"We have a duty to future generations to clean up the mess that has been made," said a sponsor of the bill now awaiting the governor's signature.
Capitalism, greed and inequality have created a crisis in the global recycling system.
This new reality risks an increase of plumes of toxic pollution that threaten many black and Latino communities.
Don’t mix grocery shopping bags with your bottles and cans. It’s a disaster for recycling facilities.
Most wrapping paper for presents can't be recycled. It's bound for the landfill.
At this point, recycling won’t save us. But there are some other scientific innovations that might.
Everything at ReTuna is recycled, reused or sustainably produced.
Eateries will now have to donate or compost leftover food.
We may be shocked that brands burn and shred wearable clothes, but it's inevitable for a system that pumps out billions of pieces a year.
So why isn't the U.S. following suit?
Recycling backpacks, old gym shoes, glasses and art supplies just got easier.
"Everybody wants change."
America is in the midst of what one official calls an "unprecedented" recycling crisis.
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
Many local food and beverage merchants are already on board.
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
And why bamboo may be an answer.
The coffee chain announced a similar goal for 2016. Here's one reason they missed the mark.
A smiling, talking fridge might seem fun. But what happens when it has said all it has to say?