Mary Mazzoni

Writer and Editor

New York, NY

Mary Mazzoni

Writing and editing machine. Runs on details, deadlines and creativity.



Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

For those interested in design, architecture and sustainability, Masdar City is something of a living museum: Everywhere the eye wanders, something new and intriguing makes it stop and look twice. I felt as if I could spend weeks poring over every crevice, examining each facade and gently running my fingers over whatever curious material sparked my interest.
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Is Post-Financial Crisis CSR For Real?: Exclusive Interview at BSR ’14

Since the financial crisis of 2007-2008, skepticism (and even downright hatred) of the financial services industry has been high — and many would say for good reason. To that end, governments, advocacy groups and other stakeholders have focused intensely on creating a more responsible industry. But how much has really changed in the past five years?
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Photo Gallery: How e-Golf Batteries Are Made

Last month, I was lucky enough to be one of the first Americans to hop behind the wheel of the 2015 e-Golf, Volkswagen’s first fully-electric vehicle for the North American market. The car offers a smooth ride and a good deal of pep, with a best-in-class torque of 199 foot-pounds (the standard torque measure).
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Ford Edges Closer to ‘Growing’ Its Own Car Parts

Researchers at Ford Motor Co. have been working to replace petroleum-based plastic with renewable alternatives for nearly 15 years. Back in 2000, Debbie Mielewski, senior technical leader for sustainable materials at Ford Research, and her team devised a chemical formula to replace petroleum-based automotive foam with foam made from soybean oil.
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Tom's of Maine Experimenting with Potato Starch Packaging

Tom’s of Maine is looking to reduce end-of-life waste from its products even more by experimenting with biodegradable packaging made from potato starch. Through a partnership with the University of Maine Orono and the Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine, the natural personal care brand is studying the viability of recapturing local agricultural waste and using it to form polylactic acid (PLA), a biodegradable plastic resin.
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More than just the dough: Tasty Baking sold, saved ... and staying

THE $165 MILLION deal announced yesterday between Tasty Baking Co., the maker of Philadelphia's beloved Tastykakes, and Georgia-based Flowers Foods may prove to be a sweet deal for Krimpet-lovers,...
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Is Burning Trash Bad?

The growing popularity of modern waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in Europe and Asia has many in America asking: is burning trash bad? We’re not big burners here in the U.S., but we’ve been known to light up some litter from time ... Link to Story

Corporate Responsibility and NSA Data Requests

Details about the National Security Agency’s “Prism” surveillance program have entered the news in dribs and drabs since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked revealing documents about the program to the Guardian and the Washington Post in June of last year. The unsettling insights revealed by Snowden generated quite a stir in the press, and large tech and telecom companies faced a wave of consumer backlash in the wake of the ongoing story.
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The Mustang Gets an EcoBoost for Its 50th Birthday

I’ve always wanted a Ford Mustang. As a youngster, I often daydreamed about cruising down the highway with the top down and the wind in my hair. Many a homeroom game of MASH ended in disappointment — not because I got stuck living in a shack or married to a boy who pushed me down at recess, but because the luck of the draw left me with something other than a Mustang.
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Interview: Steve Severance Makes the Business Case for Masdar City

Abu Dhabi’s sustainability week – one of the largest sustainability gatherings in the world – draws more than 30,000 participants from 150 countries. As a key organizer of the event, Masdar , Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, receives a great deal of attention from visiting dignitaries, world leaders and media alike.
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Photo Gallery: Tour the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

With a busy week behind you and the weekend within reach, there’s no shame in taking things a bit easy on Friday afternoon. With this in mind, every Friday TriplePundit will give you a fun, easy read on a topic you care about. So, take a break from those endless email threads, and spend five minutes catching up on the latest trends in sustainability and business.
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Decommissioned Sea Fort Reborn as Luxury Island Retreat

Located one mile outside Portsmouth Harbor in Hampshire, England, the mid-Victorian Spitbank Fort sat vacant for decades until it was reborn as a luxury island destination that's making headlines in the U.K. and beyond. Link to Story


Mary Mazzoni

I am a writer and editor with a passion for developing an engaging voice for readers and curating content that sparks their interests.

My work has appeared in the Philadelphia Daily News, Northeast Times Star, Huffington Post, TriplePundit,, PlanPhilly, Philly, Sustainable Brands, The Daily Meal and Philadelphia Magazine's Philly Post.

I'm a stickler for grammar, style and thorough research, but sharing a great story is what really gets me going!



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