Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier...

When people took to posting their crisp packets back to manufacturer Walkers to protest that they weren't easily recycled, the firm took notice and...

Don’t Throw Your Old Bicycle in the Trash

There are graveyards of mangled bicycles sitting in vacant lots throughout villages and major cities in China. Local governments have long struggled with what...

Oil giants are pivoting to plastic, which could backfire amid a...

tOil giants are investing in plastics and chemicals as fossil-fuel demand weakens.tHowever, the petrochemical industry is under pressure as plastic recycling increases and governments...

How to Use Fewer Paper Towels

When it comes to creating less waste, there are some habits that are harder to break than others. Take paper towels, for instance. They're...

Since China’s Ban, Recycling in the US Has Gone Up in...

The conscientious citizens of Philadelphia continue to put their pizza boxes, plastic bottles, yogurt containers, and other items into recycling bins. But in the...

You Can Help Turn the Tide on Plastic. Here’s How.

This story is part of Planet or Plastic?-our multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic waste crisis. Learn what you can do...

The Dirty Truth Is, Your Recycling May Actually Go To Landfills

Americans recycle millions of tons of trash every year. We trust that the items we toss in the blue bin won't end up in...

Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores

Starbucks is going strawless. The coffeecompany announced Monday that it will phase out plastic strawsfrom all of its stores by 2020. The changes...

Seattle Becomes The First Major American City To Ban Plastic Straws...

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...