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CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING
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U.S. Named One Of The World's Worst Trash Offenders In Alarming Report
The U.S. creates three times the global average of waste despite representing just 4% of the world's population.
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We're All Recycling Wrong, So Companies Are Finally Trying To Make It Easier
There's a new plan afoot to stop tons of plastics from ending up in landfills.
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Why I Believe We’ll Achieve A Circular Economy
By Jennifer Elks, Contributor
It's not all about the packaging, but it's a very good start.
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Many Americans Find Doing Taxes Easier Than Recycling
Most Americans have no idea how to recycle, a new study finds.
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How A Picturesque Fishing Town Became Smothered In Trash
As the world struggles to cope with its garbage, places like this suffer the most.
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Here's Why I Stayed A Night In The Plastic Bottle Dungeon
In Bocas del Toro, Panama, visitors to a castle made out of plastic waste are asked to atone for their sins against the planet.
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'Moment Of Reckoning': Cities Burn Recyclables After China Bans Imports
By Oliver Milman, The Guardian U.S.
This new reality risks an increase of plumes of toxic pollution that threaten many black and Latino communities.
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Why Do We Still Pick Up Dog Poop With Plastic Bags?
We know we should stop using plastic poop bags. But we just can't. Here's why.
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We Live In A World Full Of Plastic, And People Are Sick Of It.
Movements to eliminate single-use plastics are sweeping the globe.
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SC Johnson CEO On Why The Issue Of Ocean Plastic Is Solvable
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"The planet cannot maintain the status quo."
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How To Have A Sustainable Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving prep goes beyond recipe research and house cleaning.
Plastic Pollution Has Increased A Hundredfold In The South Atlantic
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"This is a very big wake-up call."
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This Ocean Cleanup System Aims To Collect 50 Tons Of Plastic. But Then What?
If the much-hyped system is a success, the tricky question is how to deal with all the plastic waste it will bring back.
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So You Recycled Your Old Laptop. Here's Where It Might've Gone.
As e-waste inundates the globe, companies are scrambling to keep it out of landfills.
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Why Those Compostable Straws May Not Be As Green As You Think
Compostable products still end up in landfills, where they do not break down any faster than regular plastic.
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