Zero Waste

California’s Plastic Recycling Rates Are Headed in the Wrong Direction

California's beverage container recycling rate dipped below 80 percent for the first time since 2008, shortly after the state shuttered hundreds of recycling…

P&G and Microsoft Demonstrate How to Move Beyond Recycling

Did a waste audit reveal your company’s recycling program isn’t exactly where you want it to be? Don’t be discouraged. Plateaus are part…

The Journey To Corporate Zero-Waste-To-Landfill

Zero-waste-to-landfill sounds like a noble goal, and it is. But what does it mean, and how can your company get there? We spoke…

First Steps for Corporate Zero Waste

Starting a zero-waste program can come across as an ominous challenge to companies. But companies like Ford Motors show that setting aggressive targets…

Zero Waste: Ethical Investment and Innovation That Saves Money

Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Australia Pilots Disposable Coffee Cup Recycling Project

A company in the United Kingdom says it has a cost-effective solution to recycle disposable coffee cups. And a trial run of its…

Los Angeles to Go Zero Waste by 2050

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works brought the California city closer to its goal by approving a contract the end of September…

Google’s Zero-Waste ‘Moonshot’ Could Inspire Other Tech Firms

Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to…

3p Weekend: Innovative Reuse Can Solve Our Waste Problem

To examine how innovative reuse and recycling can address our growing waste problem, we broke down America's largest waste streams and highlighted company…

Is The New ‘Plastics and Sustainability’ Report Greenwash?

Trucost and the American Chemistry Council say plastic is 'green' in a new study? Is this claim all it's cracked up to be?

Fixing America’s Waste Problem

3p's Nithin Coca takes a closer look at America's landfill waste problem and how we can begin to shift toward a circular economy.

Industry Study Touts Environmental Benefits of Plastic

The American Chemistry Council insists via a commissioned report that plastic has an environmental impact far smaller than alternative materials such as glass…

Nike Closes the Loop with Shoes Made From Trash

More than 70 percent of Nike footwear is made from its own trash, the company announced this month.

National Parks Tap Subaru for Zero-Waste Advice

Park visitors leave behind 100 million pounds of trash each year. That's about to end. Subaru and the National Park Service are going…