26 Jul '11, 3pm

First Takes: Sony Slashes CO2 Emissions 31%, the War Over Plastic Bags, and More

First Takes: Sony Slashes CO2 Emissions 31%, the War Over Plastic Bags, and More

says it has reduced its carbon emissions 31 percent, compared to levels in 2000, and met or exceeded the majority of targets set in its Green Management 2010 plan . In recapping its work toward green goals, Sony noted today that the original target for emissions was a 7 percent reduction. Other environmental progress included a 54 percent reduction in waste generation and a 41 percent reduction in water use at business sites, where targets for each were 40 percent and 20 percent cuts, respectively. • Plastic Bag Wars?: The movement to reduce use of plastic shopping bags is up against a big foe in the U.S., where people use an estimated 102 billion plastic shopping bags a year and "the plastics industry has launched a concerted campaign to derail and defeat anti-bag measures nationwide," Kitt Doucette reports in an article for Rolling Stone . • U.S. Army Cleans Its Steel: T...

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