Sunday, January 29, 2023

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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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?