Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: recycling

Groundbreaking study exposes plastic pollution’s deep ocean graveyard

The investigation reveals that the ocean floor is besieged by up to 11 million tons of plastic waste, a figure that dwarfs the quantity observed on the water's surface.

New York calls PepsiCo’s plastic pollution a ‘public nuisance’ in first-of-its-kind...

The company's packaging was found to be the most significant contributor to plastic waste clogging the Buffalo River.

New report calls out chemical recycling as a ‘false solution’ to...

“I think the [plastics] industry is relying on confusing people, starting with what is it, and what do you call it.”

New survey reveals electronic waste a growing problem globally

“We need to understand this growth and counter it with everyone involved: national authorities, enforcement agencies, Producer Responsibility Organizations, original equipment manufacturers, recyclers, researchers and consumers themselves.”

Plastics recycling ‘does not work,’ environmentalists stress as U.S. recycling rates...

The authors of the report hope it sheds light on the inefficiency and unsustainable nature of plastics and plastic recycling to inspire better, widespread policies moving forward.

New York food waste recycling law goes into effect

The hope is to keep food, and its related methane emissions, out of landfills.

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."

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Here are the companies that are the world’s top plastic polluters

"Real solutions must change systems and power structures."

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of plastic waste illegally imported from...

"Malaysia will not be a dumping ground to the world ... we will fight back."

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.