From Rubbish to Resource: Recycling Food
While composting isn't a new concept, it is receiving increased attention in Japan due to increasing environmental awareness. Find out how composting is becoming more convenient and user-friendly in the hopes of widespread adoption throughout the country.
Collective Impact: STOP! Food Loss & Waste
In line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment is expanding efforts to reduce food loss. The Collective Impact; STOP! Food Loss & Waste Project is one step toward realizing change.
A Pilgrimage to Japan’s Remarkable Zero-Waste Town of Kamikatsu
This secluded mountain town in central Shikoku has been an inspiration to people from around the world who come to experience its innovative programs and world-class sustainable travel choices.
Sustaina-Week: Seeking a Better Future
Boost your sustainability game with tips, products, and services from environmentally friendly Japanese companies
Innovative Businesses are Battling Food Loss
Food loss has become a global issue, and Japan is no exception. A number of innovative initiatives have recently sprung up in Japan to help spare food from the garbage bin and reduce food loss.
Unilever Japan Expands Recycle Program
Unilever has added the National Azabu Supermarket to its locations for collecting personal care packaging after use for recycling, with incentives under the UMILE program.
Home Appliances Can Help Prevent Food Loss
Smart applications, home appliances, and good practices can help prevent and reduce food loss in households.
A 10-Year Challenge to Achieve Sustainability
Sustainable Development Goals are essential not only to our planet as a whole, but to our businesses, which will need to work hard to adapt to our ever-changing lifestyle.
Enduring Beauty: Japan’s Sustainable Cosmetics
From the biggest names in beauty products to smaller, more niche labels, Japanese cosmetic brands are tackling sustainability goals in a variety of innovative ways.
Swede Peo Ekberg is a Fair Trade Leader in Japan
The Director of One Planet Cafe shares his insights on Fair Trade and why it's a win-win for everyone.