User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Re-use
Last updated: Jun 19 2019 16:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Google, and the business world, are embracing the circular economy 19.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Google, and others, are realizing the economic power of the circular economy.
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From Aldi to H-E-B: These Are America's Best and Worst Supermarkets for Reducing Single Use Plastic, According to Greenpeace 12.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Greenpeace says all chains profiled in report still need to do more to help address "pollution crisis they're causing."
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For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same 6.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same
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Tom Szaky of Terracycle on reuse's 'cool factor' 20.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Consumers love a shiny new object — how can a reuse model replace that relationship?
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How toxic is oilfield wastewater? New paper highlights gaps in our understanding. 18.4.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
This post originally was published on the Energy Exchange Blog. By Cloelle Danforth and Nichole Saunders. Jennifer McPartland contributed to this post. Collaborative research is a critical element for identifying unforeseen risks associated with using the oil industry’s wastewater outside the oilfield. That’s the recommendation of a new peer-reviewed paper accepted this week in the Journal of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM). […]
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Scientists identify opportunities to better understand oilfield wastewater 17.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Scientists identify opportunities to better understand oilfield wastewater
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Are plastic bag bans garbage? 9.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The national movement to get rid of plastic bags is gaining steam -- with more than 240 cities and counties passing laws that ban or tax them since 2007. But one economist who studied bag regulations in California found it was a classic tale of unintended consequences.
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Are you ready for Round 3 of the plastic waste trade war? 29.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Plastic waste exporting countries will soon need the informed consent from recipient countries to import their waste.
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Life-cycle assessments must better align with circularity 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How come we tend to look at the implications of one end-of-life action but not others?
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How cleaning your closets can change your company’s culture 8.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As a leader, circularity is going to be a key concept that you will want your team to understand. But how do you create a culture of circularity?
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Solving the plastic pollution crisis requires focus on another ‘R’ — responsibility 21.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Companies must tackle the problem by reducing and reusing first, rather than skipping straight to recycling as the bests solution.
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Reuse makes a comeback 18.2.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The three Rs were just the beginning.
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Durability and reusability are at the heart of circular packaging 30.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
TerraCycle founder and CEO Tom Szaky on why moving away from disposability is the key to reducing waste.
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Berkeley Has No More Forks to Give 29.1.2019 Mother Jones
It might be a good time to invest in a coffee thermos, at least if you live in Berkeley, California: Its city council unanimously passed an ordinance on January 22 to limit restaurants and food vendors from using single-use foodware like plastic-lined paper cups and plastic forks. The measure, titled the “Single Use Disposable Foodware and Litter […]
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In Davos, calls for a circular, inclusive economy 28.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, a global call to action for intergenerational cooperation.
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Berkeley isn't just attacking plastic waste, it's rejecting our entire throwaway culture 27.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Any American school kid can recite the common wisdom for tackling our massive plastic trash problem: reduce, reuse, recycle.

But it’s not that simple.

Addressing plastic pollution has to focus far more on reducing and reusing. It is simply not a problem we can recycle our way out of.

People assume...

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Loop’s launch brings reusable packaging to the world’s biggest brands 24.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Why a quirky startup has attracted P&G, Unilever, Coke, Pepsi, Nestle, Mars, Clorox, Danone and 20 other brands to a platform for disruptive packaging.
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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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