Jesse Stallone has spent the majority of his career working in the environmental field dealing with operational activities and driving strategic change initiatives.
Most recently, Jesse was Director of Sustainability and Strategic Planning at Allied Waste industries, responsible for sustainability and innovation business development initiatives. Prior to this, he served as a Six Sigma Black Belt working on continuous improvement programs dealing with waste reduction for large U.S.-based retailers.
When Jesse isn’t craving good ole’ Southern cooking and reminding everyone to throw their cans in the recycling bin, he runs a sustainability-focused blog and frequently tweets green-related must-reads to Twitter nation.
November 9, 2009
In 1994, Interface founder and Chairman Ray Anderson set an audacious goal for his commercial carpet company: to take nothing from the earth that can’t be replaced by the earth.
July 29, 2009
Accor North America has joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP).
July 27, 2009
Nike has created a policy to not source leather from cattle raised in the Amazon rainforest (the company says it already does not source from there) and will require that suppliers create leather tracing systems.
July 20, 2009
By switching the lighting on signs in 6,500 of its stores to an LED lighting system from General Electric, AT&T will save nearly 6 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year.
July 17, 2009
With a goal of converting more trash into recycling, volunteers for an MIT research project are attaching electronic tags to items put in the trash in New York City and Seattle.
July 15, 2009
Sara Lee’s sustainability strategy focuses on three key areas — wellness and nutrition, environmental responsibility and social responsibility.
July 14, 2009
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will help the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) swap 6,500 old vehicles with a mix of hybrids, flex-fuel and four-cylinder replacements with the help of stimulus funds.
July 13, 2009
The packaging industry is increasing its efforts to deliver sustainable plastic bottles and packaging to food and drink manufacturers and retailers, and in some cases, offering recycling services to turn plastic waste into sustainable materials.
July 12, 2009
Cruise ships and shipping are a massive source of pollution. Moves are underway to explore biofuels for cruise ships, and to utilize cruise ship traffic as a force for conservation- you can even take a look at Kristin’s list of 7 ocean friendly cruises.
July 10, 2009
What’s that buzzing sound? No it’s not an old cell phone.
It’s the sound of new ideas being generated by the people at AU Recycling as they expand their electronic waste recycling program.
July 10, 2009
The EcoLogo Program has started developing a standard that will allow toys to receive EcoLogo certification for meeting certain environmental criteria.
July 8, 2009
The Daily Green by Jim Motavalli The car I’m driving this week is fast, quiet, environmentally friendly, very well-made and gets excellent fuel economy. It’s a Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI, and it’s a diesel. Uh oh. Until recently, diesels were a very hard sell in the U.S. because they were dirty and polluting. The fuel [...]