recycling

When Waste Becomes a Source of Inspiration

Opportunities exist for organizing informal waste collection and processing.

Demand For Bioplastics Creates Strange Industry Bedfellows

The demand for bioplastics creates odd bedfellows, as in today's announcement that Ford and Weyerhaeuser will collaborate on developing new car parts.

Sustainable Rubber Products Destined for European Markets

A new sustainable rubber partnership will spur production of tires and a wide range of industrial materials made from sustainable Lehigh's micronized rubber…

How Extended Producer Responsibility Can Boost Recycling Rates

Producers are facing pressure from the public sector and customers to take responsibility for recycling their products. Here's why we have to continue…

GE Captures Landfill-Bound Fridge Insulation for Reuse

GE invests in a revolutionary recycling system which processes old appliances faster and diverts millions of pounds of insulation from the landfill.

How the Sports Industry Is Greening Stadiums and Taking Names

Last week, the second annual Green Sports Alliance Summit wrapped up in Seattle. Here's what they decided between bouts of pick-up basketball.

Recycling Jobs Now Even Dirtier and More Dangerous

Recycling is easier than ever for consumers, but recycling jobs are more dirty and dangerous than in the past.

Tom’s of Maine Partners with TerraCycle to Launch New Recycling Initiative

Tom's of Maine has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a recycling initiative to give a second life to product packaging with the launch…

Lead Recycling Triggers Sustainability at Shooting Ranges

Lead Us Reclaim, started by Gary Frase and Bill Moss, has found success working with shooting ranges that seek another revenue stream from…

L.A. Start-Up Provides Jobs for Ex-Offenders Through E-Waste Recycling

Social entrepreneurs bring together seemingly unlikely possibilities to create a business model that has real impact. Kabira Stokes, founder of Isidore Electronics Recycling is one such person…

Construction: Increase Profits with Recycling and Reuse Best Practices

Construction managers’ success in recycling and repurposing materials/fixtures can make the difference on whether a construction project comes in on budget in today’s…

Build A Recycling Program to Increase Profits and Win Customers

Recycling isn't just for treehuggers - it can save your business money, too.

Ray Anderson, One Year Later: A Supplier’s Perspective

A year ago this week, Ray Anderson, founder of InterfaceFLOR and a leading sustainable business pioneers of this generation, passed away. We interviewed…

Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an enormous ocean island of our trash, sitting between Japan and California. Up until now, nobody's know…

New Venture Funding for Carbon/Water/Nitrogen Cycle Instrument Provider

A mix of venture capital firms are taking additional equity stakes in Santa Clara-based Picarro, banking on growing demand for a new generation…