Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: recycle

New report makes case against Big Oil and plastic industry for...

A decades-long campaign about the recyclability of plastics despite internal knowledge contrary to its claims lays out a foundation for potential lawsuits.

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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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.