ExxonMobil Debuts Fuel-Efficient Tire Liners
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HP Cuts Laptop Packaging 97%, Calls Wal-Mart's Bluff
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Sanyo Unveils Super-Efficient Lab Freezers for Biomedical Industry
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ConAgra, Packaging Firm Partner on Recycled PET Frozen Food Trays
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Pepsi Plans Greener Packaging for Quaker, Walkers Brands
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Asda Debuts Recycled-Cardboard Milk Bottles
Asda, one of the largest supermarket chains in the U.K., has begun stocking cardboard milk containers as a greener alternative to plastic jugs, the Telegraph reports. Read more...
Nissan Unveils Fuel-Saving Gas Pedal
Nissan has developed an "eco pedal" system that prevents drivers from giving their vehicles too much gas. Read more...
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Experts "Dig Deeper" into Sustainable Design
In this webcast, sustainability experts at the Industrial Design Society of America's Digging Deeper event (held July 22 in San Francisco) delve into the eco-issues designers face everyday to reveal building blocks for sustainable design. Guests include Alexander Roe, Nathan Shedroff, Françoise Serralta, Travis Lee, Joep Meijer, Joe Gebbia, Mike Zuckerman and Charlie Sheldon.
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