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Plastic Is Your Frenemy 12.12.2018 WRI Stories
Plastic Is Your Frenemy Comments|Add Comment|PrintPlastic litter along Singapore’s East Coast Parkway. Photo by vaidehi shah/flickr A version of this post originally appeared in Business Green. Before plastics became nature's enemy, they were meant to be nature's friend. Created in 1869 as a substitute for the ivory in billiard balls, the first primitive synthetic plastic was hailed as the savior of the elephant and a replacement for wood, metal, stone, bone, tusk, and horn. According to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Craigslist can cut solid waste, one used sofa at a time 19.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
New research finds that the online network saves both material and many environmental costs of disposing of it.
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In the business of wasting nothing 16.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Matthew Hollis, founder and CEO of waste management software firm Elytus, talks about the cultural side of trash.
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How to close the loop on a quarter-trillion plastic bottles a year 8.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Reverse-vending machines may be just what the market needs to bring circularity to disposable bottles.
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4 ways that cities around the globe are going circular 3.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From supply chain to waste management, cities are trying to develop local circular economies.
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No need for study: Don't take away our trash cans | Mike Newall 29.9.2018 Philly.com News
The study proved the obvious: when you take away the trash cans, people dump stuff on the ground.
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The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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What will it take to end plastic pollution? 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Collaboration. Innovation. Persistence. But, mostly, patience.
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Coming full circle? The state of circular economies around the globe 7.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
We measured the major world powers' progress towards the nonlinear economic model, so you don't have to.
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State leaders concerned about safety of reusing oil and gas wastewater 30.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
State leaders concerned about safety of reusing oil and gas wastewater
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4 tips for fostering a sustainable company culture 2.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Enhance your employees' lives in the process.
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Episode 132: Funding circular economy innovation in Asia, Live Nation's zero waste playlist 20.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Also, WeWork takes meat off the menu and a dialogue with Emily Penn, the Cambridge-educated cofounder of an all-female research crew studying toxic, plastic ocean gyres.
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How circular innovation is creating business opportunities 9.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Take timber and denim, for example.
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Ambitious alliance mobilizes value chain for bio-based polymers 2.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Project Effective, a partnership born in Europe, aims to replace petroleum-based synthetic fibers.
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Climate One: Net Zero Living 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ways to reduce trash generation and energy use at home.
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New study on supplemental vitamins proves they're useless and a waste of money 6.6.2018 Philly.com News
A recently published study has determined that the use of supplemental vitamins and minerals does very little, if anything, to prevent cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause, and in some cases may do more harm than good.
5 ways for businesses to cut down on their plastic waste 5.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The most effective aren't always the most media-friendly.
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Manual scavengers marginalised to darkest corners, forgotten, says HC 31.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Delhi HC upholds Delhi Jal Board’s scheme on manual scavengers 30.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Met Council explores treating, reusing wastewater in SE metro 20.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The project signifies the council's increased interest in wastewater reuse as concerns mount about the long-term sustainability of Minnesota's water resources.
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