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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
Population growth, rising consumption levels, lack of collection infrastructure and fast fashion is blocking industry progress on waste, report finds.
December 23, 2019 by Catherine Early
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
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
October 7, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
October 5, 2019 by Kate O'Neill
The partnership has created another income source for Haitians and potentially a lower carbon footprint for HP.
October 3, 2019 by Doug Zanger
Sponsored: This National Energy Awareness Month, Rolland Paper highlights its use of landfill methane to power its mill.
October 1, 2019 by Renée Yardley
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
Sponsored: Cisco adds a human element to business and technology frameworks in a collaborative takeback model for a circular economy.
August 6, 2019 by Ulf Vinneras
The plastic trade wars threaten countries without domestic recycling systems — which they're unlikely to build in the next decade.
June 18, 2019 by Doug Woodring
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
Excerpt from a new book on the human condition, from the former CEO of Green Seal.
May 18, 2019 by Arthur Weissman
Hubbub and Ecosurety are rolling out an initiative that has doubled recycling rates in Leeds City Centre, creating a replicable model for other cities to follow.
May 17, 2019 by Toby Hill
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Can consumer goods companies and NGOs team up for material health and social good?
May 13, 2019 by Joel Makower
A new project from The Body Shop aims to ensure informal plastic recyclers who live below the poverty line have sustainable livelihoods.
May 13, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
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
Alternatives to plastics are growing in popularity. Can they be scaled?
May 9, 2019 by RP Siegel
Sponsored: Rolland celebrates Arbor Day every day with partnerships and education to support closed-loop paper value chains.
April 26, 2019 by Renée Yardley
A Q&A with Durham, NC-based 'solutionary,' Crystal Dreisbach.
April 19, 2019 by Amy Campbell Bogie