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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
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
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
Thanks to the rise in plastics pledges, an emerging and undefined market for plastic offsets is just beginning to take shape. And it's messy.
February 8, 2021 by Lauren Phipps
The consumer packaged goods company plans to eliminate one-third of its plastic waste by 2025.
December 23, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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
The material itself is not the crux of the problem.
December 7, 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
Progress update from Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNEP warns the shift away from single-use plastic is not happening fast enough.
November 11, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
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
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
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans — and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.
September 17, 2020 by Kate S. Petersen
Sponsored: What does mass balance have to do with doing what's right, innovation and gifts from your grandma? Read the full story from Eastman's mass balance experts.
September 14, 2020 by Holli Alexander
Plus, why buzzwords such as ‘regeneration’ can be a crutch.
September 11, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
What do CMOs, CFOs and the heads of legal, HR and innovation have to do with plastic waste? More than you'd think.
September 8, 2020 by Audrey Choi
Hook consumers onto new sustainable habits with these tips from industry and academic experts.
September 3, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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: Little changes can add up to big differences.
September 1, 2020 by Dan Riendeau
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
The goal of the three-year partnership will include a search for a solution to replace the single-use plastic bag.
July 24, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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
A legacy chemical company aims to revolutionize plastics recycling. Can it make a material difference?
May 11, 2020 by Joel Makower
Companies and governments are working to minimize environmental harm of plastic packaging and products, but they face a nuanced reality.
May 1, 2020 by Andrew Urevig