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From Fishing Nets to Carpet, ECONYL Invests in More Nylon Recycling

One Italian company, ECONYL, has invested in nylon recycling that could help solve the problem of fishing nets left in our globe's oceans.
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4 Lessons the Apparel Industry Can Learn from Carpet-Makers

Believe it or not, there's actually a great deal the apparel industry can learn from carpet-makers about closed loop recycling, as Paul Murray,…
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Buying Smartphones for Longevity: Are Manufacturers (and Consumers) Ready?

Upgrading smartphones every two years has become the norm, but this is far from sustainable. Are mobile manufacturers (and consumers) ready to accept…
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Ink Cartridge Recycling is More Complex Than You Think

Nick Aster visits Lavergne, an HP recycling partner, in Montreal and reports on their multi-step process.
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Interfaith Coalition Urges Walmart to “Take It Back”

It is proxy season, which means all kinds of shareholder resolutions and protests are targeting some of America’s largest companies for a host…
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HP’s Printer Cartridge Recycling is More Than a Shred Ahead

At Hewlett Packard's recycling facility 20 miles southeast of Nashville in Smyrna, Tennessee, millions of empty printer cartridges find their way to a…
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WEEE Systems Works Towards a Closed-Loop E-Waste Recycling System

E-waste is a serious problem in all parts of the world. A UK-based start-up WEEE Systems has ambitious plans to tackle the growing…
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Tim Hortons Launches Closed Loop System

Tim Hortons is ramping up its environmental initiatives. A pilot program in the Maritimes will be a step towards a closed loop system…
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Pepsi’s New 100% Plant Based Bottle: Too Good to Keep to Itself?

We all know that the amount of plastic generated by the manufacture and consumption of beverages constitutes a huge use of resources. Coca…