Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: recycle

Can we fix recycling? Some companies are trying

"People want to do the right thing, but we have to make it convenient—to make it frictionless. And that's what we aim to do."

Tokyo Olympics medals were made with tons of recycled smartphones, laptops...

While the Japanese will be the first to have all of the Olympic medals made out of recycled material, the concept is not new.

Matchbox joins toy companies to make toys more eco-friendly

Matchbox car swill be made of 99 percent recycled materials and will hit store shelves in 2022.

The recycling industry in America is broken

There is a vast divide between the misleading, popular notion of recycling as a "solution" to the American over consumption problem and the darker reality of recycling as a failing business model.

Trader Joe’s announces plans to phaseout plastic waste after Greenpeace petition...

"The only way we are going to tackle this crisis is by pressuring corporations and governments to move away from throwaway plastics for good, and toward systems of reuse."

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.