User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Jan 28 2020 01:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Editorial: China is putting the U.S. to shame in the fight against plastic trash 27.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

China's recently announced five-year plastic plan is a reminder of how behind the U.S. is when it comes to addressing the disposable plastic problem.

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Fashion's latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling 22.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Less than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution.
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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups for good 21.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
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Malaysia sends back trash, says it won't be the 'rubbish dump of the world' 20.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mostly wealthy countries, including the United States.

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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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This year’s resolution: Fix the broken plastic material system 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The momentum to stop plastic pollution continues to grow, so how do we channel it into real systems change?
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The PFAS and the furious: the new and deserved scrutiny on the 'forever chemicals' 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
The water-repellent coating on many biodegradable products can cause harm in waste management and human health.
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10 key trends to watch for the 2020s 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
If so much can change in a year, imagine what the next decade could bring.
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6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions.
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Greenest way to get rid of your Christmas tree? It might be the garbage truck 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture warns that Christmas trees brought in from outside the state may contain pests harmful to the environment. The agency is urging people not to toss trees or holiday greenery into the woods or compost.
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Closing the loop on 2019 26.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Bringing you the five biggest stories of the circular economy from this past year, and some predictions for the next.
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Students want climate change lessons. Schools aren't ready 24.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Not too long ago Coral Ben-Aharon, a 15-year-old sophomore at Granada Hills Charter High School, didn't bother to use her school's recycling bins — and didn't know how plastic waste contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much 22.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Feeling good about that compostable cup you bought your juice in? It's very unlikely it is actually getting composted. Sorry

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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 2) 20.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Two-way conversations. Interdisciplinary perspectives. Here’s what inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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It's time to trash recycling 18.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Our waste management practices are distractions from our main problem: too much stuff. But alternatives exist.
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How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource 13.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The company's global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration.
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Millions of burnt trees and rusted cars: Post-disaster cleanup is expensive, time-consuming and wasteful 11.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Climate change, population growth, urbanization, deforestation and aging infrastructures all pose challenges to recovery.
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Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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