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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
Electric trucks are expected to shift from demonstration to deployment this year. Improved infrastructure, enabling policy and real-world data could help.
January 19, 2021 by Jessie Lund
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
Tracking carbon data is tricky. Here's what might simplify it.
January 7, 2021 by Ed Rightor
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
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: Circular economy principles must be built into processes from the start to effect change.
November 19, 2020 by Monique Oxender
The incoming administration has a lot of work to do. Here's what businesses should call on the Biden-Harris administration to adopt, from climate to social issues.
November 17, 2020 by Aron Cramer
Across the value chain, the industry could realize $450 million in raw material recovery for new ventures and clean jobs.
November 6, 2020 by Myisha Majumder
Sponsored: Together with its customers, the fiber-based packaging industry leader is prioritizing recyclability and responsible forestry.
November 2, 2020 by Pat Lindner
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable are at odds.
November 2, 2020 by Amy Meyer
A growing community of fixers allows people to share ideas, hone business models, and push for legislative and corporate policies that support stewardship over waste.
October 30, 2020 by Sandra Goldmark
Tackling the diversity and volume of plastic waste today requires not only multiple strategies, but also the participation of all stakeholders to drive toward an optimal system.
October 16, 2020 by Paula Luu
“Imagine where we’d be if they knew what they were doing,” says David Doniger, climate lawyer and senior advisor to the NRDC Action Fund, when he talks about the Trump administration.
September 30, 2020 by Hannah Murphy
Consumer-packaged goods brands have a vested interest in encouraging better recycling behaviors. Why aren't they helping?
September 22, 2020 by Suzanne Shelton
Plus, why buzzwords such as ‘regeneration’ can be a crutch.
September 11, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
'One of the things that excites me about this current generation of environmentalism is the potential for indigenous peoples to be viewed as protagonists in the story,' said Julian Brave NoiseCat, vice president of policy and strategy Data for Progress.
September 10, 2020 by Shana Rappaport
By sourcing leftover materials from current factories, Redwood Materials can help lower the cost of batteries and also reduce considerable waste.
September 2, 2020 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Sophisticated materials recovery facilities of the future won’t be cheap. Will they have payoff for recyclers and their customers?
September 1, 2020 by Arlene Karidis
What's at stake? In a survey last year, 215 of the world’s largest publicly listed companies reported nearly $1 trillion at risk from climate impacts — most of it in the next five years.
August 31, 2020 by Mindy S. Lubber
These days, it's hard to leave the house without seeing a plexiglass shield, but what will happen to that plastic when the pandemic is over?
August 25, 2020 by Jesse Klein
With the data-informed introduction of green bonds, China is committed to a national drive for companies manufacturing in China to develop green and circular supply chain management processes.
August 24, 2020 by Mao Tao
A new report draws parallels between the ban on tobacco advertising and changed behaviors.
August 5, 2020 by Toby Hill
Many experts in China are see charging infrastructure as the bottleneck to continued strong growth in EV adoption. Addressing the bottleneck is vital to building a cleaner, stronger economy.
July 21, 2020 by Ross McLane