Jesse Stallone has spent the majority of his career working in the environmental field dealing with operational activities and driving strategic change initiatives. He is the former VP of Business Development and Sustainability for Electronic Recyclers International® (ERI) and President of Online Innovation for ERI’s subsidiary organizations,, and

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.

  • Australia Joins Carbon Reduction Label Scheme

    July 2, 2009

    Australia is joining the UK in using the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Reduction Label, touted as the world’s first carbon label for consumer products.

    • Tire Made of Orange Oil Uses 80% Less Petroleum

      July 1, 2009

      The earliest tires were made from rubber, a renewable resource. But demand for tires outstripped the supply of rubber. A new development brings the tire full-circle.

      • From Tallest to Most Efficient

        June 25, 2009

        The owners of the Sears Tower have announced plans to upgrade the building for sustainability, which will make it the tallest building in the western hemisphere to undergo such an overhaul to date.

        • UK Recycle Week Launched with Giant Aluminum Can Sculpture

          June 23, 2009

          Source: Treehugger Posts about Coca Cola are always likely to be contentious here on TreeHugger. Whether it’s negative stories about Coke’s alleged pesticide misuse or efforts to disrupt Israeli recycling legislation, or positive ones about electric delivery vehicles or wind-powered soft drink manufacturing plants – this is definitely one company that is likely to stir […]

          • Who is the Greenest PC Maker in the World?

            June 23, 2009

            Environmental Leader Analysts say going green has become a business plan for some of the biggest personal computer (PC) makers as a way to differentiate themselves from their competition, reports Reuters. The “green” talk is going over the top as computer makers spar with one another over who has the most “green” platform. The three […]

            • Responsible Electronics Recycling: Turning Policy into Practice

              June 22, 2009

              By Robert Houghton, IT professionals have become good environmental and privacy stewards during the past 10 years — on paper. Corporate policy now generally reflects the fundamental tenets of good electronics stewardship, requiring verifiable data destruction and forbidding the use of landfills and export in lieu of responsible recycling. As anyone who receives RFPs for […]

              • Greenwashing Lawsuits, Climate Change Deception on the Rise

                June 16, 2009

                Environmental Leader Lawyers, environmentalists and marketing groups say they’ve seen an increase in greenwashing suits over the past year, according to the National Law Journal. These groups are questioning everything from household cleaners to automobiles for their eco-friendliness. Patent attorney Eric Lane for San Diego-based Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, who runs the Green Patent […]

                • Some See E-Waste Crisis Trailing Switch to Digital TV

                  June 16, 2009

                  By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD and GREENWIREThere’s growing concern that the United States’ conversion last weekend from analog to digital television broadcasting will exacerbate a national e-waste problem and fuel the smuggling of cathode ray tubes to the developing world. The digital transition, coupled with the popularity of newer flat-screen TVs, could see millions of sets heading […]

                  • Goodwill Industries and Dell Expand Free Computer Recycling Programs to Seven More States

                    June 10, 2009

                    ROCKVILLE, MD – Goodwill Industries International and Dell are expanding Reconnect, a free drop-off program for consumers who want to responsibly recycle any brand of unwanted computer equipment. The program now includes 451 new donation sites in seven statewide programs – Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and West Virginia. The program has also […]

                    • Habitat builds home from can funds

                      June 3, 2009

                      Recycling aluminum cans has paid off in a big way for Tha Wai and his family-it has built him a new home! Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity used funds raised from their aluminum can recycling program to build Habitat’s 126th Fort Wayne area home. Habitat collects cans from over 500 businesses, churches and schools in […]