Tag: sustainability

Beko Appliances Announce Healthy Kitchen|Net-Zero Home Partnership This Earth Day

Beko Home Appliances, widely considered to be among the world’s most sustainable appliance manufacturers, is using Earth Day to announce a slew of eco-conscious initiatives including a strategic alliance that will place two of the first and highest-profile Beko Healthy Kitchens in one of the world’s healthiest and most sustainable homes. The U.S. subsidiary of Arcelik, Inc., has partnered with gaming…

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Products that Go Easy on the Eyes (And the Earth) 

There is no question that homeowners prefer hidden technology these days. Add sustainability to the mix and you’ve got a winning combination consumers are eager to buy. Global research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) last year (commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund) shows a staggering 71 percent rise in popularity of searches for sustainable goods over the previous…

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What’s Next for Sustainability in Home Building

New homes are being built every day with new technologies and new initiatives to cut down on waste and promote environmentalism. Connected Design spoke with Dan Bridleman, senior vice president of sustainability, technology, and strategic sourcing at KB Home, one of the nation’s largest home builders, to find out what’s next for this market. Are consumers showing more interest in sustainable homes?…

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E-Waste Market Shows Positive Growth in Industry

A new survey by Valuates Reports indicates that in 2020, the global e-waste recycling market size was U.S. $14 billion and is expected to reach US $25 billion by the end of 2027, with a CAGR of 7.9 percent during 2021-2027. The report is titled, “E-Waste Recycling Market By Type – Infocomm Technology (ICT) Equipment, Home Appliances, Other Types, By Application – Refrigerator, TV Set,…

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