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Eco-Friendly Shipping Company Arrives in the US

If you think about the number of cardboard boxes that are used to ship products around the world every year, it’s difficult to imagine how many of these boxes are used once and then recycled – or worse, thrown away. In fact, cardboard is used for about 90 percent of …

Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Can you tell me which shipping company to select in order to reduce carbon associated with my shipping?

There are several options available to you about carbon reduction related to shipping. On the more commercially well-know shipping companies, both UPS (through CarbonNeutral) and FedEx offer the opportunity to purchase carbon offsets, however FedEx’s service currently only applies to envelope shipping. That being said, both FedEx and UPS are …

Amanda is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she received her master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, specializing in Public Relations. She received her bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech, where she majored in Environmental Policy and Planning and...
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