier LGES plans to build $1.4 bln battery factory in Arizona

An employee walks past the logo of LG Energy Solution at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL, March 23 (Reuters) – LG Energy Solution (373220.KS)(LGES), a supplier for electric car makers Tesla and Lucid, said on Thursday … Read more

Makers of basic necessities face ‘tradeoff’ supplying Russia with cookies, soap

Makers of basic necessities face 'tradeoff' supplying Russia with cookies, soap

Customers at the Edeka grocery store buy pasta, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK/LONDON, March 9 (Reuters) – Makers of everyday staples from Pampers diapers to Dove soap are walking a fine line by … Read more