User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Aug 24 2019 03:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A School in India is Accepting Trash to Pay For Student Fees 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Each week, students at the Akshar Foundation School in Assam are asked to bring in 25 recyclable plastic items, which are then transformed into low-cost, durable construction material.
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Toxic chemicals can enter food through packaging, so we made a list 23.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Environmental NGO EDF has identified toxic chemicals of concern that must be addressed to ensure health and safety.
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Molson Coors joins Science-Based Targets with 1.5C goal and new plastics strategy 23.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The beer giant is promising to cut emissions by 50 percent and ensure all packaging is reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradeable by 2025.
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More U.S. towns are feeling the pinch as recycling becomes costlier 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The U.S. recycling industry is facing a quandary: Too much of the plastic we use can't be recycled, and taxpayers increasingly are on the hook for paying for all that trash to hit the landfills.
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U.S. recycling industry struggles to figure out a future without China 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
China is no longer taking the world's waste. The U.S. recycling industry is overwhelmed — it can't keep up with the plastic being churned out. This doesn't bode well for our plastic waste problem.
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Op-Ed: My restaurant shifted away from plastics. Requiring the same of others would be good for California 19.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Plastic packaging is the easy choice for restaurants. A new law would require a shift to products better for the environment.

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Column: I took the contents of my blue bin to the recycling center. Here's what I learned 17.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

What can be recycled in Los Angeles? Some plastic, all glass, most paper, but not your garden hose.

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As California's recycling industry struggles, companies and consumers are forced to adapt 14.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

California's recycling industry has struggled since China banned imports of plastics and other material. Experts say changes are vital to overcome a waste glut.

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How bad is Pakistan's plastic bag problem? See for yourself 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Prime Minister Imran Khan's ban on plastic bags in Pakistan goes into effect on Aug. 14. Environmentalists say it's a good idea — but argue that the plan is flawed.
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Letters to the Editor: Recycling won't save us -- using less plastic is our only option 13.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We need to stop using disposable plastic containers to carry food. San Francisco airport's ban on plastic bottles is a step in the right direction.

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How to create a ripple effect from your sustainability team 10.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Looking to get your company to embed sustainability across its operations? Here's how to get buy-in.
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Eastman advances two chemical recycling options 7.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The chemical company's previous efforts were ahead of the times, but market conditions now appear to be in its favor.
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Chipotle and Sweetgreen Bowls Reportedly Contain Cancer-Linked, Non-Biodegradable Chemicals, Report Says 6.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The compostable-marketed bowls reportedly had high levels of fluorine.
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How Cisco connectivity and collaboration can enable the circular economy 6.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Cisco adds a human element to business and technology frameworks in a collaborative takeback model for a circular economy.
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McDonald's Eco-Friendly Paper Straws Can't Be Recycled and Must Be Thrown Away With General Waste 5.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"People will be left wondering whether this was just greenwash or a monumental cock-up," a former climate change secretary said of the fast food chain's switch to paper straws in the U.K.
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Episode 182: California's auto emissions end run, circular economy unicorns 2.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, we catch up with Monique Oxender, head of sustainability for the combined beverage company Keurig Dr. Pepper.
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What's Your Moonshot? Meet the Man Coating Fruits and Vegetables to Alleviate Food Waste and World Hunger 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Roughly one-third of food produced in the world is wasted every year but an edible fruit coating could lead to better quality food and less food waste.
Anna Vinogradova shares Walmart's zero waste vision for its supply chain 1.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
The retail giant is committed to helping suppliers and consumers better understand recycling and sustainable packaging.
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5 lessons from China's push to increase domestic recycling 30.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Public-private partnerships and education are central to its plans.
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Meet the startup behind Hilton’s recipe for curbing food waste 25.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
FoodMaven aspires to offer nationwide coverage within the next five years, after starting out in Colorado and Texas.
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