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These remote-control devices raise the profile about the growing problem of plastics in the lakes that provide one-fifth of the world's freshwater.
September 20, 2022 by Elsa Wenzel
Waste into materials not just once but continuously: It’s the brass ring of the circular economy. Can it work?
August 1, 2022 by Joel Makower
Corporations want to increase recycled plastic content in packaging and products but can't get enough of it. These three companies are making moves to help address this need.
July 25, 2022 by Elsa Wenzel
Here's how innovators at Circularity 22 are dealing with the scourge of plastic waste mismanagement.
May 18, 2022 by Holly Secon
It's a burning problem, among others.
February 18, 2022 by Charlotte Edmond
A process that sounds miraculous is too good to be true.
January 17, 2022 by Tessa Wardle
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
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
The consumer packaged goods company plans to eliminate one-third of its plastic waste by 2025.
December 23, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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
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
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
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
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
Our finance department measured the 'before' of our office’s single-use plastic, and implemented improvements right away.
January 24, 2020 by Pamela Gordon
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
Featuring interviews with Biomimicry 3.8's co-founder Janine Benyus, and Walmart sustainability specialist Zack Freeze. Plus, Dow's global sustainability director Haley Lowry is passionate about reducing plastic waste.
December 13, 2019 by Heather Clancy
The company's global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration.
December 13, 2019 by Shannon Houde
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
There's tremendous progress toward eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Why are activists so unhappy?
November 4, 2019 by Joel Makower
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