Posts Posts by: "Tara Zimmerman"

Sustainability executives have a tough job. They are responsible for improving a company’s sustainability efforts, balance various stakeholder expectations while working with what usually is a small budget. All while balancing the businesses environmental and social impact. Below is a list of a few challenges sustainability executives often experience in their career: A lot…(Read More)

New Year, new resolution. We think 2018 should be the year of zero waste – the resolution may be daunting but the environment will thank you. There are countless people around the world that are championing the zero waste movement. To learn more about the zero waste lifestyle we would suggest checking out a couple…(Read More)

Today is Cyber Monday which is the largest day for online purchases around the world. In 2015, Cyber Monday reached a staggering $2.98 billion dollars in sales. With all of these purchases comes an enormous amount of waste that is generated from packaging to shipping. So if you’re partaking in some Cyber Monday…(Read More)

Genentech is a biotechnology company based in Silicon Valley that has been taking reuse to the next level with Cupanion since April 2017. Genentech had a goal of reducing disposable bottle waste at their corporate offices and with the Cupanion app, they have been able to divert 18,937 bottles from going to landfill so…(Read More)

We can’t believe it has been three years since Cupanion started taking reuse to the next level at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference! This year Cupanion helped divert 1,417 number of disposable cups and 716 disposable bottles. Since 2015, together with the AASHE community we have…(Read More)

Since its founding in 1968, Fetzer Vineyards has remained a pioneer in sustainable business practices and a champion of the waste free movement. Fetzer has been able to successfully implement company wide initiatives to both track and reduce the amount of waste entering landfills. Today, Fetzer has successfully achieved 97.7% waste diversion. This means…(Read More)

Welcome to our new Cupanion Waste Free Blog Series! In this series we will be focusing on organizations, schools, and companies that have become or are trying to become waste free. We will be highlighting their initiatives along with the tactics they’re using to achieve their waste free goal. Each day the The University…(Read More)