Tom Szaky

Recycling and sustainability are becoming increasingly visable as key factors for action at the consumer-level. The need
While Afek is officially promoting the project as conventional drilling, Afek officials have admitted that the project does
Cosmetics are part of a multi-billion dollar global industry expected to reach $675 billion by 2020. As with most industries
The first limitation to this concept is economic in nature. The economics of waste already prevent our most common waste
What began as a watershed victory for environmental activism has grown into a month-long observation of global proportions: April 22nd's Earth Day has expanded into the April-long Earth Month.
Manufacturers could seek ways to collect and reprocess common waste streams and integrate them into existing supply chains, even offering consumers free return programs for their product waste.
Are consumers and businesses going to pay to recycle the waste they've been throwing away for years?
As marketable as biodegradable and compostable plastics like PLA are, there's often more to these claims than meets the eye. For example, in most cases biodegradable bioplastics will only break down in a high-temperature industrial composting facility, not your average household compost bin.
Are timeless principles guiding the change, or are we going into the forests of the future without a compass? Each of us can only answer for ourselves, but much will depend on this.