Sustainability Archives | Convoy

Convoy was recently called upon to help deliver much-needed food service supplies donated by Dart Container Corporation of Mason, Michigan. Dart, one of the world’s largest food and beverage packaging manufacturers, donated two truckloads of foodservice products — approximately 90,000 lbs. of goods — to Matthew 25: Ministries (M25M) in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Fifty years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established with a mission to protect human health and the environment. It works to ensure Americans have clean air, land, and water; reduce environmental risks; pass federal protection laws; maintain environmental stewardship integral to US policies concerning natural resources, human health, economic growth, energy transportation, agriculture, […]

With all of those trucks heading out into suburbia to deliver your latest gadget, fashion find, or book, is online shopping terrible for the environment? Online shopping makes up one in seven retail purchases worldwide and the question then becomes, what is its impact on the environment? Online retailers insist their shipping is the greener […]

Aggressive mitigation and adaptation policies to reduce carbon emissions have become a top priority for many companies, celebrities, cities, countries, and organizations as they work to reduce their contributions to climate change — if not eliminate them entirely. The shared solution: buying carbon offsets. Companies aiming to be carbon-neutral believe offsets help provide the “net” […]

The impact of our carbon footprint Everything we do, buy, or eat impacts a person’s carbon footprint either directly or indirectly. Driving to work or flying cross country for a vacation directly results in carbon emissions, while buying something online from China has an indirect carbon emission effect. The important thing to realize is that […]