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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
The U.S. Plastics Pact launches new initiative to redesign the plastics value chain at Circularity 20
The U.S. recycling system is notoriously ineffective. A new Recycling Partnership project convenes 60 organizations and aims to change that by 2025.
September 2, 2020 by Holly Secon
Without data, it's difficult to know your impact. Simply put, we can’t manage what we can’t measure.
July 17, 2020 by Erin Simon
Sponsored: Eastman’s chief commercial officer, Brad Lich, discusses their innovative chemical recycling technologies to support a more circular economy right now.
June 29, 2020 by Brad Lich
Across industries, companies are using tech and data to increase their circularity.
May 19, 2020 by Jim Sullivan
Here are some lessons from the planet’s best line of defense.
May 15, 2020 by Ian Rosenberger
One key is to design out waste in the first place.
April 3, 2020 by Rémy Le Moigne
Bringing you the five biggest stories of the circular economy from this past year, and some predictions for the next.
December 26, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
Our waste management practices are distractions from our main problem: too much stuff. But alternatives exist.
December 18, 2019 by Ross Polk
Over an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills. Incentives for recycling can bring that number down.
November 22, 2019 by Magali Delmas
On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging.
November 15, 2019 by Gina Lee
The collaboration spearheaded by WWF will focus on boosting recycling infrastructure and public awareness campaigns in the U.S.
October 31, 2019 by Toby Hill
Collaboration is key in moving toward an economy that's regenerative by design.
October 25, 2019 by Andrew Urevig
Confusion among terms like bioplastics, bio-based and biodegradable plastics makes it hard to discern and make the environmentally responsible choice.
August 28, 2019 by Anja Krieger
Malaysia sent the United States back its scrap material. Here's what that means for curbing plastic waste.
June 10, 2019 by Kate O'Neill
Why we're still at sea on ocean plastics — the real reasons we haven’t solved the plastic crisis yet
Our circular economy analyst on the Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, a seaside session with companies, NGOs, waste management firms and innovators.
May 27, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
A new project can help empower local communities to take recycling into their own bins.
May 24, 2019 by Chana Widawski
Sponsored: Sustana Fiber is addressing challenges in the recyclability of paper cups, providing sustainable packaging options for environmentally conscious brands.
May 13, 2019 by Jay Hunsberger
Cutlery, cotton buds, straws, balloon sticks and stirrers could all be gone later this year under a new proposal.
April 5, 2019 by Madeleine Cuff
And the weakest link? People.
January 18, 2019 by Margaret Sobkowicz
Less than 10 percent of all plastic produced since 1960 has been reused — which presents a massive opportunity.
December 28, 2018 by Liberty Vittert
In today’s world of knee-jerk reactions, banning plastic packaging items altogether requires careful thinking, especially as it relates to climate impacts.
September 18, 2018 by Tony Kingsbury
Collaboration. Innovation. Persistence. But, mostly, patience.
September 11, 2018 by Joel Makower
How did we get here? Where is all this going?
September 10, 2018 by Joel Makower
They're part of an industry-wide commitment in the United Kingdom aimed at reducing 'unnecessary' packaging by 2025 and accelerating innovation in recyclable, reusable and compostable containers.
April 30, 2018 by Madeleine Cuff