Displaying 1 - 25 of 26
Hail the ocean plastics resistance, the recommerce revolution and the product reparability movement.
December 28, 2018 by Lauren Phipps
New research finds that the online network saves both material and many environmental costs of disposing of it.
November 19, 2018 by Suvrat Dhanorkar
Excess product poses a material risk to your company and to the planet. Here's how to recover those losses.
November 16, 2018 by Nicole Bassett
Matthew Hollis, founder and CEO of waste management software firm Elytus, talks about the cultural side of trash.
November 16, 2018 by Heather Bowden
From supply chain to waste management, cities are trying to develop local circular economies.
November 3, 2018 by Peter Plastrik
A Europe-wide ban could be in place on certain items by 2021 — but is the war on plastics a distraction from the climate fight?
October 26, 2018 by Michael Holder
Rachael Miller's team at Cora Ball spun this laundry solution out of a greater ocean cleanup effort.
October 24, 2018 by Marilyn Waite
The uptick in awareness is unprecedented, and it's not just about feeling sorry for sea creatures.
October 17, 2018 by Rob Kaplan
'Humanizing the startup process' can be one step toward a circular economy.
September 19, 2018 by Rob Kaplan
We need more than billions of dollars to keep plastic out of the ocean. Thankfully, there's a consensus about the solutions — if we act now.
August 27, 2018 by Rob Kaplan
Here's the who, what, where, when and why of waste.
August 23, 2018 by Joel Makower
Getting from here to a circular economy will take a lot of interim steps. In parallel, we must build the foundations for a new material reality.
August 15, 2018 by Doug Woodring
A sailing trip tries to navigate a sea change in ocean plastic.
July 20, 2018 by Shana Rappaport
Earth’s growing population is adding mountains of organic waste. Can businesses clean up and cash in?
July 11, 2018 by Claudia Sadoff
'Away' has a different meaning for the string of islands.
June 21, 2018 by Lauren Phipps
But there's still a ways to go to producing tech devices and content with less environmental impact.
May 22, 2018 by Steven Cohen
In this episode, we also debate the latest use case for blockchain, take stock of Hawaii's energy transition and honor a Japanese pioneer in lithium-ion battery technology.
April 26, 2018 by Heather Clancy
Many U.S. cities are struggling with how to keep items like juice pouches, candy wrappers and plastic dinnerware out of landfills.
April 23, 2018 by Cassandra Sweet
Will the giant consumer packaged goods company place itself head and shoulders above the rest?
April 16, 2018 by Heather Clancy
It’s time to acknowledge that the concept of circularity may need to be defined differently depending on the material.
March 23, 2018 by Nina Goodrich
Janis Searles Jones believes it takes an 'iron will and open ears' to lead — and she's hoping for a 'Freedom to Marry' moment to accelerate change.
March 22, 2018 by Elsa Wenzel
These ideas could help design a system that keeps these materials from becoming trash in the first place.
March 15, 2018 by Joe Iles
The international discount grocer just set a goal to ensure packaging for products carrying its own label will be recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2022.
March 9, 2018 by James Murray
Researchers tracked hundreds of buoys deployed in the Gulf of Mexico. The findings may help scientists pinpoint areas for plastic or oil-spill cleanup.
February 26, 2018 by Erica Cirino
Tom Szaky built a company around one question: 'Why does waste exist?' Now it's entering a new phase of growth.
February 16, 2018 by Alistair Hall