Ghost Nets Endangering Marine Life are Given New Life
John travels to Denkendorf, Germany, to see how discarded plastic fishing nets called “ghost nets” that endanger marine life are given new life.
Featuring: Object Carpet
Object Carpets uses Econyl yarn, regenerated from nylon waste, to produce beautiful, durable rugs and carpets for homes and buildings. The company recycles tons of material that would otherwise become landfill waste – while avoiding the need to use petroleum in producing virgin fibers.
Repurposing Green Steel into American Infrastructure
John goes to Mesa, Arizona, where Commercial Metals Company shows us how yesterday’s scrap becomes tomorrow’s steel.
Featuring: Commercial Metals Company
CMC uses an innovative micro mill process called “continuous EAF” or electric arc, to melt scrap metal – which requires much less energy than standard steel-making. CMC truly takes green steel to the next level – saving scrap metal headed for landfills, and repurposing it into American infrastructure.
Crushing It – A Monster Appetite for Metal
We all know how important metals, plastics, and materials are to society in our buildings, infrastructures, and automobiles but what about when they reach the End of Life?
Paving the Road to the Future
Reducing landfills and problematic waste streams with innovative value-added solutions used in road construction of our Nation’s Highways.
Featuring: Close The Loop
Today’s Eco-Friendly Apparel
Sustainable and innovative apparel done responsibly.
Cleaning Up the Planets Oceans
A powerful partnership’s tide turning recycling program that also helps impoverished communities have a better standard of living.
Featuring: SC Johnson
The World’s Most Recycled Material
Steel is the world’s most continuously recycled material and fundamental to achieving a circular economy. See how one firms commitment to innovation has led to a more sustainable process for recycling steel while conserving one of Earth’s most precious resources-Water.
Featuring: AK Steel
The Unsung Hero of the American Food Supply
Dry beans, a global food source provides protein, high level of fiber & a good balance of vitamins and minerals. They also have a positive impact to the soil. See how one family’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility is helping their local community.
Featuring: Bush Brothers
Sports and Entertainment & The Power to Unite People
The changing landscape of sports and entertainment, focusing on educating the public and fans on the importance of environmental sustainability and stewardship.
Innovative Solutions to Protect and Preserve Food
Over 30 percent of global food production is wasted. With an ever-increasing world population and food production, limiting food waste has become a critical factor for supporting a circular economy and the environment. Learn how innovation in food packaging helps sustain the environment and protects food.
Featuring: TC Transcontinental
Tackling the Problem of Waste Materials at a Molecular Level
Two innovative technologies are at the forefront of addressing the needs of the worlds growing population at a molecular level, Advanced Circular Technology and Carbon Renewal Technology.
A Holistic Approach to Packaging
As companies and consumers demand more sustainable practices, one company is manufacturing packaging in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner.
Featuring: Veritiv Corporation
Managing Waste through Sustainable Recycling
Creating systems for the sustainable recycling of materials in a challenging market.
Featuring: Casella Waste Systems Inc
Many of the plastics today can be used again indefinitely. The onus shifting from the consumer who has reduced, reused, and recycled plastics, to companies that now have a huge responsibility to transform how plastics are created and viewed from the start.
Featuring: Husky Injection Molding Systems
A popular series airing on Fox Business Network, EARTH is an award winning produced television series that spotlights groundbreaking environmental initiatives and the innovative companies that are making them happen.
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