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Attacking the Oceanic Garbage Gyres with…Art?!

Plastic, to most people, is just a vehicle to carry their groceries, contain their soda or water, and serve as a utensil for…
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How Frito-Lay Can Take Their Compostable Packaging Failure Out of the Dumps

Can failed environmentally-friendly innovations, especially when at the hands of highly visible players, push the sustainability movement two steps back instead of two…
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Walgreen’s Latches on to Plastic Bags, Offers Alternative Uses

Walgreen’s (am I the only one that walks in there with a rumpled canvas bag?) offers some suggestions to its consumers for dealing…
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Walmart Tries Plastic Bag Ban, But Will Public Buy In?

With the proposed assembly bill, AB1998, California is on the verge of a total ban on disposable plastic grocery bags, and a fee…

Walmart Making New Pizza Boxes From Old Cardboard

As part of its effort to reduce, recycle or reuse everything that comes into U.S. operations by 2025, Walmart has several sustainable goals…

Mexico City Bans Non-Biodegradable Plastic Shopping Bags

Last week non-biodegradable plastic shopping bags were officially banned in Mexico City, making it the second largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere…

The Plastic Bag: To Re-Use or Not to Re-Use

The Wall Street Journal ran a fascinating piece a couple of weeks ago on the emergence of the reusable bag as the go-to…