Partners and Allies
Our partners and allies actively promote the efficient use of resources through strategies such as collaborative consumption (‘sharing economy’) and via innovative forms of technology and consumer education. Together, they are helping us all to learn what it takes to meet consumer needs more sustainably.
We invite other like-minded organizations to join with us to express their support for fostering more responsible forms of consumer behavior. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Visit our partners and allies by clicking on the logos to link to their websites.
PeopleTowels, an on-the-go alternative to paper towels, are reusable personal hand towels that make going green as easy as drying your hands. Reusable PeopleTowels are a small sustainable lifestyle change that everyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
be Waste Wise uses 21st century tools to bridge the gap in waste solutions expertise worldwide. They share expertise globally, opening up high-quality, leading edge thinking to those who have not had access to this expertise, while also eliminating the environmental and financial costs of global conferences.
EndFoodWaste.org is the website and campaign created by Feeding the 5000 Oakland Event Manager and Zero Food Waste Forum Co-Chair Jordan Figueiredo. In the United States, 40% of food is wasted while 1 in 6 people are food insecure and 14% of our human-made emissions come from food we waste. It is through the intersection of those issues, that sparked the website motto “To End Food Waste, Hunger, and Climate Change. All at the Same Time.”
Food Shift works collaboratively with communities, businesses and government to shift behaviors toward a more sustainable use of food and develop long-term sustainable solutions to reduce food waste and build more resilient communities. Their programs increase awareness and action around food waste reduction; decrease the amount of edible food rotting in the landfill; and create jobs in the food recovery sector.
Kill the Cup is a startup nonprofit that encourages people to bring a reusable cup when they get coffee. People are encouraged to upload photos with their reusable cups to help establish social norms. Kill the Cup is supporting a nationwide “Kill The Cup University Challenge”, offering rewards and prizes to motivate as many students as possible to reduce their disposable coffee cup waste.
The Post-Landfill Action Network is a nonprofit, cooperative network of student leaders working toward zero waste. PLAN works to educate & collaborate around zero waste solutions by facilitating programs to rethink, reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot materials across campuses.
REUSE.International is a social enterprise helping the global reuse movement accelerate its outcomes by providing a variety of open-source resources and training services.
Sustainablog started in July, 2003, as an experiment in “writing to learn”: author Jeff McIntire-Strasburg, then an assistant professor of English, decided to apply some of the concepts he preached to his students to his budding interest in sustainability. The rest, as they say, is history: sustainablog is now one of the longest-running green blogs on the web.
The Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series (TSSS) shares leadership stories of companies that have found economic advantages by integrating sustainability into their corporate strategy. Their events occur 4-5 times each year and act not only as a learning opportunity but also as a networking forum for individuals to come together as allies and partners in efforts to promote sustainable business practices.
Triple Pundit is a new-media company for highly conscious business leaders. It has grown to become one of the world’s most well read websites on ethical, sustainable & profitable business with over 350,000 unique monthly readers. Their philosophy is based on the triple bottom line – People, Planet & Profit. The TBL argues that economy, environment and society are inseparably related and an understanding of all three is critical to long term profitability. Their community is a diverse group of businesspeople, from social entrepreneurs to corporate executives, MBA students to consultants, each dedicated to using the power of business for good.