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Brand Owners Want Sustainable Packaging: Two Key Lessons for Environmental Leaders

Elisabeth Comere from Tetra Pak explains how the company is striving to meet corporate demand for more sustainable packaging.

The Closed Loop Fund Helps Cities Increase Recycling

The biggest barrier facing most cities when it comes to providing the level of innovation and infrastructure needed to reduce waste and increase…
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Incorporating ‘Green’ Into Your Business Practices

Most companies are now implementing green measures because they improve corporate image and the bottom line. Here are some tips for greening your…
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Vermont Prison Becomes a Recycling and Composting Trailblazer

Prison recycling is underway: one women's correctional facility in Vermont has met the state's new recycling and composting law one year ahead of…
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General Motors Expands Zero-Waste Agenda Worldwide

General Motors (GM) continues to expand its global zero-waste program, inching closer to its goal of having 125 total facilities landfill-free by 2020.
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GreenBox Continues to Save the World, One Pizza at a Time

Ecovention’s GreenBox, or the “pizza box of the 21st century” as described by Fox News, is continuing to make a difference in the…

Indiana’s First Single Bin, Energy-from-Waste System

Covanta is making a $45M investment in a single-bin, recycling system paired with an energy-from-waste facility, the first complete solution of its kind…
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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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Flip the Thinking on the Three Rs: Join the Reuse Movement

The reuse movement is about making recycling personal. It is about creating and delivering an experience for consumers and a new (corporate social…
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No OSHA Inspection Ever for Scrap Metal Plant, Scene of Fatal Accident

OSHA never ran an inspection of the scrap metal recycling facility where a worker was killed earlier this year--typical for this understaffed agency.
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Beijing Recycling Program Turns Bottles Into Subway Rides

Beijing recycling company expands its bottles-for-subway credit program across the city.

Towards a Greener Beer: Craft Brewer Rolls Out the Evercan

Last week, in partnership with aluminum manufacturer, Novelis, Red Hare Brewing Co. began packaging its beer in a can made of 90 percent…
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OfficeMax, TerraCycle Launch K-Cup Recycling in Canada

OfficeMax and TerraCycle have launched a K-Cup recycling program in Canada.

Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong. And So is Everybody Else!

Are you still recycling 'by the numbers'? You need to stop. Everything you know about plastics recovery is wrong.
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Collecting Discarded Plastic (and Data) For That T-Shirt

Thread, a Pittsburgh-based B Corp, is employing hundreds of people living in impoverished regions to pick up discarded plastic bottles, which they then…