User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-National
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Dec 03 2019 17:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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The circular economy can be a holistic approach to addressing climate change 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From fashion to household goods, industry leaders are using their tools and resources to eliminate the concept of waste.
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Letters to the Editor: California might need a ballot initiative to fix recycling 30.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Until recycling centers reopen in California, the state should stop collecting a deposit for each plastic bottle. A ballot initiative should be considered.

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Tech Company Free Meals Beget a Lot of Leftovers. Meet the Man on a Mission to Rescue Them. 29.11.2019 Mother Jones
I meet Les Tso on a corner in San Francisco’s SoMa district on a wet Thursday afternoon. He pulls his silver Isuzu SUV into an alley. “Today because it’s the first rain, people are going to be driving cluelessly—there are a lot of Uber and Lyft drivers that come from out of the area,” Tso […]
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How Kashi worked with Dow's Pack Studios to design recyclable granola pouches 27.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Being on the same page about brand integrity and sustainability goals helped the two companies work across the supply chain.
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Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.

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Editorial: The EPA's new recycling plan is straight out of 1985 24.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The EPA recycling plan for 2020 relies on outdated and failed thinking about waste.

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To boost recycling, give consumers discounts, deals and social connections 22.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Over an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills. Incentives for recycling can bring that number down.
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Minneapolis ends residential battery recycling amid fire concerns 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis officials said Tuesday that batteries will no longer be picked up from residential recycling, although some will be allowed in the trash. Hennepin County also recently curbed its battery recycling over worries about fires.
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America Recycles Day Encouraged Recycling. It Was Sponsored by Companies That Produce a Ton of Plastic. 16.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. America’s government-backed national recycling awareness day is being used as cover by large corporations that are churning out enormous volumes of plastic that end up strewn across landscapes, rivers and in the ocean, critics have said. The America Recycles […]
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The aluminum can: America’s most successful recycling story that you’ve never heard 15.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging.
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How to embrace circular business models to progress towards the SDGs 15.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And eight concrete steps that any business can take in pursuit of SDG12.
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Dana Gunders of NextCourse on the future of food waste reduction 15.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
"People like to see that their employers are working on something like food waste reduction," Gunders says.
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Yalmaz Siddiqui on MGM Resorts International's approach to food waste management 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Yalmaz Siddiqui says the company uses multiple programs to divert its food waste.
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Beyond recycling: Redesigning the business of fashion with circularity 13.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Why fashion brands should care about circularity — and how to avoid being seen as greenwashing.
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There’s No Time, or Food, to Waste 12.11.2019 WRI Stories
There’s No Time, or Food, to Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintTo feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, we need large-scale reductions in food loss and waste. Photo: iStock How can the world nutritiously feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050, in a way that supports rural development and tackles climate change? This is one of the great challenges of the first half of this century. The World Resources Report Creating a Sustainable Food Future introduced a menu of solutions to address this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The tiny plastic packages that are fueling Asia's waste crisis 10.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Single-use sachets have helped low-income consumers but cannot be easily recycled, and are spilling into the oceans.

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Editorial: It's time to talk about a California plastic tax 8.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A ballot measure filed this week proposes a one penny tax on plastic packaging in California.

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Plant Based Products Council's new executive director takes on a biobased vision of the future 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the bioeconomy expert stepping in to lead the organization that's advocating for alternatives to plastics.
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How Apple and Ahold Delhaize are ensuring the new materials economy is safe 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need a circular economy — but we can't keep chemicals of concern and danger in our products and systems.
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