User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Reduce
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Plastic is really useful. We need to figure out better ways to recycle, not ban, it 22.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: We can all agree on the importance of reducing waste and finding common-sense solutions to protect our environment. But the approach suggested in your Feb. 20 editorial, “Grocery bags and takeout containers aren’t enough. It’s time to phase out all single-use plastic, would do just...

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Purposeful packaging for the circular products revolution requires out-of-the-box thinking 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Updating international standards can take things only so far. We need a more holistic and dynamic approach to innovation.
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Leaders from Mars to McDonald's give voice to the power of partnerships 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Big companies and NGOs share how they pooled resources and tackled ambitious goals to go 'far and fast'.
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Innovative tip-to-tail ideas for reducing seafood waste 15.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Seafood and the circular economy are converging as innovative startups craft everything from renewable energy to "fish leather" shoes.
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An innovative solution to the problem of ocean pollution 15.2.2018 Planet Ark News
Two Australian surfers have come up with a simple way to reduce marine waste.
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Our heaping food waste problem has an open secret: It can be solved 8.2.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Experts from Kroger, Dow, ReFed, Feeding America and TSC weigh in the potential for making great systemic change.
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7 key trends all sustainability execs should watch 8.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new Forum for the Future report sets out the risks and opportunities amid climate and technological disruption.
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How can I supervise heroin injections and live with myself? A Philly nurse on safe injection sites | Perspective 3.2.2018 Philly.com News
Nurses must consider the code of ethics by which they are bound and the dilemma posed by the desire to do both - ensure their patient's best interest while preserving their own professional integrity.
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Dead mouse, live roaches and sewer water closed Philly eateries 2.2.2018 Philly.com News
Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspectors temporarily closed 24 restaurants, markets and stores.
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Cleaning up the Cove 1.2.2018 Planet Ark News
A group of volunteers is recovering hundreds of drinking straws from Manly Cove to raise awareness of single-use plastic pollution.
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These standards will help consumers develop circular know-how 31.1.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
To advance the circular economy, It's important for end users to hone their own circular awareness and skills. Here's how to start.
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Turning to beet juice and beer to address road salt danger 30.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many state and local agencies are seeking ways to reduce salt use as its environmental impacts are becoming more apparent.
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Here are 5 ways climate became part of the 2018 Davos dialogue 29.1.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Despite the U.S. government's silence, plenty of world leaders and corporate chieftains are speaking up.
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WLRM Business Recycling & Waste and Recycling Infrastructure grants are now open 29.1.2018 Planet Ark News
Funding is now available for the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Waste Less Recycle More grants for business recycling and waste and recycling infrastructure programs.
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Salt, the solution to winter's dangers, threatens US waters 29.1.2018 AP Top News
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- When roads turn into ice rinks, consider trying beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste to make them safer. So say experts who fear road salt is starting to take a toll on the nation's waterways, putting everything from fish and frogs to microscopic zooplankton at risk....
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Will corporate action on ocean plastic make an impact? 6 ways to tell 25.1.2018 GreenBiz.com
The supersize problem requires the biggest businesses to take action.
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Inside Coke and McDonald's new war on waste 22.1.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Amid growing global concern about the impacts of plastic and other waste, the two global icons have a big appetite for change.
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Review: Why Education Alone May Not Change the Skewed Global Order 20.1.2018 The Wire

In 'New Wealth of Nations', Surjit Bhalla offers compelling support for education as the foundation of individual, national and global advance. But is this the only way to reduce inequality?

The post Review: Why Education Alone May Not Change the Skewed Global Order appeared first on The Wire.

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No, your microwave oven isn't killing the planet 18.1.2018 TreeHugger
These stupid headlines miss the whole point- Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7 watt LED bulb over its lifetime.
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UK supermarket promises to go plastic-free by 2023 17.1.2018 TreeHugger
The fact that Iceland specializes in frozen food has not daunted its directors, who say they'll switch to recyclable paper and pulp trays.
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