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Part of what the West decides not to wear is sent with a one-way ticket to Africa, which is good for the environment, but not for the local economy.
June 24, 2022 by Giorgio Kaldor
Sponsored: Increasing recycled fiber in packaging will advance circularity and help with mitigating climate change concerns. But it requires collaboration along the whole supply chain.
June 20, 2022 by Jim Schneider
From recycling to materials reuse to circular design, these strategies can create valuable and profitable opportunities, too.
March 25, 2022 by James Pennington
Will investing in research, infrastructure and training improve the system?
February 25, 2022 by Deonna Anderson
The gist: Just because you wish to recycle something doesn't mean that you can.
January 21, 2022 by Jessica Heiges
A conversation about next-generation recycling technology, progress since China banned most imports of plastic and paper, and demand driving the industry forward.
January 7, 2022 by CJ Clouse
Sponsored: A new study debunked the long-held myth that corrugated pizza boxes are unrecyclable. Now, they’re aiming for a slice of the recycling pie.
November 17, 2021 by Pete Durette
Decarbonizing plastic hinges upon revamping infrastructure, investing in novels materials and rethinking lifecycles.
November 5, 2021 by Juan Villar Mallagray
The governor of Maine recently signed an extended producer responsibility program into law. But there are still plenty of issues to hash out.
August 13, 2021 by Suzanne Shelton
Small businesses selling on Amazon are getting new options for managing unwanted merchandise.
August 9, 2021 by Elsa Wenzel
Maine just passed the first extended producer responsibility law in the United States, and after years of debate more states appear prepared to follow. Here's what that means for corporations and other stakeholders.
August 9, 2021 by Suz Okie
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August 2, 2021 by Lauren Phipps
Sponsored: Learn how infrared spectroscopy can identify the diverse compositions of different plastics by the simple use of a portable handheld device that combines trinamiX data analysis with a mobile app.
July 26, 2021 by Paul Milo
Sponsored: Current recycling practices don't address the plastic waste crisis, but we can solve this with collaboration. Here are three ways policymakers can renew recycling.
July 15, 2021 by Steve Crawford
Beyond recycling, brands should be making investments in the other two Rs.
June 29, 2021 by Suzanne Shelton
When Americans were asked to choose the three most important things companies should be doing to positively impact their purchase decision, “recycle” came out on top.
June 22, 2021 by Suzanne Shelton
The current design makes blades difficult to recycle, but innovators are experimenting with ways to repurpose them for things such as playgrounds or to make them from different materials that can be reused at end of life.
June 11, 2021 by Sarah Golden
From the beginning, there was pushback on resin identification codes from local recyclers and environmental groups.
May 28, 2021 by Jennie Romer
Aluminum may have a higher recycling rate than plastic, but expect tradeoffs in transportation emissions. The real breakthrough comes with reuse.
March 19, 2021 by Jesse Klein
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
Sponsored: It’s time for big bets in the fight against climate change. Here are ways companies can rise to the challenge to create business and societal value.
February 11, 2021 by Christoph Schell
Numerous companies have set recycling 100 percent recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging goals. But how are they getting there and is it enough?
January 28, 2021 by Scott Breen
The industry is pushing for more ‘sustainable’ materials and pushing collection efforts, but recycled rubber is still more likely to find a home outside of new tires.
January 22, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Unilever and Alibaba launch AI-powered closed-loop recycling system in 'Waste Free World' initiative
The companies have already installed 20 machines operational in offices and community spaces in Shanghai and Hangzhou, with 500 more set to be installed through 2021.
January 13, 2021 by Toby Hill
Two percent of global emissions from this sector adds up.
December 16, 2020 by Renee Van Heusden