User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 13:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Can talking trash actually make sports more sustainable? 17.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reduction In Motion’s Kelsey Hallowell is efficiently reducing waste with Baltimore athletics and helping fans go green.
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Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem 16.8.2018 WRI Stories
Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintMore than 8 million tons of plastic waste wind up in the ocean every year. Photo by Trocaire/Flickr It seems to be the summer of plastic bans. Starbucks, Hyatt, the city of Seattle and others have all committed to phase out plastic straws. Stafford Township in New Jersey passed a plastic bag ban just last month, joining dozens of other American cities and states imposing taxes or bans on single-use plastics. But... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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India’s Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here’s How Pune Coped. 16.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
Like many Indian cities, Pune’s population exploded over the last three decades. Between 1981 and 2011 it more than doubled as thousands came to work in manufacturing and IT. And like other cities, Pune expanded, eventually engulfing 23 previously separate ...
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Addressing the weakest links to advance circular supply chains 16.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A recent partnership involving Coca-Cola and Target highlights opportunities for companies to close the gap
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Scaling plastic waste solutions, even imperfect ones 15.8.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Getting from here to a circular economy will take a lot of interim steps. In parallel, we must build the foundations for a new material reality.
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For Philly recycling glut, a fuel cure? 7.8.2018 Philly.com News
"We take mixed waste, which is hard to process, and turn it into a gray fluffy solid"
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6 actions that businesses can take across the plastics value chain 6.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
What can your business do to solve the plastic waste puzzle?
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U.S. Recycling Companies Face Upheaval From China Scrap Ban 2.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Top waste-services companies say their recycling operations are a drag on earnings as business with their biggest foreign market disappears.
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Legendary entrepreneurs are problem solvers 28.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
No one will buy your "solution" until they identify with the pain point it addresses.
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Why recycling is now a money loser, not a moneymaker for Philly 23.7.2018 Philly.com News
Just a few years ago, Philly was getting paid for its recyclables on the commodity market. By last year, it was paying $4 a ton to get rid of it. Now, it's paying $38 a ton.
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Ark of history? Meet the completely circular car named Noah 23.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Dutch engineers and oil giant Total unveil recyclable, bio-based electric vehicle that they claim is 100 percent recyclable.
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Closed Loop launches Circulate Capital to take on ocean plastics in Asia 18.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can $150 million jumpstart putting plastic waste back into productive use?
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The last straw: How Pizza Hut is cutting plastic waste 10.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Swapping plastic straws for paper straws was not a straightforward decision, head of supply chain Steve Packer explains.
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Through environmental stewardship, hospitals can preserve and protect health 10.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Catholic Health Initiatives argues that the call to action never has been stronger or more important in the face of a changing climate.
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We’ve Woken Up to Plastic Waste. Is Food Waste Next? 9.7.2018 WRI Stories
We’ve Woken Up to Plastic Waste. Is Food Waste Next? Comments|Add Comment|Print In the past week, I’ve dined at a restaurant that served only paper straws, shopped at a store that encouraged reusable bags, and talked with more than one friend about how they are limiting their plastic waste at home. It seems the world has finally woken up to the reality that the plastic we throw away has consequences. What’s incredible is just how quickly people have changed their attitudes on plastic waste,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Seattle Just Became the First Major American City to Ban Plastic Straws And Utensils 3.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In a first-of-its-kind law for any major American city, Seattle has instituted a ban on plastic straws and utensils at all food service businesses. The ordinance, which went into effect Sunday, prohibits restaurants, delis, coffee shops, food trucks, cafeterias and grocery stores from […]
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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China has refused to recycle the West's plastics. What now? 29.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
So where will all those bottles and bags end up? A new study looks at what's happening.
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How fast fashion can slow its destructive pace 26.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The industry is notoriously unsustainable.
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5 ways hospitals can launch effective recycling programs for single-use products 25.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Dignity Health's sustainability leader offers insights on how the health care giant put circular economy ideals into practice with the launch of its program for handling used sterilization wrap.
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