2021 Earth Day Pledge
In celebration of Earth Day today, April 22, REMADE Institute is proud to announce that representatives from more than 25 companies, academic institutions, national labs, and organizations have signed our Earth Day pledge to accelerate the nation’s transition to a Circular Economy, increase the efficiency of resource use in manufacturing, reduce emissions, conserve resources, and create and sustain clean economy jobs.
“Together, these innovators and REMADE are dedicated to accelerating the U.S.’s transition to a Circular Economy and creating a sustainable and competitive manufacturing future that makes the most efficient use of resources,” said REMADE CEO Nabil Nasr. “By signing our Earth Day pledge, they have reconfirmed their commitment to continue increasing the use of recycled and remanufactured materials, reducing energy consumption, decreasing emissions, increasing the U.S.’s manufacturing competitiveness, and creating clean economy jobs. We are proud to join forces with all of them.”
Signatories to the pledge include Caterpillar, John Deere, Michelin North America, RIT, UMass Lowell, Ames Laboratory, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and many more. To read the Earth Day pledge and for a full list of signatories, please view the updated pledge here.
REMADE has engaged with 100 partners in the Institute in developing solutions that are capable of:
- Increasing the use of more than 40 million metric tons per year of recycled and remanufactured metals, plastics, paper, and electronic waste
- Reducing energy consumption by 1 Quad of energy, the equivalent of electrical use of all U.S. households per year
- Decreasing greenhouse gases by more than 50 million metric tons per year
- Creating 700,000 new jobs and training the workforce needed for those jobs
REMADE remains committed to continuing the development of solutions that will enable the achievement of even greater benefits.
We continue to encourage all REMADE members to sign the pledge by adding their names to it today!
To learn more about REMADE membership, visit the membership page.