Working Towards SDG 12: Responsible Consumption & Production
29 July 2021 - minneapolis

The world continues to use our natural resources. unsustainably. In 2017, our global material footprint reached 85.9 billion tons. We are grateful to the following members for working towards a more sustainable future.

Forever WareHarvest NationTech DumpThreaded, Y SustainabilitySmart SetEOS International, Twiggy FreshSpark Y

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A new type of takeout containers

Forever Ware is creating a new takeout containers that are durable, beautiful and safe for our health and planet. Forever Ware works directly with a variety of food businesses including restaurants, grocery stores, food trucks, farmer’s markets, event hosts and more to provide multi-use containers for meals on the go.

Learn more: https://foreverware.org/

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The Future of Farm-To-Table Food

The Future of Farm-to-Table Food is coming to the Iron Range of Minnesota through the innovation and hard work of four Native Women from Lake Vermilion! Harvest Nation is an indoor, aeroponic farm currently fundraising to afford a three-year pilot demonstration project. Help us bring Fresh, Quality, Heirloom, Non-GMO Vegetables and Fruits, locally grown year-round to the Northland.

Learn more: https://www.harvestnationinc.com/ 

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Your Partners for Electronics Recycling

Tech Dump is an industry leader in electronics recycling. One of the largest collectors of e-waste in the state of Minnesota, this Twin Cities-based organization has processed more than 35 million pounds of electronic waste—all while adhering to the highest standards of data security.

In addition to their proven track record of providing seamless electronics recycling services for businesses and organizations of all sizes, they are also a social enterprise that provides jobs and training for persons facing barriers to employment. They believe that everything and every person has value.

Learn more: https://www.techdump.org/

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We are Threaded

THREADED is a locally-based community committed to driving change in the fashion industry.

Through sharing powerful stories of passionate changemakers, they are creating space for conversations around sustainability + ethics, highlighting locally-based brands & resources, and providing opportunities to come together at collaborative events to connect and share ideas.

Learn more: https://www.wearethreaded.co/

Your Sustainable Journey Starts Here

Y Sustainability is a Public Benefit Corporation started by a group of dynamic professionals to strive for a sustainable world through holistic consulting and education.

They work with SMEs, including NGOs, NPOs and municipalities to empower and enhance their positive impact reach by incorporating all stakeholder interest to ensure holistic and successful sustainability goals.

Learn more: https://ysustainability.com/

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Proud Purveyors of Premium Print Services Since 1986

You put a lot of thought and care into what you’re doing. We do too. Doing good is part of our bottom line. We pay attention to our environmental footprint and offer more sustainable options as part of our regular offerings. We’re a certified B Corporation, so you know that when we say we care, we really do. Together, we can make the world a better place.

Learn more: https://smartset.com/

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Fresh. Local. Youth-Grown.

Spark-Y is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit empowering youth through hands-on education
rooted in sustainability and entrepreneurship.

Spark-Y serves its mission of youth empowerment through three branches: hands-on learning, urban agriculture lab, and youth pathways. These initiatives work together systemically, creating multiple touch points for youth engagement.

Collectively, these branches serve over 2,500 youth annually.

Learn more: https://www.spark-y.org/

SDG 12 + Member Orgs