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."
Plastics industry on track to burn through 14% of world’s remaining...
“Really the surest solution to dealing with the problem of plastics and climate is to reduce plastic production, to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, to move towards eliminating the use of single-use plastics and non-essential plastics.”
Everything I know about a low-waste lifestyle I learned from my...
Frugality doesn’t just save money – it helps save the environment, too.
Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our...
Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet.
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