Lego's Sweet Sustainability Plan: Plastic Made from Sugar Cane

Material Handling & Logistics

The company hopes to solely use plant-based polyethylene by 2030. It was a big step toward completing the Lego Group's ultimate blue print of routinely manufacturing its brightly colored eponymous blocks by 2030 using sustainable materials, part of an effort to reach zero operational waste.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

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Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland.