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The current design makes blades difficult to recycle, but innovators are experimenting with ways to repurpose them for things such as playgrounds or to make them from different materials that can be reused at end of life.
June 11, 2021 by Sarah Golden
Sponsored: Digital technology, green financing and unique collaborations all play a critical role in accelerating the transition to the circular economy.
June 9, 2021 by Wendy Mars
From the beginning, there was pushback on resin identification codes from local recyclers and environmental groups.
May 28, 2021 by Jennie Romer
Sponsored: The electronics we rely on are made of a wide range of critical raw materials. How do we build resilience and circular value chains to help mitigate increasing risk of supply disruption?
April 22, 2021 by Jack Allen
Sponsored: WestRock’s new chief sustainability officer, Brandi Colander, shares how companies can work together to make incremental progress as they travel down the path toward a more circular economy.
March 29, 2021 by Brandi Colander
Aluminum may have a higher recycling rate than plastic, but expect tradeoffs in transportation emissions. The real breakthrough comes with reuse.
March 19, 2021 by Jesse Klein
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
Sponsored: The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
March 15, 2021 by Angela Adams
Sponsored: Kwik Lok’s co-owners share what they have learned about making transformative change.
March 10, 2021 by Stephanie Jackson
Roads in which waste plastic is melted down and mixed with paving materials are becoming more common around the world. Although for now they remain a niche technology, experts say the roads could become one of a diverse array of uses for discarded plastic.
March 9, 2021 by Ann Parson
Sponsored: Virtual twin technologies are a powerful but largely untapped resource that can be the key to unlocking the potential for industries to drive more sustainable operations and circular ambitions.
February 24, 2021 by Lucas Florez
Sponsored: It’s time for big bets in the fight against climate change. Here are ways companies can rise to the challenge to create business and societal value.
February 11, 2021 by Christoph Schell
A suggested process that could enable steelmakers to offer reused materials profitably.
January 29, 2021 by Niraja Chopade
Numerous companies have set recycling 100 percent recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging goals. But how are they getting there and is it enough?
January 28, 2021 by Scott Breen
The industry is pushing for more ‘sustainable’ materials and pushing collection efforts, but recycled rubber is still more likely to find a home outside of new tires.
January 22, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Unilever and Alibaba launch AI-powered closed-loop recycling system in 'Waste Free World' initiative
The companies have already installed 20 machines operational in offices and community spaces in Shanghai and Hangzhou, with 500 more set to be installed through 2021.
January 13, 2021 by Toby Hill
And why these themes will resonate more loudly in the year to come.
December 21, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Two percent of global emissions from this sector adds up.
December 16, 2020 by Renee Van Heusden
If the historic influx of recycling legislation in Congress over the past few years tells us anything, it’s that recycling and materials management are on the national agenda.
December 14, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Sponsored: By managing the life cycle of IT products such as notebook computers differently, your organization can address some of the world’s most urgent sustainability issues.
December 11, 2020 by Clare Hobby
Sponsored: Environmentally conscious companies Sendle and DSV Panalpina are improving their sustainability practices as a COVID-fueled e-commerce boom takes its toll on the environment.
December 8, 2020 by Natalia Gorina
With social license at risk, demand for recycled plastic is becoming inelastic and those able to supply to exacting standards will emerge and prosper.
December 2, 2020 by Doug Woodring
Sponsored: The industry is facing a fork in the road, it has the chance to be on the right side of history by contributing to a sustainable, carbon-neutral future.
December 1, 2020 by Chris Cooper
Sponsored: InterContinental Hotels Group is using circular economy thinking to seek out solutions to problems such as plastic waste.
November 23, 2020 by Sopan Shah
Sponsored: Circular economy principles must be built into processes from the start to effect change.
November 19, 2020 by Monique Oxender
Sponsored: Sendle CEO James Chin Moody shares how small businesses can improve sustainability efforts and minimize environmental impact.
November 10, 2020 by James Chin Moody