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The global burden of plastic waste continues to escalate even to the point of requiring a redefinition of its sources and scale.
February 17, 2021 by Terry F. Yosie
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
Fighting the pandemic should not come at the cost of stemming the flow of plastic pollution into the environment.
October 30, 2020 by Rob Kaplan
Sponsored: More than 300 organizations across North America are always giving with the Fill it Forward reusable products and app experience.
October 14, 2020 by Matt Wittek
Most waste management firms are compensated for every truckload of material they send to landfill. This locks them into the existing model. It's time for a new approach.
September 4, 2020 by Jim Giles
Even while playing an important role in the chain, they typically are not compensated for that contribution. Corporations have an opportunity to change that.
September 2, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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
Sponsored: Advancing circular economies against the backdrop of a global pandemic.
August 31, 2020 by Gayle Schueller
Sponsored: If we can tackle COVID-19 together, we can take on global pollution, carbon emissions and landfill waste.
August 19, 2020 by David Rachelson
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
A new report shows that the consumer goods industry is failing to address single-use plastics and take financial responsibility to improve recycling.
July 10, 2020 by Conrad MacKerron
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
Single-use personal protective equipment has become a new form of pollution.
June 26, 2020 by Charlotte Edmond
Advancing green chemistry is just one piece of the picture.
June 8, 2020 by Liz Hollaway
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
The role of the public sector, citizen engagement and advocacy are essential.
May 11, 2020 by Suzanne Jones
Leaders from the two companies hope others will be inspired to do more to reuse or compost their products.
April 10, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
One key is to design out waste in the first place.
April 3, 2020 by Rémy Le Moigne
97 percent of the cleaning product is made from the water, acids and alcohol from the food waste.
February 14, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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