Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: trash

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."

Plastic debris plagues Honduras beaches

The "massive trash tsunami" was filled with plastic debris believed to have come from a neighboring river in Guatemala.

Working-class towns are becoming dumping grounds for waste

My hometown of Corby is a former steelworks town in the East Midlands, UK. The town has among the lowest levels of social...

What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do...

Contrary to some environmentalists’ fears, putting a price on natural resources has encouraged decision-makers to recognize that natural capital is finite.

Plastic overload: China bans overseas plastic scraps from US and around...

Now there is an overload of America's waste inside storage facilities nationwide.

World’s First Plastic Fishing Company Wants to Rid the Oceans of...

The goal of Plastic Whale—which describes itself as the world’s first plastic fishing company—is to rid the world’s waters of plastic pollution.

The Earth is Becoming a Plastic Planet

A new study says future geologists will be able to study our era based on the layer of plastic debris collecting worldwide.

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

The stunning, marvelous and redemptive triumph of unintended consequences

What if unintended consequences lead not only to breakthrough positives but destructive means and machinery by which humanity can do itself in?

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”